April 6, turn on your light: Italy embraces L’Aquila

Shortly after 9 pm this evening, Monday 5 April, the light from Piazza Duomo came on. A beam straight to the sky, in the second year orphan of the torchlight procession through the streets of the rebuilt city.

The live broadcast of the ceremony

Meanwhile, the Abruzzo of institutions and private citizens tightens in L’Aquila. In the year that the mayor Pierluigi Biondi he called for national mobilization, simply by turning on a light in the window or from the balconies, to remember the victims of the earthquake twelve years later. IS the whole country is responding to the call. We have collected some of the many testimonies of a light on, to pray, remember, commemorate the lives broken by a cursed night. The longest night.

The memory of the Casa delle Donne in Amatrice

saint demetrius

The memory of the Municipality of San Demetrio ne ‘Vestini


The light turned on by the Municipality of Avezzano


The memory of the Municipality of Carsoli

Saint Stephen

The commemoration of the Municipality of Santo Stefano di Sessanio


Light on for the Municipality of Tornimparte

gagliano aterno April 6

The memory of the Municipality of Gagliano Aterno

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