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The Gioa festival

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Around midnight the waiting is getting getting more tense

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beautifiul baroque architecture with special colours, seems Andy Warhol was there!

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At midnight on eatern eave, the statue of the Goia is token out of the church accompanied by cries of the devotees “Jo, Jo Jo” for Gioa, or Joy. Beyond the christian festival, this is a strong image of the victory of light above obscurity of prechristian religions

 

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