Saturday preceding 2nd Sunday of May, Patron’s Saint day.
In the Cathedral, “Rioni” and “Gruppo Municipale” (Municipal
Group) reunited in procession bring to Madonna delle Grazie (Virgin Mary of Graces – Faenza’s Patron Saint) six ashes’ containers engraving the town and Rione emblem by receiving Niballo’s standard from the Bishop hands
BIGORDA D’ORO WEEK
During this week every “Rione” organizes entertainment evenings in its headquarter around gastronomy and social activity open to the city. The whole activities involve volunteers: members and passionates
On Friday preceding Bigorda d’Oro and Saturday preceding Niballo-Palio di Faenza, “Rioni” organize in their headquarter lucullan dinners and propitiatory for the knight and Rioni people. It is a kind of collective superstitious ritual, invoking good fortune while enjoying great food