While waiting for the Japanese cherry trees, let’s celebrate the almond trees in bloom in Agrigento, Sicily!

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The folk festival Il Mandorlo in Fiore (the flowering of the almond trees), which will take place in Agrigento from March 5 to 12, is in its 75th edition and returns after 4 years of absence to greet the awakening of nature and spread messages of hope, brotherhood and solidarity. love, in the Sicilian town where the famous Greek Temple of Concordia is located.

The event will present the intangible heritage of Unesco and popular traditions from around the world, as well as a series of exhibitions and reflections on the theme of the almond and its derivatives.

In the Valley of the Temples there will also be parades and performances of the International Folklore Festival with groups from Albania, Armenia, Bulgaria, Chile, Ivory Coast, Croatia, Georgia, Japan, Greece, India, Italy, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Korea, Malaysia, Macedonia, Mexico, Poland, Scotland, Serbia, Spain, United States of America, Thailand, and from Uzbekistan.

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