GIROTONNO – CELEBRATING THE SEA RIDERS

Discover tuna tradition and culture in a corner of paradise, the Sulcis Iglesiente, in Carloforte, Sardinia! From 24 to 28 May 2018 the Girotonno will take place: four days of culture, arts, food, wine, music and entertainment.

For example there will be a Tuna Cuisine Competition with chefs from six nations, who will prepare stunning tuna dishes, or the Girotonno Live Cooking event in which national and international chefs prepare food live, comment and invite the public to taste their original tuna-based creations.

Carloforte in San Pietro Island possesses the last tuna trap in Italy. Every year from April to mid-June the passage of the Bluefin tuna is intercepted in the west of the island, where fishing is always fruitful, full of emotions and history. Despite its fascination, it has to be said that this fishing tradition has become controversial and raises lots of questions about the ecological sustainability, given the lack of tuna in the world…

Info: http://www.girotonno.it/en/