Feast of S.S.
Martiri Alfio Filadelfo Cirino
centuries later, in the town of Trecastagni, there are still
feasts held on May 10 each year in honor of St. Alfio, Filadelfo
and Cirino. This is the most important religious event of the
town. Many devotees come from all over Eastern Sicily, to honor
the three Saints. At noon the statues of the three Saints are
taken out of the Church and followed by the launching of fireworks
and confetti and afterward they are carried in a procession
through the streets of the town.
the same day it is possible to watch a parade of traditional
colorful painted Sicilian carriages and to buy typical Sicilian
products in an open market.
of S. Agata
From 3 - 5 febbraio. The
sacred and profane combine to dominate Catania in a unique bland
that characterizes this period. The celebration of St. Agata has
now gained the status of an international event, both its
astounding manifestation of faith and its display of gass-rooots
tradition.Traditional aspect also include folklore and cuisine
which manage to standt he test of time despite the frenetic
rhythms of modern life, and which local families pride themselves
on keeping alive. Tipical sweet: olivetti. They are made from
marzapan with almonds vanilla and sugar.