Monday, November 21, 2005

Info on Events and Festivals (festa or sagra) in Italy

(LAST EDITED/UPDATED: 28 October 2006)

Here are the links for various events and festivals (festa or sagra) in Italy:


  • The Chocolate Festival in Turin and Piedmont – March 24th to April 2nd, 2006
  • Torino Food Market Festival – 21 - 23 April 2006
  • Cantine Aperte (Open Wine Cellars or 'Open Wine Cantinas') – Annual event – Last Sunday in May – What this means is that wine cellars of the Movimento Turismo del Vino association throw open their doors and you can sample some of the best wines in Italy. – In Italian Only
  • Festa dei Ceri - Annual event – In May in Gubbio (Umbria) – In Italian Only
  • Vulcanology - La Playa Catania (Italy) - International Music and Art Festival July 14-16 – Source: All About Jazz
  • Spoleto Festival – In July in Spoleto
  • Umbria Jazz Festival 2005 – Annual event – In July in Perugia (Umbria)
  • Palio (Horse Race) – Annual event – In August in Siena (Tuscany)
  • Eurochocolate – Annual event – In October in Perugia (Umbria)
  • Salone del Gusto – In multiple languages – October 26-30, 2006
  • Frantoi Aperti – Annual event – In November in Umbria – Frantoi Aperti aims to acquaint the public more closely with Umbrian olive oil through the institution of two days in which the public is admitted to the region’s oileries and invited to taste the year’s new oil for themselves, as well as talk directly to the producers about all the production process.
  • Umbria Jazz Winter – In Orvieto
  • Italy – Select from list of cities/towns in Italy – "Weatherbase is your one authoritative source for finding monthly weather records and averages for more than 16,439 cities worldwide." – Source: Weatherbase
  • – home to maps of Italy, current Italian weather conditions, and six day weather forecasts for every Italian region and province.
The above links are current. If anyone has any suggestions for other sites, please feel free to post your comment and I'll update this blog entry.

That's it for Sunday, 20 November 2005: domenica, 20 Novembre 2005

Ciao, Ben

Today’s quote is an Italian proverb, author unknown.

"Chisto 'e 'o munno: chi naviga e chi va 'nfunno."
This is the world: some sail and some sink.

(LAST EDITED/UPDATED: 28 October 2006)

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