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Submitted by Ant on 13. May 2022

 

A longing for fantasy, thick, shadowy forests, lights creeping through the foliage, castles dominating the valley and from which one can enjoy spectacular views of the mountains, torch-lit squares that come alive with Renaissance dances, sword duels and soldiers in armour.

Fantasy in these parts arrived with Ludovico Ariosto, governor of the Este Garfagnana.

 

 

Discovering art and history in the places of faith through thematic guided tours in the churches of Lucca, caskets of artistic masterpieces and landmarks for the city and the territory.

Scheduled for today, Saturday, June 18

16:00 - Church of SS. Giovanni e Reparata | The church of SS. Giovanni e Reparata, from cathedral to urban pieve. Curated by Francesco Niccoli.

Guided tour of the paintings and frescoes of the church and special opening of the Chapel of Sant'Ignazio.

 

10th edition of Dance Meeting a series of events concerning the world of dance that involves over 800 dancers, professionals and simple amateurs from all over the world.

From May 3 to 14 in the program competitions, reviews, master classes, shows, internships, photographic exhibitions and meetings in historical locationa of Lucca, ranging from the Giglio theater to Villa Bottini, but also in the squares and on the city walls.

In the program on Thursday 5 May

 

10th edition of Dance Meeting a series of events concerning the world of dance that involves over 800 dancers, professionals and simple amateurs from all over the world.

From May 3 to 14 in the program competitions, reviews, master classes, shows, internships, photographic exhibitions and meetings in historical locationa of Lucca, ranging from the Giglio theater to Villa Bottini, but also in the squares and on the city walls.

In the program on Thursday 12 May

 

10th edition of Dance Meeting a series of events concerning the world of dance that involves over 800 dancers, professionals and simple amateurs from all over the world.

From May 3 to 14 in the program competitions, reviews, master classes, shows, internships, photographic exhibitions and meetings in historical locationa of Lucca, ranging from the Giglio theater to Villa Bottini, but also in the squares and on the city walls.

In the program on Saturday 14 May

 

10th edition of Dance Meeting a series of events concerning the world of dance that involves over 800 dancers, professionals and simple amateurs from all over the world.

From May 3 to 14 in the program competitions, reviews, master classes, shows, internships, photographic exhibitions and meetings in historical locationa of Lucca, ranging from the Giglio theater to Villa Bottini, but also in the squares and on the city walls.

In the program on Sunday 8 May

 

10th edition of Dance Meeting a series of events concerning the world of dance that involves over 800 dancers, professionals and simple amateurs from all over the world.

From May 3 to 14 in the program competitions, reviews, master classes, shows, internships, photographic exhibitions and meetings in historical locationa of Lucca, ranging from the Giglio theater to Villa Bottini, but also in the squares and on the city walls.

In the program on Saturday 7 May

 

Traveling arts and crafts market in the most beautiful squares of the historic center of Lucca.

From Wednesday June 8 to Thirsday June 9 in Piazza San Frediano with crafts and food.
The artisans of the area and from outside the province will sell valuable and high quality artifacts.

More than 30 stalls with different kinds of Italian products, from leather goods to scarves, from costume jewelery to clothes, but also typical food can be purchased at the market.

 

 

 

 

10th edition of Dance Meeting a series of events concerning the world of dance that involves over 800 dancers, professionals and simple amateurs from all over the world.

From May 3 to 14 in the program competitions, reviews, master classes, shows, internships, photographic exhibitions and meetings in historical locationa of Lucca, ranging from the Giglio theater to Villa Bottini, but also in the squares and on the city walls.

In the program on Friday 6 May

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