If you plan to celebrate Carnival 2012 in Puglia, one of the best is Putignano Carnival.
Putignano, in the province of Bari, has a long tradition of Carnival, the preparation of floats and masks that blends the warmth and hospitality of Puglia.
It is the fact that this is the 618 ° edition of Carnival. The Carnival has already begun on Thursday 26 January with the "Giovedi delle Monache" which virtually opens the carnival, but the major events concerning the shows where the floats will parade in the city and the evenings will conclude with shows, parties and concerts.
The organization promises folklore, traditions, gastronomy, music, dance, theater ... and much more.
Here's the schedule with the dates of the shows and major events of the Carnival of Putignano 2012, the longest in Europe.
COURSES AND SHOWS MASKED:
Sunday, February 5, 14.30
Sunday, February 12, 11:00 am
Sunday, February 19, 11:00 am
Tuesday, February 21, 19:00
MAIN EVENTS AND RITES OF THE 618 EDITION:
Thursday, January 26 - "Thursday Nuns", 20.00
Thursday, February 2 - "Bear Party", 20.00
Thursday, February 9 - "Thursday of Fools", 20.00
Thursday, February 16 - "Thursday of the Horned", 20.00
Monday, February 20 - "A Minz deie of" extreme unction "of Carnival, 20:00 More information: http://www.carnevalediputignano.com