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Il Palio di Siena
https://lasignorahoward. wikispaces.com/ i video del Palio
Palio- Key Terms Contrada – Zone/neighborhood in Siena, Italy. There are 17 contrade. Fantino – the horse jockey, who rides the horse on behalf of his/her contrada. Cavallo – the horse itself, which are randomly assigned to each contrada. Piazza del Campo – the main piazza in Siena where the Palio di Siena occurs.
Key Terms cont. Lo Stemma – the symbolic crest of the contrada, often seen on flags or banners. Sfilata Storica – the historic parade in Siena preceding the races. Palio (Drapellone) – the prized banner given to the winning contrada. Sbandieratore – flag bearer during the festivities. Contradaioli- people that live in a contrada
Siena and its Contrade Where is Siena? What does it mean to be a part of a contrada?
Day 1 and Day 2 Day 1 Selects when the contrade will compete and assigns horses to each contrada Afternoon- first trial run Day 2 Second Trial Race (Morning) Third Trial Race (Afternoon)
Day 3 and Day 4 Day 3 Fourth Trial Race (Morning) Blessing of the horse Dinner Banquet (Night) Day 4 Fifth trial race (Morning) Parade and Actual Race (afternoon)
When does the Palio take place? Twice every summer on July 2 and August 16 Every year since 1656
Recent Winners 2008 Istrice / Bruco 2009 Tartuca / Civetta 2010 Selva/Tartuca 2011 Oca/Giraffa 2012 Onda/Valdimontone Why are there two winners each year?
Rivalries Aquila e Pantera Chiocciola e Tartuca Istrice e Lupa Civetta e Leocorno Nicchio e Valdimontone Oca, Onda e Torre
What does it mean to win? Bragging rights Pride & Luck Drappellone Cathedral Big Party and Big Feast Afterward “Superbowl” of Siena
The Palio comes to Ridge Form a contrada and sign up on Monday in Room 210 throughout the day As a contrada develop a marketing/spirit campaign. March 13, 14, 15 advertise and promote your contrada Friday, March 15 during lunch periods students at Ridge can vote for their favorite contrada Friday, March 15 – PALIO after school meet in the Atrium and get ready to RACE!!!!