Sagra del Mandorlo in Fiore / The Almond Blossom Festival

February / March

The Sagra del Mandorlo in Fiore is a famous festival which takes place in Agrigento between February and March. 

The Sagra del Mandorlo in Fiore (Almond Blossom Festival) is divided into a series of Folk music performances and typical Sicilian food tasting. The event begins with a ride in the Valley of the Temples (AG) at sunset, and continues with the lighting of the friendship torch in front of the Concord Temple. The last day of the festival includes the most important event, where the folk groups form a parade with Sicilian carts and musical bands, and travel from the city to the Valley of the Temples. In addition, an art exhibition is held at the Concord Temple and in the Hercules Temple they host the award ceremony of the Golden Temple, for which an international jury selects winning groups based the best dancing, singing and who has the best traditional costume.

71° Sagra del Mandorlo in Fiore 2016
12/02 – 13/03
www.sagradelmandorloinfiore.com

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