VIDEO – The Kiss | I Candelieri 2012

Sassari – The kiss between two guilds. The Carpenters (Gremio dei Falegnami) and The Peasants (Gremio dei Contadini.)

You can read my full article on this great event here: The Descent of the Candle Bearers | I Candelieri 2012

Have you seen Sardinia’s 2nd largest festival?

About Jennifer Avventura

Canadian Freelance writer living in Sardinia, Italy. A serial expat who has lived in Australia, England and Cayman Islands. She eats Nutella with a spoon and hides under the bed during lightning storms. When she's not out running 6k you will find her sitting at the computer - writing her novel and searching for worldwide waitress work.
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7 Responses to VIDEO – The Kiss | I Candelieri 2012

  1. Pingback: The Descent of the Candle Bearers | I Candelieri 2012 | My Sardinian Life | La Mia Vita Sarda

  2. I love these Italian/ Spanish/ Mediterranean festivals. They are so passionate in their history……and everyone turns out ! Great !

  3. sixedasarda says:

    Jennifer thank you for “the kiss”. I am Sassarese and I try to make it back at least every 2-3 years, this year I couldn’t, so just watching that clip brings tears to my eyes. A zent’anni!!

  4. Madhu says:

    What a lovely tradition! Wish I could witness one of these in person!

  5. colonialist says:

    Sucha fascinating custom and spectacle!

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