On April 9th, the Pasquali event returns to the town of Alta Valtellina, the traditional festivity that makes Easter unique and which to this day attracts the enthusiasm and active participation of all Bormini folk.
The event stems from peasant traditions and takes its name from elaborate sedan chairs with a religious theme, the Pasquali: these are built by the young people of the town in the winter months, to be carried on their shoulders on Easter day in a colorful parade through the streets of Bormio.
Their construction requires ingenuity, skill and craftsmanship: carpenters, blacksmiths and craftsmen express the best of their art.
The "pasqualisti" carry the sedan chairs on their shoulders, while participants complete the parade with flowers and small handicrafts.
The event is made even more impressive by the participation of children, families and folk groups, all dressed in traditional costume.
Finally, a jury draws up a ranking based on various factors, from religious significance to artisanal and artistic work, without forgetting the cultural and traditional aspect, the fulcrum of the event itself.
The Pasquali remain on display in piazza del Kuerc until Easter Monday.