Once upon a time -. … tradition has it that on July 26, the feast of the patron saint of pregnant women, Saint Anne, the mothers went in procession to below the church, located on the west side of the bay of the Castle, just across the rising of the sun, under the bulk of the women who waited Torre.Le a child praying that everything filasse smooth, women who were not calls for a gift: the fertilità.Il procession was done mostly by fishing boats, for the particular occasion, decorate the boat with boughs and garlands of flowers.
Since the early ’30s folk festival became a popular character with time, becoming the most picturesque of the environment and originality of the parade of decorated rafts in the water in front of the church dedicated to Santa.
Since then, the parade was born out of pure randomness and devotion to the Holy becomes tender for the boats, allegorically representing episodes, stories, myths and personalities linked to the island of Ischia, they become real theater equipment.
Party at Sea on the rocks of Sant’Anna culminates with fireworks and a spectacular burning of the Aragonese Castle and it can be said with absolute conviction that it is one of the most charming summer and memory Ischia.