April 9 – 16, 2017 – Easter procession and street food in SICILY
Sicily photo adventure.
During your stay you will live and experience feel like a local also learn all about the food and its history and all the secrets of this unique world.
MARSALA – Procession of Holy Thursday
The Holy Thursday living procession in Marsala repeats the Passion, Death and Resurrection of Christ and stands out from other processions for the typicality of the representation made by actors interpret with great emotional involvement.
The representation starts with the first character of a hooded Brotherhood of St. Anne that holds a long cross, flanked by two men announcing the procession with the roll of drums. The paintings begin with the entrance scene of Christ in Jerusalem and concludes with the Resurrection, at the end of the procession follow the statue of the dead Christ and the Addolorata. Since 17th century this procession invades Marsala historic center each Maundy Thursday.
TRAPANI – Procession of Misteri
The Misteri are amongst the oldest continuously running religious events in Europe, having been played every Good Friday since before the Easter of 1612, running for 24 hours, are the longest religious festival in Italy.
The Procession of Misteri in Trapani is a day-long artistic passion procession featuring twenty floats sculptures of individual scenes of the events of the Passion of Jesus.
In the middle of local people who participate procession, you can feel their passion with live traditional music and get emotional shootings.
ERICE – Procession of Misteri
In the charming medieval village of Erice, takes place a smaller but no less evocative Procession of the Misteri.
The origin of the procession is the second half of the ‘500.
Erice is located on top of Mount Erice, at around 750 metres above sea level, overlooking the city of Trapani, the low western coast towards Marsala, the Capo San Vito to the north-east, and the Aegadi Islands on Sicily’s north-western coast, providing spectacular views.
PALERMO – Street life and street food
The one day tour in Palermo is dedicated to the exploration of historical open air markets “Capo” and “Vucciria” a world of colors, smells, and rich humanity.
Experience the urban life and try the authentic Sicilian street food like pani cà meusa (spleen sandwich), the famous arancina di riso (stuffed rice ball), panino con panelle (sandwich with slices of fried chickpea flour) and the historic Sicilian desserts: cannoli and cassata filled with fresh ricotta cheese. A wonderful day of photography and delicious food.
This is a photo adventure where different level photographers can meet, work together and exchange inspiration in positive and creative atmosphere in first hand. A wonderful week of photography full of emotions, with the opportunity to discover delicious Sicilian food and back home with new italian friends. An amazing adventure focused on travel, culture and cuisine a unique experience that will remain in your memory for years.
You will stay in our 18th century typical Sicilian villa, surrounded by vineyards and the blu mediterranean sea. The area is known for its olive groves, salt pans and local producers of DOC Marsala wine and many other amazing red and white wines.
Sicilian breakfasts and Sicilian dinners will be prepared and served at the villa by Maria, our lovely Gramma. Enjoy the exotic flavors of traditional cuisine accompanied by exquisite local wines. Snacks will also be provided throughout the day when needed. But please notify us in advance if you have any dietary restrictions.
Travel, Landscape, Seascape, Architecture, Food and People Photography.
Beginner, amateur, enthusiast and semi-pro photographers.
Double occupancy use 950 euro per person.
If you are coming on your own, you will have your own individual bedroom with private bathroom.
Double single use 1.100 euro per person.
Those who make “early booking” can enjoy 100 euro discount (valid until 31 Jan. 2017) and selections of various accommodations.
HOW TO BOOK:
The deposit to confirm your adventure is just 300 euro, it can be paid by bank transfer or PayPal.
Apply NOW, participation is limited and early enrollment is suggested.
Minimum number of participants 8.
– 7 Days
– Workshop Adventure
– Local Guide
– Photo Walks
– Small Group Size
– Accommodation in Villa Salinara
– 7 Sicilian breakfasts
– 7 Sicilian dinners
– 6 light lunch
– Transfer from/to Trapani Airport and to the shooting locations
Information & registration:
The adventure is conducted in English, with translation into Italian, French, Spanish and Japanese on demand.