August in Sicily

Festivals in the month of August in Sicily: music, history, sports... and much more
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Palio dei Normanni in Piazza Armerina, Sicily | 12th, 13th and 14th August every year

Palio dei Normanni, Piazza Armerina, 13 and 14 August

Ras al Jazz in Misilmeri near Palermo, Sicily | | July/September 2013 Jazz Festival | more info at www.rasaljazz.com

“Ras al Jazz” Castello dell’Emiro di Misilmeri (PA) Luglio – Settembre 2013

Divino Festival in Castelbuono, Sicily - wine festival | July 31-August 2, 2015

Divino Festival in Castelbuono, Sicily - wine festival

Messina’s biggest event takes place on 14th of August, when Mata and Grifone, the founders of Messina, are celebrated. Two colossal statues, on horses, of eight metres height, made of papier-maché  and believed to be the progenitors of Messina, are taken around the city.  The two statues have been identified with various figures of mythology : Kronos and Rhea (Latin for Saturn and Cybele), Ham and Rea, Rea and Zanclo. In 1547 gigantic bones were found, probably the remains of prehistoric…

Messina’s biggest event takes place on 14th of August, when Mata and Grifone, the founders of Messina, are celebrated. Two colossal statues, on horses, of eight metres height, made of papier-maché and believed to be the progenitors of Messina, are taken around the city. The two statues have been identified with various figures of mythology : Kronos and Rhea (Latin for Saturn and Cybele), Ham and Rea, Rea and Zanclo. In 1547 gigantic bones were found, probably the remains of prehistoric…

In July, August and September you might listen to classic music concerts the beautiful cloister of the Galleria d'Arte Moderna in Palermo | more info at www.palermoclassica.it

In July, August and September you might listen to classic music concerts the beautiful cloister of the Galleria d'Arte Moderna in Palermo

Baroque Train from Syracuse to Noto & Modica | July 30th and August 20th 2017

Baroque Train from Syracuse to Noto & Modica

Ypsigrock Festival 2016 in Castelbuono, Sicily | 4-7 August, 2016

Ypsigrock Festival 2016 in Castelbuono, Sicily

Sciacca Film Fest in Sicily | August 17-28, 2016, more info at http://www.sciaccafilmfest.it/

Sciacca Film Fest in Sicily | August 17-28, 2016, more info at http://www.sciaccafilmfest.it/

Orestiadi di Gibellina 2016, XXXV edizione | July 16-August  6, 2016

Orestiadi di Gibellina 2016, XXXV edizione | July 16-August 6, 2016

Calatafimi Segesta Festival, concerts and plays in the Greek Theater of Segesta, Sicily | July-August 2016

Calatafimi Segesta Festival, concerts and plays in the Greek Theater of Segesta, Sicily

Giostra dei Ventimiglia a Geraci Siculo in Sicily | August 27th-31st and September, 1st 2013

Giostra dei Ventimiglia a Geraci Siculo in Sicily | August 27th-31st and September, 1st 2013

From Caltanissetta to Agrigento by train | August 20th and September 3rd, 2017

From Caltanissetta to Agrigento by train | August 20th and September 3rd, 2017

Calatafimi Segesta Festival, concerts and plays in the Greek Theater of Segesta, Sicily | July-August 2017

Calatafimi Segesta Festival, concerts and plays in the Greek Theater of Segesta, Sicily

#Messina - Mezzagosto Messinese 2016 ~ La Passeggiata dei Giganti Mata e Grifone (10, 13, 14 Agosto) ~ ~ La Vara e il Grande Spettacolo Pirotecnico dalla stele della Madonnina del Porto (15 Agosto dalle ore 18,30) ~ Info: (+39) 0907723504/727/728/944  #SummerinSicily #YummySicily #sicilyevents

#Messina - Mezzagosto Messinese 2016 ~ La Passeggiata dei Giganti Mata e Grifone (10, 13, 14 Agosto) ~ ~ La Vara e il Grande Spettacolo Pirotecnico dalla stele della Madonnina del Porto (15 Agosto dalle ore 18,30) ~ Info: (+39) 0907723504/727/728/944 #SummerinSicily #YummySicily #sicilyevents

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