Flag wavers, Flag throwers, Flag tossing

The flag wavers, flag throwers, flag tossing, if you prefer, are a fundamental element of the historical tradition and Florentine traditions.
In Florence, the Bandierai degli Uffizi, the Florence flag-wavers and official flag-throwers of the City of Florence, are a historical group that has played an important role for many decades.

Florence Flag-wavers – Tiziano Baldi Ph.

With their games of flags and the roll of the drums, the Bandierai degli Uffizi accompany every year, on the occasion of the matches of the Calcio Storico Fiorentino, the procession of the Florentine Republic on the streets of the city.

the Clacio Storico Fiorentino is the historical Florentine re-enactment of a game played on February 15, 1530 in Piazza Santa Croce in Florence.

Many tourists and citizens of Florence cheer their performances until they arrive in the Piazza di Santa Croce in Florence.
Before the start of the matches that see each other competing in two semi-finals, the districts of the city of Florence, and before the traditional final on June 24, the day of the city’s patron saint San Giovanni Battista, the flag-wavers of Florence perform on the sand field which will then see on the field the two teams that will compete to win the Vitella, the prize for the winning district.

Florence flag throwers – Big team – Tiziano Baldi ph

Flags in the sky to the sound of drums, trumpets blaring and flag wavers running to the center of the pitch to perform a unique flag performance every year.
Do you also want to experience a unique emotion?
You can choose whether to come to Florence as tourists or hire the flag-wavers of Florence, the Bandierai degli Uffizi, for your event.

The flag wavers, flag throwers, flag tossing, if you prefer, are a fundamental element of the historical tradition and Florentine traditions.
In Florence, the Bandierai degli Uffizi, the flag-wavers of the city of Florence and official flag-wavers of the Metropolitan city of Florence, are a historical group that has played an important role for many decades.

Bandierai degli Uffizi drums – Tiziano Baldi ph.

With their games of flags and the roll of the drums, the Bandierai degli Uffizi accompany every year, on the occasion of the matches of the Calcio Storico Fiorentino, the historical Florentine re-enactment of a game played on February 15, 1530 in Piazza Santa Croce in Florence, the procession of the Florentine Republic on the streets of the city.
Many tourists and citizens of Florence cheer their performances until they arrive in the Piazza di Santa Croce in Florence.

Before the start of the matches that see each other competing in two semi-finals, the districts of the city of Florence, and before the traditional final on June 24, the day of the city’s patron saint San Giovanni Battista, the flag-wavers of Florence perform on the sand field which will then see on the field the two teams that will compete to win the Vitella, the prize for the winning district. Flags in the sky to the sound of drums, trumpets blaring and flag wavers running to the center of the pitch to perform a unique flag performance every year.


Do you also want to experience a unique emotion?
You can choose whether to come to Florence as tourists or hire flag-throwers of Florence, the Bandierai degli Uffizi, for your event.

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    (Italiano) Raccolta Fondi per le strutture ospedaliere cittadine

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    Villeneuve Loubet 2019

    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.

    Bandierai degli UffiziVilleneuve Loubet 2019 - Hiep Images ph
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    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.

    https://www.musee-escoffier.com/