“The 2019 edition of the Astiludio is won by the Bandierai of the Uffizi in Florence”
These are the last words of the jurors before concluding the magnificent event with the celebrations.
Sunday, September 1, 2019 in the beautiful Piazza dei Priori of Volterra, took place the prestigious return of flag-wavers organized by the hosts, flag-wavers of the city of Volterra, with the flag-wavers of the bear of Pistoia and the Bandierai of the Uffizi in Florence.
The trophy has already been in the Florentine medals in the years 84, 85 and 2000.
The group of Bandierai degli Uffizi traveling to France in the tourist town of Villeneuve-Loubet for the Renaissance Festival, now in its twelfth edition.
On the anniversary of the five hundredth anniversary of the death of maestro Leonardo da Vinci, the association “François Ier à Villeneuve Loubet” hosted our team from August 1st to 3rd to have an all-Italian show of Italian tradition and folklore.
Inside the Renaissance frame of the ancient village, the lily flags and the pressing drums, have honored the great procession for the king Francesco I, entertaining with many daily shows the many visitors and tourists who crowd the charming town overlooking the sea of Villeneuve Loubet.
The Bandierai degli Uffizi have had the pleasure of visiting the birthplace-museum of the famous chef Auguste Escoffier, father of over 5000 recipes and peach melba, the famous ice cream.
Tradition has it that on Easter day, before the Scoppio del Carro, the draw is made for the matching of the matches between the 4 districts of Florence of the tournament of the Calcio Storico Fiorentino
This is the result of the 2019 draw held in Piazza Duomo.
Saturday, June 15, Rossi-Verdi dissatisfied
on Sunday 16 June Bianchi-Azzurri will meet
The final, as usual, will take place on June 24, the feast day of the patron saint of Florence, San Giovanni Battista.
The Bandierai of the Uffizi, will accompany the procession of the Florentine Republic through the streets of the city between the squares of Santa Maria Novella arriving in Piazza Santa Croce, place of the starting of the Florentine Historical Football and will perform on the “sabbione” (sand) before each event .
Saturday 30 March performance of the Bandierai degli Uffizi in some of the most beautiful places in South Tyrol, the Kronplatz. For the first time in history, a historic Florentine soccer match will be played at 2275 m.s.l.m.of the Plan of Corones. In the morning, together with the whole procession of the Florentine Republic, a parade through the center of Brunico.
On Wednesday 1 May the XXVI Trophy of the Marzocco Trophy will be held starting at 3.30 pm in Piazza della Signoria, a flag-waver competition organized by the Bandierai degli Uffizi.
The groups invited this year to participate are the “Musici e Sbandieratori Città di Bucchianico”, the “Sbandieratori Giove” and the” Sbandieratori Città di Narni”.
On Sunday, February 17, the Bandierai degli Uffizi performed at the Mandela Forum on the occasion of the Italian Basketball Cup Final won by Vanoli Cremona who had the best of Happy Home Brindisi.
The group’s collaboration with the Lega Basket continues, and it is in fact the second consecutive year that the Bandierai degli Uffizi perform in the interval of the Final.
photographs of Luigi Canu – Ag. Ciamillo-Castoria – LBA
On Sunday 3 March, on the occasion of the 46th anniversary of the birth of the Uffizi Flag group, the twinning with the group of Carbium flag-wavers from Calvi dell’Umbria will be officially announced.
Starting from 3.00 pm the two groups will parade through the streets of the city center and perform together in Piazza della Signoria.
The twinning comes after years of friendship between the two groups during which the Calvi group has performed in Florence for both the Marzocco Trophy and the Marzocchino Trophy, while the Bandierai have been guests in Calvi for the tenth anniversary celebrations of the Umbrian group.