Sicilian Traditions

                 THE MORO HEADS

ONE OF THE SICILIAN SYMBOLS ARE THE MORO HEADS. THEIR ROOTS SINK IN THE CULTURE AND HISTORY OF SICILY. THE MOST IMPORTANT IS THE CERAMICS OF CALTAGIRONE, A SMALL TOWN NEAR CATANIA.

                                     OPERA DEI pupi

the opera consists of a puppet theater, where chivalrous scenes are staged.

                  SICILIAN CART 

the appearance of the cart varies according to the area where it is located.

the colors are always or almost always very bright with hand-painted details. It is a tradition that has been handed down for years thanks to a master painter and carpenter who instructs his apprentices not to let this activity die.

                  RELIGIOUS FESTIVALS 

in Sicily religion is very important.

an example is the feast of Sant’agata in Catania which is one of the most important festivals in the world. This event is held twice a year in February and August. The city is set up with colored lights around the city .

                       THE CUISINE    

in Sicily we have cassata, cannolo arancino or (arancina)

pancakes. 

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