Every year, Catania has been experiencing a unique experience every year for centuries. The three days of ” Santuzza“, as it is known locally, are a whirlwind full of intense emotions that attract thousands of devotees and curious people each year.
A celebration of faith, tradition, and devotion. The only comparable Feast can be the Holy Week, Seville, Spain or the Corpus Domini, Cuzco, Peru.
The town buzzes with excitement for the patron Saint’s Festival, the young Agata from Catania, who is a Virgin, Martyr, and Young Agata. Her captivating story will touch every heart. The young, beautiful Christian girl from an aristocratic background resisted Quintianus’ flattery and fought against any abuse of power to protect her faith and moral integrity. This choice came with painful martyrdoms, including the cutting of her breast and her own life.