VATTIENTI
Every year, every easter from a lot of years, in a small village of the south of italy a little group of people, live again the passion of christ.
The "Vattienti" hit their legs with a small piece of cork with inside part of 13 little nail, called"rosa".
During the day of saturday, they pass through the village, and stopped at the home of parents or friend, in front of the door they hit their leg until don't meet the last symbol that closed the ritual, Virgin Mary.
In this reportage the tradition continue through the father to the son, in a society where all old tradition disapper, in this little village continue, nobody nows whene and why it's began, but every year there are new boys that want live this strong ritual for their religion and love to the tradition.
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