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BIT 2014

February 15, 2014 Fieramilano hosts the new edition of BIT, the International Tourism Exchange , the great event dedicated to travel and vacation.
The BIT is held in Milan since 1980 and is now a fixture for professionals and also for those who want to organize their holidays , with a breadth of ideas and offers unrivaled . With 86 thousand square meters, 2,000 exhibitors from 120 countries of the world , the exhibition attracted a total of 90 thousand visitors a year.

The event will be divided into three main areas : Italy, dedicated to the beautiful country and further divided into four areas , The World , and a new entry Business Village, which will provide space for hotel chains , tour operators, service companies.

For professionals : BIT is open 13 to 15 February from 9.30 to 18 . Free admission for those who register by February 12, 20 Euros per day for those who do not register . For visitors: BIT is open Saturday, February 15 , from 9:30 to 18 . The entrance ticket costs 5 € (no pre-registeration) .

The Rho- Pero Fair is reached by car from the A7 -Genoa , Bologna A1 and A4 -Torino : west ring road northbound , exit Fiera Milano . From the A4 Venezia : Pero- Fiera Milano exit . From the A8 – A9- Varese and Como from Milan barrier north – A4 direction Venice exit Fiera Milano . From Milan: motorway A8 direction Varese – Como, exit Fiera Milano . A4 motorway towards Turin , Pero- Fiera Milano exit .

By Metro: Red Line stop at Rho Fiera Milano ( extra urban ticket 2 euro and 55) . By train : from Milan Central Station , Milan Porta Garibaldi, Lambrate , green metro line in the direction Abbiategrasso at Cadorna , change to the red underground line , direction Rho- Fiera Milano. From the Milano Nord Cadorna Station : red underground line , direction Rho- Fiera Milano.

Annunci

Franciacorta Festival

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.


Festival delle Sagre

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.


Asolo Art Film Festival

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.


Golfo dei Poeti Film Festival

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.


Rievocazione storica della Macia

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.


Leonardo Da Vinci. L’uomo, La Natura, La Scienza

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.


Autunno meranese

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.


Salone del volo

13 to 15 September 2013 in Padua –

Padua is home to the sixth Hall of Flight – Air Festival, from 13 to 15 September 2013 at Civilian Airport of Padova “Gino Allegri”. The exposure of the products and the presentation of the services of the companies listed is integrated into a program of conferences, workshops and exhibitions.

Three days on the forecourt of Allegri will be showcasing the main novelties of sport and recreational aircraft, as well as accessories, technology, components, clothing. Space will also be given to sports associations (parachuting, paragliding) and flight schools.

The Show is also confirmed as a moment of debate on issues related to aviation, thanks to a rational program of conferences and round tables with the participation of leading experts in the sector at national level. The 2013 edition focuses, with stand and ad hoc conferences, training of new professional technical figures from the world of flight.

Further element of showmanship will be given by the many visitors aircrafts that will land at the airport Allegri during the three days of the fair. The event is indeed a brand recognized and appreciated among the more than ten thousand pilots and aircraft owners in Italy and has earned a large number of loyal abroad, including Germany, Austria, Croatia and Slovenia.


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.