Arpino. Carnival of Saturn

In March Arpino returns the great event the Carnival of Saturn, founder of the city. The Saturnalia were the feasts that consecrated the God Saturn and from which the festivities of today’s Carnival originate. The first week of March in the historic city center and Piazza Municipio, from the afternoon Read more…

Arpino. Donkey Race

On the last Sunday of September in Arpino the donkey race takes place – a contest where fun is the real watchword. The races are divided into heats starting in the morning and closing in the afternoon. A special space is dedicated to children. It is an occasion to celebrate Read more…

Saltarello, dance of life

Saltarello is life. It is a dance of life, of liberation, of challenge. Saltarello contains a world of messages, proposals, waste, gambling, outburst, union and jealousy. Saltarello is an ancient dance. They danced almost always outdoors, on the farmyards, after intense working days in the harvest, in the wheat harvest Read more…

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