Performing Arts in Taormina

Taormina Arte

From June to September, this world-class festival delivers opera, dance, theatre and music concerts with an impressive cast of international names.
Music in Taormina

Taormina Opera Festival

Taormina's Greek Theatre makes an evocative setting for opera at this annual fest, running from mid-July to early September.
Film in Taormina

Taormina FilmFest

Hollywood big shots arrive in mid-June for a week of film screenings, premieres and press conferences at the Teatro Greco.
Carnival in Acireale


The best time to visit Acireale is during February's Carnevale, when the town puts on one of the best spectacles in Sicily. The stars of the show are the elaborately decorated floats, some bedecked in Technicolor fl…
Religious in Catania

Festa di Sant'Agata

In Catania's biggest religious festival (3 to 5 February), one million Catanians follow the Fercolo (a silver reliquary bust of St Agata) along the main street of the city accompanied by spectacular fireworks.
Music in Taormina

Italian Opera Taormina

Opera stars sing famous arias and duets at Taormina's Teatro San Giorgio on Monday, Wednesday and Friday evenings at 9.15pm from May through October, and on Saturday evenings at 9.15pm in April and November.