Agrigento – Festival of Almond Blossom

Published on December 30, 2015


From February 12 to Sunday, March 13, 2016. He began to celebrate the event in 1934 at the proposal of Count Dr. Alfonso Gaetani. Today, the Festival of Almond Blossom appears periodically in order to enhance the Agrigento spring and to provide a valuable means for the launch and marketing of certain products typical Sicilian Agrigento. The city of Agrigento right now and he’s happy this party that offered the opportunity to enhance the natural and cultural beauty that she herself possessed and possesses.
The almond tree is one of the most beautiful trees in the Mediterranean. In his spring, every year, the valley is covered by a beautiful flowery mantle of almond trees, is the scene of this important and unique event, which boasts the participation of various groups that characterize the Sicilian Folklore and who come from various parts World: entertain guests with dancing to the tune of their traditional melodies.
The event begins with the lighting of the tripod of right on the Temple of Concord and ends with the performance of the groups in the valley and the allocation of the scope temple golden trophy depicting the temple of Castor and Pollux. The Festival is divided into a series of performances of folk groups in the town streets and at the Theater Pirandello, torchlight evening of folklore, folk music and tastings of wines and typical Sicilian.

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