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THE MOST IMPORTANT ANNUAL EVENTS AND FESTIVALS IN SARDINIA




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  • Sartiglia
    Oristano, last Sunday in Carnival and the following Thursday
    It is a tournament on horseback where riders show their skill by trying to pierce a star, which hangs above the street, using a sword or a carved wooden stick.
  • Traditional Carnivals
    Samugheo (OR)
    Mamutzones (men) dressed in goat's skins, tall cork hats with big horns on top, cowbells hanging from their bodies and faces painted black. They dance around s'Urtzu, a character who is half goat and half man, and su 'Omadore tortures him until he is sacrificed.
  • Ottana (NU)
    The Carnival masks are evidence of timeless rites and cultural traditions and hold us spellbound with their mystery.
    Mamoiada (NU)
    in the heart of Barbagia black masks, dark, dramatic, sheep skins, cowbells, a rythmical gait, tamed men, a noisy bedlam.
  • Bosa (NU)
    Carnival takes place along the Karrasegare streets. Bosa puts on its Sunday best and is more beautiful than ever. On Shrove Tuesday there is "s'Attidu": hired mourners raise an old funeral lament for the dying Carnival.
  • Orotelli (NU)
    Discover this Carnival through the blackened faces of sos thurpos.
  • Passion and Holy week rites
    Cagliari, Castelsardo (SS), Alghero (SS), Iglesias (CA)
    Ancient religious rites and sacred rituals which take place in the churches and along the streets of the city centre, recalling old traditions.
  • S. Efisio Festival
    Cagliari - Nora, May 1-4
    This is the most important and spectacular procession in the Mediterranean area.
  • S'Ardia
    Sedilo (OR), first week-end in July
    A unique horse race which is held every year in honour of San Costantino
  • La Faradda di li Candareri
    Sassari, August 14
    Every year, on the 14th of August (the day before Ferragosto), the "Gremi" (the old craft guilds) race down the crowded streets carrying huge wooden "candelieri.
  • Redentore
  • Nuoro, end of August
    Traditional costumes, horses, traccas (decorated carts), handicrafts, folk traditions. There also is a tenor competition featuring ancient traditional Sardinian songs
  • The Chestnut Festival
    Aritzo (NU) - last Sunday in October
    Costume parade, shows, food and wine tasting.
  • Mountain products
    Desulo (NU) - November 1-5
    An agro-industrial and handicraft exhibition, meetings, literary prizes, traditional music, painting exhibition.

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