Saturday 14th february 2015

Carnival  Saturday

8.30 a.m. Visit of the Generale (General), the Sostituto Gran Cancelliere (Assistant Grand Chancellor) and the Stato Maggiore (General Staff) to the Military Authorities
The Assistant Gran Chancellor records the protocol for each visit.
11.30 a.m. Presentation of the Scorta d’Onore della Mugnaia (Miller’s daughter’s Escort of Honour) to the Generale (General’s) in piazza di Città
1.00 p.m.
One Billion Rising Revolution in piazza di Città.

The city of Ivrea for the worldwide campaign launched by One Billion Rising: a dance on the notes of the song Break the Chain against violence against women and children. Wear your Phrygian hat or something red to show your support.
2.00 p.m. Children’s fancy dress party at Diavolandia
Entertainment with playleaders, team games, snacks, drinks and music organised by the Picche, Morte, Tuchini, Scacchi, Pantere, Diavoli and Credendari teams.
2.30/6.30 p.m. Exhibition Carnival Papers. Document, words and images of our Carnival and exhibition of posters of the Children’s Day at the Museum Garda
The exhibition will remain open until 8th March from 9 am to 1 pm, Monday to Friday. Special opening on Saturday 14th February from 2.30 to 6.30 pm.
9.00 p.m. Presentation of the Vezzosa Mugnaia (Charming Miller’s daughter) from the Town Hall balcony. The Mugnaia (Miller’s Daughter) in her traditional white dress goes from the Mayor’s office to the Sala Dorata where
the General’s gift, a brooch with a pick and spade on a red rosette, is pinned onto her green sash. She is introduced to the Assistant Grand Chancellor by the aide-de-camp assigned to her, in turn the Sostituto Gran Cancelliere (Assistant Grand Chancellor) introduces the Generale (General) and all the other Carnival characters.
As the big bell strikes, the Sostituto Gran Cancelliere (Assistant Grand Chancellor) reads out the proclamation, at which the Mugnaia (Miller’s Daughter) appears on the central balcony of the Town Hall to receive the city’s embrace.
9.30 p.m. March of the Historical Parade University Student torch light procession and Parade of the Orange-throwing teams in Lungo Dora in honour of the Vezzosa Mugnaia (Charming Miller’s daughter)
On the Generale (General’s) arm, the Mugnaia (Miller’s Daughter) takes her place in the procession made up of the Pifferi e Tamburi (Pipes and Drums), the Band, Ensigns with bouquets, the Scorta d’Onore (Escort of Honour), Maids, Pageboys, the Miller (Toniotto) accompanied by the Sostituto Gran Cancelliere (Assistant Grand Chancellor), Officers and Sutlers of the Stato Maggiore (Officers of the General Staff), the Podestà and his entourage, the Abbà escorted by the Credendari, university students and orange-throwers of the two teams on foot that formed the guard of honour for the Mugnaia as she left the Town Hall.
The procession crosses the city as orange-throwers of the other teams on foot line up along the riverside with all the townspeople to pay their homage.
The route follows piazza di Città, via Arduino, piazza Gioberti, via Guarnotta, Ponte Vecchio, via Gozzano, piazza Lamarmora, corso Nigra, corso Gallo, corso Botta, piazza Balla, via Palestro, piazza del Teatro.
11.00 p.m. The Historical Pageant arrives in piazza del Teatro
The Mugnaia (Miller’s Daughter) dances with the Generale (General) to the Carnival Anthem
11.15 p.m. Gala Evening – Ball in honour of the Vezzosa Mugnaia  (Charming Miller’s Daughter) at the Giacosa Theatre
Orange-throwers’ partying in the city squares
From the end of the parade until half past one, parties organised by the orange-throwing teams on foot: Mercenari in the Park, Credendari in piazza Freguglia, Diavoli in Diavolandia, Pantere in piazza Balla, Scacchi and Arduini in piazza Ottinetti, Picche in piazza di Città, Morte in the gardens in corso Cavour and Tuchini in Borghetto.

from 3.00 p.m.–12 p.m.
Orange Village and Ivrea Historical Carnival Shop
in corso Botta


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