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 Siggiewi Festival Photos

The spectacular four-day St. Nicholas festival is held Thursday through Sunday, ending on the last Sunday in June. The whole village is brightly decorated. St. Nicholas is the patron saint of Siggiewi. Click for larger images.

The statue of San Nikola in the village square in front of the Church of San Nikola

St Nicholas Statue St Nicholas statue in front of church St Nicholas statue at night Church statue processing in square

Festival scenes around Siggiewi

The Church of San Nikola decorated for the festival—beautiful by day, spectacularly lighted by night

Church decorated with greens Red and yellow balloons in front of church Lighted church at night Lights at night
Church in day time Church at night

The statue of San Nikola comes out of the church to be carried in procession

Statue in front of cathedral Statue
Statue outside at night Statue in square

More festive scenes in the crowded plaza, banners decorate many buildings

Float with large miter Venders
Float with large miter
Float with large miter Venders
Float with large miter

Banda San Nikola

Photos: J M Rosenthal (St. Nicholas Society), Kenneth Mifsud; David Vassallo, Keith Desira, Jesmond Darmanin and Silvio Vella, used by permission

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