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
Festival scenes around Siggiewi
The Church of San Nikola decorated for the festival—beautiful by day, spectacularly lighted by night
The statue of San Nikola comes out of the church to be carried in procession
More festive scenes in the crowded plaza, banners decorate many buildings
Photos: J M Rosenthal (St. Nicholas Society), Kenneth Mifsud; David Vassallo, Keith Desira, Jesmond Darmanin and Silvio Vella, used by permission