Honorable Mention TOKYO-2020 Editorial / General News

Gubbio, Ceri Race

  • Photographer
    Giuseppe Cardoni
  • Photo Date

The "Corsa dei Ceri" (Ceri Race) is one of the oldest Italian rite celebration. For many centuries, it has lived to the streets every year on May 15 in Gubbio (Perugia) and still has a fundamental role for the community of Gubbio. A ritual that is lived thanks to a multitude of faces, looks, gestures, voices and passions. The celebration is consumed in an irrepressible explosion of faith and civic identity passion.

Lives in Umbria,Italy. Engineer. His main interest has been B/W reportage. He coauthored the book “STTL La terra ti sia lieve”. With Luigi Loretoni, he published in 2008 the photographic book “Miserere”, in 2011 “Gubbio, I Ceri” and in 2014 “Kovilj”; he is coauthor of the book “I colori del Jazz”. Also in 2014 he has published, "Boxing Notes". In 2020, he published “Vita e Morte - Rapsodia Messicana” and in 2021 "Passione per lo Sport"; in 2023 "In and out of the ring" and "Metropolitan Fragments". He has been awarded or has been a finalist in many national and international competitions.