Have you any idea what is Il Palio dei Micci or The Donkey Derby ? Finally after three years of attempting to witness this Palio dei Micci, or as I call it… the Donkey Derby, I now fully comprehend this Fantastic Event! I have been every year only to have it rained out due to it presiding outdoors. Its an annual competition/festival event that takes place in Querceta, Italy. This year was the 59th year of participation. Eight different teams, each with their own color symbolism, compete to win in four categories: The Donkey race, the Performance, the Drummers, and the Parade/Fashion Show.