The carnival of Ottana takes place in Sardinia, Italy, and has its roots in peasant culture.  Derived from a mediterranean neolithic cult of farming and fertility, the core character and originality of this event has been maintained due to the region’s long history of isolation. Sardinia-based photographer Giacomo Macis has attended the festival for three years in a row, always capturing the essence and spirit of what this festival symbolizes.

The carnival of Ottana takes place in Sardinia, Italy, and has its roots in peasant culture. Derived from a mediterranean neolithic cult of farming and fertility, the core character and originality of this event has been maintained due to the region’s long history of isolation. Sardinia-based photographer Giacomo Macis has attended the festival for three years in a row, always capturing the essence and spirit of what this festival symbolizes.

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Treasure of Italy: the Rich History of Balsamic Vinegar from Modena - Aceto Balsamico Tradizionale di Modena

The Shocking History Of Italy’s Most Powerful Family

The Shocking History Of Italy’s Most Powerful Family

Castle of Masino, Piedmont, Italy. www.italianways.com/the-history-of-italy-in-fais-castle-of-masino/ - Italian Ways

Castle of Masino, Piedmont, Italy. www.italianways.com/the-history-of-italy-in-fais-castle-of-masino/ - Italian Ways

Interesting article explaining the linguistic history of Italy and how it evolved... How Capicola Became Gabagool: The Italian New Jersey Accent, Explained | Atlas Obscura

Interesting article explaining the linguistic history of Italy and how it evolved... How Capicola Became Gabagool: The Italian New Jersey Accent, Explained | Atlas Obscura

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