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Kaulonia Tarantella Festival

27 to 31 August, 2013 in Caulonia (Reggio Calabria)


The Kaulonia Tarantella Festival 2013 will take place August 27 to 31 in the picturesque scenery of Piazza Month, in the heart of the old town of Caulonia (RC). More than a festival, the Kaulonia Tarantella is a real phenomenon and popular culture can catalyze, during the last week of August, tens of thousands of people by putting the spotlight on Caulonia, a small town of Locri, located in the Ionian the province of Reggio Calabria.

Among the artists who will participate in the XXV edition of the Kaulonia Tarantella Festival have been announced: on August 27, the opening day of the festival, will be staged the Sud Sound System, for the first time to Kaulonia Tarantella Festival, August 28th will be the time of Eugene Jackson, authentic dean of the festival, which this time will perform a unique and unrepeatable event alongside a Raiz (voice Almamegretta) and Pietra Montecorvino, August 29 will be Ambrogio Sparagna and his Orchestra Popolare Italiana to perform in Caulonia.

August 29 will be the date also of the highly anticipated and acclaimed concert of Agricantus, one of the world most popular Italian band in the world, returning to perform with after a stop lasted 7 years.

On August 30th will be one of the days cornerstone of the entire 2013 edition, the evening of “Caulonia meets the World” with the presence on stage of Piazza Mese  of the Orchesta Mediterranea of Jamal Ouassini, a prestigious ensemble that sees inside musicians and representatives of various folk cultures of the Mediterranean (Morocco, Spain, Greece, Lebanon) which will be counterbalanced by the exhibition of James Senese and Napoli Centrale, a band that in the contamination between different musical languages ​​has always made its greatest strength, and finally, the closing date of 31 August there is the strange encounter between the big band of world music Calabrian “Mimmo Cavallaro & Cosimo Papandrea Taranproject” and the divine voice of Antonella Ruggiero, in an unprecedented blend of Pop and Tarantella Calabrese.

Opening the evening all the energy of the Drums of South, young band that embraces some of the most talented percussionists and drummers of Calabria and Sicily.


XVIII Festival of Games and Mathematical Culture

July 25-28, 2013 in Caldé (Varese)

Caldé, near Castelveccana, in the province of Varese, is home July 25 to 28 of XVIII Festival of Games and Mathematical Culture.

“All is number” is the traditional appointment for mathematical fun in the beautiful setting of Caldé, not without reason is called the Portofino of Lake Maggiore.

A not to be missed opportunity to meet mathematicians, researchers, enthusiasts, schools, families and friends.Immagine.

Festival della Mente

August 30- September 1st in Sarzana (La Spezia)


Sarzana hosts the Festival of the Mind, the first festival in Europe dedicated to creativity and creative processes, design and direction of Giulia Cogoli, promoted by the Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio della Spezia and the City of Sarzana.
The history of the festival began in 2004 as a project of deepening and cultural sharing, cultivated and grown steadily until today: the event in the past ten years has proposed 650 meetings, involved a total of 500 speakers and more than 4,000 young volunteers, with a successful public more and more. In nine previous editions has recorded some 300,000 visitors, from 12,000 to 42,000 in the first of 2012.
The festival is meant as a crossroads between humanistic and scientific knowledge through intellectual and artistic reflections on the theme of the creative process: between 90 lectures, performances and workshops specially made by some of the most significant thinkers Italians and foreigners.
This year the festival is scheduled from August 30 to September 1. Among the guests there will be Guido Rossi, Toni e Peppe Servillo, Alessandro Bergonzoni, Lella Costa, Stefano Bartezzaghi, Massimo Cacciari.