A collection of articles, stories and works to learn and know the history, traditions and culture of Positano.
THE TEARS OF SILENCE
This entry has been made thanks to the contribution made by Luca Vespoli, journalist and deeply knowledgeable historian of Positano, to illustrate how the traditional festivals of the village were once celebrated.
Confetti, pork products, olives and."cricili"
The tears of silence
The smell of the sea during the procession of Corpus Christi
The intense longings of one taking communion
Saint Vitus first ballet dancer of Positano
Saint John: the purge before a dip in the sea
...and the Madonna appeared in a hole in the mountain
Saint James and the piglet
...and came a day dedicated to the unbelievers
A legend named Mary
How much poetry in the weddings celebrated at...home!
Even the dead have to climb the steps
Struffoli, panettoni (traditional cakes) and Vermouth
The parrot good luck charm