Fontevecchia al Carnevale Popolare Teatino

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Fontevecchia the People's Carnival Teatino

In Chieti, Tuesday, March 5, from 16

The colored conical hats and dresses with bells Fontevecchia Pulcinella enliven the popular Carnival teatino which will be held March 5 in Chieti center and historic. The event, organized by Walking Together Onlus, provides for the participation and collaboration of various associations of identity and traditionalist from around the Abruzzo including Fontevecchia. "We are honored to receive the invitation from friends of Walking Together with whom we have already collaborated fruitfully in other events - says the president of Fontevecchia, Luciano Troiano - it is a cultural journey and identity which we are, in fact, walk together to protect the Abruzzi folk traditions and make them known to the young ".

The traditional Abruzzo Carnival is a real identity festive, colorful and cheerful. A feast thanks to the kitchen provides lunch, meat ravioli and sausage and the evening dinner "de nine mucceche". A popular event that has ancient roots Fontevecchia which, together with other associations, in collaboration with Walking Together, will be an active part in its March 5 to the popular Carnival teatino of Chieti beginning at 16.00 from Piazza Garibaldi in a cheerful and festive path that will cross the entire city center from via Corso Arniense Marrucino, Piazza Trento and Trieste until you reach Piazza Vico which will host the pantomime and the trial of King Carnival.

To animate the streets of the capital will be the teatino Pulcinella Abruzzo characterized by large conical hat adorned with colored ribbons, signs of seed germination and the new life that is about to arrive in camps after the winter break, the belts with cowbells, the sewed bells on the sides of the pants to make noise because the noise is life , noise, also dispels the silence that, in a festival celebrating the return to life, must never be. Carnival, then, as a waiting celebration of Lent, Shrove Tuesday they will eat traditional ravioli before the period of abstinence and how to return the feast of life of nature to celebrate the upcoming seed germination. Organize popular carnival is always great company that looking at it in retrospect, however, it seems impossible love for the true values ​​of tradition has provided physical and mental strength.

Meeting Tuesday, March 5 at 16.00 in Piazza Garibaldi in Chieti for a popular carnival full of history, memory, play, ritual, involvement, current and future.

Info and participation: 331/6796820

About Us

The committee for the establishment of the Fontevecchia Association was formed in 2010 and is an active part of civil society with interventions relating to the environment, mobility, knowledge and integration. The purpose of the association, in addition to the protection of traditions, the territory and the aesthetic redevelopment of the village born in 1600, is articulated on a wide range of interventions.