Bari, Italy, Festival Decorations

The May Festival of the Translation of St. Nicholas Relics sees Bari filled with spectacular decorations with images of San Nicola. Elaborate lighted screens turn the old city into a visual fairyland. Each year features fresh images showing the life and miracles of St. Nicholas. Here are some of them.

St Nicholas scene
The Charity of St Nicholas
St Nicholas scene
Famine Relief
St Nicholas scene
Restoration in Nicaea
St Nicholas scene
Return of kidnapped child
St Nicholas scene
Bari’s patron
St Nicholas scene
Charity of St Nicholas
St Nicholas scene
Stopping execution
St Nicholas scene
Calming storm at sea
st nicholas scene
Charity of St Nicholas
St Nicholas scene
Stopping execution
Decorative screens
Screens with St Nicholas illustrations
Decorative screens
More illustrations
Decorative screens
San Nicola

All photos by J M Rosenthal except the three showing banners in front of arches are from Emy Yspelder. Used by permission.

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