Trophy of the Marzocco 2015
Trophy of the Marzocco 2015 – XXII edition – flag-waving contest
The Trophy of the Marzocco is a tournament of the storic group of the ‘sbandieratori’, the flag-waving people, that takes place on the First of May in Piazza della Signoria in Florence. This year is the XXII edition and the topic chosen for the event is the reconstruction of an important historical circumstance for the various group that partecipate in the competition.
The event is public, so everyone can assist and it is an excellent opportunity to discover a traditional florentine fair and one of the most significant show of our culture. The actual ‘competition’ between the flag-wavers and an historical procession are organised for the entire day and this year is also organised a fundrising for the restoration of the statue of the Marzocco in Palazzo Vecchio.
For further infortmation on the programme and the history of the event check the website (italian only).