Mystical Mamuthones from Mamoiada

My Sardinian Life

The mystical Mamuthones from Mamoiada have always stirred my soul and made me question the origin of their existence. I have attended festivals in Sassari and Olbia where the Mamuthones preformed before the inquisitive public, but I had never witnessed their ritual dance in their town, on their turf, until this past Sunday when I attended Tappas in Mamujada. There is something so raw and connected to nature in their dance that pulls me in, curious, wanting to know more. So I went searching …

Mural in Mamoiada

The Mamuthone legacy is shrouded in secrecy

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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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2 Responses to Mystical Mamuthones from Mamoiada

  1. Donna Didde says:

    Simply new at learning about Sardinia! Have been to Rome and Venice. Want to find out more about the surrounding islands of Italy. Rome is our passion. But love everything Italian! The lifestyle, cuisine, the people!

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