A Visual Journey through Catania Market Fera 'O Luni

Nov 18, 2022 433

BY: Arianna Angelini

During a cold autumn, nostalgia brings to mind the long days of a scorching Catania, animated by the frenzy of the Fera ‘o Luni market. For centuries, the bustling rhythms of the Sicilian city have been enlivened every morning by a wave of folklore and food that festively adorns Piazza Carlo Alberto.

Much loved by the Catanese, the market has always been considered an international crossroads. Often compared to an Arab souk, Fera ‘o Luni brings together different ethnic groups, styles and merchandise. The origins of its name are uncertain: according to some sources, it comes from the first day of the week (lunedi or Monday) when, historically, the market took place.

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SOURCE: https://italysegreta.com

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