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BargaJazz Festival 2017 – in cammino…

BargaJazz Festival 2017 – in cammino…

Dopo trent’anni di attività, Bargajazz vive oggi un momento difficile. Nato nel 1986 da un’idea di Giancarlo Rizzardi e Bruno Tommaso, il festival ha da sempre avuto il suo centro nel concorso di arrangiamento e composizione e nella Bargajazz Orchestra. Il concorso ha l’obiettivo primario di dare l’opportunità ai giovani compositori e arrangiatori far eseguire […]

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Voci e Tradizioni del Barghigiano

Voci e Tradizioni del Barghigiano

La memoria di Barga

As part of the celebrations for the 200 years of the founding of the Arciconfraternita di Misericordia in Barga, an evening in Piazza Verzani in Barga Vecchia entitled “The Memory of Barga” – Voices and traditions Barghigiano with Graziella Cosimini        

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Street Love – Food Festival

Street Love – Food Festival

Piazza Pascoli – Barga from the 4th to the 6th August

Street food is ready-to-eat food or drink sold by a hawker, or vendor, in a street or other public place, such as at a market or fair. It is often sold from a portable food booth, food cart, or food truck and meant for immediate consumption. Some street foods are regional, but many have spread […]

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The Alpini celebrate the Madonna della Neve

The Alpini celebrate the Madonna della Neve

with temperatures hovering round the 38 degree mark, the chapel is dedicated to the Madonna della Neve, The Madonna of the Snow, the irony of which was not lost by those suffering in the heat.

The Alpini were out in force this afternoon at the SS.Madonna della Neve, the Chiesina degli Alpini at Palmente on the road to Loppia just outside Barga. The chiesina used to be a sorry ruin but was restored a decade ago and is now once more being used by the community. The Alpini were there […]

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Procession Perdono di Assisi 2017

Procession Perdono di Assisi 2017

The following is the text that has been used on barganews since 2003 to describe the events that take place during the procession Perdono di Assisi every 2nd August

The following is the text that has been used on barganews since 2003 to describe the events that take place during the procession Perdono di Assisi every 2nd August. In keeping with this tradition we have used the same words this year to describe the event as basically nothing has changed. The tradition continues. It’s […]

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Chris Bell exhibition “Grenfell Tower”

Chris Bell exhibition “Grenfell Tower”

One of the best shows ever shown at the Galleria Comunale in Barga Vecchia gallery but also one of the most "impegnativo" - "challenging"

On the 14th June 2017 a fire was reported at the 24-storey Grenfell Tower block of public housing flats in North Kensington, Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, West London, England leading to 40 fire engines and more than 200 firefighters tackling the blaze. It took until the following day to get it under control, […]

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Swietlan Kraczyna – students colour plate etching exhibition

Swietlan Kraczyna – students colour plate etching exhibition

The exhibition opened this afternoon at the Studio for Color Etching in Barga Vecchia with recent work by Giada Negri – Italy | Gabriel Feld – Argentina | Swietlan Kraczyna – USA | Helena La Rota Lopez - Colombia | Juliana Rios Martinez - Colombia | Bennet Sundlie - USA 

Swietlan Nicholas Kraczyna four years ago mounted his exhibition here in Barga celebrating 40 years of work in the city, this week preparations are underway was the opening of another show, this time of work produced by himself and his students who attended this year’s colour printing workshop. The exhibition opened this afternoon at the Studio […]

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RossoVinoPosse

RossoVinoPosse

after a gap of just 20plus years the RossoVinoPosse are back and making music

La piazzetta dei Gatti Randagi presenta la Réunion dei RossoVinoPosse tutti vivi e vegeti Live concert con le canzoni più significative della storica band barghigiana

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San Cristoforo procession through Barga 2017

San Cristoforo procession through Barga 2017

Hundreds of people lined the streets of Barga watching the procession

Celebrations for St Christopher the Patron Saint of Barga which started with the “San Cristoforo d’oro”awards ceremony earlier this afternoon, continued this evening to its climax with a long torchlight procession through the streets of Barga up to the Duomo.       Hundreds of people lined the streets of Barga watching the procession as […]

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San Cristoforo d’Oro 2017

San Cristoforo d’Oro 2017

The Premio San Cristoforo d’Oro – Golden St Christopher medals - named for Barga’s ancient patron, Saint Christopher, are presented each year to celebrate extraordinary contributions to the town and its people.

Il prestigioso riconoscimento voluto dall’Amministrazione Comunale, destinato alle persone che con il loro lavoro e impegno si sono distinti nel mondo, andrà nell’edizione 2017 a Giordano Bruno Guerri e all’Arciconfraternita di Misericordia di Barga.     Il San Cristoforo d’Oro andrà a Giordano Bruno Guerri per aver creduto e sostenuto la collaborazione nata tra il […]

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Festa della Trebbiatura 2017

Festa della Trebbiatura 2017

threshing machine in action in San Pietro in Campo

The Committee at San Pietro in Campo have outdone themselves once again this year with the Festa della Trebbiatura 2017. This morning was the tractor parade through the streets of Barga (article here) This afternoon it was the turn of San Pietro in Camp to show what they could do with their  long running Festa della Trebbiatura […]

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La Locanda: Vertical wine tasting – pinot Nero Macea

La Locanda: Vertical wine tasting – pinot Nero Macea

A vertical tasting is conducted by tasting one wine varietal from the same producer from several vintages.

Two brothers, Antonio, a classically trained flute player and Cipriano, a professional winemaker are working with natural methods to make wine in the mountains of northern Tuscany. The vineyard is located in the valley of the Serchio River at Borgo a Mozzano where the sea has no influence and the temperatures can vary by as […]

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