Images of Pasqua, Easter in Italy

We are bringing you the beauty of Italy in this season of the celebration of Pasqua, Easter in Italy.

Firenze, Pasqua, Scoppio del Carro by Maurizio from flickr
Firenze, Pasqua, Scoppio del Carro by Maurizio from flickr

The Scoppio del Carro ("Explosion of the Cart") is a folk tradition of Florence, Italy. On Easter Sunday, a cart, packed full of fireworks and other pyrotechnics, is lit and provides a historic spectacle in the civic life of the city. Read more about this topic on wikipedia…http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scoppio_del_carro

Buona Pasqua a tutti gli amici di flickr by Michele Masiero
Buona Pasqua a tutti gli amici di flickr by Michele Masiero

Lovely photo of the enticing Neapolitan sweets on display during the holiday

Uova di Pasqua artigianali (Siracusa, Sicilia, Italia) from Wikimedia Commons contributed by Guillaume Flambeau Von Uslar
Uova di Pasqua artigianali (Siracusa, Sicilia, Italia) from Wikimedia Commons contributed by Guillaume Flambeau Von Uslar

Ornate artisanal Easter eggs from Syracuse in the region of Sicily

Photo from Wikimedia commons Colomba pasquale or colomba di Pasqua ("Easter Dove" in English) by N i c o l a from Fiumicino (Rome), Italy
Photo from Wikimedia commons Colomba pasquale or colomba di Pasqua ("Easter Dove" in English) by N i c o l a from Fiumicino (Rome), Italy

Colomba pasquale or colomba di Pasqua ("Easter Dove" in English) is an Italian traditional Easter cake, the counterpart of the two well-known Italian Christmas desserts, panettone and pandoro.

Read more about this topic on Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colomba_di_Pasqua

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