Vasanello: Did you know the lovely legend of the bottle?

June 02th 2011 by Giulia

Many years ago, in the small village of Vasanello (about 30 Km from Rome), there was a pretty tradition linked to the Feast of St. John (June, 24th ). The evening of June 24th, the girls of marriageable age used to put some water in a bottle and then to let fall an egg white into it. Before going to bed, they put the bottle on their windowsill.


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The next morning they just had to indentify their future husband’s profession according to the shape of the egg white. If it had become a hoe, the future husband was to be a farmer, and so on. In this way, the girls could associate the resulting tool with some guy running after them, and discover the identity of their future bridegroom...


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