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Il Barbarossa - Historical reenactment

From: 18/09/2015 - To: 20/09/2015

Medicina (Bologna)

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Date of last update: 21/09/2015, 09:31

Rievocazione storica

Medicina (Bologna), 18-20 September 2015

Medicina, a town about 20 kilometers far from Bologna, is the location of a medieval festival dedicated to Frederick I Barbarossa.  A historical reenactment that is going to enliven streets and squares for the whole weekend, from 18 to 20 September 2015.
The legend goes that Frederick I Barbarossa, during a short stay in this village, was healed by a boiled snake in a soup. The little town close to Bologna was named after this unusual "medicine". Every year it hosts a historical celebration dedicated to the Emperor. 2,000 people wearing costumes will be involved in performances throughout the village, such as a historical procession, a cavalcade, a living game of chess, and a medieval market. There will be 20 stands offering Medicina’s local dishes.


Further information and updates on www.ilbarbarossa.net

  • From: 18/09/2015
  • To: 20/09/2015