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 August 31 to September 8, 2013 in Selva Trissino (Vicenza)
At the end of summer Selva di Trissino hosts the “Festa dello Gnocco”: Saturday August 31 Sunday, September 8, 2013 will stage the ninth edition of the great feast dedicated to the typical local product.
This great event in 2012 drew more than 25,000 people, an event dedicated to the promotion of a territory through its typical products.
The success of the result of the high quality of the products offered. Certificates De.Co., the protagonists are the delicious homemade gnocchi and made stir-fry sauces in 11 thanks to the excellent work of the volunteers of Selva and the surrounding areas and various local charities, which are essential for the success of the party.
Yet it is not only good food: Sunday, September 1st will host the Gnoccobike, mountain bike race, which has the participation of hundreds of cyclists from across the region, will be held Sunday, Sept. 8 instead walking Gnoccolando food and wine, which runs between the paths of the village on the hills up to 850 m above sea level, rediscovering forgotten glimpses tasting the local products.
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.
July 31 to August 4, 2013, in Rapallo (Genoa) –
The charming town of Rapallo hosts an interesting summer event: Rapallo Expo 2013 fourteenth edition, from 31 July to 4 August 2013.
In the center of Rapallo are scheduled events crafts, food and wine, promoting tourism, renewable energy, musical and cultural events.
The Expo will take place between Piazza Garibaldi, Piazza Da Vico, and Vico del Pozzo square, Piazza de Gasperi and via Magenta.