Many events programmed to celebrate 200 years of the foundation of Artciconfraternita di Misericordia di Barga, the oldest voluntary association in Barga.
L’Arciconfraternita di Misericordia di Barga organises this event that combines music and reading of poetry and books of Barga writers. Presented by Graziella Cosimini.
Opening of exhibition and book presentation.
opening of new chapel
Opening of cemetry paintings by Luisetta Torrigiani and new chapel built by the Arciconfraternita for the occasion.
Holy Mass at the Arciconfraternita first headquarters with the partecipation of the Bishop of Pisa, mons. Giovanni Paolo Benotto.
Presentation of books and authors of international fame. The event was created in 2008 by Andrea Giannasi and Maurizio Poli and takes place in July during the traditional “Piazzette” of Barga. In the Volta del Menchi and antique Palazzo Pancrazi the presentations of book and authors are held sponsored by the Town Hall of Barga with the collaboration of the Public library, ProLoco, Pascoli poetry competition, Unitre and editor Tra le righe.
The Fondazione Ricci organises a conference dedicated to the findings of etchings of the Barga artist of del ‘900, Umberto Vittorini, that were considered destroyed. The appointment is on 1st July at the Foundation at 16.30.
Sacred Art Exhibition organised by Mount Tabor Centre . The artists of “Through Light”, Filippo Rossi and Susan Kanaga, are contemplative and express their faith with abstract forms and brilliant colours.
In via del Pretorio 4 there is the art studio of the Livorno artist Giorgia Madiai. Various events on this summer with artists from all over the world that often work at the studio. Come and visit if in the area to discover what is on.
From 2 June to 30 June Aristo’s Corner Festival, a festival of local and other musical talents organised by the Osteria Da Aristo in Piazza Salvo Salvi. Six concerts during the month of June. On the 2nd Andrea Vincenti Swing Trio; on the 9th Luca Bacconi. Teatrocanzone; on the 16th Indra Bocchi Trio; on the 23rd Ricky Avataneo-Igor Vazzaz. popular musical journey from the Apennines to the Alps. And to end the Festival on the 30th of June songwriter Giuseppe Quaranta. During the evening the award consignment “Aristo la piazza della musica 2017”.
On the 21st and 24th of June in one of the most beautiful boroughs of Italy the summer solstice will be celebrated with the Romantic Night. In Barga many events for lovers will be organised, music, various initiatives and special thematic menus in the restaurants. And at midnight: the spectacular minute and launching of balloons. The evening will be preceded on the 21st with the Romantic Music Night.
Dancing night with orchestra. Special guest the Judo Club Fornaci di Barga dancing school.
Two weekends of music, dancing in the square, food and drink in the open, fashion shows. An event promoted by the shops in Piazzale Matteotti under the direction of Pro Loco and Artcom Barga. On the first weekend music and fashion shows while on the second dancing in the square from ballroom to ’70’s and ’80’s.
A daring and enjoyable plastic duck race along the Corsonna river. The competition is for charity fund-raising and is organised by the Osteria Sosta dei Diavoli and the community of Ponte di Catagnana.
A special school dedicated to tuiton of traditional Scottish and Gaelic song, music and dance in one of the most enchanting towns of Tuscany. The course is organised by the well-known bagpipe Maestro Hamish Moore and will be held by world famous tutors from Scotland and Cape Breton. During the week there will be moments of encounter with the local people with the final concert in Piazza Salvi. In the same week, the second edition of the “Scottish Week” with literary presentations, Scottish products and other events in honour of the “Scottish Connection”.
Motor-bike gathering of the Gatti Randagi, the Barga motorcycling group. This is the second edition following the “first edition” that took place over 30 years ago. Games, music, dinner under the secular chestnut trees organised by the local Pegnana Committee.
Vintage car rally.