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    Calendimaggio 2024

    Date: 8 May 2024 - 11 May 2024

    Calendimaggio 2024 will most likely take place between Wednesday, May 8, and Saturday, May 11, 2024, in the beautiful town of Assisi.   WHAT ARE THE DATES FOR CALENDIMAGGIO 2024? Since 2015, the festival is held every year on the first Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday after the 1st of May, to greet the arrival of spring. In 2024, May 1st will fall on a Wednesday, just as it happened in 2019, and Calendimaggio 2024 will most likely take place between May 8 and 11.   WHAT IS THE LOCATION FOR CALENDIMAGGIO 2024? Calendimaggio 2024 will take place in Assisi, and the most important events of the festival will be held in the main square of the town, Piazza del Comune.   SHORT HISTORY OF CALENDIMAGGIO The origins of Calendimaggio are lost in time. Most likely, the festival tried to revive an ancient pagan custom that celebrated the return of spring and the renewal of the cycle of life. The ancient chronicles tell us that Assisi, at the beginning of the 14th century, reached its maximum splendor, a fact confirmed by the expansion of its walls, and by its numerous palaces and churches. At the same time, the city was Read more [...]