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Saint Agrippina’s Feast Opens! Children’s Procession, Brothers Walk, Viva! [Photo Gallery]

Opening night at the Feast of Saint Agrippina di Mineo on August 4th marked the start of the big 2016 feasts in Boston’s North End. After a dedication, blessing and unveiling, the children’s procession led the way on Hanover Street followed by the large statue of Saint Agrippina to the Greenway before returning to her new weekend feast chapel. To carry Read More…

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Saint Agrippina Feast Opening Procession Features Costumes and Dancing [Photos]

It was a festive opening night for the Feast of Saint Agrippina di Mineo held July 31st on Hanover Street in Boston’s North End. The statue was unveiled and processed down to the Greenway before returning to her new weekend feast chapel. Authentic Sicilian costumes were featured this year by the ribbon girls, handmade by ladies from Mineo, Sicily that Read More…

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St. Agrippina’s Feast Grand Procession [Photos]

The 99th St. Agrippina’s Feast featured a 9 hour Grand Procession on Sunday, August 4, 2013 through the North End streets. Both the North End Marching Band and the Italian-American Band kept everyone upbeat with traditional feast music. The Grand Procession ended with the traditional “Tug of War” (the back half won again) and the Read More…

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Video of St. Agrippina Grand Procession From Unveiling to Dancing in the Rain

This video captures both the sun and the rain of the Grand Procession in honor of Saint Agrippina, held on Sunday, August 5, 2012 through the streets of Boston’s North End. It was an extremely hot and humid day as twenty men carried the heavy statue of the Saint Agrippina through all the North End Read More…

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Saint Agrippina Feast 2012 – Sunday Grand Procession [Photos-Part 2]

The second part of the Saint Agrippina Grand Procession was interesting, to say the least. Everything was going great as shown in the part 1 photos, other than it being a very hot and humid day. Twenty men carried the extremely heavy statue of the saint through all the North End streets, stopping at the Read More…

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“Color Me Badd” Heats Up the Crowd at Saint Agrippina Feast 2012 [Photos]

Color Me Badd (remember “All for Love“?) was the headline act at this weekend’s Saint Agrippina Feast, playing their fan favorites and drawing a huge crowd on Saturday night. The event comes after opening night where the statue of Saint Agrippina di Mineo was unveiled on Hanover Street in the North End. The photo gallery Read More…

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Saint Agrippina di Mineo Unveiled on 2012 Feast Opening Night [Video]

Friday, August 3, 2012 was opening night for the Feast of Saint Agrippina di Mineo on Hanover Street in the North End. The statue was unveiled and processed down to the Greenway before returning to her weekend chapel. Saint Agrippina Di Mineo was a beautiful blond princess who was unmercifully tortured to death by the Read More…

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Video: Tug of War and Dance of 20 Men at 2011 Saint Agrippina Di Mineo Feast

On Sunday evening at the 2011 Feast of Saint Agrippina Di Mineo, there was the traditional “Tug of War” between the two sides of the famous statue. Then, it was the “Dance of 20 Men” on Hanover Street which concluded with everyone dancing around Saint Agrippina. Both ceremonies are shown in the above video. Read Read More…