The Sartiglia in Oristano and the man with no identity

Feb 18, 2015 677

Perhaps thanks to her Sardinian blood, poet Antonella Anedda was able to deliver an extremely effective description of the Sartiglia – the fascinating and mysterious race held on Carnival Sunday and Tuesday in Oristano, "on Sardinia's West coast, beyond which there is only Spain".

She explains that "a man called 'su Componidori' is dressed by three women, who put a plain wooden mask on his face: smooth, white, and androgynous".

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