Saint John the Baptist
OSTIGLIANO - 24 june Go to Village

St. John the baptist is revered by the community ostigliano, the day before the party in the past organized the "procession of lanterns" or a procession with 24 lanterns symbolically indicated both on the day of the patron saint is the hours of a day, a mystical representation purification related to fire and light perhaps linked also to the summer solstice. Today the feast following the traditional religious rituals, the procession is formed by a procession with the sacred effigy of the saint (bust) the “cente”, a cross carved with the image of the saint and other religious symbols in silver in 1600.

Cultural Association "Cilento on the road"

Via S. Anna, 20 - 84050 Rocca Cilento (SA) - Italy