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Gelo di Melone

Tweet The Feast of Santa Rosalia, patron saint of Palermo, Sicily, takes place in mid-July. This annual festival is held to honor the “little saint” (La Santuzza) for saving the people of Palermo from the Black Plague (1624). The festivities include a procession to the sea, music, dancing, fireworks and an abundance of food. This […]

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