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Colors of Sardinia - traditions, festivals, mentality and lifestyle

Facade It’s enough to see the cultural calendar of Sardegna to appreciate its multifaceted culture. It includes the most original celebrations and festivals; the history of many celebrations dates back more than one hundred years. Annually the picturesque town of Mogoro holds the colorful Carpet Festival representing works of the best masters of the island. The first festival was held in 1961 and since then it has become a good tradition.
Sardegna is the second largest island of the Mediterranean. Cagliari is the capital of the island. Each of eight Sardinian provinces is interesting in its own way. Sardegna has long been a … Open
Today, Carpet and Crafts Fair is known to admirers from many different countries. Many tourists come to the festival to pick up their orders from craftsmen, which have being woven for months. Ordinary travelers would find the festival interesting too, as there they can watch musical performances or learn the art of weaving carpets.
Each year, Quartu Sant’Elena hosts Sciampitta Festival that got its name from the old local dance. In 1985, the festival gained international status. Today, it is attended by dance groups from different countries. The festival takes place in mid-July and lasts for five days; its program includes dancing performances and other events associated with the culture of the island in one way or another. Copyright
Original dishes of Sardegna are called healing ones for a reason; the fact is that only natural and organic products are used to cook. Today, a significant part of the national menu consists … Open
Fans of historical festivals would like Giostradel Saracino, which takes place during the second half of June in Arezzo. This scenic tilting was first held in the 13th century. Initially, it had an exceptionally practical importance, as during the tournament knights were honing their skills. Over the years, this large-scale event became more spectacular; every year more and more people are arriving to watch it. Exciting competitions of knights dressed in armor look real; those tournaments remain the main event of the festival.
Sardinien Sardegna - Italien One of the most popular events on the island is Shampitta Folk Festival held in Quartu Sant'Elena. Initially, the event was attended by local teams only, but these days, musicians, dancers and artisans from all over the world come to participate. Almost all entertainment events and performances take place in the open air. These beautiful ethnic festivals represent various amazing traditions.
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Map of all churches
Cathedrals and basilicas near Sardinia
♥   Duomo di S. Nicola, Ottana, 12.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilica della Madonna di Bonaccattu, Bonarcado, 30.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Cattedrale di S. Maria delle Neve, Nuoro, 35.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilica della Neve, Cuglieri, 38.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Cattedrale di Ss. Pietro e Paolo, Ales, 42.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilica Santuario Nostra Signora del Rimedio, Oristano, 43 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Cattedrale di S. Maria Assunta, Oristano, 43.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all castles
Survived castles around Sardinia
♥   Castle 'Castello Malaspina' Bosa, 47.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castello di Medusa' Lotzorai, 57.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castello di Sassari' Sassari, 77.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo

National traditions of Italy

Italians are incredibly fond of communication, and therefore making friends among locals is very simple. When getting acquainted, they pay much attention to where the person came from and what he does. Italians are happy to look for new friends and constantly expand their social circle. Children in the country are very anxious. All establishments, from restaurants to cinemas, are sensitive to small guests. Owners can give them a free portion of ice cream or just entertain the kid. Italians are accustomed to enjoying life. They are always smiling and sincerely looking forward to any communication. If someone accidentally pushes an Italian and then apologizes, the incident can develop into an exchange of compliments and full acquaintance. … Open
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