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…
Tag: Su Cumponidori
A key figure in the event of Sa Sartiglia at Oristano is the chief of the knights, known as Su Cumponidori.
He always wear a neutral mask and colorful clothing.
At the beginning of the event, he launches his blessing. Furthermore, he is the first rider, starting the core race to hit the metallic star of Sa Sartiglia.