Masks, colors and amusement: it’s the Carnival of Acireale 2015

  • Published: 26-01-2015
  • Category: Events

Carnival of Acireale 2015Sicily during the winter gives a lot of surprises to its tourists. The most awaited event is the appointment with the Carnival of Acireale 2015, close to Catania, on January 31st, on February 1st, 7th, 8th and from 12th to 17th.

The Carnival of Acireale is considered the most beautiful in Sicily. Certainly is one of the oldest one: during ‘500 the Carnival was a spontaneous celebration that involved all population of Acireale.

Art and traditions are the ingredients of the Carnival of Acireale. During the celebration are organized events and challenges. Both for children and for adults. January and February are two months during which roads and streets are full of colors, masks and music.

The highlight of the event is the traditional floats parade during the night of Shrove Tuesday.

The event is so important that during July and August there is the Summer Carnival of Acireale.

For more information of Carnival of Acireale 2015, visit the official website Carnevaleacireale.info.

 

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