Carnival of Acireale has been known for many years as' the most beautiful in all of Sicily. Each year, allegorical scenes – grotesques implemented in papier-mache and decorated with flowers, carried unbridled imagination of the Sicilians. Same applies to masks, and, accordingly, to all people wearing them that enliven carnival avenue Acireale. Carnival of Acireale is very proud of their ancient tradition, whose roots date back to the end of 1500 year At that time Carnival had the character spontaneous expression, and the result was, people's participation. But already in 1600 were born in Aci customs. At the beginning of '700-x Carnival enriched lighthearted fun, thanks also to the oddly-garlic' abbatazzi ', People's skillful poets improvising funny rhymes along roads and in squares. In 800 Carnival made a real leap in quality with the introduction of 'cassariata', near 'landau' trailer cars in horses that are reserved for the noble lords, who threw the clouds candy in the audience. At every road organized action: witty folk games, tree abundance, shot in the rope and run with the bags, games, returned to the scene of various years.
But in the late '20's. For Carnival Acireale happens big twist: a strong tourist attraction for genuine folklore. At the beginning of 30gg contrast, includes a scene in the mask in papier-mache, which are then transformed into the allegorical role of the bull, surrounded by characters and satirical groups in the movement. As for elegance and vitality in the Carnival of Acireale, it granted the cars decorated with flowers: the first decorated cars complain about the role covered 'landau' during the xix century. In 1948 he was among the most known occurrences on the international level. Today, Carnival is approaching medieval pomp.