South Molitecnica, historical company altamurana, He is proud of the successful event Federicus, centered on the figure of Frederick II, which for five years takes place in the historic center of Altamura.
This year was held in the days 29-30 April and 1 It may and has attracted hundreds of thousands of visitors and tourists, both from neighboring countries but also from other Italian regions and foreign countries.
As part of this festival, the historic center of the Lioness of Puglia turns into a real medieval village, with the staging of 4 original districts: Latin quarter, Jewish, buckwheat and greek, emphasizing the typical, those custom religious ones up to those gastronomic.
The secret of success of this year is also due to expanding the range and quality of cultural activities: exhibitions, theater events, conferences of considerable thickness among which that of the essayist and historian of the Middle Ages Prof. Franco Cardini who has reported on “L’amor cortese: Women and’ knight in the Middle Ages”.
But a party that respects can not miss the play-recreation appearance: indeed, The second day, as usual, it is above all synonymous with Frederick parade. A procession consisting of more than 2000 in medieval dress, from a few hundred professional artists such as flag bearers, archery, tamburini, jugglers, eaters and acrobats, and enriched by the majestic scenic elements, as the stage-theater and a reconstruction of a fully functioning medieval mill.
The event is scheduled, then, next year with the seventh edition of Federicus.ALTAMURA, procession, Federico, Middle Ages