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AGRIGENTO \ aise \ – Dance, music, shows, concerts, exhibitions, parades, entertainment, food and wine. All the ingredients are there for the most festive spring celebration, and flowery almondwhich will be held in Agrigento From March 5 to 12, and it will be full of events and emotions.
event that came to 75th editionrekindling the awakening of nature with the blossoms of almond trees and spreading messages of hope, brotherhood and love, in the Sicilian city where the Temple of Concordia has stood majestically for centuries in the Valley of the Temples.
Il Mandorlo in Fiore will present UNESCO intangible heritage and folk traditions from around the world, as well as a series of exhibitions and insights on the subject of almonds and their derivatives.
The program is punctual with a long preview that started on February 21, coinciding with the Carnival, which will be extended by one day, on March 13, in the Baroque village adjacent to Naro, called “La Fulgentsima”, where the spring party.
Among the highlights, certainly cannot miss the exciting “Fiaccolata dell’Amicizia”, ​​scheduled for Friday 10 March, which concludes the participation in peace, fraternity and friendship of groups representing about thirty countries from Africa, America, Asia and Europe. .
Great Artists in Concert: Banco del Mutuo Soccorso, the historic Italian progressive rock band founded in Rome in 1968; Francesco Buzzurro, described by Ennio Morricone as “among the greatest in the world because he is able to make intellectual music usable for all”; Tom Sinatra, the musician who revolutionized the techniques of the mandolin and represented Sicily on big stages, on television, in countries far away, always enjoying great success with audiences and critics; But also the symphony orchestra of the “Toscanini” Conservatory in Ribeira.
To satisfy young and old, there is no shortage of entertainment and shows for families: the beauty of the stage with the musical “Nella Magica delle Fate” by Marco Savattieri, at the Teatro Pirandello; Music and dance performances by groups participating in the “20th Festival of the World’s Children” from Bulgaria, India, Korea, Lithuania, Macedonia, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Sri Lanka and Turkey.
A large space is also dedicated to food and wine with the third edition of the “Agrigento Cooking Show” competition – in collaboration with the Valle dei Templi Film Commission – which will be attended by notable guests from the national gastronomic scene such as Giorgio Parchesi, Italy’s most famous bistrot and protagonist of the popular TV show “Giorgione”. Orto e Cucina. Then Mandorlara, “almonds to the table” cooking show and for all gourmets, also the Mandorlo restaurant at Fiore Village Food in the city center.
And again: parades and performances of the “65th International Folklore Festival” with Albania, Armenia, Bulgaria, Chile, Ivory Coast, Croatia, Georgia, Japan, Greece, India, Italy, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Korea, Malaysia, Macedonia and Mexico. , Poland, Scotland, Serbia, Spain, USA, Thailand, Uzbekistan.
Mandorlo in Fiore is organized by the Municipality of Agrigento together with the Archaeological Park of the Valley of the Temples, the DMO Tourist Region of the Valley of the Temples and the Luigi Pirandello Theater Foundation and with the support of the Ministry of Tourism and the Sicilian Region.
The program in detail is Available here. (aise)

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