Bagheria prepares for “CarniLivari Baaria 2024”

Kicking off Feb. 4 program of carnival events

Bagheria is preparing for carnival. It is called “CarniLivari BAARIA 2024″ the program that the municipal administration of Bagheria with the support of Proloco Aspra Aps is putting together and which starts on Sunday, February 4.
At work for this program is the Department of Communication and Entertainment led by Giusy Chiello, with the support of the departments of Decentralization led by Andrea Sciortino and Public Education headed by Provvidenza Tripoli.
The Municipality of Bagheria during the period from February 4 to 13, Shrove Tuesday, will collaborate with associations, professionals, stakeholders of the Sicilian territory to promote the Bagheria and Sicilian Carnival tradition.

It starts on Sunday, Feb. 4, at 11 a.m. with the initiative “Carnival at the court of Villa Aragona Cutò” which becomes a photographic set where models wearing 18th-century Bagheria-themed dresses become the protagonists of a photo contest “Bagheria Carnival through the lenses” conceived and curated by the association “Fotografando”.
Participation in the contest is free and open to all amateur photographers. To participate each participating photographer, must post a maximum of 10 photographs, on a special facebook page made available by the organizers whose url will be announced in the coming days. The best photo, and the best mask of the event, will be selected and will be awarded with a souvenir plaque. Photos must be in digital jpg format with a resolution of 300 dpi, and can only be taken with a camera (no cell phones). No photomontages are allowed. All photos must be posted on the facebook page by February 11, 2024. The winning photo and mask will be judged by a panel of professional judges.

On Tuesday, Feb. 6, starting at 4 p.m., the carnival moves to Villa San Cataldo where, carnival masks and sculptures will be on display until Feb. 13. The exhibition is curated by the Nofrio and Virticchio association in collaboration with the Renato Guttuso Art School.

On Thursday, Feb. 8, 2024, at 3:30 p.m., “CARNIVAL AT THE COURSE”. An inaugural event amid masks, entertainment and mascots and with songs by the children of the Bagheria IV Aspra Comprehensive Institute choir, accompanied by teacher Angela Zarcone and with the support of Ciccio Maggiore’s “The Dancing Tribe” group and also with Majorettes and Drummers of Aspra by Maestro Gaetano La Licata. The event is curated by the training organizations: Euroform, Centro Studi Aurora, Cirs, ESFO, which are present with the hair and makeup sections that will be able to disguise and make-up those who want to and the cooking section that will offer sweets from the best carnival tradition, all along Corso Umberto I. And those who wish, including children, youth and adults, will be able to take a catwalk showing off original costumes and masks.

The program gets into full swing with the parades on Sunday, Feb. 11, at 3:30 p.m. in the seaside hamlet of Aspra with “Carnevale a mare” with a parade in the seaside hamlet of Aspra by the City of Bagheria and the Pro Loco of Aspra.
Ideal location Piano Stenditore with the background of the beautiful sea of Aspra. The parade will feature carnival floats, entertainment, costume parade with the involvement of the city’s dance and dance schools. Animation and entertainment by Vincenzo Maniscalco Fotografia and musical entertainment by Ignazio Gagliano and The Dancing Tribe will be provided during the event.

Dedicated to the little ones is Monday, Feb. 12, starting at 8:30 a.m., with the “Carnival of the Little Ones”.  A carnival parade organized by the City of Bagheria and the Pro Loco of Aspra that will involve children from the city’s kindergartens and parochial schools with ages 0- 6 accompanied by parents and grandparents. The children, in masks, will cross for a short route through the city center, parading along a section of Corso Butera and Umberto I. The children will be accompanied by carnival floats with cartoon subjects and children’s music. The theme that has been shared with the schools is: Fairy tale and fantasy. Musical entertainment will be provided by Ignazio Gagliano and The Dancing Tribe.

The Bagheria Carnival, 2024 edition, concludes on Shrove Tuesday, Feb. 13, with the Bagheria Students’ Carnival Parade, starting at 8:30 a.m. The carnival parade, organized by the City of Bagheria, the Pro Loco of Aspra and all the city schools, will involve primary and secondary school students along with their teachers. The parade will cross with its carnival floats, Corso Butera and Corso Umberto I and will be enriched by musical entertainment. Again, the theme shared with the schools is fairy tales and fantasy.

The goal that the municipal administration has set itself with this program organized thanks also to the ProLoco and the city associations and schools is to enhance the popular, cultural, artistic, and monumental Bagherese tradition, promoting moments of aggregation, socialization, sharing and inclusion with particular attention to the younger segments of the population and all schools of all levels, finally enhancing the monumental heritage of Bagherese.

EVENTS CALENDAR

Francigena Paths in Bagheria: a pilgrim at Villa Butera meets with Mayor Tripoli – Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Francigena Paths in Bagheria: a pilgrim at Villa Butera meets with Mayor Tripoli – Wednesday, June 19, 2024

“Sunsets of Words” Author meetings at the Domina-Zagarella. Among the sponsors is the City of Bagheria – Starting June 21 through Sept. 27, 2024

“Sunsets of Words” Author meetings at the Domina-Zagarella. Among the sponsors is the City of Bagheria – Starting June 21 through Sept. 27, 2024

Costanza Foundation awards the prestigious Oscar for creativity: Bagheria international scene!  Wednesday, June 19, 2024 at Palazzo Butera

Costanza Foundation awards the prestigious Oscar for creativity: Bagheria international scene! Wednesday, June 19, 2024 at Palazzo Butera

Marian art exhibition “Ianua coeli” at the Shrine of Mary Most Holy Immaculate – Can be visited from June 28 to 30, 2024

Marian art exhibition “Ianua coeli” at the Shrine of Mary Most Holy Immaculate – Can be visited from June 28 to 30, 2024

Works by “Artists Of June 25” featured at the Charterhouse until July 5 – Can be viewed at the Toy and Wax Museum

Works by “Artists Of June 25” featured at the Charterhouse until July 5 – Can be viewed at the Toy and Wax Museum

Charity auction at the Toy and Wax Museum “Pietro Piraino” – Wednesday, June 5, 2024 at 8:00 p.m.

Charity auction at the Toy and Wax Museum “Pietro Piraino” – Wednesday, June 5, 2024 at 8:00 p.m.

Villa Palagonia: 1st appointment of “The Palagonia Musicians.” At the Prince’s Theater “Pura Gitana” – Friday, June 07, 2024 9 p.m.

Villa Palagonia: 1st appointment of “The Palagonia Musicians.” At the Prince’s Theater “Pura Gitana” – Friday, June 07, 2024 9 p.m.

Villa Palagonia: at the Prince’s Theater “The Musicians of Palagonia” – Open to the public from June 07 to 28, 2024

Villa Palagonia: at the Prince’s Theater “The Musicians of Palagonia” – Open to the public from June 07 to 28, 2024

Bagheria mentioned in the TV show “Greentelling” – Wednesday, May 22, 2024 at 7:30 p.m.

Bagheria mentioned in the TV show “Greentelling” – Wednesday, May 22, 2024 at 7:30 p.m.

Salaparuta wineries in Casteldaccia: photographs of New York by Roberto Sardina – The exhibition can be visited from May 18 to June 17

Salaparuta wineries in Casteldaccia: photographs of New York by Roberto Sardina – The exhibition can be visited from May 18 to June 17

Concert season: at villa Butera “Concert of Artlandia Trio” – Saturday, May 11, 2024

Concert season: at villa Butera “Concert of Artlandia Trio” – Saturday, May 11, 2024

The Animaphix festival opens its 10th edition with Svankmajer Day: A Tribute to Film Noir Surrealism – Tuesday, April 30, 2024

The Animaphix festival opens its 10th edition with Svankmajer Day: A Tribute to Film Noir Surrealism – Tuesday, April 30, 2024

50th Guttuso Museum: ‘Tales of the artist: students at the museum’. 2nd meeting aimed at students of the Guttuso Art School in Bagheria met Arrigo Musti – Thursday 11 April 2024

50th Guttuso Museum: ‘Tales of the artist: students at the museum’. 2nd meeting aimed at students of the Guttuso Art School in Bagheria met Arrigo Musti – Thursday 11 April 2024

50th Guttuso Museum: “Tales of the artist: students at the museum”. 1st Meeting addressed to the students of the Guttuso Art School of Bagheria with Michele Ducato – Today 10 April 2024

50th Guttuso Museum: “Tales of the artist: students at the museum”. 1st Meeting addressed to the students of the Guttuso Art School of Bagheria with Michele Ducato – Today 10 April 2024

50th Guttuso Museum: “Artist’s Tales: students at the museum” kicks off. Cycle of educational meetings for students to meet 5 local artists at the Guttuso Museum

50th Guttuso Museum: “Artist’s Tales: students at the museum” kicks off. Cycle of educational meetings for students to meet 5 local artists at the Guttuso Museum

LIONS DAY 2024 in Bagheria. Free screening and entertainment for children at the “Giuseppe Bagnera” Primary School – Sunday, April 14, 2024

LIONS DAY 2024 in Bagheria. Free screening and entertainment for children at the “Giuseppe Bagnera” Primary School – Sunday, April 14, 2024

“Magic of a Violin”: Benefit concert at the parish oratory. Maria Santissima Addolorata of Aspra – Saturday, April 06, 2024

“Magic of a Violin”: Benefit concert at the parish oratory. Maria Santissima Addolorata of Aspra – Saturday, April 06, 2024

At villa Butera the presentation of the book: “The Great Lost Love” – Wednesday, April 10, 2024

At villa Butera the presentation of the book: “The Great Lost Love” – Wednesday, April 10, 2024

Aspra: “…Walking, Listening…”. Musical entertainment on the seafront every Sunday in April – From 07 to 28 April 2024

Aspra: “…Walking, Listening…”. Musical entertainment on the seafront every Sunday in April – From 07 to 28 April 2024

Presentation of the essay: ‘Feminicide and Pathological Narcissism’ at the Villa Butera Theatre – Friday 05 April 2024

Presentation of the essay: ‘Feminicide and Pathological Narcissism’ at the Villa Butera Theatre – Friday 05 April 2024

19th Easter Concert conducted by Salvatore Di Blasi – Saturday, April 6, 2024

19th Easter Concert conducted by Salvatore Di Blasi – Saturday, April 6, 2024

“To each his talent: the various forms of Communication.” Day dedicated to Inclusion at villa San Cataldo – Saturday, April 6, 2024

“To each his talent: the various forms of Communication.” Day dedicated to Inclusion at villa San Cataldo – Saturday, April 6, 2024

2nd Edition of the “SMALL FESTIVAL” in Bagheria. Here are the names of the first two guests: ONLY DATE IN SICILY by ANGELINA MANGO winner of Sanremo Festival 2024 and the revelation band BNKR44 – Friday, August 2 at the Small Urban Park

2nd Edition of the “SMALL FESTIVAL” in Bagheria. Here are the names of the first two guests: ONLY DATE IN SICILY by ANGELINA MANGO winner of Sanremo Festival 2024 and the revelation band BNKR44 – Friday, August 2 at the Small Urban Park

Holy week in Bagheria between religion, tradition and folklore: “Holy Easter” – Sunday, March 31, 2024

Holy week in Bagheria between religion, tradition and folklore: “Holy Easter” – Sunday, March 31, 2024

At Villa Butera the photo event: “Baaria 50 in Photo” – Sunday, April 14, 2024

At Villa Butera the photo event: “Baaria 50 in Photo” – Sunday, April 14, 2024

Presentation of the book: “The Mayor’s Speech” by Antonio Belvedere – Monday, March 25, 2024

Presentation of the book: “The Mayor’s Speech” by Antonio Belvedere – Monday, March 25, 2024

XXXIII Edition of the “Via Crucis” in Aspra – Saturday, March 23, 2024

XXXIII Edition of the “Via Crucis” in Aspra – Saturday, March 23, 2024

Easter 2024: First edition of “Happy Easter and Pupu cu l’Ova” – Monday, March 25, 2024

Easter 2024: First edition of “Happy Easter and Pupu cu l’Ova” – Monday, March 25, 2024

In Bagheria the “XXIX Day of Memory and Commitment in Remembrance of the innocent victims of mafia” Organized by LLL4EU, Youth Council of Bagheria and the Municipality of Bagheria – Thursday, March 21, 2024

In Bagheria the “XXIX Day of Memory and Commitment in Remembrance of the innocent victims of mafia” Organized by LLL4EU, Youth Council of Bagheria and the Municipality of Bagheria – Thursday, March 21, 2024

FAI Spring Days: In Bagheria protagonist Villa Cattolica and the Guttuso Museum – Saturday 23 and Sunday, March 24, 2024

FAI Spring Days: In Bagheria protagonist Villa Cattolica and the Guttuso Museum – Saturday 23 and Sunday, March 24, 2024

In Bagheria Assostampa, Municipality and Pa Social tell the story of art. Journalism and museum communication in the digital age – Saturday, March 23, 2024 at 09:30 a.m. at the Guttuso Museum.

In Bagheria Assostampa, Municipality and Pa Social tell the story of art. Journalism and museum communication in the digital age – Saturday, March 23, 2024 at 09:30 a.m. at the Guttuso Museum.

Bagheria celebrates the Sfincia di San Giuseppe: 18th edition of the Sfincia Festival – Sunday, March 17, 2024

Bagheria celebrates the Sfincia di San Giuseppe: 18th edition of the Sfincia Festival – Sunday, March 17, 2024

FAI Spring Days: In Bagheria. Press conference to present the Bagheria days on March 23 and 24 – Wednesday, March 13 at 3:30 p.m.

FAI Spring Days: In Bagheria. Press conference to present the Bagheria days on March 23 and 24 – Wednesday, March 13 at 3:30 p.m.

“Let’s celebrate Woman Baharia” – Sunday, March 17, 2024 at villa Cutò

“Let’s celebrate Woman Baharia” – Sunday, March 17, 2024 at villa Cutò

Opens its doors in Bagheria, on Aguglia Street, the Giorgio and Giovanni S. Santangelo Library and Archives “Ignazio Buttitta” – Saturday, March 16 at 11 a.m.

Opens its doors in Bagheria, on Aguglia Street, the Giorgio and Giovanni S. Santangelo Library and Archives “Ignazio Buttitta” – Saturday, March 16 at 11 a.m.

At Villa Butera the presentation of the book: “Once upon a time there was DC” by Elio Sanfilippo – Wednesday, March 13, 2024 at 5:30 p.m.

At Villa Butera the presentation of the book: “Once upon a time there was DC” by Elio Sanfilippo – Wednesday, March 13, 2024 at 5:30 p.m.

“The Theorem of Happiness” with the Bagheria actor Orio Scaduto at the cinema in Bagheria. The administration’s congratulations – March 9 and 10 at the Excelsior cinema

“The Theorem of Happiness” with the Bagheria actor Orio Scaduto at the cinema in Bagheria. The administration’s congratulations – March 9 and 10 at the Excelsior cinema

City preview of the short film “Omayma” by Fabio Schifilliti with co-screenplay by Paolo Pintacuda from Bagheria – Friday 8 March 2024 at 09.15 am at the Excelsior cinema

City preview of the short film “Omayma” by Fabio Schifilliti with co-screenplay by Paolo Pintacuda from Bagheria – Friday 8 March 2024 at 09.15 am at the Excelsior cinema

8 March: Bagheria becomes “City of Women”. Event at Villa Cutò between civil commitment, fashion, music and art – Friday 8 March starting at 4.30pm

8 March: Bagheria becomes “City of Women”. Event at Villa Cutò between civil commitment, fashion, music and art – Friday 8 March starting at 4.30pm

“March 8 International Women’s Rights Day”: an event organized by the FemBocs International Transfeminist Collective and the City of Bagheria – At Villa Cutò on Friday, March 8 at 11 a.m.

“March 8 International Women’s Rights Day”: an event organized by the FemBocs International Transfeminist Collective and the City of Bagheria – At Villa Cutò on Friday, March 8 at 11 a.m.

The City of Bagheria inaugurates “Sports in the Parks” and enters the Sport and Health open-air gymnasium – Saturday, March 9 at 4 p.m. at Butera Square

The City of Bagheria inaugurates “Sports in the Parks” and enters the Sport and Health open-air gymnasium – Saturday, March 9 at 4 p.m. at Butera Square

At Villa Palagonia book presentation: “Nudi” by Gabriella Labate. Proceeds from the sale of the book presentation in Bagheria will be donated to Biagio Conte’s Hope and Charity Mission – Monday, March 11, 2024, at 6 p.m.

At Villa Palagonia book presentation: “Nudi” by Gabriella Labate. Proceeds from the sale of the book presentation in Bagheria will be donated to Biagio Conte’s Hope and Charity Mission – Monday, March 11, 2024, at 6 p.m.

On the occasion of the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the birth of the Guttuso Museum, Villa Cattolica is enriched with works, including the “Daneu Thshinke” collection – On view from Saturday, Feb. 24, 2024

On the occasion of the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the birth of the Guttuso Museum, Villa Cattolica is enriched with works, including the “Daneu Thshinke” collection – On view from Saturday, Feb. 24, 2024

At the Villa Butera Theater “Desìata” the choral novel by Antonella Marascia – Friday, March 1, 2024, at 6 p.m.

At the Villa Butera Theater “Desìata” the choral novel by Antonella Marascia – Friday, March 1, 2024, at 6 p.m.

Presentation of the book: “Our Father’s Shelter Center” by Fr. Francesco Michele Stabile at the church of the Vincentian Sisters in Palazzo Butera – Wednesday, Feb. 28 at 5 p.m.

Presentation of the book: “Our Father’s Shelter Center” by Fr. Francesco Michele Stabile at the church of the Vincentian Sisters in Palazzo Butera – Wednesday, Feb. 28 at 5 p.m.

50th Birth of the Guttuso Museum: Saturday, Feb. 24 at 4:30 p.m. Press conference for the opening of the new exhibit on the second floor – Open to visitors starting at 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24, 2024

50th Birth of the Guttuso Museum: Saturday, Feb. 24 at 4:30 p.m. Press conference for the opening of the new exhibit on the second floor – Open to visitors starting at 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24, 2024

CarniLivari Baaria 2024 concludes with “The carnival of Bagheria students” – Tuesday, Feb. 13 starting at 8:30 a.m.

CarniLivari Baaria 2024 concludes with “The carnival of Bagheria students” – Tuesday, Feb. 13 starting at 8:30 a.m.

“The Carnival of the Little Ones” continues CarniLivari Baaria 2024 – Monday, February 12 starting at 8:30 a.m.

“The Carnival of the Little Ones” continues CarniLivari Baaria 2024 – Monday, February 12 starting at 8:30 a.m.

The seaside hamlet of Aspra with “Carnival at Sea” – Sunday, February 11 at 3:30 p.m.

The seaside hamlet of Aspra with “Carnival at Sea” – Sunday, February 11 at 3:30 p.m.

Valentine’s Day benefit concert at Villa Ramacca –  Wednesday, Feb. 14 at 7 p.m.

Valentine’s Day benefit concert at Villa Ramacca – Wednesday, Feb. 14 at 7 p.m.

Carnivarians Baaria 2024: “Carnival in progress.” – Thursday, Feb. 8 demonstration on Corso Umberto I

Carnivarians Baaria 2024: “Carnival in progress.” – Thursday, Feb. 8 demonstration on Corso Umberto I

Carnilivari in Baaria: “U carnalivari du Màu” will be inaugurated on 6 February – Visitable until February 13th at Villa San Cataldo

Carnilivari in Baaria: “U carnalivari du Màu” will be inaugurated on 6 February – Visitable until February 13th at Villa San Cataldo

Presentation of the book, “The Villa of Alchemy. Alchemical and esoteric elements of Villa Palagonia” by Piero Montana – Saturday, Feb. 10 at 5:30 p.m.

Presentation of the book, “The Villa of Alchemy. Alchemical and esoteric elements of Villa Palagonia” by Piero Montana – Saturday, Feb. 10 at 5:30 p.m.

Bagheria prepares for “CarniLivari Baaria 2024” – Kicking off Feb. 4 program of carnival events

Bagheria prepares for “CarniLivari Baaria 2024” – Kicking off Feb. 4 program of carnival events

“Domina Bacharia” the fifth mural of the exhibition opens – Monday, February 5 at 10:00 a.m.

“Domina Bacharia” the fifth mural of the exhibition opens – Monday, February 5 at 10:00 a.m.

Presentation of the book, “I am not a hero” by Roberto Ardizzone at the Anchovy Museum – Friday, Feb. 2 at 5:30 p.m.

Presentation of the book, “I am not a hero” by Roberto Ardizzone at the Anchovy Museum – Friday, Feb. 2 at 5:30 p.m.

“Terra d’aMare” solo exhibition of Silvana Lanza at villa San Cataldo – From Feb. 17 until March 03, 2024

“Terra d’aMare” solo exhibition of Silvana Lanza at villa San Cataldo – From Feb. 17 until March 03, 2024

“Discussions on Alchemy” by Rosanna Balistreri – Saturday, January 27 at 5:30 p.m.

“Discussions on Alchemy” by Rosanna Balistreri – Saturday, January 27 at 5:30 p.m.

Solo exhibition by Salvatore Gumina “Sotir” – From 27 January until 11 February 2024

Solo exhibition by Salvatore Gumina “Sotir” – From 27 January until 11 February 2024

At Putìa di Buttitta seminar: The memory of “Turiddu Carnivali” – Tuesday 23 January 2024

At Putìa di Buttitta seminar: The memory of “Turiddu Carnivali” – Tuesday 23 January 2024

Anniversary of the death of Renato Guttuso – Thursday, January 18 at 10:30 a.m.

Anniversary of the death of Renato Guttuso – Thursday, January 18 at 10:30 a.m.

“Differently autonomous” conference by the association Una Marcia in Più ODV ETS – Friday, January 19, 2024

“Differently autonomous” conference by the association Una Marcia in Più ODV ETS – Friday, January 19, 2024

At the Museo Dell’Acciuga in Aspra the presentation of the book: “Ainda” – Friday, January 12, 2024

At the Museo Dell’Acciuga in Aspra the presentation of the book: “Ainda” – Friday, January 12, 2024

“Photographic visions” collective exhibition at Villa San Cataldo – From 5 to 25 January 2024

“Photographic visions” collective exhibition at Villa San Cataldo – From 5 to 25 January 2024

Concert by Maestro Giovanni Moncada on the piano – Thursday 4 January 2024

Concert by Maestro Giovanni Moncada on the piano – Thursday 4 January 2024