Friday, May 1, 2015

Foreign Navies 2015

We missed this ceremony two years in a row because we were out of town, but we finally got it again.
Navy brass band, Foreign Navies ceremony, Livorno
Last Wednesday the mayor of Livorno, Filippo Nogarin, and the the Admiral Maurizio Ertreo, commander of the Naval Academy, welcomed the delegations of the foreign Navies present to the 32nd TAN with a simple ceremony accompanied by the Navy brass band.
Town Hall staircase festooned with flags, Foreign Navies ceremony, Livorno
The cadets of every Navy draped their flags on the marble staircase of Town Hall.

See also: Piazza del Municipio - Town Hall - Foreign Navies 2010 - Foreign Navies 2011 - Foreign Navies 2012
External links: Italian Naval Academy (Wikipedia)
Search labels: TAN - Tuttovela

15 comments:

William Kendall said...

Quite a collection, and I see my Maple Leaf among them.

Revrunner said...

I missed my Stars & Stripes, but at least I saw a star and a whole bunch of stripes. :-)

Lois said...

Very impressive!

Jack said...

It is very colorful, VP.

Randy said...

Nice photos.

Dina said...

Foreign Navies coming in peace is always something to celebrate.

Karl Demetz said...

Judging by your photos it has been a beautiful ceremony.

Luis Gomez said...

These are great!

José Mendonça said...

There's a very familiar flag over there! :-)

RedPat said...

A wonderful ceremony! Nice to see the Maple Leaf in there! ;-)

PerthDailyPhoto said...

Looks good with the flags lined up there VP, glad you made it this year.

Tanya Breese said...

love to see all the different flags!

Kate said...

Flags are visual and wonderful symbols for countries, states, and organizations.

Virginia said...

I love the colors and the flags!
V

EG CameraGirl said...

Looks so festive! And I'm pleased to see Canada's flag there!