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Between August 14 and 22, the Madonna of Canneto is celebrated with processions between the sanctuary and the springs of the river Melfa. The festival is also called the “Festival of the Four Regions and the Hundred Towns”.

The procession starts from the Church of Santo Stefano, where the statue of the Madonna Bianca is kept to take the statue and put it on the procession carriage. The faithful cross the town to go to the Church of Santa Maria delle Grazie where the Madonna is dressed in pilgrims’ clothes. The procession then goes to the Canneto valley to meet the Black Madonna. On August 22, the statue then returns to the Church of Santo Stefano.

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