Orient Festival in Marina di Carrara, Tuscany

From October 31st to November 3rd 2013, the exhibition centre Carrara Fiere in Marina di Carrara (Tuscany), close to the seaside, will host the Orient Festival with colours, music and perfumes of far away lands.

A great event dedicated to the oriental world and all its contemporary and old traditional features: ceremonies, folklore, shows, exhibitions, health and wellness, spirituality, holistic disciplines and many other cultural activities are waiting for you.

The event is open to the public everyday from 10 am to 11 pm and the admittance fee is € 10,00.

The 5th edition of the festival will welcome you in a fifty-thousand sq m exhibition area with photo exhibitions, market stalls, bazaars, typical oriental food and cuisine, concerts, traditional ceremonies, folkloristic shows, natural medicines, dances and martial arts, seminars and much more.

You will have the chance to learn more and experience many traditional therapies for free, visit the areas dedicated to health and wellness (Yoga, Ayurveda, Bach flowers, Theta healing, Meditation, Vegan space, Reiki, Chi Kung, Thai Chi Chuan, Shiatsu, Tuina, Organic music, Rebirthing, Holistic therapies, Postural Integration, massages, and many others).

Discover the magic of the East: India, China, Japan, Thailand, Indonesia, Morocco, Philippines, Vietnam, Tibet, Mongolia, Nepal, Burma, Korea, Malaysia, Cambodia, etc.

Among the traditional ceremonies and shows you will see at the festival: the tea ceremony, Chinese circus, Thai massages, paper-folding, Mandala ceremony, Indian marriage, Vietnamese contortionists, painting on fabrics and many more.

Visitors will find everything on the stalls: fine fabrics, clothing, accessories, bags, shoes, ancient jewels, candles, essential oils, incenses, tattoos, furniture, paintings, carpets, precious stones, books, statues, vases, spices, tea, gongs, sari, kimonos, Chinese boxes, biological products and much more.

And don’t forget about the Green World section, the sustainable products fair! On display, visitors will find the latest items from the Bio world: biological food and cuisine, green tourism, ethic fashion, natural cosmetics, recycled material furniture, renewable energies, fair trade products

The Orient Festival will also host as usual the Fair of Martial Arts, with 100 federations challenging in international competitions, demonstrations, conferences for 10,000 athletes coming from over 100 countries.

So, you will be spoilt for choice! We wait for you in Marina di Carrara at the Orient Festival!

Further information about Carrara are available on the travel guide About Versilia.

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