Traditions still alive

  • Carnival in Sicily

    Carnival in Sicily

    The Carnival in Sicily has ancient origins. It is the feast of abundance and binge eating before Lent fasting.

    This is the week of the year

  • Easter in Trapani, Caltanissetta, Enna

    Easter in Trapani, Caltanissetta, Enna

    The Good Friday Rites in Trapani, Caltanissetta, Enna.

    Easter in Sicily is a widely spread and important, religious event: all over the island, in large towns

  • Puppet Opera

    Puppet Opera

    Puppet opera is a particular type of puppet theatre, which emerged in southern Italy and particularly in Sicily in the early 1800s, is Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity.

    Traditionally the Opera of

  • Il Cantastorie Luciano Busacca

The last Sicilian Storytellers

You cannot say you know Sicily if you have not experienced the thrill of discovering its tradition, the true essence of its own  identity. Three of them are absolutely a must-see: the Opera dei Pupi,

  • scicli u gioia

Holy Week in Sicily, the celebrations you don’t want to miss

  • carretti

Sicilian carts

Sicilian carts are a symbol of Sicilian tradition and folklore. Known all over the world they have originated in Sicily around the 8th century. The carts were built by skilled craftsmen called “carradori” (coachbuilders) and were

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