Italy: Chimney Sweeps Festival in Valle Vigezzo - paulsmit
'Parade in Santa Maria Maggiore.'

Part of the yearly parade of chimney sweeps in the streets of Santa Maria Maggiore - here in front of the town hall - are people from local valleys in traditional dress. The parade is part of the International Chimney Sweeps Gathering (Raduno Internazionale dello Spazzacamino) in Valle Vigezzo. Photo Paul Smit.