In some of our previous guides we have told how Ostuni is not a city to be lived only in the summer but also in the autumn period. We want to talk to you about an event that will arrive in the white city on 24 and 25 November 2018 organized by a cultural association named “Le Radici del Sud”.
Le Radici del Sud, a reality of young people established in the area mainly focused on the pizzica and the Taranta, but also does a lot for the promotion of the territory, culture and art. In this video we show you the association in a show held this summer for the “Pizzica e Taranta” festival that has had stops throughout the Puglia region passing also in Ostuni.
An extract from the event organizer:
“It will be two days full of events on November 24 and 25, when the historic center of Ostuni will be beautified by lights, sets, colors, branches, etc etc in perfect autumn style.The event will start at 19.00 and will see the ‘exhibition, among the narrow streets of the historic center, in Piazza della Libertà and in the nearby streets, street bands, street artists, fire eaters, stilt walkers, groups of pizzica, stations and theater workshops for children, concerts, etc.
Not only. Wooden houses will be installed where local artisans will exhibit their works and works as well as an area destined to food. The complete program will be published in the coming days but we can assure you – explains Michele Conenna – artistic director of the Radici del Sud, which will be an event that will involve people from outside who will populate Ostuni for a whole weekend.
The goal, explain the vice president Pecere and the president Albanese, is to promote the territory through local companies (wine, oil, honey) and that can, through this event, propose and let taste their delicacies.
In the hope that it will be the starting point to de-seasonalize tourism in the white city as well, we are ready to accept the challenge. Our enthusiasm is dictated by the fact that decides and dozens of producers contact us to know info and participate. This confirms that the territory is active and that it wants to propose and disseminate. ”
For more information on the event in Ostuni visit the Facebook page of the association: LeRadiciDelSud The event will take place at Piazza della Libertà in Ostuni 800 meters from our holiday home.
Nineteenth-century palace located in the center of Ostuni. Renovated respecting the original style.