On the 20th of March the itinerant event GAL InContraDanzahas been celebrated in Partinico. In the marvellous setting of theReal Cantina Borbonica (Royal Bourbon Wine Cellar) the programme gained a beautiful environment.
The event started at 5h00 pm with the guided tour of the places of the majestic Bourbon building, unique exemplar for its characteristic and typology in Sicily.
Visitors were guided to discover the ancient wine cellar, its 1000 sq.m under the high cabin ceilings borne by arches. From the large atrium they were guided inside the firm and stable building through its three naves divided by powerful calcarenite pillars and they visited each floors of the impressive and fascinating nineteenth-century agricultural and industrial factory; from silos for cereals to silos for wine.
In the evening, at 6h30 pm, a show with the PupiSiciliani (Sicilian Puppets) – born from Master Nino Canino Tradition – performed the theatre play of the Poor uprising and oftrasmission of cocky behavioursfor defensing man’s honour. In a climate evocating ancient industries, at 8h00 pm visitors could enjoy the farmer happy hour, organized by the APAS Association (Association of Sicilian farmers). Tasting local high quality products made visitors discover the typical tastes in the territory.
Then, in the night the Peter Bernstein Quartet international jazz fascinated audience by a cultural and artistic mix, between past and future, traditions and avant-garde.