Feast And Festivals In Sicily

May 2019 Print

01 May

  • 1 May - 2 June 2019

    Caltagirone (Catania) - La scala infiorata (The Scala Flower Festival)

    The Scala Flower Festival, an annual celebration held as a tribute to Our Lady of Conadomini, patron and protector of the city of Caltagirone, features about two thousand potted plants and flowers of different shades and colors arranged on the historic staircase of Santa Maria del Monte to create one grand design. Built in the early 17th century and undoubtedly Caltagirone’s most evocative sight, the monumental staircase showcases 142 steps, each uniquely decorated with hand-painted majolica tiles

  • 21 April - 2 June 2019

    San Biagio Platani (Agrigento) - Archi di Pasqua

    Holy Week Observances and making of the traditional “Easter Arches”: the original expositions are realized with natural materials (laurel oak, rosemary, cereals, bread) and last 4 weeks. Guides tours at the museum of Easter archs (advance booking is recommended - Tel. 324/7440252 or email [email protected])

09 May

  • 9 May - 6 July 2019

    Siracusa - Rappresentazioni classiche al teatro greco (The Greek Theater in Syracuse)

    Euripide: Elena; Euripide: Le Troiane; Aristofane: Lisistrata. Information and reservation: +39/0931/487248; or +39/02/92897737; web site: www.indafondazione.org

12 May

  • 12 May 2019

    Calatabiano (catania) - Nespolando. Sagra delle nespole (Medlar Festival)

    Agriculture, food and fun festival.

16 May

  • 16 - 19 May 2019

    San Vito Lo Capo (Trapani) - Festival internazionale degli aquiloni (International Kite Festival)

    Kyte festival in San Vito lo Capo. Street artists and stand with typical products.

17 May

  • 17 - 19 May 2019

    Noto (Siracusa) - Infiorata (Flower & Spring festival)

    A magnificent carpet of flowers is laid along Via Nicolaci, in the baroque core of Noto. The festival features performances, shows, music and dance events.