Friuli Venezia Giulia – Events
Friuli Venezia Giulia is a very peculiar region in the Italian landscape, deeply influenced by European traditions.
The unusual Carnival in Val Resia is still considered an important event by young and old people. The Carnival is characterised by dances and music played with traditional Resian instruments: the cïtira (violin) and the bünkula (cello). The celebrations last for hours and take place in bars and on the streets.
There are two traditional masks: the lipe bile maškire, the beautiful white masks, and the babaci, the ‘ugly’ masks.
On Ash Wednesday the burning of the Babaz, the icon mask of the feast, marks the end of the Carnival.
Welcome to the Central European region with the town of Trieste, the Carnia area and the Dolomites mountains. The region of jota soup, Refosco wine and much more…