In the magical period of this transgressive festival, it has always been sweets which brought joy to household tables, even the poorest, before Lent began. Here we have for you a few tasty recipes passed down over time.
The tradition of this ancient popular festival reminds us, with a rascally spirit, that “every prank counts”. Among competitions and prizes, games, typical local sweets, dances in costume and folk bands, the best part is the parades of floats in city centers, with a lot of laughs and confetti.
The 23rd international fair of modern items, antiques and collector's items at the Trade Centre in Parma proves itself once again as the main reference point in this sector in Europe. Over 1000 expositors will be present and there will be prestigious side events. February 25 – March 5.
Now in its 14th edition, this festival is an exceptional stage for the Italian jazz circuit and will host a prestigious array of artists and side events. Opening the festival is a preview concert with an excellent international artist, Sarah McKenzie, on Sunday, February 26.
What not to miss
The upcoming concerts of this jazz festival held in the Torrione San Giovanni are on Friday, February 24 with the Ben Wendel Group, Sunday, February 26 “Alberto Masala Meets Marco Colonna” in a special event of Teatro Off, and Monday, February 27 with Di Vi Kappa 3. The events will continue until April 28.
The soft mantle of snow that covers Corno alle Scale (Bo) in this period invites you every weekend to go on a guided snowshoeing excursion to discover the uncontaminated nature and breathtaking views, at the first light of day or at night in the moonlight. Until April 9.
The 2017 edition of this card for traveling, experiencing and discovering the best of Romagna is already available! For the entire year, this card offers free admissions and discounts in the areas of Forlì-Cesena, Ravenna, Rimini and Ferrara and includes a special box set, all for just €17.
Among the exhibitions on schedule, do not miss “Dalì Experience” in Bologna; "Italian Liberty" in Reggio Emilia; "The best albums of our lives" in Modena; "Art for art's sake. From Previati to Mentessi, from Boldini to De Pisis" in Ferrara and "Art Decò. The roaring Twenties in Italy" soon in Forlì
What's going on now
Markets filled with delicacies and traditional crafts held in the historic downtowns offer a great opportunity to dig through the stands and find unusual gifts with which to fill your pockets.
What to do
Commemorating an ancient custom in the farming world, the fires of Romagna will be lit to welcome the new season and bring a good year for the harvests. In the areas in and around Ravenna, Forlì, Ferrara and Bologna there are many events on schedule. February 26 – March 3.
The 24 hot spring resorts from Parma to Rimini located in 19 towns will each offer new deals to take on the cold season healthily thanks to preventative spa treatments. The common denominator of all the structures is their combination of the most innovative techniques with the oldest spring waters.