Dancing of the Giglio returns to Little Italy

During the celebration, a group of men carry a large tower, known as the giglio, over their shoulders down 187th Street.

During the celebration, a group of men carry a large tower, known as the giglio, over their shoulders down 187th Street. (6/11/16)

THE BRONX - The streets of Little Italy were transformed into a full-blown party during the annual Dancing of the Giglio at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church.

During the celebration, a group of men carry a large tower, known as the giglio, over their shoulders down 187th Street.

The Dancing of the Giglio is an Italian-Catholic tradition, part of the Feast of St. Anthony.

The feast continues on Sunday.

 

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