A MYTHICAL LEGEND
is the main event of the Sappada winter. Tradition and folklore, a wish
for fun and plays, leading to a special event and attracting children, tourists
and local residents all the same.The Carnival in Sappada is anticipadted
by the preparation involved that puts to work the local associations.
It is different
from other events of the kind because it lasts longer and it is certainly
the biggest ever with many people wearing wonderful fancy dress costumes.
anything less here than in the most famous Carnival parades of Italy or
Europe as far as history and tradition are concerned.
it is a Carnival with no class divisions and yet it depicts the social life
of the past divided into three Sundays: the Sunday of the poor (Pettlar
Suntag), that of the framers (Paurn Suntag) and that of the rich (Hearn
the Shrove Monday comes whilch is dedicated to the "Rollat". On
the Mardi Gras day and again on the Thursday before Lent it is time for
the Carnival floats.
A show to
be seen and tht everyone can enjoy and appreciate also for its cultural
aspects, a propitious anticipation for the new season to come
THE ROLLATE LEADS THE CARNIVAL PARADE
is the role of the masker simbol of the Sappada Carnival. His mask is made
of wood, a scarf around the neck, a sheepskin over the shoulders for this
protagonist of the parade. in fact the long parade through the crowd along
the village is started by this important figure. The rollen, which are bronze
wheels worn around his hips as a belt, announce that he is approaching.
The name Rollat comes precisely from these wheels. A serious masque to be
afraid of and hence attracting attention and regards.
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