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San Giovan Giuseppe - other times

The patron saint of Ischia Ponte - San Giovan Giuseppe della Croce - is celebrated by a festa held in his honour spanning the end of August and early September, when the streets are filled with light.
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Statues of the Virgin Mary and Saint Anthony are carried through the streets of Ponte in a huge procession which then embarks on a fleet of small boats to make its way to Porto.
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There the procession assembles again and returns to the main church in Ponte - a round trip that involves hours of heavy work for the teams of men who carry the statues, flags and banners
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R0012117_DW.jpg Filling-in around the square One section of the festa lights A tunnel of light out to the Castello And in the main street
Just a few thousand light bulbs Lighting poles going up Preparing the lights Darker and lighter lights Working along the street
High-wire act t3%2f85%2f449985%2f4%2f102543127.wmNLKRuN.jpg Pirozzi - Ischia Ponte t3%2f85%2f449985%2f4%2f102384677.JPxs5vG8.jpg t3%2f85%2f449985%2f4%2f102339965.hKojKgQW.jpg
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More of San Giovan Giuseppe Street lights San Giovann Guiseppe Bancarelle t3%2f85%2f449985%2f4%2f102543137.7JBoMVmK.jpg
A morning band concert t3%2f85%2f449985%2f4%2f102339956.wfU8pJRV.jpg