Tag: events in liguria

53rd Genoa International Boat Show

From October 2nd to 6th 2013, the International Boat Show comes back in Genoa with several meetings, itineraries and initiatives for adults and children.

The Boat Show has a brand new layout made up a 180,000-sqm exhibition area, 100,000 of which are on water, 6 different exposition areas, all kinds of boats on display (from powerboats to sailing boats, from tender boats to maxi yatchs) from 1,85 to 80 m long boats.

750 exhibitors, 1,000 boats on display, 100

“Medieval August” Festival comes back from the Past in Ventimiglia, Liguria

The “Medieval August” Festival was born in 1974 in Ventimiglia (Region of Liguria). Every year, between July and August, history turns into the protagonist of Ventimiglia and such an old and lovely town comes back to its mysterious atmosphere of the past.

The town of Ventimiglia magically gets crowded with people wearing medieval clothing, such as soldiers, ladies, knights, aristocrats and plebeians who challenge each other in competitions in the historical centre, a perfect background for such an event. Narrow street, lovely squares, narrow passages

The International Short Film Festival Filmcaravan comes back in Imperia

Once again, Filmcaravan, the successful international short film competition held in the province of Imperia, comes back in the squares of some of the most beautiful villages in the area, from July, 31st to August, 3rd.

Such a cinema competition will begin on July, 31st at 9.30 pm in the village of Cervo in Piazza dei Corallini, with the showing of “Die ruhe bleibt” (“Keep quiet”), a work by Stefan Kriekhaus from Germany,

45th Festival of the Sea in Levanto

On July, 24th and 25th, you’re all invited to the great 45th Festival of the Sea in the lovely seaside resort Levanto, located in the province of La Spezia (Liguria Region).

The Festival of the Sea has being celebrated since 1968, in honour of the patron saint of sailors, St James the Apostle, in order to commemorate the period in which the town was found.

In the days preceding the festival, many religious liturgies are held, whereas on 24th and 25th July visitors can see historical parades, medieval games, a procession with crucifixes and the whole gulf enlightened with 10 thousand colored candles and also fabulous fireworks.

The fabulous Battle of Flowers of Ventimiglia | June, 15th and 16th

On Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th June, 50th edition of the traditional Battle of Flowers will be held in Ventimiglia (Liguria Region).

In the early 20th century, the Festival of Flowers used to take place to pay homage to Spring and the awakening of nature with papier-mâché floats and floral decorations

This year, the awesome Battle of Flowers will celebrate its 50th anniversary and all celebrations will begin on Saturday 15th June, when there will be the parade of “No Ducati…No Party” Moto Club at 9 pm and then the night parade of the floats covered with flowers, folkloristic bands