Festa siciliana

Typical musical instruments Synthetic leather Wood
Single artwork


Description by the artist

Walnut and beech wood, nylon string, leather rods, synthetic skins remo diplomat. Drum with paintings representing the summer, super light and strong sound, very frequently used for feasts. The drum is characterized by a very strong sound, typical of Sicilian drums, with everything being enriched by paintings depicting  lemons and prickly pears, where the inspiration comes during a summer day spent in the beautiful Sicilian countryside surrounded by lemon trees and prickly pears.

Details and dimensions

Materials: Synthetic leather Wood
Dimensions (cm): Height 33, Width 46, Depth 46
Weight (kg): 3
Handcrafted in Sicily

The artwork in the Sicilian culture

By the Governance of Sicilian Artisan Foundation

The Tarantella is a typical Sicilian dance usually accompanied by the friscalettu, tambourine, maranzano and accordion. It is a dance probably originated in 1600 and became a symbol of southern Italy all over the world.

Photo Two Sicilians dressed in tipycal costumes, dancing the tarantella. The tambureddu is often played by the women

The Governance also suggests

The objective of the Governance is both to safeguard the traditions and ancient crafts of the people of Sicily, and to sustain economically the Artisans and the Artists, both the real ethno-anthropologists of the country.
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