Italian Government Tourist Board - North
ITALY NEWS # 95 - August 19th, 2009
Festival of the
Citta' di Castello - (PG) - August 26th -
September 5th, 2009
42nd edition of the Festival
delle Nazioni pays homage to Great Britain.
From the Renaissance to the present, Great
Britain has included in its music tradition
musical experiences from all over the world
and it remains one of the countries that
highly values music in the education of its
citizens. This year the program offers
several shows in some of the most important
spots of the High Tiber Valley, in the heart
of the beautiful region of Umbria.
Venezia - September 2nd/12th, 2009
Once again the Mostra Internazionale del
Cinema of Venice is focusing on Italian film
production with an enquiring glance at the
more unusual pieces of arts cinema with the
aim to detail its richness and eccentricity.
"Questi fantasmi 2: cinema italiano
ritrovato" is a fascinating retrospective of
thirty works produced between the ‘40s and
‘80s. To mark the upcoming season of
cultural events, La Biennale di Venezia
Foundation is reissuing its Biennale Card.
Festival of the Mind
Sarzana - (SP) - September 4th/6th, 2009
After a successful 2008 edition, attended by
a total audience of 34,000, the Festival
della Mente, directed by Giulia Cogoli, will
hold its 6th edition from Sept. 4-6, 2009 in
a splendid medieval hamlet in Liguria.
The Festival della Mente invites all
participants to share in this project by
contributing a talk, a performance, a
frontal lecture, or a new and original
workshop. All participants, in other terms,
come here to tell not only what, but first
and foremost how and why.
Santa Rosa Machine
Viterbo - September 3rd, 2009
Every year Viterbo celebrates Santa Rosa,
its patron saint. The main event and pride
of the city is the Trasporto (Transport) in
which 100 porters parade the Machine - a
construction assembled over the course of a
few weeks before the celebration that
reaches 28 meters in height and weighs over
1000 pounds – through the small streets of
the historic center and hoist it up a steep
hill to the Monastery of San Damiano
dedicated to Santa Rosa.
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