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The Winter Marathon of Madonna di Campiglio 2019
Where: Madonna di Campiglio, Italy
When:  Thursday, January 17, 2019 - Sunday, January 20, 2019 - Estimated date !
 
The Winter Marathon of Madonna di Campiglio takes place yearly in mid January. Only cars that are minimum 40 years old can participate in the race. The rounded course of the 500 km race crosses the main Dolomites pass. It starts and ends after three days in the middle of the town. The participants pass through amazing views of the white snowy mountains. Watching the old cars performance while climbing the steep upwardness, traveling on the course that is covered with snow and ice provides the lovers of the motorist sport an enjoyable...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Fair of Saint Orso (la Fiera di Sant'Orso di Aosta) 2019
Where: Aosta, Italy
When:  Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - Thursday, January 31, 2019
 
The Fair of Saint Orso for sale of art goods, handicrafts of wood, stone, metal, etc... is held in the ancient quarter of Aosta, an Italian Alps town. The eight hundred years old fair, preserves its ancient tradition and every year. In the middle of winter, in January last days, the stalls are spread and offer quality art goods made by the locals. Lot of tourists from all over Italy and near by countries visit this fair and enjoy the beauty of the snowy town, the folklore culture shows and the unique exhibits.
 
 
 
 
Carnevale di Viareggio (Carnival) 2019
Where: Viareggio, Italy
When:  Saturday, February 9, 2019 - Tuesday, March 5, 2019
 
Schedule events 2019:   February - 9,  17,  23   March - 3 , 5 Once a year, Viareggio celebrates its traditional carnival which preserves a tradition that starts in 1873. The over 130 year's carnival started as a mockery of the elected people of the city.   The young residents of the city presented them in a shape of giant ridiculous dolls.   Since then, the city's residents preserve the tradition and turned it into a giant fiesta of dancing and color, a symbol of peace, unity...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Venice Carnival - Carnevale di Venezia 2019
Where: Venice, Italy
When:  Saturday, February 16, 2019 - Tuesday, March 5, 2019
 
The ancient carnival The carnival of Venice (Italian: Carnevale di Venezia) is the most communicate festival in Europe. Ancient celebrations held in the past for centuries, were stopped in 1797 with the conquest of Venice by Napoleon.   Today's Carnival In 1980, Venice renewed the tradition. Nowadays, every year, thousands of people fill the bridges, canals and squares of Venice and turn the city into a giant theater stage.   The atmosphere costumes and experience of visiting The city itself becomes a...(read more)
 
 
 
 
The Verona Carnival 2019
Where: Verona, Italy
When:  Friday, March 1, 2019 - Friday, March 1, 2019
 
Once a year, on the last Friday before Lent fast (different dates) , Verona celebrates its carnival that preserves an ancient tradition of more than 470 years. The event marks the end of epidemic that killed, in 1660, many of Verona's residents in hunger and illness.   Since its end Verona's residents indicate, once a year, the end of the stuffer's period by distribution of Gnocchi to the people.   Gnocchi is a local folk food that is made of mush potatoes and flour, cut into small pieces that are cooked in...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Ivrea Carnival The Orange Fights 2019
Where: Ivrea, Italy
When:  Saturday, March 2, 2019 - Tuesday, March 5, 2019
 
The traditional orange fight of Ivrea preserves an ancient tradition that started in the middle of the 19 century as an inspiration of a similar event that took place in the Middle-Ages. In the orange fight the celebrators throw juicy fresh oranges on one another.   According to the local history, in the Middle-Ages, beans were thrown by the participants in the street fights. Twice a year, the feudal lord used to donate a pot with beans to the poor tenants families.   The handout was very humiliated as the beans were...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Donkey Palio in Torrita di Siena (Palio dei Somari) 2019
Where: Torrita di Siena , Italy
When:  Sunday, March 24, 2019 - Sunday, March 24, 2019
 
Torrita di Siena, a little Middle Ages town, is located in Toscany about 80 km south east to Florence. The city holds, once a year, a donkey race (palio). The idea of this traditional event, which started in 1966, was the will of the 7,000 town’s residents that most of them work in the wood and metal industry, to celebrate and praise St. Josef who is known as the workers and carpenters patron and as a symbol to work and simplicity. Like every year, hotel rooms are in high demand with surging prices during Palio day. Therefore,...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Verona Choir Competition 2019
Where: Verona, Italy
When:  Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - Saturday, March 30, 2019
 
Verona's Choir Competition brings tens of choirs from all over the world to the city. The choirs that sing in various styles compete in four categories: 1. The choirs choose of secular music composition. 2.The organizers choose of secular music composition. 3.Popular songs 4.Jazz, Swing, Pop Blues, etc... The festival's events that last for three days are held in Teatro Nuovo hall. Every choir gets twenty minutes for its performance. The events attract thousands of enthusiastic choir lovers.
 
 
 
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