Event in Florence: Calcio Storico Fiorentino 2013
From June 15 to 24, Florence will host the traditional Calcio Storico Fiorentino.
Four teams, representing the city’s four main districts, will compete in Santa Croce square.
Players will wear uniforms dating back to the 16th century and make their entrance onto the playing field in spectacular fashion in the Historical Parade of the Florentine Republic along with 500 people.
The final game will be held on June 24 when Florence celebrates the feast day of St. John, the city’s patron saint, with parades, special events and fireworks.
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