Traditions

San Martino's feast: from a Venetian legend to celebrations of novello wine and chestnuts

San Martino's feast: from a Venetian legend to celebrations of novello wine and chestnuts

Legend says that, on a cold and rainy day, a soldier from Rome named Martino, while riding his horse, saw a man on the road almost freezing because...
Orsara di Puglia, where people celebrates light rather than darkness

Orsara di Puglia, where people celebrates light rather than darkness

The "Fucacoste and cocce priatorje” literally means “Bonfire and heads of purgatory”: between November 1 and 2, Orsara di Puglia, a small town in...
Naples to crown the best pizzaiolo in 2015

Naples to crown the best pizzaiolo in 2015

Starting September 1st, the Lungomare Caracciolo in Naples will become the “the greatest pizzeria of the world”. Fifty among Naples’ most renowned...
Palio dell'Arca to celebrate Brindisi's Saint Patrons

Palio dell'Arca and the celebrations for Brindisi's Saint Patrons

The traditional "Parade on the sea" is held annually in the first week of September during the celebrations of the patron saints of the city ', San...
The first round of the Palio takes place in Siena

The first round of the Palio takes place in Siena

Siena’s Palio takes place twice a year and sees horses race through the streets of the Tuscan town. Today, the first round of the race has been held...
"You, Me & Sicily!" : Godmother of Sicilian Cooking!

"You, Me & Sicily!" : Godmother of Sicilian Cooking!

Meet Mamma Sicily: The Island's best chef! Episode I of "You, Me & Sicily" created by Eszter Vajda and Alfred Zappala. For more episodes of You,...