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A Harvest Festival in Sicily: Ottobrata Zafferanese 2019

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The 41st edition of the most important autumn festival in southern Italy will take place in Zafferana Etnea (Catania) every Sunday in October. Here’s to you Ottobrata Zafferanese 2019!


The Event

The event involves music, art and unique harvest flavors. Every Sunday in October, local Sicilian products like grapes, wine, honey, mustard, apples and other seasonal fruits as well as Etna mushrooms, oil and olives will all be at the center of the event.

In Piazza Umberto you will find stands where you can taste local sweets, wines, liqueurs and much more.

At the Villa Comunale (near the square) it will host stands dedicated to meats, cheeses and preserves.

In the area of ​​the former Zafferana Etnea sports field, a tent will be set up for musical performances and much more!

The streets of the historic center will celebrate the ancient crafts of the artisans who are now almost extinct. Artisans will entertain visitors by showing off their work in public. There will also be various exhibitions of handcrafted sculptures, photography and also painting.

Ottobrata Zafferanese is a 360 ° event that involves all the most beautiful aspects of the Sicilian tradition.

The dates are October 6, 13, 20 and 27 October in Zafferana Etnea.


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