The Flag-Wavers Group of San Quirico d'Orcia born in 1976 in this village nearly famous for his architectural and landscape beauties and also for tradiction and the class of his Flag-Wavers.The Deep medieval air you can breathe in San Quirico d'Orcia is evident also in our group, that dresses in his shows tasteful and old costumes carefully drawn by famous designers medieval costumes of Siena.
Like in many others medieval villages also in San Quirico d'Orcia the flag is not only a simple object, but it represent a symbol that at that time contained many and important meanings such as to signal the enemy advance or the hearty welcome of the troops after a victory on war. So every show of group recalls this double feature: some movements of the flag seeing by the measured sound of our drums underline the old war origin, but going on whit the movements, all changes in careful and gay play of colors giving life to extraordinary and striking shows.
Our group is composed by 25/30 members between Flag-Wavers, musicians, people carryng flag and wants to know the waving art to the other people preserving the high name of the village releasing the "sanquirichese flag-waving" image.The shows include individual performances, small and big team all extremely demanding both on athletic and on choreografic level.The various amount of our flag-wavings goes perefectly whit every kind of festival and always guarantees a spectacular effect in all festival we take part.
San Quirico d'Orcia
Situated on the green hills in the centre of the "valdorcia park", between the colors and the sweet smells of aa still intact nature,lies a little medieval village that still preserves the precious historical testimonies and it makes treasure
of it. San Quirico d'Orcia, 2.500 villagers, has still a boundary wall almost intact, three wonderful churches of different age with precious testimonies of painters and sculptors, a very beautiful park called "gli Horti Leonini" drawn by Diomede Leoni and a gate, the last remaning after the second war.