Juliet’s birthday – On September 16, 1284, Juliet Capulet was born in the city of Verona (Italy). Yes, this is the same 13-year-old girl who committed suicide after the death of her lover.
Every year, grandiose performances and carnivals are organized in the city in honor of Juliet’s birthday. Everyone has the opportunity to wear a theater costume, and local authorities organize performances of Shakespeare’s plays.
Millions of tourists from different parts of the world come to Verona to see with their own eyes the house where the heroine lived. Next to the balcony, where Romeo declared his love for Juliet, there is a memorial bronze statue. Everyone can take a photo as a memory or make a wish that will surely come true.
In 1972, the Juliet club was founded. Thanks to Giulio Tamassi, anyone can send a letter to chat with the heroine. The club also has an e-mail. Employees of the club do not leave any sender without attention. Each year, approximately 5,000 recipients receive a reply to their letter.