Back to the Carnival of Petrosino , one of the most valuable of the province of Trapani, which this year adds even more and try to overcome the highly successful previous editions . Five floats in the race, accompanied by music , animation and a great final concert of Tinturia , Sicilian band known in Italy and in the world .
Several events planned for the 2014 edition will take place from 1st to 4th March through the streets and squares of the city center.
In addition to the racing there will be more moments of musical entertainment by local bands , entertainment and dancing.
An event in growth , which involves the entire citizenry , thanks to the creativity and commitment of many volunteers and several local associations that make floats , costumes , music and set design ; promoted by the municipality and for the first time sponsored by Sicily.
"Our Carnival this year will be even better - says the Mayor of Petrosino Gaspare Giacalone - we wanted to bet on what is the most important event and that allows us to promote Petrosino , even beyond national borders , failing to give the ´ image of a territory and of young people who , despite everything, they want to redeem their land.
Among the most important new features : promoting the February issue of the journal ´ Ryanair ´ that will reach millions of passengers across Europe and the concert Tinturia , reflecting once again the idea of investing in artists who best represent the rhythm and Sicilian music . "
The wagons are handcrafted by skilled workers and groups , all high 4 to 5 feet long and from 3 to 9 meters. The Group " Coccinelle " will present the wagon " Ladybird ", the Cultural Association " Juvenes " propose the wagon " Moulin Rouge " the Association " The Rebirth" a wagon titled "A sea Semo ," the Association " Micael "chose the theme of" Alice in Wonderland " and the Cultural Association " Petro - sinis " will march with the float titled" Coppo - Letta . "
"This year - says Antonella Putaggio , chairman of Carnival - particular attention will be paid to the smallest we have indeed thought of entertaining moments that will take place every afternoon and Sunday morning , especially because the carnival is the party of children. "