Challenges to single combats, historical re-enactments and past memories in a medieval and renaissance Destinazione Turistica Emilia, among Parma, Piacenza and Reggio Emilia.
HISTORICAL RE-ENACTMENT OF CANOSSA
31 August - 1 September 2019
Ciano d'Enza - "Bosco dell'Impero" (Reggio Emilia)
Between the end of August and the beginning of September, the 29th historical re-enactment of Canossa puts back on stage at Ciano d’Enza (RE) the famous episode of “Perdono di Canossa” (Pardon of Canossa), which saw in 1077 the excommunicated Enrico IV depose his royal dress and attend for three days the retirement of the terrible measure of Pope Gregorio VII, guest at the loyal Countess Matilde. It was her to intercede and create the occasion for the withdrawal of the excommunication.
The village becomes a medieval borough which welcome the parade guided by the three protagonists of the episode, towards the dinner at the Court of Matilde, among performances of flag wavers and musician exhibitions - To view the menù click here.
Bookings welcome (no later than 27 August): Valentina 348.5993068 - Fausto 347.8824119 - Emanuela 328.4268275 (after 19.00)
Centro Culturale Comune di Canossa
Phone: +39 0522/248404
Social: FB Comune di Canossa / FB Le Contrade di Canossa
17 November 2019
The historic centre of the village is lit up by the liveliness of campsites, art laboratories and artisanal workshops, knights, damsels, servants, noblemen and lay people.
Info: IAT Bobbio
Phone: +39 0523 962815