Krampus parade in Pozza di FassaKrampus parade in Pozza di Fassa
Category: Feasts/Festival/Folklore Area: In Val di Fassa On side events from 3.00 p.m. - Resort: Pozza di Fassa - Sèn Jan di Fassa Place: along Strada de Meida Great parade of the evils called "Krampus" around Meida, with the mythical characters that traditionally come with St. Nicholas to the villages in Val di Fassa
About 500 "devils", guided by the local group "Krampus da Poza", coming from Trentino, South Tyrol and Austria, will take part in the sixth Krampus parade, along Strada de Meida in Pozza di Fassa. According to the tradition, these devils accompany the arrival of St. Nicholas on 6th December. These figures, characterized by an animal-like and diabolic aspect, are a fundamental part of the Ladin culture, deeply linked to the rituals of the season change. Their mission, traditionally, is to frighten the "naughty kids", and not only...
The parade, dedicated to a brave public, becomes bigger and bigger as the years go by: about 20 groups will take part on the 30th of November.
3.00 p.m. - Opening of the events pavilion with DJ music
6.00 p.m. - Parade with music at the "Showplatz" (townhall square)
8.00 p.m. - Krampusparty with DJ Matthew B at the events pavilion
1.00 p.m. - End of the party
Krampus parade in Pozza di Fassa along Strada de Meida