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09 Aug 2012


Entertainment in Rimini doesn’t end with the summer. Music lovers flock to the 60 th edition of the Sagra Musicale Malatestiana, one of Italy’s oldest and most prestigious musical events, which has staged performances by some of the world’s greatest musicians, singers and conductors, such as Riccardo Chailly, Giuseppe Sinopoli, Mstislav Rostropovich, Renata Tebaldi, Zubin Metha, James Conlon, Georges Pretre, Myung-Whun Chung and others.

For information: www.sagramusicalemalatestiana.it

08 Aug 2012

The 12 th edition of the Festival of Gioia, directed by eminent Italian writer Dacia Mariani, concludes this year’s series on the 27 September 2012. Created with the intention of rescuing the abandoned village of Gioia Vecchio, destroyed in the Marsica earthquake of 1915, from oblivion, the Festival expanded this year to include the entire Marsica mountain region of Abruzzo, which lies within the territory of the National Park.This year’s version featured 16 works, performed in Ortuccio, Villetta Barrea, Pescasseroli, Avezzano, Ortona, Pescina, Gioia del Marsi and also L’Aquila.

05 Aug 2012

NIGHT OF STARRY WINE CUPS

On the Feast of San Lorenzo, the 10 August, which is traditionally the best night for seeing shooting stars in the Italian night sky, wine glasses will be raised all over the peninsula for the annual “Movimento Turismo del Vino” (wine tourism organization) event. Over a million wine lovers are expected to participate in some 200 Italian towns belonging to the National Association Cittī¿½ del Vino (Wine Cities) as well as in many individual cellars.

 

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WINE AND MUSIC IN APULIA


Lovers of the wines of the Puglie region can have a field day on the 4 August 2012 at Grottaglie, the town famed for the production of ceramics and terracotta where the Wine and Music Festival will be held. Imbibers can also enjoy local gastronomic specialities, such as orechiette (“little ears” pasta), “friselle”, salamis and cheeses.


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