Places in New York that celebrate The Feast of O’Giglio

Tempo di lettura: 4 minuti At the turn of the 20th century many immigrants from Nola, Brusciano and other towns in Italy decided to come to New York in search of a better life for themselves and their family. The people from Nola settled in 2 areas of New York City, Williamsburg, Brooklyn and Astoria, Queens bringing their beloved tradition…Continue reading Places in New York that celebrate The Feast of O’Giglio

Brooklyn is preparing for the Feast of “Giglio”

Tempo di lettura: 3 minuti The Feast of Giglio was born in 1903 when immigrants from Nola, a town not far from Naples in Italy, arrived in Brooklyn, a neighbourhood of New York. Eager to celebrate their saint Paolino di Nola in a foreign land, they decided to pay him homage by dancing a Giglio and a boat in his…Continue reading Brooklyn is preparing for the Feast of “Giglio”