Festival of St. Sebastian, Racale / Фестиваль Св. Себастьяна, Ракале

Nessuna Pretesa concert

Nessuna Pretesa concert

Racale, Festival of St. Sebastian, 2013: different kind of markets, flower stands, animals stands, sweets stands with freshmade cupeta, stands with souvenirs, bags, bijouterie, etc, illumination decorations, amusement park with lots of attractions for children and adults, and a live concert of a famous Italian singer Antonio Maggio. Continue reading

Festivals in June / Фестивали в июне

In order to organize better your free time and evenings during your vacation in Salento in June here are festivals, fairs, feasts and shows:

Borgoinfesta, from May 31 to June 2. The eco-cultural festival in Borgagne, created by around three hundred volunteers of Ngracalati. This year the theme of Borgoinfesta is “Mediterranean Roots”, those related to culture, traditions, gastronomy, monumental trees, music, dance, arts, crafts, theater, cooking, solidarity.  From May 31 to June 2, the square of St. Anthony in Borgagne, completely restored, will be the heart of the party. The Church Chiesa Madre and the Clock Tower , reborn with the fresco of St. Anthony, will be the splendid frame for musicians and dancers in the common search for an emotional involvement.

June 2, Antiques Market in Otranto. Exhibition of antique objects, object of hobbies and collecting. Address: Embankment of Heroes (Lungomare degli Eroi), from 8 am to sunset. Continue reading

The Parade of Horses in Leverano / Парад лошадей в Леверано

sfilata-dei-cavalliThe Parade of Horses (Sfilata dei Cavalli) will take place in Leverano, May 26 (In case of bad weather the Parade will be postponed till next Sunday, June 2).

For one day, the town known for wine, olive oil and flowers, will be transformed in an equestrian carousel with horses, ponies, waggons and cabriolets. The Parade will start at 17:30 in Otranto street (via Otranto) till the awards granting at 21:00 in the park (villa comunale). Continue reading

Festivals in May / Фестивали в мае

Festival in Diso

Festival in Diso

May 1  / 1 мая

Diso – Feast of SS Filippo e Giacomo, which is famous for firework competitions. Праздник Св. Филиппо и Джакомо, который славится конкурсом фейерверков.

Acquarica di Lecce – Market fair, organized by Pro Loco. Ярмарка, организованная Pro Loco Continue reading

Festa of Maria SS. Annunziata, April 23-25, Castro



The festival in honor of Maria Santissima Annunziata, will take place in Castro, April 23-25

Tuesday, April 23
20:00 Opening of the festival with pyrotechnic effects combined with music by ANGELO MEGA (Scorrano) in the company of famous Italian comedian UCCIO DE SANTIS
20:30 Fish Sagra, stands with typical local dishes and rivers of beer, offered by the festival committee. Continue reading