Sassari- The Discesca dei Candelieri (Descent of the Candlesticks): solemnity, authenticity and exhibition

August 14, 2017

The Faradda di li Candareri , the Descent of the Candlesticks, a dancing procession of large wooden columns, votive and symbolic candles, that advance along the town’s historical roads, from Piazza Castello, along Corso Vittorio Emanuele, to the Church of Santa Maria di Betlem. In 2013, it was included in…
Ardia of Sedilo

July 06, 2017

The Ardia of Sedilo, a legendary event, timeless, the re-enactment of a famous battle. Following an apparition, the young Emperor Constantine ordered his soldiers to write In hoc signo vinces (“in this sign thou shalt conquer”) onto their shields. Despite the fact that he was outnumbered, on 28…