San Gimignano events

PHOTO EXHIBITION ICONS ELLIOTT ERWITT
From 06/04/2014 to 31/08/2014
ELLIOTT ERWITT – ICONS – Photographic Exhibition April 6 to August 31 , 2014, the Gallery of Modern and Contemporary Art ” Raffaele De Grada ” – San Gimignano, Via Thunderbolt 11 On the initiative of the Culture of the Municipality of San Gimignano, from April 6 to August 31, 2014 , will be open to the public, at the Gallery of Modern and Contemporary Art ” Raffaele De Grada ,” the exhibition Elliott Erwitt , a project of Civita and SudEst5 , edited by Biba Jackets and organized by Opera Laboratori Fiorentini . The exhibition traces the career and the main themes of the poetry of the great American artist and photographer Elliott Erwitt , through 42 shots he himself selected as the most representative of his artistic production. It will be also exposed a series of 9 portraits, exclusive to this exhibition , which constitute an ” event within the event ” . Elliott Erwitt , aka Elio Romano Erwitz ( Paris , July 26, 1928) is a French photographer who specializes in advertising photography and documentary , known for his black and white shots that portray ironic and absurd situations everyday . He followed the style of Henri Cartier- Bresson , a master in capturing the decisive moment . Born in Paris to Jewish parents of Russian origin, lived in Italy until 1938. ‘s Family emigrated to the United States in 1939 because of fascism. Here Erwitt studied photography at Los Angeles City College from 1942 to 1944 and film at the New School for Social Research from 1948 to 1950
The appointment – Comedians found
From 04/12/2014 to 13/04/2014
THE APPOINTMENT . Comedians Variety of Entertainment Saturday, April 12 , 21.30 , Theatre Leggieri . Bracali with Folco , Richard Loli , Valerio Mannucci , Sandro Mugnaini , Silvia Serchi artistic direction Cledy Tancredi Mr. X convenes five characters in a mysterious appointment. None of them is known , no one knows the reason for which it was called. While waiting for Mr. X appears the five characters you will have to know , and it will create a plot funny and passionate. Five personality , five characters very different from each other will have to share a wait agonizing , irritating and grotesque . Masks will fall and prejudices, you will rise to the conflict . The comedy of life is served. What do you want Mr. X? For what reason called them ? For the first time the Company of Comedians Found , led by Tancred Cledy for fourteen years , will stage itself; In fact , the text of the show was entirely written by the players on the scene. A bold experiment and a completely new experience that has produced at least one constructive participation .
WAY OF THE CROSS
From 18/04/2014 to 18/04/2014
21 hours. Departure from the Duomo. Participants include the confreres of Mercy with the typical costumes and headgear for the squares and streets. Tel 0577940316
 

Partisans Clipboard
From 04/24/2014 to 04/24/2014
NOTES PARTISAN . Stories of resistance. Thursday, April 24 , 21.30 , Theatre Leggieri and starring Michael Antonio Vargas has just turned eighteen. Work in the carpenter’s shop , and spends all he earns the ” trattoria whisker ” , unique meeting point of the walls scuffed his country ; still does not know what politics is , nor love. It ‘just the confused clamor of the restaurant that takes consciousness , eight in the evening of December ’43 , of what is happening in Italy . And know that there is always Augustine , his first companion. Journey that will start that same night , and that will fill her suitcase imaginary situations , joys, sorrows and characters that populate her years to come. Antonio discovers friendship , love, for life, for women and for the fight, and keep it for the rest of his life , even when an old man, decides to come before us to tell us your story , retracing the steps and moments with us . Returning , once again , boy.


QUOVADIS
COMMEMORATION OF ANCIENT ROMEDate :1- May 2, 2014 in Volterra ( PI ) 3-4 May 2014 at San Gimignano (SI)
Opening hours: from 10:00 to 20:00
Location : Children ‘s Bastion in front of the Roman Theatre in Volterra and San Gimignano La Rocca
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Admission: € 5,00 full , students € 2.50

 

XVIII THE MARATHON VERNACCIA
From 10/05/2014 to 11/05/2014
XVIII THE MARATHON VERNACCIA Sunday, May 11, 2014 San Gimignano and Siena jump in the saddle Sunday, May 11 Three variants of route 161 , 116 and 72 km Slow Bike for fans of flavors , cycling and wine in the beautiful setting of San Gimignano where one of the manifestations cult for true cycling enthusiasts and for all cyclists . The United Fund of Vernaccia it definitely ranks in the elite of our country’s Gran Fondo perfectly inserted into the tour of the Grand Duchy of Tuscany with flawless organization and a path that perfectly combines racing, tourism and environment . Each year, more than 1,500 runners turned the Sienese hills on a walk mesh , color, and desire to be immersed in a fun , unique and magnificent scenery

 

CHARITY DINNER IN MEDIEVAL COSTUME
From 05/17/2014 to 17/05/2014
Dinner in medieval costume . Charity event for the hospital Meyer . Saturday, May 17 , 19.30 , Cloister of the Church of Sant’Agostino , San Gimignano The association ” I Cavalieri di Santa Fina ,” in addition to the historical – medieval disclose with their own events , pursuing interests of social relevance. On May 17, 2014 The Knights of Santa Fina , in collaboration with the Augustinian Friars , organize a dinner in medieval costume at 19.30 in the beautiful setting of the Cloister of the Church of St. Augustine, in the square of San Gimignano. The audience will be entertained with performances from 19,30 medieval . The proceeds will be donated to Children’s Hospital Meyer in Florence , thus contributing to the growth of excellence for smaller patients .

 

FERIE  MESSI 2014
From 13/06/2014 to 15/06/2014
Harvest Holidays – 13, 14, and June 15 in San Gimignano Historical event that takes place in the streets and squares of the city , setting up stalls with antiques and arts and crafts pertaining to the Middle Ages . Performances of singers, musicians , actors . During the Sunday afternoon parade of horsemen in costume and set out on foot and jousting tournament .

 

NOTTILUCENTE 2014 – THE WORLD FROM DUSK TILL DAWN
From 06/27/2014 to 06/27/2014
For the third year in San Gimignano will be crossed by the luminous trail of NOTTILUCENTE , the festival of San Gimignano, which in recent years has housed many artists and thousands of people. National and international artists , dancers , writers , poets, musicians will be the protagonists of a magical night full of performances, concerts , meetings, exhibitions and installations. A night dedicated to culture, music , art and fun to reevaluate the beauty of the landscape , to find glimpses of strangers, to enjoy the excellent products of our territory with the spirit of sharing and participation .
notti-lucente

 

VERTICAL HORIZON – II EDITION
From 16/07/2014 to 07/20/2014
Back this summer, between the walls of San Gimignano , the second edition of Vertical Horizons – Performing Arts in Construction : an ideal travel between different generations of actors, styles and languages ​​. For five days, from afternoon to evening in various locations around the city – from the streets to the local churches to the streets , the towers – they’re scheduled performances, meetings , rehearsals , conversations nomads, performance, video .

 

CONCERT OF POP
From 07/31/2014 to 08/01/2014
21 Hours Program to be defined

 

CONCERT OF POP
From 08/01/2014 to 08/01/2014
Program to be defined

 

OPERA
From 08/02/2014 to 02/08/2014
21 Hours Program to be defined

 

OPERA
From 03/08/2014 to 03/08/2014
21 Hours Program to be defined

 

A FEAST OF THANKSGIVING S.FINA
From 03/08/2014 to 03/08/2014
Program to be defined

 

GLASSES OF STARS 2014
From 08/10/2014 to 08/10/2014
GLASSES OF STARS 2014 – August 10 Piazza Sant’Agostino San Gimignano , from 21.00 to 24.00

 

EXHIBITION OF THANKS TO S.FINA
From 11/08/2014 to 11/08/2014
From 8 to 19 Program to be defined

 

FEAST OF SAINT AUGUSTIN
From 28/08/2014 to 28/08/2014
Program to be defined

 

EXHIBITION OF SAINT AUGUSTIN
From 08/29/2014 to 29/08/2014
From 8 am to 19 Program to be defined

 

FEAST OF OUR LADY OF PANCOLE
From 08/09/2014 to 09/08/2014
Program to be defined

 

31 ° San Gimignano – Volterra
From 10/12/2014 to 12/10/2014
The event will take place through a path among the most evocative of Tuscany to the historical, landscape and environmental .

 

Orienteering and Rogaining
From 10/25/2014 to 10/26/2014
A ” two days ” dedicated to rogaining all’orientiring and in the alleys of the historic center a World Heritage Site and the countryside surrounding it. During the day on Saturday there will be a manifestation of a regional nature of Orientiring within the walls of the historic center of San Gimignano. On Sunday , as the previous year only event organized in Italy , will host the second edition of an international tender for rogaining .

 

BETWEEN THE TOWERS NEW YEAR’S EVE 2015
From 31/12/2014 to 31/12/2014
22 From the late-night program to define

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