Isole che Parlano (Talking islands) Festival – Palau
5-12 September 2021 International Festival combining contemporary culture with Sardinian music and tradition
Isole che Parlano (Talking Islands), celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2021, is an international festival that combines contemporary avant-garde movements with traditional Sardinian music and culture.
The festival is organized in Northern Sardinia, in Palau and surroundings from September 5th to September 12th, 2021, offering music, theatre, visual arts: a program full of original events, concerts, meetings, workshops for children, photo exhibitions…
The concerts and the events take place in different archaeological sites (holy wells, tombs of the giants), natural and cultural areas and also beaches
The festival mix of culture, environment, archaeology offers a cultural event with a social model based on meeting, diversity, tollerance and gives value the social function of making arts.
First organized in 1996, Isole che Parlano festival is created and directed by Associazione Sarditudine. The goal of the association is to spread traditional Sardinian culture and values in a creative way, mixing them with contemporary culture in order to promote a sense of solidarity, tolerance and community and to emphasize the social role of art.
(Photos by Gianni Petta, taken from the website of the event – 2015 and 2016 editions / Cover photo: Tenores alla Roccia dell’Orso)
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