Italy: On Sicily will note almonds flowering

In the first week of February on Sicily in the Valley of Temples the 77th Sagra del mandorlo in fiore festival will take place. In Agrigento in the Valley of Temples celebration of the beginning of spring and almonds flowering will take place. Celebration will begin on February 2 with ignition of a torch of friendship in the temple Concordia and will proceed procession along a valley at sunset. Folklore groups will pass on the city streets, dressed in national suits.

The festival will be closed on Sunday February 9 when other procession will move from Agrigento to temples. Prizes will be handed over to folklore groups, for the best dance, a national suit and the best execution of music turns, writes Discover Italia.