The festival of San Silverio

The festival of St. Silverio is the 20th June and this day is, for Ponza, a particular day. In the second half of the last century, in locality Le Forna the feast of St. Silverio was the last Sunday of February, to allow to many fishermen from Ponza that, from March to September, worked in Sardinia or Tunisia, to honour and celebrate the patron saint. On June 20, the feast of St. Silverio, is the feast of the entire island of Ponza. The feast of every family even those few and rare that do not have a Silverio or Silveria to celebrate. And there is no islander scattered over the world, who do not commemorate this anniversary....

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