Honorable Mention TIFA 2021 People / Culture

The Workers Passion

  • Photographer
    Luisa Montagna
  • Photo Date

The “Processione dei Misteri”, which for more than 400 years has been renewed in Trapani (Sicily, Italy) for Holy Week, sees thousands of people involved: those who care for and decorate the statuary groups, those who carry them in procession, those who make clothes, those who play in the band. A great fervor precedes the day of the procession that takes place every year between Holy Friday and Saturday through the streets of the city. In Trapani it is an event expected all year round in which the sacred and the profane, the centenary rite and the popular expression of south Italy merge.