A FESTA DI L'OLIU NOVU
Every year, at the beginning of April, the Comité d’animations Culturelles Tallanais organises artisan fair “A Festa di l’Oliu Novu”. The committee adheres to the Federation des Foires et des Routes Rurales Agricoles et Artisanales de Corse (FFRAC – Federation of Fairs and rural farming and artisan Road trip in Corsica). Sainte Lucie de Tallano welcomes every year the beginning of spring by the celebration of one of the local wealth: Olive oil. During two days, people can discover the different traditional manners to product olive oil thanks to exhibitions and squeeze demonstrations at the ecomuseum. All the typical products are presented with the olive oil: cheese, cooked meats, chestnut flour, honey marmalades and wine. The local craftsmen propose their production: wood processing, stone work, leather, glass and knifes basketwork, pottery, jewels and works of arts. The specificity and authenticity of the products proposed to the public contribute to the success of Festa di Oliu Novu which receive some 5 000 visitors. These days are the occasion to maintain the tradition in a festive atmosphere d and establish the dialogue between producers and consumers. This is the most adequate place to promote the quality of the products and as a consequence the prosperity of the local economy too.