- Quintana – It is considered by tradition the ¡®centre of the world’. Foligno,in the heart of Umbria and Italy, is famous worldwidefor the…
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- details – It is considered by tradition the ¡®centre of the world’. Foligno,in the heart of Umbria and Italy, is famous worldwidefor the Quintana, the jousting tournament which in Juneand September renews the challenge among the knights ofits ten wards. An exciting challenge where each knight, ridinghis own galloping horse, has to catch a series of rings(which gradually become smaller and smaller) hangingfrom a wooden statue called “Quintana”. It is a great feastof people, colours and passions, but also an accurate historical,scenic, iconographic and gastronomic reconstructionof the Italian Baroque. This is Foligno, with its 17th centurypalaces, museums, Baroque Oratories and the first editionof the Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri, printed here in1472. The night before the game a historical parade goesthrough the city centre. Hundreds of characters dressed inBaroque costumes represent the local body responsible forthe Tournament (Giostra), the Townhall and the ten Wards.Noblemen and ladies, knig… – More…