Palio delle Barche

by mirko

{: it}On the last Sunday of July in Passignano sul Trasimeno the Palio delle Barche takes place, a historical re-enactment of the war events concerning hostility between the Perugian families of the Oddi and Baglioni. Specifically, an episode that took place in 1495 is recalled when in Passignano, a handful of soldiers belonging to the Oddi family had to flee, with boats on their shoulders, from the armed men of the Corgna and Baglioni families.

The Paliesca competition is between the four districts of the town, the Old Town, the Centro Nuovo or Centro Due, the Oliveto and the San Donato. The challenge consists of three competitions, in the first the boats compete in the waters of the lake until the arrival of the town pier, from there the second phase starts, boats on their shoulders the crews launch into a race between the alleys and the stairs of the country, and then returning to the lake I resume the race in the water that will find its conclusion. In the seventh preceding the challenge, Passignano comes alive by offering the visitor costume shows and historical representations; moreover, taverns are set up where it is possible to taste the typical dishes of Lake Trasimeno. In the days from Monday to Thursday the tests of the individual districts taking part in the competition take place while the General Test is held on Friday. On Saturday evening the challenge of the lords of the districts who meet in the square is launched. The district that holds the Palio challenges the others to a new race.{:} {: en} On the last Sunday in July, Passignano sul Trasimeno becomes the stage of the Palio delle Barche, a re-enactment of the events that took place during the war generated by the hostility between the families Oddi and Baglioni of Perugia. This event particularly recalls an episode that took place in 1495, when just a handful of Passignano's soldiers belonging to the family of Oddi had to flee with boats on their shoulders during a military attack of the families Corgna and Baglioni. In the Palio race, the four districts of the town face themselves: the Centro Storico (Old Town), the Centro Nuovo or Centro Due (New Town), Oliveto and San Donato. The challenge consists of three competitions: in the first one, boats compete in the waters of the lake until their arrival in the village pier; the second stage then starts from there, where crews take boats on their shoulders and embark on a race between the alleys and stairways of the village. Back to the lake, the race is then resumed on the water until the boats reach the end. In the week preceding the challenge, Passignano comes alive and offers visitors a variety of exciting historical shows and revivals; local taverns are the perfect place where to taste typical dishes of Lake Trasimeno. From Monday to Thursday, the four districts rehearse their performance for the challenge, while Friday is the day of the Final Rehearsal. On Saturday night, the district lords meet in Passignano's square and officially launch the challenge: the sistrict that won last year's Palio challenges the other ones to a new race and so the event begins. {:} {: Fr} Le dernier dimanche de juillet in Passignano sul Trasimeno in lieu the "Palio des Bateaux", a historical evocation of the wars sur l'hostilité between the families of Pérouse, the Oddi and the Baglioni. Plus précisément, on rappelle an incident qui s'est produit en 1495 lorsque à Passignano a poignée de soldats belonging to the family des Oddi ont dû fuir, avec les bateaux sur leurs épaules, des armées de la famille Corgna et Baglioni. The competition of the Palio if disputes between the four quarters of the villas: "Centro Storico", "Centro Nuovo" or "Centro Due", Oliveto and San Donato. Le défi se compose de trois competitions: dans la première, les bateaux seront en compétition dans les eaux du lac jusqu'à l'arrivée du quai de la ville. De la démarre la deuxième phase: les bateaux sur les épaules, les équipages sont lancés dans une course between les voies et les échelles du pays, pour revenir au lac en prenant la course dans l'eau et conclude the competition. Une semaine avant le défi, Passignano if ready and half disposition of the visitors of the spectacles in costume and of the représentations historiques; d'ailleurs on preparing même des tavernes dont il est possible aller manger et déguster les plats typique du lac Trasimeno. Du lundi au jeudi ont lieu les preuves des quartiers qui participent à la "tenzone", tandis que le vendredi a lieu la Preuve Général. Le samedi soir commence la compétition, qui est lancée par les seigneurs des quartiers qui se rencontrent sur la place. The quarters here gagne le palio, defi les autre pour une nouvelle competition.

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