Feast of Saint Antioco – Sant’Antioco
660th edition of one of the most ancient Sardinian religious traditions
From May 4 to May 6, 2019, on the island of Sant’Antioco in Sardinia, it is celebrated the 660th edition of the Feast of Saint Antioco Martyr, one of the most ancient popular and religious festivity of the region celebrating the patron saint of the city and of Sardinia.
During the event, inhabitants take part in the traditional rites such as the procession and the blessing called “Is Coccois”, a typical white bread decorated with flowers and with bird-shapes to adorn the statue of the saint. In program also stands of typical Sardinian food such as the Coccòi De Santu (breads of the saint), live performances, music, folklore and fireworks.