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The feast of snakes.Procession dedicated to the Saint Domenico, in the streets of Cocullo, in the Abruzzo region, Italy on May 1, 2019.
A statue of Saint Domenico surrounded by live snakes is held up by worshippers during an annual procession dedicated to the saint, in the streets of Cocullo, in the Abruzzo region,May 1, 2019.
The St. Domenico's procession in Cocullo, central Italy. Every year on the first of May, snakes are placed onto the statue of St. Domenico and then the statue is carried in a procession through the town. St. Domenico is believed to be the patron saint for people who have...