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Italian Flag Throwers

Uptown Campus

Featuring Sansepolcro Flag Throwers

A Renaissance tradition, the Sansepolcro Flag-throwers are celebrating over 60 years of performance and have been traveling to new Orleans to perform for more than 30 years! In 1952 in Sansepolcro, a Splendid Renaissance town in the heart of central Italy, the Società dei Balestrieri (crossbow associatioin), which had been keeping alive the centuries-old tradition of the Palio della Balestra (crossbow tournament), decided to rediscover the ancient art of flag waiving and sent on to found a company fo flag-wavers.

French and Italian Department

For more information contact: via email to msyrimis@tulane.edu
Tickets are Not required
For more information on this event, please visit https://liberalarts.tulane.edu/departments/french-italian