Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Gran Farò Of San Giovanni

The eve of San Giovanni, the patron saint of Turin, the Gran Farò was set on fire in Piazza Castello.

                                                                     The Waiting

 The Burning

The Taurus symbol of the city, was placed on top of a pile of wood, according to the believe, the burning should chase away the troubles of the past year, if it dropped toward Porta Nuova.  

The Falling

And it did, a good omen, according to the tradition, for the next twelve months. The fate of the city, for those who believe, will be good.