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XXXV Festival of the Lake

XXXV Festival of the Lake

Varenna welcomes the 35th edition of the Festival of the Lake from Friday 1st July to the night of Saturday 2nd July. The event starst with happy hour in music on Friday night and continues on Saturday with medieval music concert, historical re-enactment at Riva Grande to commemorate the landing of Isola Comacina’s refugees and great fireworks!
All the events are free.

Program

FRIDAY 1st July 2016

7:30 pm  – Music and dance with “Moreno con il maestro Pippo”


SATURDAY 2nd July 2016

4:30 pm  – St Jhon the Baptist Church
PER VIAM – Along the way of Medieval pilgrimage
Ensemble Lilium Lyra, voices and medieval instruments
Guided tour of the church.

6:00 pm – Baluardo
TROVATORI IN ITALIA – Music and poem between Italy and Provence
Matteo Zenatti, voice and Gothic harp.

8:45 pm – San Giorgio Church
VESPRI DELLA BEATA VERGINE – Old liturgical choirs
Ensemble Antiqua Laus orchestra leader Alessandro Riganti.

7:30 pm – Olivedo
Tasting of typical dishes.

10:00 pm – Riva Grande
Historical re-enactment at Riva Grande to commemorate the landing of Isola Comacina’s refugees.

11:15 pm – Riva Grande
Fireworks show on the lake

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