Photoreportage by Michele Pero, professional photographer and photojournalist. Photojournalism, advertisement photography, commercial photography, wedding photojournalism, Florence, Italy. Photographs and features from Kosovo, Albania, Bosnia, Croatia, Umbria earthquake, fakir dervishes, the nomadic of the wind and more. Michele Pero is teacher of photography at TheDarkroom, photography courses and multimedia school of Florence.

Arbereshe, Plataci, the feast of the Madonna of the mountain

Plataci, August 21. The little village of the province of Cosenza, Calabria, is in feast for the Madonna of the Mountain. The statue of the Madonna is carried around for the tiny streets of the small Arbereshe village, while women are dancing around of it, carrying on their heads the typical "ndorcat", the characteristic candle-made crowns.

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