From 28 to 29 September 2013 in the province of Brescia –
Franciacorta, the Lombard area which gives its name to the famous spumante, celebrates with the “Franciacorta Festival”, scheduled for September 28 to 29.
The final weekend of September will include a large selection of wine tasting in the cellar, to discover, in addition to the flavor of the wine, also its historical paths and tips about its development.
The leitmotiv of 2013 will be “The Franciacorta and flavors,” to discover the best pairings with local dishes and more.
From 13 to 15 and 20 to 22 September 2013 in Trento –
For two weekends of September comes “Autumn in Trentino” concentrated in the historic center of the city of Trento will host a festival dedicated to those who love to discover, experience and taste the local food and wine products of the Trentino region.
An opportunity to meet the producers present in the streets, to tell and do taste the fruit of their labor, to be groped by small and sweet temptations, but also to taste, in a reasoned way, a selection of the best wine production.
A rotation every day a chef from territories tracked by the Wine Roads of Trentino and Flavours in the restaurant in the square propose a menu designed to raise awareness of the interpretations in the kitchen of food products of excellence in Trentino.
From 14 September to 10 November 2013 in Bassano del Grappa (Vicenza)
The appointment with Bassano Fotografia, the biennial event dedicated to the world of the image, in 2013 is from September 14 to November 10.
The Civic Museum of Bassano, one of the oldest museums in Veneto (1828) is well shown by the attention he has devoted Bassano over the centuries to the figurative culture.
In this perspective is the intent of probing this event with the theme of liberal interpretations of reality through images of the world express a personal definition.
Since 14 September 2013, the exhibition places the most qualified of Bassano – the Museo Civico, Palazzo Bonaguro, Chapel of the Angel, Ezzelini Castle, Palazzo Agostinelli – but also many areas around the city center will be involved in the big event of photography.
September 8, 2013 in Asti
Asti is celebrating its wine: for 39 years every second Sunday of September, under the sign of the great wine competition Douja d’Or which is held on the same days, the city hosts the Festival of Festivals, a great day of celebration that has been called “the truest representation of peasant life. “
More than 40 pro-loco of the province of Asti present their specialties, accompanied by DOC wines from Asti, in the open-air restaurant with its characteristic glasses tavern.
First, however, we are witnessing the colorful procession that winds through the streets of the city, animated by more than three thousand people in authentic period costumes, tractors, tools of the trade, which represent the values and traditions of this land.
10 to 12 September 2013 in Milan
FieraMilanocity hosts the new edition of “Milano Unica”, the event dedicated to textiles, scheduled for September 10 to 12 this year.
The international textile fair is born from experience, the quality and tradition of four brands of Italian exhibitions: Ideabiella, Ideacomo, Moda In, Shirt Avenue.
It ‘a project organized and composite posing in twice a year (February to September), the flagship of the Italian and European textile production.
September 15, 2013 in Asti –
As every year, here comes the appointment with the famous Palio di Asti: the race and everything that surrounds it will take shape this year on Sunday 15 September.
The element that most fascinates many visitors who attend the Palio is the parade of more than twelve hundred people in medieval costumes.
The accuracy of historical re-enactments reviewed by a committee of experts, the quality of the costumes and the skill of the tailors in the village faithfully reproduce the styles of clothes taking them with frescoes and paintings make the parade a truly unique show.
The tableaux vivants that make up the parade represent actual events of history of Asti: you will therefore remove nobles and commoners, soldiers and higher clergy, knights and ladies who will one day return to live in the city telling the daily lives of more than seven centuries.
August 30 to September 8, 2013 in Asolo (Treviso)
Asolo hosts the 32nd edition of the Asolo Art Film Festival: the event, as always, invites the talents of cinema and animation to submit their work to compete for the prestigious prizes at the Festival.
The competition is divided into two sections: Films on Art, works dedicated to art in all its forms and works of historical reconstruction and critical interpretation to art; Artist Biographies, for works of historical reconstruction and critical interpretation dedicated to artistic people.
The works will be projected during the course of the Art Film Festival, running from 30 August to 8 September 2013. The Jury will award the following prizes: Grand Prize for the best work in Asolo competition; Premio Asolo for the best films about art; Premio Asolo for the best biography of the artist, Gian Francesco Malipiero Award for best original soundtrack.
From 22 to 24 August 2013 in Lerici (La Spezia)
Lerici hosts “Poets’ Gulf Film Festival”, the International Short Film Competition organized by the Municipality in collaboration with Life Model Agency div. Cinema, Independent Filmmakers addressed to Italian and foreign Associations that have produced short films.
The intent of the “Poets ‘Gulf Film Festival’ is to enhance, promote and disseminate the short film as an art form and language of art by emerging and talented Filmmaker.
The policy of competition is to give greater visibility to the event: for this outdoor screenings take place on location in Rotonda Vassallo Park and Shelley Park, in the beautiful surroundings of the town of Lerici.
The directors of short films that will be present will have the opportunity to discuss their work with the people and with celebrities from the world of cinema.
From 14 to 16 August 2013 in Spilimbergo (Pordenone)
Spilimbergo hosts the XXII edition of the Historical Re-enactment of Macia, a traditional event which takes its name from the ancient measure of length for cloth, the Macia in fact, in use in Spilimbergo (certified in 1438), a copy of which is engraved on the pillar of the Palace the loggia in the Piazza del Duomo.
The event recreates the atmosphere of the daily life of the city, one of the most important political and cultural in Friuli, in the early sixteenth century. In particular, the event repeats the performance in key events of the city in the period in which they were lords young brothers Roberto and Adriano Spilimbergo.
The arcades will host the workshops with their wares and inns to refresh visitors. In the squares and along the way you will see the common people engaged in spending, the bourgeoisie who treat their business, the nobles and the beggars who walk bothering passers-by for alms.
And in this motley crowd entering the singers and the artists who make their living with their histrionic capabilities, while on watch all the warriors of the count, camped in the courtyard of the castle, archers and soldiers of Captain Theodore Earth.
From 1 September to 1 December 2013 in Venice
Venice is hosting an exhibition of great interest, focused on the man who probably best embodies all the virtues of human intelligence: Leonardo da Vinci.
The exhibition “Leonardo Da Vinci. Man, Nature, Science, “by the Director of the Cabinet of Drawings of the Venetian Accademia Annalisa Perissa will be open to the public, in the Accademia Gallery, from September 1 to December 1, 2013.
The exhibition is built around the exceptional group of autograph sheets of the master of Vinci, preserved in the Venetian collection since 1822, 25 graphic works, usually never visible to the public, which have been exhibited at galleries all together one last time in 1980 .
Among them stands out the famous study of human proportions, known as the Vitruvian Man, a superb interpenetration between art and science, the result of a synthesis unsurpassed harmonic representation, which has become a symbol of classical perfection of body and mind, human and divine, a microcosm a human scale which is the reflection of the entire cosmos.