Monthly Archives: August 2018

Corsican holiday traditions

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We all know the commercial habits of Christmas, Easter, Valentine’s day and other holidays. But there are places where ancient traditions are stronger than ever, instead of buying presents or eating a lot. And on this blog, you can learn about ancient Corsica traditions. L’ochju This is called the Evil Eye in French. There are a bunch of amulets that can protect you from it. They can be made from coral, salt crystals or you can even form a horn with your fingers, making a gesture by extending the index and little finger while holding down with the thumb the middle and ring. If you have the “curse” already, you […]

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Cheeses of Corsica

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In Corsica, you must indulge in everything that the island has to offer. It is music, people and of course food. One of the treats that you MUST taste is the local artisan cheese. Corsican cheeses are known all around the world because of their unique and traditional tastes. Here is a list of gourmet cheeses that you must to try while visiting, or that you will be able to find in your local gourmet shops. Brocciu The name of this cheese is related to a french word ‘brocciu” which means made from goat or Eve’s, first woman’s milk. It is a made from whey and is lactose free, this […]

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Famous Corsican Folk Music Artists

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We already know how Corsica is in love with their Island and people. They are showing us their history, culture and undying love through their music from local festivals to world famous music stages. Here you can read a little bit about four famous folk music artists who sing in Corsican about their mesmerizing island. I Muvrini This is a group which is very in love with their country, all their songs are sung in the native Corsican language. The music group was formed in 1980s by two brothers Jean-Francois and Alain Bernardini. They both are from a small village in north Corsica called Tagliu-Isulacciu. I Muvrini is a type […]

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