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events 2013 on the Riviera of Rimini


Events 2013

on the Riviera of Rimini

May until 01.05.2013 Bellaria Igea Marina Bellaria, Piazza Matteotti Il Pinzimonio, food days Three days to discover the colours and flavours of our traditional products thanks to numerous food stands and with entertainment and music too. Free entrance Info: T. 0541 343808 until 01.05.2013 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. Food stands offer visitors the chance to try typical products and local recipes. Opening times: 7.00 am - 6.00 pm Free entrance Info: T. 328 4814596

until 01.05.2013 Cattolica Cattolica in bloom 41st Flower and ornamental plant market Covering over four thousand square metres, the event attracts around a hundred nursery owners from all over Italy and there are shows and entertainment too. Free entrance Info: T. 0541 966697 until 05.05.2013 Riccione Villa Mussolini, Viale Milano, 51 Photograph exhibition Opening times weekdays: 10.00 am - 12.00 am; 4.00 pm - 7.00 pm bank holidays: 10.00 am - 7.00 pm Info: T. 0541 426050 until 16.06.2013 Riccione Culture on the road From Riccione discover the historical treasures of the Romagna region Free transfer by coach. The cost of lunch is based on a special deal agreement. - 12.05 – On the traces of Tonino Guerra and Federico


Fellini - 26.05 – Architecture for the soul: a trip to discover the places of the spirit Guides: Daniela Grossi, Andrea Tirincanti, and Sara Andruccioli with the help of Giorgia Penzo, actress of the Maan-Città Teatro theatre company). Participation is subject to booking and payment Info: T. 0541 693534 until 30.09.2013 Verucchio Malatesta Fortress - Via Rocca Eves. The women of Angela Micheli A sculpture exhibition with around thirty pieces by the Verucchio-born artist who lives and works in Rimini and creates sculptures that are highly appreciated by both critics and the public alike. Angela narrates the world of women (Eves) thanks to her sculptural figures that touch entire generations: young girls, mothers, women of the land, affectionate embraces… simple, wise gestures that enable the artist to express the intensity and strength of life and the female universe. The exhibition is extremely important, from both a cultural

and tourism point of view, and can rely on the critical contribution of, amongst others, famous art critics Antonio Paolucci and Vittorio Sgarbi. Entrance fee payable Opening times: Monday - Friday from 9.30 am 12.30 pm and from 2.30 pm 7.30 pm Saturdays from 2.30 pm - 6.30 pm Sundays and bank holidays from 10.00 am - 1.00 pm and from 2.30 pm - 6.00 pm Info: 0541 670222 until 31.12.2013 Rimini The Sismondo Castle, side entrance on Via Valturio The Castles of the Malatesta Seigneurs – History, Art, and Architecture A permanent exhibition dedicated to the numerous castles that lie between the Romagna region and the Marche, it is equipped with multimedia technological study and in-depth analysis aids. The exhibition highlights the inestimable value of the heritage of the castles, fortresses, and residences built


under the Malatesta domination, which abound in our province. There will be an opportunity to find out about the history of Sigismondo Pandolfo Malatesta in the section overseen by Giovanni Rimondini, and to take an in-depth look at the relationship between the Malatesta family and art thanks to contributions by Professor Piergiorgio Pasini. Paid admission Opening times: until 31st May 9.30 am - 12.30 am from 1st June 4.30 pm – 7.30pm in winter 9.30 am - 12.30 pm Closed on Mondays Info: T. 0541 901171 01. - 07.05.2013 Riccione Via Carpi, Play Hall Fencing: Youth Grand Prix and National Paralympic Integrated Junior Trophy Info: T. 0541 427016 03. - 05.05.2013 Poggio Berni Park of the Sapignoli mill museum Festa delle erbe (herb festival)

Three days of meetings, walks in nature, and food made with the wholesome wild herbs of the area. Free admission Lunch upon payment Info T. 0541 629701 03. - 05.05.2013 Rimini Viserba, beach from bathing Marinagrande and Playa Tamarindo 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. Info: T. 0541 738115 05.05.2013 Pennabilli Old town centre 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: T. 0541 928659 05.05.2013 Santarcangelo di Romagna Piazza Marini One Sunday… Vint&Glam – Antiquities, collectors items, vintage, and remake objects This event, which is dedicated to the vintage lifestyle, has its debut here in its open air version during the “La Casa del Tempo” antiquities market and the Collectors’ Sunday event. This event numbers around fifty exhibitors including some who take part in the most renowned fairs in the sector. The goods displayed include clothing, accessories, collectors’ objects, and designer items that form a kind of fashion and customs museum with high fashion and designer pieces, and less expensive items, which, however, are all linked by the

theme of style. Free admission Opening times: 9.00 am- 8.00 pm Info: T. 0541 624270 05., 12., and 19.05.2013 Various locations in the province of Rimini Open farms Guided tours, workshops, courses and tastings in the farms of Emilia Romagna. For 3 consecutive Sundays 18 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 Fiammetta, Montecolombo Il Mio Casale, Monte Colombo Il Capannino, Monte Colombo Il Buon Pastore, Montefiore Fattoria Didattica Amaltea, Montegridolfo Dettori Angelo, Montescudo Torre del Poggio, Saludecio Tenuta del Tempio Antico, San Giovanni in Marignano La Sequoia, Sant’Agata Feltria Il Giuggiolo, Santarcangelo


Frantoio Paganelli Santarcangelo Dentro al Bosco, Saludecio Case Mori, Rimini Tiberio Giovanni, Rimini Free entrance, booking is well Info: 0541 716250 08.05.2013 Saludecio 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: 0541 869701 09. - 12.05.2013 Riccione Sports Centre Italo Nicoletti, Via Forlimpopoli, 1 Italia Super Cup International youth football tournament. Free entrance Info: T. 0541.760300 09. - 12.05.2013 Rimini Exhibition Centre, V. Emilia, 155

RiminiWellness: energy world and Thermalia 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 Fun events to guarantee continuity and progress. Opening times: 9.30 am - 7.00 pm Entrance fee payable Info: T. 0541 744111 11. - 12.05.2013 Riccione Piazza Fontanelle IV Sea Snail Festival Food stands, a market, a children’s fairground, the “Dancing Mermaids” show, music and dancing with the “Bucci Band”, and a lottery. Opening times: 11th May from 7 pm; 12th May from 12.00 pm Free admission Info: T. 0541 426050 11. - 12.05.2013 Rimini Viale Vespucci Marina Centro in Bloom


Market exhibition of flowers and ornamental plants. Free entrance Opening times: 9.00 am -11.30 pm Info: T. 0541 56902 12.05.2013 Bellaria Igea Marina Igea Marina, Viale Ennio 41st Mini Marathon of the Lakes – a national road race This mini marathon takes place along four routes and counts as the trial heat for the Romagna marathon events. The main race is a classic half marathon length of 21.097 km and is both competitive and non competitive. Surrounding the main race there are two alternative routes for those with a more playful spirit: a 7 km one and a 2.5 km one. The latter are open to everyone who wishes to take a little exercise and enjoy the company of friends. Last but not least there is also a junior race. Paid admission Info: T. 348 4760310 12.05.2013 Saludecio 52rd Festival of Sucking Pork and products

Roast typical

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. With music, food and wine. Opening times: 9.30 am - 9.30 pm. Free entrance Info: T. 0541 869701 17. - 19.05.2013 Bellaria Igea Marina Igea Marina, Beky Bay beach area, Viale Pinzon, 227 City of Bellaria Igea Marina National Meeting. Sand volley 4x4 20th edition of this spring men’s and women’s beach volleyball event traditionally held every spring. Free entrance Info: T. 0541 343808 18. - 19.05.2013 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 18. - 19.05.2013 Santarcangelo di Romagna 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. Opening times: 9.00 am - 7.00 pm Free entrance Info: T. 0541 624270 23. - 25.05.2013 Rimini Piazzale Kennedy and Palasport Flaminio Stadium International Folklore Festival Traditional singing and dancing from around the world.

This multicultural event invites everyone to find out about the traditions of different peoples through music and dancing. At the Flaminio Stadium there will be a Folk dancing competition involving folk groups from different European countries, dressed in their traditional costumes. In addition to the dancing competition, there will be a parade on the seafront with exhibitions, singing, and traditional dances from different parts of the world. Free admission Info: T. 0541 53399 24. - 26.05.2013 Bellaria Igea Marina Borgata Vecchia The Dancing Village 21st 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 343808 24. - 26.05.2013 Rimini Rimini seafront and countryside Rimini Triathlon Challenge – Family Challenge Circuit Swimming, cycling, and running The Family-Challenge comes to Italy for the first time. Swimming: a 1.9 km lap Cycling: a 90 km route that takes places along the hilly roads of the surrounding area. The running route is a classic 21 km and has a multi-lap structure that is repeated three times, which partly takes place along the seafront, and partly in the Fellini Park area. Special Guest of this first edition of the Rimini Challenge is the Australian Triathlon world champion Chris “Macca” McCormack. Online enrollment and payment Info: T. 335 7508132 25. - 26.05.2013 Bellaria Igea Marina – Bellaria, Palazzo del Turismo XI National Rally of the Leone di San Marco Naval Group A national assembly and parade in the town centre with the

laying down of a wreath to those who perished at sea. There will also be a show on miniature navy models and military material. Free admission Info: T. 0541 343808 25.05.2013 Riccione Piazzale Roma Beautiful Fashion Night - V edition fashion shows Italian fashion presents to the general public the summer collections along with the new Spring Summer Fall and Winter 2013 creations. Free admission Opening times: 6 pm Info: T. 0541 426050 25.05.2013 Rimini Meeting point: the Church of Colonnella, Via Flaminia The miraculous Madonnas in Rimini - bike tour among art and faith Discover Rimini proposes a tour among churches with wonderful artistic works depicting the Virgin Mary. The tour departs from the Church of Colonnella, continues along the ancient Via Flaminia and enters the historic centre through the Arch of


Augustus. Here will be visited the Church of Santa Rita and the cell of the Madonna del Giglio. Continuing in the historic centre, the tour leads to the port channel area and passing the bridge Ponte dei Mille it arrives to the Church of the Madonna della Scala, in Borgo San Giuliano, situated on the edge of the old city walls. The tour is held by Michela Cesarini, art historian. Entrance fee payable Opening times: 3.00 pm Info: T. 333 7352877

leads the troops. You won’t just be in the midst of a theatrical show; you will find yourself in a real-life setting with actors who bring the fortress to life by behaving as they did in ancient times. Paid admission Opening times: Saturday 9.00 am - 11.45 pm; Sunday 9.00 am - 6.45 pm Guided visits: Saturday 11.00 am, 3.00 pm, and 9.00 pm; Sunday 11.00 am, 3.00 pm and 5.00 pm Info: T. 0541 926967

25. - 26.05.2013 San Leo Fortress San Leo A.D. 1469 – Enter history with us A guided visit of the fortress with walk-ons dressed in period costume Enter the fortress that is brought to life by soldiers, officers, and 15th century cooks each of whom will be involved in their daily activities. Visit the armoury and gunpowder deposit, which are protected by haughty guards. Watch the cooks preparing food for their men. Take a peek at the common dormitory and to round off talk to the Constable who

26.05.2013 Pennabilli Miratoio 28th 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. Opening times: 11.00 am Info: T. 333 5766309


30.05. - 02.06.2013 Bellaria Igea Marina Bellaria, Cinema Astra, Via Paolo Guidi 31st 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. Free entrance Info: T. 0541 343808 31.05. – 02.06.2013 Riccione Stadio del Nuoto, Via Monterosa 10th Italo Nicoletti International Swimming Trophy Free entrance Info: T. 0541 644410

Divisions and categories: Semi contact, Light contact, Kick light, Full contact, Musical forms, and Team competitions. Paid admission Info: T. 0541 395698 31.05. - 02.06.2013 Rimini Palasport Flaminio, Via Flaminia Oltremare Rhythmic Gymnastics 2013 National Finals and International Open 5th edition of this important event in the world of Rhythmic Gymnastics with high level events, and fun and excitement for all participants. Info: T. 380 4499112

31.05. – 02.06.2013 Rimini 105 Stadium, Piazzale Pasolini 1 Kickboxing - WAKO World Cup 2013 18th International Bestfighter Tournament. This tournament is valid for the World Cup of the World Association of Kickboxing Organizations. - 10 -

realized by the Provincia di Rimini Assessorato al Turismo (Tourist Office of the Province of Rimini) tel. 0541.716371 - 380

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