GALA DIES NATALIS 2005
|Carnival of Putignano||
The Carnival of Putignano is one of the three most important Italian carnivals together with Viareggio and Venice.
Putignano (30.000 people) is located in Puglia (wikipedia link) region (south Italy), 40 km south east from Bari (Apulian capital)
Bari (bä'rē) , city (1991 pop. 342,309), capital of Bari prov. and of Apulia, S Italy, on the Adriatic Sea. It is a major seaport and an industrial and commercial center. It is connected by road, rail, and ship to other Adriatic ports and is now connected by road to Naples.
HOW TO GET THERE:
BY PLANE: Bari International Airport ( www.seap-puglia.it ) inaugurated its new Terminal on March 2005.
There are low cost direct flights to London (Ryanair), Koln and Stuttgart (hapag lloyd express: www.hlx.com ) and other international direct flights to Monaco (Lufthansa) Bucarest and Timisoara (clubair), London (British airways), Tirana (Ada air). Besides there are several domestic flights with Italian Hubs linked with all Europe with Alitalia and Sky Alliance: 5 flights per day to Rome Fiumicino, 7 per day to Milan Linate and 3 per day to Milan Malpensa. Other Italian cities linked: Venice, Turin, Verona, Trapani).
YOU CAN ALSO LOOK FOR FLIGHTS ON BRINDISI AIRPORT (BDS)
BY FERRY BOAT:
Bari Port: Direct ferry connections with Dubrovnik (Croazia), Bar (Montenegro-Serbia), Durres (Albania), Igoumenitsa, Patras (Greece);
Brindisi Port: Direct ferry boats with Greece and Turkey.
From Nord Balkans is ok also Ancona Port and then by Car to Bari.
A14 highway exit Bari Nord or Gioia del Colle
Hotel “La chiusa di chietri” (4 star hotel, www.lachiusadichietri.it) beautiful hotel located in the wonderful countryside: hills, Olive trees, oaks, typical rural rock houses called “trulli”.
FOOD AND FOLKLORE
(plural, trulli) is a traditional Apulian stone
dwelling with a conical roof. It is only found in the Italian region of
Apulia that in Italian is called Puglia (pronounced "Poolia" in
English); it is not found in any other Italian region or country of the
world The vast majority of trulli have one room under each conical
roof, therefore a multiroomed trullo house has many cones representing a
room each. The norm was a large single room with very thick walls.
|1st Place Float 2005 Carnavale di Putignano|
Builder: Mastrangelo Group
Description: Height 12 mt., Length 10 mt. Width 10 mt.
After that September all seems to have changed, you are not safe in any part of the world. America who appeared invincible was seen to be unable to deal with such a catastrophic situation.
At the centre of the float the crown of the Statue of Liberty has been placed, from which emerges a mammoth tiger with open claws that attack the Kamikaze responsible for the slaughter.
America wounded, but with fight in her, retaliates declaring was on terrorism.
Vito Mastrangelo: Vito Mastrangelo is a young up and coming papermache craftsman. He won his first prize for his art piece in the 2000 Carnaval. This is his 3rd 1st prize
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