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Dancing of the Giglio returns to Little Italy

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

News 12 Staff

Jun 12, 2016, 6:24 AM

Updated 2,956 days ago

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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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