[New York, August 9. Image via Getty]

NEW YORK - AUGUST 09: Italian-Americans gather during the 'The Dance of the Giglio' at the Giglio di Sant� Antonio Feast in East Harlem August 9, 2009 in New York City. The festival originated in the town of Brusciano, Italy and honors Saint Antonio. East Harlem once held the largest population of Italians in New York. The giglio is a tall wooden structure built to honor patron saints in Italian towns and is carried on the shoulders of men in a ritual that dates back hundred of years. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)