Hi guys! Are you all ok? I hope so! 🙂
Don’t forget that Maggio dei Monumenti – May of the Monuments 2015 is now in full swing.
For the whole month of May, Naples is taking part in the ‘European Cycling Challenge‘, a team competition between urban cyclists. If you cycle in any way in the city, whether it be to get to work, or to go and meet friends, you can help the team!
On Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th, GAN (Gruppo Archeologico Napoletano) are giving guided tours, ‘The art of mosaics’, at the Roman Thermal Baths of Via Terracina, for ‘The Colours of GAN: Black and White’, as part of ‘Maggio dei Monumenti – May of the Monuments’.
As part of ‘In the footsteps of the Grand Tour‘, there are the following events: Every Sunday in May, June, July, September and October, for ‘The Campania of Wines‘, there are guided tours with dedicated transport to villages, castles, archaeological remains and museums combined with winery tours and wine tastings between art, history and traditions; Every Saturday from May to October, for ‘The Campania of Flavours‘, there are guided tours with dedicated transport in art places, villages and monuments combined with visits to producers to observe the production process, flavor workshops and tastings of typical products in order to discover and appreciate the Slow Food Presidia and products of excellence in Campania.
MUSIC, DANCE & THEATRE
Tonight, Thursday 7th, as part of the Trabaci Organ Association’s ‘Musical Meetings at Villa La Quercia‘, there is ‘La canzone dei ricordi‘.
Every Friday night, at the Casa d’Arte, there is a date with Teatro nel Piatto, an exciting blend of cabaret, singing and theatre of the absurd, seasoned with touches of Mediterranean cuisine, orchestrated by Pasquale Della Monaco, to raise money to help restore and re-open the Villa Ebe and its gardens to the public.
As part of the ‘Convivio Armonico 2015’, on Friday 8th, at the Nilo Museum Shop, there is a concert by Trio Reger.
Sunday 10th sees another of the ‘Caravaggio at the Museo Diocesano – 21 Tableaux Vivants‘, at the Museum of the Naples Diocese.
Every Sunday in the pedestrian area of Via Diaz, there is the Mercato del Contadino – a wonderful market of all the best local produce.
Every Sunday at the Hippodrome Park of Agnano, there is an antique, craft and flea market.
Every Sunday at the Fiera di Nocera Inferiore, there is the Salone Dell’Usato, a large, covered market, selling crafts, antiques, collectibles and modern antiques/art.
STARTING THIS WEEKEND
The 8th edition of the incredibly popular ‘Wine and the City‘ started yesterday, 6th May, and runs until 20th. Each year more 100 locations scattered throughout the city including boutiques, jewelers, art and design galleries, large hotels, artist and creative studios , restaurants, wine bars, gardens, monuments and metropolitan vineyards participate in a relay of events around the culture and the pleasure of good wine.
Of course there are more events currently on around Naples, details of which you can find on our events pages.
Have a great weekend.
I’ll be back next weekend. 🙂