Italy – ACTIVITIES – Festivals – Bergamo



Bergamo and the local towns have festivals all year round depending on the time and the occasion. See a medieval castle in Urgnano come to life with folklore, costumes, scenes, music and food from long ago. See a puppet show, dancing, a fountain light show or fireworks over a lake.Almè – 10 kilometers north of Bergamo – has a festival every year around May 28 to June 25.

A Medieval Festival in a Castle – Urgnano

See what it was like in the Middle Ages as this Castle comes to life with all kinds of performances that reenact the customs, music, attire and folklore of long ago from 30 June to 17 July 2005 with “La Festa in Rocca”, Urgnano.An inaugural procession parade begins Thursday 30 June at 20.30  for the “Rocca Albani”castle starting in Piazza Libertà, Urgnano. The evening’s performers are: the Historical group of Bianzano (Bg);Medieval flag twirlers in costume with music “Sbandieratori e musici dell’Urna” of Urgnano (Bg); the folkloristic more..

tel: 347 8079694

date: 30 June to 17 July 2005
address: Urgnano (Bergamo)
email: e-mail [email protected]

Summer Dance Festival in Bergamo

Sunday 12 June 05 – Villa D’Almé (BG), Teatro Serassi – time 21.30 ASSOCIAZIONE PIER LOMBARDO/TEATRO FRANCO PARENTI Tango di Luna – coreografie di Susanna Beltrami – con Luciana Savignano Sunday 19 June – Bergamo, Teatro Donizetti – time 21.30 – KATAKLO’ Athletic Dance Theatre Up, verticali Energie – coreografie di Giulia Staccioli Wednesday 22 June – Bergamo, ex chiesa S. Agostino – time 21.30 PERCORSI MISTI La danza dei giovani autori con Bruno Catalano, Mary Citerio, Viola Ongaro e le Molecole

tel: 035 224700

date: 12 June to 7 July 2005
address: Via D. Luigi Palazzolo, 23/C – 24122 Bergamo – Italia

Library Festival and Street Market in Almè

The Festival goes from 28 May to 25 June 2005 this year and here are some examples.On Sunday 29 May there are lots of things for the children to do. A botanical art laboratory from 14:00 to 16:30. Make reservations in the library. For fun and games see Ludobus from 17:00 to 19:30. Duoreflex is the street theater -“Mister Marvel and Wattman” from 16:30 to 18:30.On Thursday 2 June is the hobby and antique Street Market and art show in the Historal Center of town – the Civic Auditorium – from 9:00 to 19:00. Food service available.On Saturday more..

date: 28 May to 25 June 2005 – there is something every year!

address: Almè – Piazza Lemine

Festivals at Lecco and the Lake

At Lecco see “The Lake, the Colour and the Mountain Festivals” from 10 June to 26 June 2005 with a firework show over the lake at Lecco at 22:30 on Sunday night, June 26. There are places to stay and eat at, and things to do in all the cities along the lake and more.


Celtic Days

Medieval and Celtic Festival from July 8 to 10, 2005, with Medieval music, stuntmen from King Arthur, Braveheart and The Gladiator, shows, tournaments, battles, concerts and dancing. See the old trades and a military camp. Traditional restaurant, and bar.Get off the A4 autostrada at Ospitaletto (Brescia) and go straight toward Concesio. Get off at Rodengo Saiano. Go straight at the first roundabout toward Ome. At third roundabout turn left. Park at the Terme di Ome.

tel: 333 2908304

date: 8,9,10 July 2005
address: Parco del Maglio Averoldi,Ome (Brescia)
email[email protected]

Heineken Beer Festival

From 7 to 24 July 2005 every night at 19:00 at the Centro Sportivo Banca in Via Comunuovo, Zanica, (Bergamo) is a beer festival with grill, pizzeria, fun park and live music with Dee Jays at midnight and disco dancing. The disco music is with animation entertainment on 11,12,18,19 July.Food provided by Griglieria Tijuana Ristorante and Pizzeria Ezio Patrizia. Music by: Stupido Hotel – trubute to Vasco Rossi, Chakrah, Circus, Alenicobenz, Super Nova -tribute to Oasis, Day Dream – tribute to U2, Too Rude, Sintetica Vanilla, Onda Nomade – tribute to Nomadi, IV more..

tel: 035 670204/392 3690366

date: 7 to 24 July 2005
address: Centro Sportivo Banca, Via Comunuovo, Zanica

Grilled Ribs Festival

From 29 June to 10 July 2005 at 19:00 is the Grilled Ribs Festival in the green surrounding country of Sedrina – Località Cassettone with the Wheel of Fortune and then music from 22:00 to 1:00. Cake contest on Thursday 7 July and Social Contest organized by the Sport Fishing Association of Sedrina on Saturday 9 July. Prizes awarded at 18:00 o’clock. You are the singer with “Karaoke” night on Tuesday 5 July. Also Rock, Latino Americano, and Dee Jay nights.

date: 29 June to 10 July 2005

address: Località Cassettone, Sedrina (Bergamo) Brembana Valley