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Strigora

August 18, 2013 at Triora (Imperia)

For the past twenty-five years in the province of Imperia Triora has risen to national fame as the “country of Witches” by virtue of documented process to some poor women in the years 1587-1589.

To celebrate fourth anniversary of that tragic event were organized conferences and exhibitions. In 2001 was born, almost by accident, Strigora. The event, from the legendary first edition, has been repeated every year, always renewed and different, but with a single purpose: to re-evaluate the figure of the poor witches.

Already in the early hours of the morning several dozen exhibitors will set up their stalls for the market of medieval, which will start at 10 am. Meanwhile, the witches and wizards of the Pro Triora cook dishes from the magical flavor that you can enjoy both lunch and dinner in the cool “Boschetto” accompanied by folk music.

At three in the afternoon will begin the real party. A festival designed for the whole family, both for large than for small. The country will magically transform, through alleys and streets you will encounter strange characters that will enchant you with their magic and acrobatics.

Wandering through the medieval alleyways, melodies lift you and take you far away dreams. When darkness have obscured the sun will be enchanted by the magic of the Middle Ages.

In the course of the day is possible, even recommended a visit to the ethnographic museum and witchcraft, which contains a special section dedicated to the extensive process of 1587-1589, with an exhibition of tragic documents, including sentences to death some witches.


Genoa International Boat Show

2 to 6 October 2013 in Genoa –

Genoa welcomes the traditional appointment with the International Boat Show: 2 to 6 October the Ligurian capital will host the fifty-third edition of the great event.

A concrete rationalization of space will stand more linear in the 2013 edition, to exploit the prestigious setting of the context. The marine of Fiera di Genova also offer the opportunity to test the water with the boats.

The 2012 edition of the Salone showed excellent numbers: 1400 boats on display, 178,000 visitors, over 200,000 square meters of exhibition space, plus 100,000 square feet of water surface.

“The Boat Show 2013 will be very different from those that preceded it – said the organizers – one that will offer this year is an advanced formula of event, from its container, entirely revisited to invite you to visit a new mode of and fruition. ”

“An event that thanks to over 50 years of experience and careful comparison with all the parties involved want to be more timely and, we believe the most effective, both in its
installations that time management and exhibition spaces”.