Sagra del Mandorlo in Fiore

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Sagra del Mandorlo in Fiore 2015, programme
The 70th Sagra del Mandorlo in Fiore 2015 (Festival of the Blossoming Almond Trees) will be held in Agrigento from 12th to 22nd February, 2015. An intense agenda of activities for a festival of Sicilian folklore that attracts tourists and curious people every year. This annual event entwine with other initiatives, such as the 60th International Festival of Folklore, the 15th International Festival “Children of the World”, the 5th European Dance Caravan. A busy schedule of appointments and moments of pure fun to allow oneself to be contaminated by “Sicilianity”. The programme of events is as follows:

THURSDAY 12th
International Festival “Children of the World”
10.30: Meeting at the Casa della Speranza, “Il Sorriso” Centre, AIAS and Hospital pediatric ward

FRIDAY 13th
International Festival “Children of the World”
16.30: Pirandello Theatre: meeting with Town Authorities
17.30: Grand parade with folk groups from Piazza Pirandello to Piazza Cavour
20.30: Pirandello Theatre: folk group performances

SATURDAY 14th
International Festival “Children of the World”
10.00: peace and fraternity walk through the Valley of the Temples
20.30: Archeological Museum: the “Claudio Criscenzo” award and group performances

SUNDAY 15th
International Festival “Children of the World”
09.30: procession from Piazza don Minzoni to Piazza Cavour
12.30: international folk group performance
16.30: Church of the Madonna of Providence: prayers for peoples in peace
Sicilian folklore – Carts
09.30: Procession from Piazza Pirandello to Piazza Cavour with regional folklore groups, the historical parade and Sicilian carts
15.00: Piazza Cavour: performance by regional folklore groups

TUESDAY 17th
11.00: Piazza Cavour: International folklore
18.00: Tempio della Concordia: Lighting of the tripod
WEDNESDAY 18th
11.00: Piazza Cavour: International folklore
17.00: Torchlight procession of friendship

THURSDAY 19th
11.00: Piazza Cavour: International folklore

FRIDAY 20th
11.00: Prefecture: Authorities welcome for representatives of the international folk groups
11.00: Piazza Cavour: International folklore
16.00: Pirandello Theatre: 60th International Festival of Folklore and European Dance Caravan
21.00: Pirandello Theatre: 60th International Festival of Folklore and European Dance Caravan

SATURDAY 21st
11.00: Piazza Cavour: International folklore
16.00: Pirandello Theatre: 60th International Festival of Folklore
21.00: Pirandello Theatre: 60th International Festival of Folklore

SUNDAY 22nd
Alle 9.00: Sfilata da Piazza Pirandello allo stadio Esseneto
Alle 14.00: Valle dei templi: Spettacolo conclusivo e consegna premi e Tempio d’oro

See more at:
http://siciliaconvention.com/sagra-del-mandorlo-in-fiore-2015-programma-dellevento/#sthash.fC1hmRaY.dpuf

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