Good day y’all! Y’all having a good one?GENERAL EVENTS
‘Pompei, un’emozione notturna‘ started on 5th August, and runs until 20th September. The project has been created to appreciate one of the most extraordinary and most visited archaeological sites in the world, which is offering the public summer evening visits, light installations, artistic suggestions and cultural meetings, at the ruins of Pompeii.
‘Estate a Napoli‘ runs from 9th July to 28th August. This year it’s entitled ‘FemmeNa‘ and is an homage to femminine art and creativity, which are identifying traces of Neapolitan culture. The events included are theatre, theatre dance, instrumental music, singing and writing.
Throughout June, July and August, there is ‘Cinema intorno al Vesuvio‘ – open air cinema at San Sebastiano al Vesuvio.
Every Saturday until 29th August at the Ippodromo di Agnano there is ‘Summer at the Racecourse Park 2015‘, the unique spectacle of nighttime horse and cart and horseback racing, shows and events.
The first ever ‘Napoli Expò Art POLIS’ event runs through July and August, 2 months of exhibitions, performances, themed evenings, with a continuous offering, full of emotions.
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; Every Sunday in May, October and November, for ‘The Campania of Music‘, there are a series of events with guided tours to the notes of melodies that have enchanted and captivated the world, breaking down the barriers between classical and folk music. In melody, everything… Starting on 28th June and running until 13th September, is ‘Campania by Night‘. At nightfall the archaeological sites of Herculaneum, Paestum, Minori and the nature of Vesuvius return to life beneath the stars.
MUSIC, DANCE & THEATRE
As part of the Concerts at Villa San Michele in Capri, on Saturday 22nd, there is ‘Son tutte belle le mamme del mondo‘, by Manlio Santanelli, with Gea Martire.
The Ravello Festival is in full swing and runs until 5th September, with so many fantastic events lined up.
‘E…state con noi 2015‘, the schedule of events over the summer in Capri, is now in full swing and ends on 12th September. There are many events lined up, from music to theatre and even a Folklore Festival!
Every weekend there is the Campagna Amica Coldiretti Market at various locations in Naples and the surrounding area.
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
Sunday 23rd sees the first day of the first ever International Festival of Journalism. The event aims to give a voice to journalists from difficult socio-political backgrounds, through meetings, discussions, interviews and a newspaper, online in Italian and English – www.imbavagliati.it. The theme of the first edition will be that of globalised mafias. The festival will be inaugurated at PAN with the ‘Imbavagliati‘ exhibition.
FINISHING THIS WEEKEND
Of course there are more events and exhibitions currently on around Naples, details of which you can find on our events pages.
Enjoy whatever you get up to, and come back same time, same place next week! 🙂