Today we celebrate San Giovanni, Saint John day, with processions taking palce in many towns around Sicily.
In the Christian tradition, Lent is the forty days period of the liturgical year which leads up to Easter devoted to fasting and prayer.
Sicily's Easter processions and celebrations are the most famous in Italy.
The "Sagra del Mandorlo in Fiore" is a world famous celebration of spring, folk dance and music that takes place every year in the wonderful settin
Sant' Agata is Catania's patron saint and is celebrated in February from the 3rd to the 5th with one of the largest religious processions in Italy.
This year, Carnival celebrations will start around Friday, January 25 and finish on Tuesday, February 05, 2008.