Pomelia Festival
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Pomelia Festival

Property included in the Register of Intangible Heritage of Sicily (REIS)

 

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Technical sheet prepared by: Region of Sicily - Department of cultural heritage and Sicilian identity - CRicd: Regional center for inventory, cataloging and documentation and Sicilian regional film library

No. Prog.
152
Bene
Pomelia Festival
Book
REI - Book of celebrations
Approval date
10-06-2011
Category
Party / Ceremony
Province
Catania
Location
 
Common
Ripon
Local denomination
 
Chronological News
 
recurrence
Annual
Data
Three days, usually a weekend in April.
opportunity
Promotion of the typical Ripostese flower
Function
Celebratory / Promotional
Actors
 
Participants
Local community, tourists
Description
Every year in Riposto there is the Spring Festival, better known as the "Pomelia Festival", an exhibition-market of "pomelia cuttings" and crafts, at the same time as not only exhibition stands of various plants and essences are organized. but also sporting events, musical performances, tastings of typical products, social initiatives and nursery and botany courses.
The three days held at the Falcone-Borsellino Park in Riposto is aimed at promoting the love for the typical flower of Riposto and for the well-established floristic and nursery tradition of the place.
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Footnotes
The initiative enjoys the patronage of the Municipality of Riposto and is promoted by the cultural association "La Pomelia", in collaboration with the Pro loco di Riposto and with some schools, in order to educate children about the love for greenery and nature, as well as respect for public flower beds.
Author Card
Paula Barbata
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