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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)
The Carnival of the Alps - Carnevale Di Montagna
Where: Aosta, Italy
When:  January.
The Carnival of the Alps with the participation of twenty local groups and six groups coming from outside the Aosta Valley and having common elements with tradition beautiful parade of typical mountain costumes and goliards. []
Pizza Fest
Where: Nola, Italy
When:  Annually. Late May - Start June.
Pizza Festival is held every year in Nola that is located 35 km North East Napoli, between Mount Vesuvius and the Apennine Mountains in Campania region, South Italy. The festival promises culinary fiesta that lasts for ten days.   The visitors can enjoy great variety of unique pizzas, various activities, music and entertainment shows, making dough exhibitions, etc…   The festival reached its climax in the "Best Pizza in the World Competition" where the chefs of the best pizza restaurants in Napoli prepare...(read more)
Summer Jazz Concerts in Florence
Where: Florence, Italy
When:  June - July.
From mid June until start July, Firenze (Florence) holds 4 Jazz concerts (free of charge) to the public. In each concert, various musical compositions play a fabulous jazz for the pleasure of the audience.   The concerts take place in the Centro Culturale ex Gover which is located in Via del Pesciolino Street.   The city residents as well as many tourists, who fill the hotels of the city, enjoy the pleasant summer evenings with the free concerts played by the best musicians.   Due to the numerous visitors during...(read more)
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