Ostuni ready to go back in time with the “Sagra Vecchi Tempi”. On 14/15 August 2018 on Viale Oronzo Quaranta
The traditional “Sagra Vecchi Tempi” festival, organized by the folk group “La Stella” with the patronage of the Municipality of Ostuni, is back this year for the 43rd edition. Along the walls of the White City, in the splendid setting of Viale Oronzo Quaranta, tourists and visitors can go back in time to the rediscovery of the ancient arts and culinary traditions, accompanied by the notes of popular music. You will be able to admire and appreciate old crafts such as the saddler, the funaio, the knife sharpener, the umbrella maker, the adjuste – broken dishes, the panararo, the mulinaio, the blacksmith, the shoemaker, etc .; admire the results of their art: wrought iron works, straw weaving for the creation of baskets, the processing of wool and reeds, the exhibits of old animal traction transport vehicles, ancient equipment for working the land and many other curiosities that testify the immense popular culture of our territory.
The Association “Cavalcata di Sant’Oronzo” will carry out the dressing of horses and riders of the plurisecolare escort of the Patron Saint, giving the opportunity to those who in the days of the patronal feast (26 August) will not be present in Ostuni to admire the magnificence of devotional manifestation.
Animation and entertainment will be assured by the “La Stella” Folk Group that parades and performances from the stage of their show full of songs, music and traditional dances, with lively and cheerful rhythms with the ever more requested and applauded “Pizzica Pizzica Tarantata” .
The appointment is on 14 and 15 August 2018, from 19.00.
Nineteenth-century palace located in the center of Ostuni. Renovated respecting the original style.