Journey to the ancient Basilicata
Discover the enchanting and untamed region of Basilicata, steeped in a rich history of popular traditions and beliefs. This land is imbued with an ancient magic that has been passed down through generations, resulting in a fascinating blend of religious and mystical practices. Join us on a mysterious journey as we delve into the nature, folklore, anthropology, literature, miracles, legends, and eerie tales that have endured the test of time.
Open your eyes to a new perspective and explore the wonders of Basilicata like never before.
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Articles of Basilicata Mystery
- The myth of the warrior Basilèus of BaragianoThe myth of the warrior Basilèus of Baragiano, rich and powerful warlord. The archeopark of Baragiano recounts his deeds
- Luigi Di GianniLuigi di Gianni was one of the greatest Italian documentary filmmakers delving into anthropological, religious and social themes.
- San Giuseppe bonfiresBonfires of San Giuseppe. A rite that has survived the centuries representing a ritual of purification and consecration
- A ghost in Miglionico castle?The sad story of a young bride and her tragic death within the walls of the castle of Miglionico.
- Forenza CrucifixThere are several legends related to the Crucifix of Forenza. A statue with a unique feature, to visit and admire.
- The Italian Ministry of Culture recognizes the “Monachella” as intangible heritageThe Monachella is a small female character who takes up residence in the towns of Rotondella, Nova Siri, and Montalbano Jonico.
- Touching iron and woodThe phrase “touching iron” is recorded earlier than “touching wood” but it still does not go back to pre-Christian times.
- Cutting Hair on the First Friday of MarchThis tradition, known as “tagliarsi i capelli” in Italian, is said to bring good luck and prosperity to those who participate.