Book presentation “La storia prima di te” by Ilaria Lonigro. Organised by the Association Centro Lumi.
Literary Festival with book presentations of well-known authors.
In the two meetings planned (the first was held on 27 May) Giuliana Puccinelli looks at the problem of place names, the misunderstanding of meaning risking that those who claim to understand it and interpret it without an adequate philological background. Different categories; names of residential areas in the province of Lucca ( Vico, villa, colony, castle) and some names of places that are still used in the country villages and above all in mountainous areas will be examined.
Relator: Prof. Mele Marcello (Department of Agrarian and Food Sciences NUTRAFOOD Centre Pisa University)
Moderator: Dr. Bernardi Rodolfo (epartment of Agrarian and Food Sciences NUTRAFOOD Centre Pisa University)
Interventions on behalf of Remaschi Marco (Assessor all'Agriculture Hunting and Fishing, mountain politics)
Giovannetti Ilaria (Member iof the Third Commission Health and Social politics), Dr. Colombani Giuseppe (Azienda USL Norh-West Tuscany)
To follow "barbecue" organised by ASD Sacro Cuore in Pista Onesti.
Reservations at 0583 723112 or at Edicola Poli
Relator: Dr. Fratini Filippo (Departent of Veterinary Sciences NUTRAFOOD Centre Pisa University)
Stands of local cheese producers.
To follow theme dinner in the Barga restaurants.
Relator: Prof. Ranieri Annamaria (Department of Agrarian and Food Sciences NUTRAFOOD Centre Pisa University)
To follow theme dinner in the Barga restaurants
Accurate research carried out by local man Emilio Lammari on the discovery of antique places dedicated to Barga artisan and industry in the past centuries.
The Alpine group of Barga celebrates the 80th anniversary of its foundation. A concert by the Apuan Alpine choir, conducted by Master Luca Bacci, will take place on Saturday 3 September at 21.30. On Sunday 4th at 10.30 there will be a procession along the streets of Barga of all the Alpine groups taking part in the celebration. Afterwards, a laurel wreath will be laid at the monument in via della Crocetta dedicated to the Alpine soldiers. Following the feast will finish in piazza Pascoli.
Aristo’s Corner Festival will return From 3 June to 1st July, with musical talent from this area and elsewhere organised by Aristo’s Bar in Piazza Salvo Salvi. There will be 5 concerts from June to July. On 1st June Michela Lombardi and Ugo Bongianni duet; The Grizzly band will play on 17 June; the Cecilia del Bono trio will take place on 24th June; on 1st July the big band Saxophonia. On 7th July there will be a concert by the guitarist Riccardo Zappa.
On the 25th of June the arrival of the summer solstice will be celebrated with a romantic evening in the most beautiful towns of Italy. For this occasion Barga is also organising events for our lovers; There will be music, entertainment and also a special menu on the theme in the restaurants. And at midnight: a breathtaking moment with the release of balloons.
Missa brevis composed by Bob Chillcot for the 2004 Crescent City Choral Festival in New Orleans. Solo singer: Frederike Berendsen; Julian Bohn Trio (piano: Julian Bohn, double bass: Caris Hermes, percussion: Lukas Buning); Chamber choir Stimmkultur. Musical directors: Martin Te Laak & Bernard Van Almsick.
The Misericordia di Barga is organising this event with music and reading of pieces dedicated to the Barga emigration by Barghigiani writers, produced by Graziella Cosimini.
Charity show with sketches, improvisations, music and entertainment.
Those who love dancing will enjoy this evening organised by Fornaci 2.0 to take place in the central square of piazza 1V November.
In Piazza Angelio, there will be two concerts including Operatic arias, Neapolitan songs and excerpts from Musicals, with great performers such as the famous baritone Bruno Caproni, who has performed many principal roles in Verdi operas in great theatres around the world, with the international pianist Julian Evans and harpist Veronica Pucci.
Continuing the tradition of Bel Canto in Barga, fantastic musicians will also share sacred music in the Duomo.
A special school dedicated to tuition of traditional Scottish and Gaelic song, music and dance in one of the most attractive towns in Tuscany. The course is organised and run by the well-known bagpipe master Hamish Moore with world famous Scottish and Cape Breton tutors.
Sacred art exhibition by Gabriele Wilpers: “Seeds of Light” painting and glass sculpture.
Documentary and artistic exhibition on 70 years of the Republic.
Photographic and documentary exhibition on the Misericordia of the Curacy of Barga. Organised by the Curacy of Barga, Confraternite di Misericordia of Barga, Castelvecchio Pascoli, Loppia, Tiglio, Barga. Lucchese Historical Institute, Barga. Opening Sunday 5 June at 18.
Personal exhibition by artist René.
Painting and Sculpture exhibition by Sara Masocco and Mario Bargero.
Photographic multidimensional exhibition at ’Hotel La Pergola of Barga in via Sant’Antonio. The exhibition will take place from the Hall ,to the splendid terrace of the hotel where you can admire a unique view of the historical centre of Barga.
Opening on 1st July at 20,30
50th anniversary exhibition.
Art exhibition dedicated to the local artist Fabrizio Gianni.
Stringed instruments by Marco Lugliani and Maestri Liutai of tuscan lutherie school "Fernando Ferroni"
Davide Manetti exhibition
Lisandro Rota exhibition
14th edition of mixed tounament of volleyball, organised by Misericordia blood donors and friends of the volleyball team.
Palio of the Districts (2 July); tournaments and games (7, 14, 21, 28 July; 4 August); karaoke competition (27 August); fairy tale plays of “Beauty and the Beast” and “Pinocchio” (27 August).
Raduno di auto d’epoca.
Daring and enjoyable plastic duck race along the Corsonna stream. The competition is to raise funds for charity and is organised by Sosta dei Diavoli bar and by the community of Ponte di Catagnana.
Again this year the return of the 5 a side football tournament in San Pietro in Campo, for a maximum of 16 teams, organised by A.S.D. of the Community Committee of San Pietro in Campo.