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events 2012 on the Riviera of Rimini


events 2012

on the Riviera of Rimini

may until 03.06.2012 Rimini Castel Sismondo, Malatesta From Vermeer to Kandinsky, masterpieces from the world A new and fascinating exhibition made possible thanks to collaboration with many international museums; the pieces on display date from the midfifteenth century to the twentieth century. The Italian eighteenth century focuses on Venetian artists, ranging from Canaletto to Guardi and from Tiepolo to Bellotto, represented in a selection of their key pieces. Tuscany and the Veneto in the sixteenth century and Caravaggio-style paintings in the seventeenth century offer visitors a broad overview of the main figures that marked the course of history of art over the last five centuries in Europe and America. Opening times: Monday to Friday 9.00 am - 7.00 pm; Saturday and Sunday 9.00 am - 8.00 pm Entrance fee payable Info and bookings: T. 0422 429999

01.05.2012 Casteldelci Giardiniera Feast of 1st May A traditional appointment with what was once a livestock and mountain produce market. Today it features a meeting of horse riders that come here from all over central Italy. There’s an opportunity to take fascinating horse rides that end with the Western Festival in Rimembranze Park. Food stands offer visitors the chance to try typical products and local recipes. Open: 7.00 am - 6.00 pm Free entrance Info: T. 339 2724609 05. - 06.05.2012 Poggio Berni Mulino Sapignoli (mill) Via Santarcangiolese, 4631 Flavours of our land and campers’ meeting The hills meet the sea. A lunch of delicious wild vegetables and oily fish, music and folk dances. Free entrance Info: T. 0541 629701 05. - 06.05.2012 Rimini Viserba, beach from bathing


establishment 24 to 35 Beach Tchoukball International Festival An international event in which the players of this emerging sport, similar to handball (the court is the same size and there are 9 players per side), challenge each other. The formula of the festival best reflects the values of the Tchoukball Charter where competition, always real and spectacular, comes more from the desire to play and have fun than the desire to win. The festival has now become the most famous and largest beach tchoukball event in the world. Open: Saturday 9.00 am - 12.30 pm; 2.00 to 6.30 pm Sunday 9.00 am - 12.30 pm; 2.00 to 5.30 pm Info: T. 0541 738115-736261 06.05.2012 Pennabilli Green Market An appointment with exhibitors from all over Romagna and the Marche who set up their colourful flowerbeds in the central square and nearby streets. Annual and perennial indoor and outdoor plants, for orchards or terraces, transform

the town into a lush exhibition of Italian and overseas nursery production. Free entrance Info: +39 0541 928659 08.05.2012 Saludecio Piazza Beato Amato Ronconi Feast of the Blessed Amato Ronconi One of the Province’s oldest religious celebrations, dedicated to the figure of the Blessed Amato Ronconi, a Franciscan of the third order who lived in Saludecio towards the end of the 13th century, whose body is venerated in the parish church. Free entrance Info: T. 0541 869701 10. - 13.05.2012 Rimini Exhibition Centre, V. Emilia, 155 RiminiWellness Fitness, wellness and sport on stage for all fitness and wellness enthusiasts: operators and visitors are invited to take part in 4 days jam packed with events inside and outside the exhibition centre. The formula is the same as that already consolidated in previous editions, divided into Pro and -2-

Fun events to guarantee continuity and progress. Open: 9.30 am - 7.00 pm Entrance fee payable. Info: T. 0541 744111

spas. Open: 9.30 am - 7.00 pm Entrance fee payable Info: T. 0541 744111

10. - 13.05.2012 Rimini Exhibition Centre, V. Emilia, 155 Thermalia. Thermal Tourism Exhibition Held at the same time as RiminiWellness, this is a new event that centres on the tourism offer of Italian and European spa centres as well as everything that revolves around the world of thermal wellness: treatments, beauty products and thermal cosmetics. The part dedicated to professionals presents the “Thermal Tourism Exchange” targets select and specialist tour operators. Also dedicated to those in the business is the scientific programme with seminars and workshops that study the most recent themes and trends in the sector and the new thermal tourism scenario. In the part open to the general public, it is possible to visit the exhibition and directly test out the wellness treatments offered by the stands representing the various participating thermal

11. - 12.05.2012 Bellaria Igea Marina Piazza Matteotti Vespa day 14th International meeting for this legendary “two wheeler”. Meeting in the square from 9 to 11 am, then tour the hills of Malatesta & Montefeltro. Info: T. 3393439202-3333650183 12. - 13.05.2012 Santarcangelo di Romagna Piazza Ganganelli Balconies in Bloom A gardening competition in which the leading role is played by the flowers that transform the streets and squares of the centre into a huge garden filled with stalls, refreshment points, confectionery and shows, exhibitions, cultural initiatives, competitions and animation. Open: 8.00 am - 8.00 pm Free entrance Info: T. 0541 624270 13. and 20.05.2012 Various locations in the


province of Rimini Open farms Guided tours, workshops, courses and tastings in the farms of Emilia Romagna. For 2 consecutive Sundays 14 farms in the province of Rimini open the doors to the public by offering guided tours, hiking in the woods, pasture walks, tastings of typical products and corporate demonstrations. The list of farms in Rimini: Mula d’Oro, Coriano Fungar, Coriano Valle delle Lepri, Coriano Le Querce, Gemmano Tenuta Carbognano, Gemmano Il Mio Casale, Montecolombo Il Capannino, Montecolombo Il Buon Pastore, Montefiore C. Dettori Angelo, Montescudo La Sequoia, Sant’Agata Feltria Il Giuggiolo, Santarcangelo Paganelli, Santarcangelo Dentro al Bosco, Saludecio Tiberio Giovanni, Rimini Free entrance, booking is well Info: 0541 716250 13.05.2012 Saludecio Old town centre 51st Festival of Roast Sucking Pork and typical products A village festival that sees the streets of the town transformed

into an authentic “gastronomic itinerary” dotted with a vast assortment of stalls where roast sucking pork rules over a court of equally delicious local specialities. Visitors can also visit the colourful street market packed with crafts, plants, fancy goods and clothing. In the morning, arrival of the procession from Tavullia: a tradition that has been renewed since the mid-nineteenth century as an exchange of favours between neighbouring parishes, one in Romagna and the other in the Marche. With music, food and wine. Open: 9.30 am - 9.30 pm. Free entrance Info: T. 0541 869701 17. - 19.05.2012 Various locations in the province of Rimini Rimini, Riccione, Cattolica, Bellaria Igea Marina, Misano Adriatico, San Giovanni in Marignano, Santarcangelo di Romagna, San Leo, Verucchio Allegromosso 11th European Youth Music Festival Emilia Romagna Three days of great concerts with young musicians. For the first time in Italy 6,000 young musicians


from 26 European Countries. Every day 200 concerts, from classical tradition to modern and contemporary music will enliven the squares, the theatres, the most representative places of the coast and of the inland parts of Emilia Romagna. Entrance fee payable Info: 17. - 20.05.2012 Riccione Sports Centre Italo Nicoletti, Via Forlimpopoli, 1 Italia Super Cup International football tournament. Free entrance Info: T. 0541 608249 18. - 20.05.2012 Bellaria Igea Marina Igea Marina, Beky Bay beach area, Viale Pinzon, 227 City of Bellaria Igea Marina National Meeting. Sand volley 4x4 19th edition of this spring men’s and women’s beach volleyball event traditionally held every spring. Free entrance Info: T. 0541 343808

19.-20.05.2012 Misano Adriatico Misano World Circuit race truck, Via Daijiro Kato, 10 Truck Racing Championship Truck Drivers’ Weekend A unique event in Italy that groups together three events: an exhibition of trucks, with some of the world’s leading producers, a rally of decorated trucks and spectacular European Truck Championship races. Entrance fee payable Info: T. 0541 618511 – 613103 20. - 25.05.2012 Riccione Sports Centre Marano, Via D'Annunzio 37th Football Friendship Cup Traditional international five-aside football tournament between police corps teams Info: T. 0541 608249 24. - 26.05.2012 Rimini Exhibition Centre, V. Emilia, 155 55th Amici di Brugg A scientific congress of international importance for dental surgeons, dental technicians, dental hygienists and auxiliary workers, with an -5-

exhibition of dental material and equipment. Open: 9.30 am - 7.00 pm Orario: Thursday 2.00 pm; Friday and Saturday 8.30 am Info: T. 0541 744111 25.-27.05.2012 Bellaria Igea Marina Bellaria, Borgata Vecchia The Dancing Village 20th edition: the roots of popular music. Meetings, exhibitions on traditional cultures, musicians and storytellers move around the streets and courtyards, transformed into inns where local families cook traditional dishes. Impromptu groups of minstrels and musicians gather in the streets, improvising songs and performing traditional dances. Free entrance Info: T. 0541 343746 www. 26. - 27.05.2012 Riccione Swimming Stadium Via Monterosa 9th Italo Nicoletti International Swimming Trophy Free entrance Info: T. 0541 644410

26. - 30.05.2012 Riccione Sports Centre Italo Nicoletti, Via Forlimpopoli, 1 Riccione Cup International Youth Football Tournament. Free entrance Info: T. 0541 608249 26.05.2012 Rimini 105 Stadium, P.le Pasolini, 1/c Antonello Venditti concert Open: 9.00 pm Entrance fee payable Info: T. 0541 395698 26.05.-03.06.2012 Rimini Rimini Exhibition Centre SportDance. Italian Sports Dancing Championships and Italian Internationals One of the most popular and spectacular competitive events in Italian sport. Nine days of exciting competitions that are as thrilling for the athletes as for the spectators who watch performances in all sports dancing disciplines. Free entrance Info: T. 0541 744111


26. - 27.05.2012 San Leo Pietracuta Cherry Festival Traditional food and wine festival with booths, music, dances, and games market. Open: 9.00 am Free entrance Info: T. 0541 926967 27.05.2012 Pennabilli Miratoio 27th St. George’s Mushroom Festival Near the Sasso Simone and Simoncello Park this event is dedicated to the “prugnolo” or “St. George’s mushroom” with food stands serving tagliatelle and other typical dishes prepared using this tasty mushroom. Games with prizes, exhibitions, animation, music and guided visits to the caves of Miratoio in the afternoon. Open: 11.00 am Free entrance Info: T. 333 5766309 27.05.2012 Santarcangelo di Romagna Theater Supercinema Crossroads 2012. Emilia Romagna in jazz

Kurt Elling concert Kurt Elling, voice Laurence Hobgood, piano John McLean, guitar Clark Sommers, contrabas Ulysses Owens, drums Open: 9.15 pm Entrance fee payable Info: T. 0541 356281 29.05.2012 Rimini 105 Stadium, P.le Pasolini 1/c Biagio Antonacci concert Entrance fee payable Info: T. 0541 395698 31.05. - 03.06.2012 Bellaria Igea Marina Bellaria, Cinema Astra Via P. Guidi 30th Bellaria Film Festival Founded in 1983 this is the first film festival to have focused on the young Italian independent film scene. A training ground for many directors, Anteprima always proposes new contents and formulas with an attentive and curious eye on audio-visual means of communication. Entrance fee payable Info: T. 0541 343889 by Province of Rimini Tourism Department


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