• 05/07/2019
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dances, cooking, books, exhibitions, authors, concerts, readings, brigands
2 - 3 - 4 August 2019
Borgo Case Troiano (motorization area - Pescara)

The most important Brigantesco-themed festival in Italy is back with the ninth edition! 

Friday 2 August NOTTI of BRIGANTE® awaits you from 19.00 with the opening of the Museum documents and Bourbon coins, the camp of the Briganti, meetings with authors, guided tours, documentaries, music, concerts, readings, brigante clothes and the kitchen of the Italian Team Chef who will propose a selection of the best dishes with local products. At 7.30 pm there will be a meeting with Jeremiah Mancini and Nunzio Midnight for the presentation of the volume Stories of Briganti followed by Franco Zazzara with"Thedraining of the Fucino" will moderate the journalist Paolo De Carolis. At 20.50 Musical intervention by the bagpipers of I Gigli d'Abruzzo followed, at 21.00 La Notte del Saltarello and Pizzica with Li Straccapiazze, a group that proposes Abruzzo and Southern Italian sounds

On Saturday, August 3rd, as usual, from 7 p.m. until late at night, guided tours of the brigand camp and Bourbon army will be held. At 19:30 meeting with Gigi Di Fiore reporter of Il Mattino presenting his latest book Briganti, moderate Marco Patricelli journalist and historian of the Laterza editions. It will be premiered in Abruzzo by The Night of the Museums: Lucilla Parlato director of Identity Insurgents and Federico Hermann videomaker Sky presenting the docufilm "Under Another Volcano" dedicated to the second religious festival in the world by importance after that of San Gennaro related to the cult of St. Agatha of Catania. At 20.45 Tribute to the robbers and execution of the Anthem of the Two Sicilies with bagpipe and ciaramella and parade of the Bourbon military. Space for music, from 9 p.m. with La Notte della Pizzica with the music and dances of Ripatemare. At Midnight bonfire and the brigand's oath 

On Sunday, August 4th, in addition to the guided tours of the camp of the brigands and the Bourbon army, at 19:30 there will be a meeting with Don Aniello Manganiello anti-mortar priest and Fernando Riccardi, journalist of The Inquiry and author of the book "The Onset 1799," moderates the historian Marco Patricelli. At 20.00 space in the South and Civilization with Edoardo Vitale President of the Civil section of the Court of Naples. At 20:30 from the Naples Theatre Festival, produced by Identity Insurgent, screening of the docufilm "The Legacy of Parthenon – from the Neapolitan Legends of Matilde Serao", a tribute to the 92nd anniversary of the death of the writer and journalist. At 21.00 there will be a tribute to the robbers with flag-raising, line of robbers and parade of the Bourbon military, at 21.10: La Post a Neapolitan, an evening full of the sounds and colors of traditional music of Naples famous and sung all over the world. 

Every evening you can dine with traditional dishes made with local products thanks to the Italian Team Chef who takes care of the culinary part. 

I activate the Bourbon border post for the issuance of passports! The service of assistance and supervision is guaranteed, as always by Volunteers without Borders, the medical one by the Brotherhood of Mercy of Pescara while a point of food education and prevention of the Lilt – Italian League will be active Fight Tumors and a bookstore curated by Rusconi 

INFO: 331/6796820

About Us

The committee for the establishment of the Fontevecchia Association was formed in 2010 and is an active part of civil society with interventions relating to the environment, mobility, knowledge and integration. The purpose of the association, in addition to the protection of traditions, the territory and the aesthetic redevelopment of the village born in 1600, is articulated on a wide range of interventions.