http://www.pbase.com/renaissance/parma: "Corte dei Rossi - San Secondo Parmense" Italy Nightlife Tip by Pierangelo
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The feats of the ancient and noble Rossi family and their famous relatives the Gonzaga, the Medici, the Sforza, the Riario and friends Pietro Aretino, Francesco Mazzola, Pietro Bembo, Matteo Bandello, exc. relive in the Castle of San Secondo every last Saturday of the month, through the interpretations with the magnificent Renaissance costumes of the "Corte dei Rossi" characters, an Association who wants to:
open a window on the wonderful Renaissance Age of the Rocca and the Village of San Secondo (Parma);
illustrate the history of the Rossi family to recreate also today the splendours of the "Rainassance" atmosphere.
As well as the art, the history and other events not to forget the Palio delle Contrade there will be references to the oenological and gastronomic traditions of the Bassa Parmense (the San Secondo's spalla, the Zibello's culatello, the fortanina).
Dress Code: Renaissance
Directions: near Parma (Emilia region)
Theme: People Watching
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