The race of the candles in Gubbio

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The city of Gubbio is very well known for its traditional race of the candles, which takes place every year on May 15th during the eve of the city’s patron saint, St. Ubaldo.

Bricklayers’ protector, he is a very important figure in the region, that is why people want to commemorate him by having a very specific ritual.

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