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Join the "Sagra del Pesce" Fish Festival in Muralto!

For those of you interested in traditional folk festivals and fishing enthusiasts, mark your calendars for next Sunday, March 10th, from 6:30 am to 5 pm for the Fish Festival "Sagra del Pesce" at Piazzale Burbaglio in Muralto. Organized by the Sant' Andrea Fishermen's Association, this festival has been a proud tradition since 1952. It kicks off bright and early with a fishing competition, followed by music and entertainment for all ages, attracting about 5000 people each year. Of course, you can also treat yourself to some delicious culinary delights.

Here's the schedule:

  • 6:30 am: Start of the fishing competition

  • 10:00 am: Festival begins

  • 10:30 am: Aperitif with small fried fish and white wine

  • 12:30 pm: Lunch for fishermen and supporters, featuring polenta and cod

  • 2:30 pm: Prize-giving for the fishing competition

  • 3:00 pm: Distribution of small fried fish, while supplies last.

For more information, visit In case of bad weather, the festival will be postponed to the following Sunday.

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