Cous Cous Fest is the International Festival of Cultural Integration, an important meeting recurring from past 18 years. A feast of flavours and civilization which celebrates couscous as dish of peace, shared by many cultures, able to bring together in San Vito Lo Capo, in the North-Western Sicily, ten different countries, under the flag of integration and exchange.
How to join the people’s jury
During every heat of the Bia Couscous Italian Championhship and the Couscous World Championship there will be more than 100 judges of the people that could taste the dishes proposed by the competing chefs and vote their favourite one with numbered paddles. In you want to be a member of the people’s jury you should buy the people’s jury ticket, subject to availability of places, at the Palabia ticket office in San Vito Lo Capo. There is no pre-sale. The ticket price varies according to the stage of the competition
People’s jury ticket
Italian Championship of Bia Couscous
Semif-finals 10€ / Final 15€
People’s jury ticket
Cous Cous World Championship
Semif-finals 15€ / Final 20€
Where to taste couscous
Over 30 couscous recipes are served every day from 12 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the “Houses of Couscous” along San Vito streets and on the beach.The tasting ticket can be purchased at the Cous Cous Fest ticket offices. The price is 10€. The ticket includes a portion of couscous, a dessert and a glass of wine or a Tomarchio drink (0,20 l bottle – variuos tastes)
Recipes of leading chefs
You can taste, waiting on tables, the original couscous recipes prepared by great chefs live. If you want to take part in the scheduled events you should buy the Cooking Show Ticket (10€) at the PalaBia ticket office. Tickets are available until they are sold out.
How to reach San Vito Lo Capo
By air Falcone e Borsellino Palermo airport 90 km away / Vincenzo Florio Trapani – Birgi airport 65 km away
By ship Palermo harbour 120 away / Trapani Harbour 45 km away
By car From Palermo: Highway A29 (Palermo – Mazara del Vallo) – Castellammare del Golfo exit 45 Km away – SS 187 towards San Vito lo Capo – Lentina exit SP 16 / From Trapani:
By bus Palermo – San Vito Lo Capo: Russo bus operator / Trapani – San Vito Lo Capo: AST bus operator
Opportunities for your business
Book your exhibition space
You could feel and see with your own eyes, between products and typical artefacts, the difference from which culture originates and which is the real sense of taste
Become an official sponsor of Cous Cous Fest
There are many sponsorship opportunities and they are widely customisable. In the previous editions, Cous Cous Fest and important brands have been linked by many special projects and initiatives.