Holidays in Sicily: Easter.
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Easter in Sicily ...

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The province of Catania during the Holy Week and at Easter organizes a series of interesting events from a cultural and folkloristic point of view.

In Adrano, during the "Holy Saturday", you can assist to the theatrical representation "La Diavolata", a religious drama, dating back to the 1728. Caltagirone too, famous for the handcraft ceramics, remembers the holy week with religious processions and typical exhibitions. Between April and May in Caltagirone you can assist to the International Exhibition of handcraft whistles, with more than 300 examples coming from all over the world and the "Blooming ladder", monumental ladder in S. Maria del Monte During the Angel's Monday, Palagonia on the other hand, organizes a procession for St. Febronia with the famous "spaccata della pigna", a popular manifestation coming from the peasants' tradition.