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.
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 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.
September 13 to November 16, 2013 in Merano (Bolzano)
In Merano and surroundings, autumn is a season full of surprises: from 13 September to 16 November, the zone will host the Merano Fall, a food and wine festival full of interesting events.
Smells, tastes and flavors from the local culinary tradition, but also folklore and music will be the protagonists of this series of events will color the autumn of this area of South Tyrol.
In particular, during these weeks culinary workshops and shops in the area offer the opportunity to taste the local dishes, prepared with care by choosing fresh, natural ingredients, such as grapes, pumpkins and chestnuts.
14 to 15 September 2013 in Gerola Alta (Sondrio) –
Gerola Alta in Valtellina is home to this year’s “Festival of Bitto” The Festival takes place on 14 and 15 September, and promotes the famous local cheese “Bitto”, recognized as the king of cheese production Valtellina PDO (protected designation of origin).
The traditional event that has been taking place for over thirty years in Gerola Alta on the third Sunday of September, aims to promote the famous cheese typical of the area, aroma and unmistakable flavor, produced on the pastures during the summer.
On the occasion of the festival and in the days that precede exhibitions are organized, through which volunteers and supporters will give their best to enhance a small town and a valley rich in tradition and history.
August 25, 2013 in Calghera (Pavia)
At the village of Upper Calghera in Valverde (PV) will be held the usual Festival of Street Artists, now in its eighth year. After a break of one year, the Festival, which will appeal to adults and children, back to being an opportunity to rediscover the ancient art of street theater and puppet, as a form of expression of the Italian popular theater.
As every year, the day of the Festival, several internationally renowned artists who have won awards at major festivals in the sector will perform. Viewers can follow the different types of “road show”, lasting about an hour each, alternating and repeated in different squares of the village of Calghera.
All this will be accompanied by itinerant artists in surprise raids. The closing show will be held in Piazza Millefiori at 20:45.
From August 29 to September 8, 2013 in Rovereto (Trento)
Rovereto, Trento province, home to the new edition of “East West”: the festival that was born in 1981 will take place this year from August 29 to September 8.
Rovereto is a city always open to the taste of the new, the modern, the study of culture and its trends. In this festival, East and West are seen as poles of an ideal route of switches and crossings not only between cultures, but also between genres and languages of the contemporary scene.
One of the most important European festivals for contemporary dance and dance theater takes place in the first half of September in Rovereto and Trento. Over the years it has hosted almost always through special productions or European premieres or national companies and artists among the most important and significant of the international dance scene.
The spirit of the festival in his thirty years of business was to enact the reciprocal influences in the twentieth century by the artistic tradition of experimentation on the eastern and western vice versa.
East West becomes a round trip between theater and dance, research and tradition, identity and innovation. The program also includes a section dedicated to the involvement of local youth groups, with the aim of offering creative and productive opportunities for young choreographers and dancers from Trentino.