Also this year Matera Matera and have responded with great devotion and participation in the celebrations that, begin the 23 Giugno with the Ninth, ended Sunday 6 July with the Octave. To underline the enormous contribution of the sponsors that, in a few years, have finally allowed the achievement of a goal set ab illo tempore: get over, with funds raised from individuals and businesses, those dished out by public bodies. And so ', with the support of the main sponsor of a marketing plan and ad hoc, Executive Committee, assisted by the SS.ma Maria della Bruna, organized and enriched this 625th edition with some, partecipatissime, spectacular news,,it,now consolidated beyond ten thousand units,,it: the tunnel of lights in the square V. Veneto and the return of a real show of fireworks musical fireworks on the Castle Park (during the Octave) complete with a violinist who has played live popular music punctuated by fireworks that colored, background, the towers of the Castle Tramontano.
The 2 July and’ performed as dictated by tradition: dawn the Procession ”Shepherds'”, in which participation is and’ ormai consolidata oltre le diecimila unita’; next, the dressing of the General of the Knights A. Raffaele Tataranni in the hall of the Palazzo Lanfranchi Levi, with the procession to the district Piccianello started late, but still much followed until 14.00, when the sacred image of Mary, together with the Curia and sixty Knights, and’ arrived in the churchyard of the Church of the Annunciation. Procession in the evening then, the Triumphal Chariot (realized as in the previous edition by Andrea Samson) sambrava sailed on two wings of the crowd and, in the moments in which the backrest that supports the patron saint, stopped a few inches from the dome of lights set up in Piazza and echoed the notes of the Ave Maria by Schubert, Procession has experienced its most exciting moment. After the traditional Three Laps, symbol of ”taking possession” the City ', the Chariot Processional abandoned part of his escort traditional (one of the Knights) and, protected by a massive deployment of law enforcement officers (as happens now for many years), you and’ started towards the Piazza Vittorio Veneto, now packed with people in the eye, for what has always and’ and will remain’ the event more’ folkloric celebrations: ripping Carro. Also this year, the huge artifact mache fruit of the labor of months, and’ svellato been in a few minutes in the city center, to the delight of thousands of citizens and tourists crowded in every corner of the square; crowd that and’ then moved in Sassi and on the terraces of the neighborhoods most’ high, to admire the spectacle of fireworks made on the Murgia Timone from Pyrotechnics Santa Chiara.
Thanks, First go to the organizers of this festival: the Association of Mary. Bruna, reorganized in September with the appointment of the Chairman,. Vito Domenico Andrisani, and soon that became operational and effective. Tant'è’ which in December was already’ all defined by the bands, with the tender for the construction of the wagon and with the choice of the artist. Fundamental and’ was the support of the Archbishop S.It is. Mons. Salvatore Ligorio, of the Archbishop and the parish priest of the Cathedral of Don Vincenzo Lecce. Good understanding with the civil and military institutions: Day and’ the result of a collaboration in the round that can not’ Regardless of its actors, organizers, producers. Many thanks are directed therefore’ local governments, the police headquarters, in command of the police and the financial police of Matera, the provincial committee of the Civil Protection, CRI, dell'ANPS, to local television networks, national and international that have paid particular attention to our City’ in what ', the always, the best day’ long of Matera.
The numbers of this portal and the pages of networks connected, ”speak” growth. Only two data: in less than 15 days, portal totaled over 50.000 views and youtube channel has totaled 20.000. Thanks so, who collaborated for this year or always, with this portal.
The hope staff, is that the City’ has renewed his spirit of entrustment to the Virgin (This year marks the sixtieth anniversary of the establishment of Matera in Civitas Mariae), and had reinforced its culture and its roots, to better witness the civilization’ of this territory, and that’ then the purpose of the application of Matera in the European Capital of Culture in 2019. And we really hope that it is so ', and that the Virgin Mary accompany us.: Hooray Maria, Hooray Matera!
IV Lottery Maria SS. Bruna 2014
TICKETS ISSUED: 10.300 – TICKETS SOLD: 10.278
I 16 WINNING TICKETS EXTRACTS JULY 11
01. EQ 05 – Ford Fiesta 5p benzene (Car Brindisi)
02. AND 50 – Necklace with semi-precious stones and precious
03. FH 01 – Brooch in white gold and precious stones
04. LG 42 – Miniature knight in silver
05. LR 1 – Leather sofa (Ego Italian)
06. DC 24 – Man watch Burberry
07. BM 41 – Watch Haurex
08. CF 49 – Mirror furniture
09. BR 15 – Decorative radiator
10. MB 48 – Leather armchair (Trade had)
11. ME 49 – LCD TV 32″
12. FM 35 – TV 24”
13. GP 20 – Armchair for office (Visceglia)
14. GQ 28 – Serigraph by Bellini
15. HT 01 – Cycling Women 28”
16. CR 19 – Living Praia a Mare 4 people