Ventimiglia, August 2012


The traditional celebrations and historical reconstructions are back for the month of August in Ventimiglia.

On Sunday, July 29th in the Piazza della Cattedrale from 9.00 PM the Night of the Flags will take place, a show hosting flag games. On July 30th there will be historical settings in the Medieval district of the Marina of San Giuseppe from 8.00 PM onwards, followed by a historical parade and the blessing of the fishing boats.

 Thursday, August 2nd and 3rd at 6.00 PM the city will go back in time in order to assume a Medieval look with taverns, ancient shops and inns, medieval food samplings and dancing, juggling and music shows. During the evening it will be possible to visit the medieval market and access the Civic Archeological Museum and churches opened exceptionally for this event.

Sunday, August 5th at 6.00 PM there will be the Regatta of the Districts, historic competition amont the districts of Ventimiglia with Ligurian fishing boats struggling for the Sea Raffle.

On Monday, August 6th in Piazza della Libertà at 9.00 PM there will be a flag show and an ancient crossbow tournament.

Wednesday, August 8th at the Mons. Tommaso Reggio Gardens from 8.00 PM there will be the “Night of the Reward”, historical parade and medieval camp with entertainment, historical market, music and food samplings.

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