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Carnival of Mamoiada

03.03.2019 - 05.03.2019

The great masks of the Mamuthones and the Issohadores

The Carnival in Sardinia is an archaic and unique festival with ancient masks, ancestral rituals, bonfires and dances. The Carnival of Mamoiada  is one of the most famous events of Sardinian folklore.The traditional masks of this carnival are the Mamuthones and the Issohadores, parading on the occasion of the feast of Saint Anthony between January 16th and 17th, then the Sunday of Carnival and on Fat Tuesday. The evenings end  distributing sweets to all the participants.  

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