Cous Cous Fest 2016

Cous Cous Fest 2016

Sun, sea and Cous Cous

Since 1998, during the last week of September, there is the famous Cous Cous Fest, one of the most interesting food events in the summer of San Vito Lo Capo.


The Cous Cous Fest is an important moment to meet new people and new culture talking about a simple dish. The Mediterranean cuisine, the food passion,  the cultural exchange and  the integration among peoples are very strong in this time .

It can be considered a challenge for all those people interested in the culinary world. 
Every year famous Chefs, arrive in this corner of western Sicily, from all over the world. They cook together original recipes of cous cous surrounded by an increasingly large and attentive public.
The festival lasts a week in which in addition to taste the Cous Cous you can participate in cultural events, cooking workshops, talk shows and seminars, while in the evening, in the main square of San Vito Lo Capo there are live  music and shows. The Cous Cous, in the beautiful surroundings of San Vito Lo Capo, is not just a simple dish, but the desire of a better world.

Live show
Every night, a different artist performs on the stage next to the Sanctuary.
Because the journey between cultures also takes place through the encounter and the discovery of new rhythms and melodies.
The Stage of Cous Cous Fest, for many years now, is home to the most famous musicians and sensitive to the issue of peace, thus contributing to a continuing dialogue between peoples.
All shows are free.