Photos: G. Nicola Ciliberto La Festa di San Nicola

Comitato Festa di san Nicola

Ribera, Sicily, Italy

La Festa di S. Nicola

Saint Nicholas has been the patron saint of Ribera since ancient times. The festival, from December 4 through 8, includes cultural initiatives, singing performances, religious services, and more. The parade includes brightly decorated horses and carts.

More horses
City Hall with "San Nicola" for the festival
Festival committee with San Nicola medalions
Traditional decorated Sicilian horses and carts
Folklorico dancers
Book about the festival