Tuesday 6 January 2015

8.30 a.m. Pifferi e Tamburi (Pipes and Drums band) musters in Piazza di Città
9.00 a.m. Debut of the Pifferi e Tamburi (Pipes and Drums): 2015 Carnival opening march through the town centre streets: piazza di Città, via Palestro, piazza Balla, corso Massimo d’Azeglio, Chiesa San Lorenzo, corso Massimo D’Azeglio, piazza Balla, via Palestro, via Arduino, piazza Gioberti, via Guarnotta, Ponte Vecchio, via Gozzano, piazza Lamarmora, via C. Olivetti, via Di Vittorio, Railway Station, corso Nigra, corso Cavour, piazza di Città
12.00 a.m. Official Investiture of the Generale (General) 2015 in the Town Hall entrance hall in Piazza di Città
2.00 p.m. The Credendari greet the Magnificent Podestà before the Groups in Historical Costumes in piazza di Città. Ceremony of the Salt and Bread. The Procession of Historical Groups and the Credendari sets off for the Chapel of the Three Kings at Monte Stella
2.40 p.m. The Credendari and the Podestà arrive at the Chapel of the Three Kings
3.35 p.m. The pageant with the Credendari and the Podestà with the Pifferi e Tamburi (Pipes and Drums band) leaves piazza Ottinetti and arrives at the Cathedral via Palestro, via Arduino, via IV Martiri (via Palma), via delle Torri, piazza Castello
4.00 p.m. Holy Mass in the cathedral attended by city authorities, the 2015 Generale (General) and all the Historical Carnival groups, with the Ceremony of the Candles: the Magnificent Podestà, accompanied by his entourage and by the Credendari historical group give a votive candle to the Bishop of Ivrea to invoke the Madonna’s protection of the city (an ancient ceremony that took place in the Chapel of the Three Kings on Monte Stella, built around 1220 on St. Francis of Assisi’s advice).

from 8 a.m.–6.30 p.m.
The Ivrea Historical Carnival Shop 
piazza Ottinetti


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