The traditional wedding in Selargius

During the 2nd week of September in Selargius, in the province of Cagliari there is the celebration of the traditional Sardinian wedding. Real couples get married every year following the old traditions wearing the traditional Sardinian wedding gown. At the end of the ceremony they are chained together to symbolise the union of their destinies. […]

The Festival of San Salvatore and the barefoot run

The festival of San Salvatore, which takes place the 1st week-end of September, is one of the oldest and most peculiar events in Sardinia. On the 1st Saturday of September, at dawn, a group of around a thousand runners, all barefoot young men wearing a white robe, carry the simulacrum of San Salvatore from the […]