This year we decide to assist, on Sunday, at the Sartiglia, characteristic and striking manifestation of the Carnival in Sardinia. It takes place in the town of Oristano in two days; during the Sunday before Carnival is dedicated to the guild (or corporation) of the farmers, while the Tuesday (Shrove Read more…
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The juyghissa Eleonora d’Arborea
Eleonora d’Arborea was a juyghissa (Queen in Sardinian language) of Arborea from 1383 AD to her death, in 1404 AD.
In particular, she ruled one of the four independent courts that, at that time, were present in Sardinia.
Every year, during the traditional manifestation of Sa Sartiglia at Oristano, a young actress represents Eleonora’s role.