Italian Flag Throwers
March 25, 2019 5:00 PM
A Renaissance tradition, the Sansepolcro Flag-throwers are celebrating over 60 years of performance and have been traveling to new Orleans to perform for more than 30 years! In 1952 in Sansepolcro, a Splendid Renaissance town in the heart of central Italy, the Società dei Balestrieri (crossbow associatioin), which had been keeping alive the centuries-old tradition of the Palio della Balestra (crossbow tournament), decided to rediscover the ancient art of flag waiving and sent on to found a company fo flag-wavers.
American Italian Cultural Center
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