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Festa di Santa Rosalia (Festival) 2018
Where: Palermo, Italy
When:  Sunday, July 15, 2018 - Sunday, July 15, 2018
 
Every year, in the first half of July, a solemn festival brings Palermo's residents five days of joy and enthusiasm. The main purpose of the festival is to thank and worship the Palermo's patron, Santa Rosalia. According to local faith, in 1694 she saved the city's residents from a dreadful plague. The festival is known as the last of the Europian "Baroque" festivals. Various festive events, dance, shows and music that is heard all around are held. In addition, a parade leaded by a giant iron made triumphal chariot...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Macerata Opera Festival - Sferisterio Italy 2018
Where: Macerata, Italy
When:  Friday, July 20, 2018 - Sunday, August 12, 2018
 
Macerata Opera Festival Sferisterio started in 1992 and since it is held continually from late July to mid-August (various dates). The festival takes place in the city of Macerata which is located in central Italy. Most of the events take place in the "Sferisterio Arena" but some are held in "Teatro Lauro Rossi" in the city. This marvelous opera festival hosts yearly thousands of spectators in the Sferisterio open air 2,500 seat neoclassical arena. Due to the numerous visitors during the festival days and the high...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Rossini Opera Festival in Pesaro 2018
Where: Pesaro, Italy
When:  Saturday, August 11, 2018 - Thursday, August 23, 2018
 
  2018 Operas Will be: Ricciardo and Zoraide, Adina, and Il Barbiere di Siviglia. Rossini Opera Festival is held every summer since 1980 in Pesaro which is located in north central Italy. The festival is known as one of the famous operas' events in Italy and in the world. It takes place in August when during the festival days operas of the composer Gioacchino Rossini are presented.  Due to the numerous visitors during the festival days and the high demand for tickets and accommodations it is recommended...(read more)
 
 
 
 
The Palio (August 16th) 2nd horse race 2018
Where: Siena, Italy
When:  Thursday, August 16, 2018 - Thursday, August 16, 2018
 
Every year two traditional horse's races take place at Piazza del Campo.  Due to the numerous visitors during the Palio days and the high demand for accommodations it is recommended to check hotel rates and book rooms well in advance. The first is held on the 2nd of July, the holiday of the Madonna of Provenzano and is called Palio di Provenzano or Palio delle Madonna. The second is held on the 16th of August - the holiday of Virgin Mary and is called Palio dell'Assunta or as most of the people name it -...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Barrel Rolling Contest Il Palio delle Botti di Montepulciano 2018
Where: Montepulciano, Italy
When:  Sunday, August 26, 2018 - Sunday, August 26, 2018
 
Once a Year, on the last Sunday of August, a traditional barrel rolling race is held (Il Palio delle Botti di Montepulciano). The race takes place in Montepulciano which is located in Siena region in Tuscany. This unique race started in the 13th century as a riding contest in which the horses galloped up the hill, in a steep course of 1,800 meters, through the main road of the town to the Grande Piazza. In the 17th century the contests stopped but on 1974 it renewed in a different way. The participants roll 80 kg barrels up the...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Venice International Film Festival 2018
Where: Venice, Italy
When:  Wednesday, August 29, 2018 - Saturday, September 8, 2018
 
The Venice Biennale has for over a century been one of the most prestigious cultural institutions in the world. Ever since its foundation in 1895, it has been in the avant-garde, promoting new artistic trends and organising international events in the contemporary arts in accordance with a multi-disciplinary model which characterises its unique nature. It is world-beating for the International Film Festival, for the International Art Exhibition and for the International Architecture Exhibition, and continues the great tradition of the...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Gran Premio Santander d'Italia (Italian Grand Prix) 2018
Where: Monza, Italy
When:  Sunday, September 2, 2018 - Sunday, September 2, 2018
 
The Italian Grand Prix is one of number yearly races which are held all over the world. In 2008, 17 competitions took place, in 2009, 18 competitions and in 2010, 19 competitions are planned. The races, usually, are held in the same countries and around the same dates. However there are changes, thus it is possible that a certain country will not held a race while new countries are added to the list. These are the countries, in alphabetical order, where the races are held: Abu-Dhabi, Australia, Bahrain, Belgium, Brazil, Britain, Canada,...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Jousting of the Saracens in Arezzo 2018 - (Second Contest)
Where: Arezzo, Italy
When:  Sunday, September 2, 2018 - Sunday, September 2, 2018
 
    Giostra Del Saracino - The Second Contest In the Middle Age, on the 14th century, the people of Rome called the residents of the countries located on the east side of the Roman Empire; Persians, Turkish, Arabs and all the Muslims by the name Saracens. The tension between the two religions created hard battles in which the Christians defeated the Muslims. The perpetuation of the Christianity victory over the Islam started in the beginning of the 16th century with two festive contests that restore the battles between the...(read more)
 
 
 
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