Easter at Eloro District
A lot of celebrations during Easter time at Eloro District, in all towns the rituals are the same. Start on Thursday night with the ritual visit of the churches, then Friday evening a procession in the center who represent the last days of Jesus. The Celebrations end on Sunday with the party in the principal square.
All citizens want to participate and squares of Avola, Noto, Rosolini, Pachino, and Portopalo are full of people. The traditional ritual wants to celebrate the resurrection with a meeting in front of the principal church between the Virgin Maria and Jesus. The Virgin with a black mantel run in front his Son losing her black color under the applause of people. A very emotional moment is an essential part of the culture of this District.