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Theobroma: Show Cooking – Easter eggs

Theobroma: Show Cooking – Easter eggs

speciale Show Cooking dedicato alla preparazione e decorazione delle Uova di Cioccolato.

Show cooking with Luigi Gori at the Theobroma in Barga Vecchia – demonstration of preparing, making and decorating Easter eggs. Uova artigianali al cioccolato al latte, bianco o fondente realizzate con l’esclusivo cacao Criollo Theobroma Pentagona. “Nessun segreto, solo un amore incondizionato per il mio lavoro e una grande passione per le cose fatte bene” […]

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19th April and fresh snow on the mountains

19th April and fresh snow on the mountains
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Easter decorations in Barga Vecchia

Easter decorations in Barga Vecchia

Garibaldi looks on some stunning Easter decorations which have appeared in the piazza overnight

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Quarantore: Traditional egg rolling

Quarantore: Traditional egg rolling

The ancient art of rolling decorated eggs down an incline which was revitalised in Barga during 2012, has become a traditional annual event in Barga Giardino as part of the festivities to celebrate the Quarantore di Barga.

Going somewhat against the trend but judging by the amount of children visibly enjoying themselves this afternoon, it would appear that the time for digital games is over. The backlash has begun? Children sitting huddled over their computers or cell phones not talking with each other in the real word but instead communicating in the […]

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Easter celebrations start in Barga

Easter celebrations start in Barga

The sound of the ancient bells in the Duomo in Barga Vecchia rang out over the city this evening as the Easter celebrations started in earnest thanks to the hard work and dedication of the Campanari of Barga who for many years been practising their art here in Barga. They can quite rightly throw out […]

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Quarantore: Traditional egg rolling and sack races

Quarantore: Traditional egg rolling and sack races

The ancient art of rolling decorated eggs down an incline which was revitalised in Barga during 2012, this afternoon for the sixth year running has become a traditional annual event in Barga Giardino as part of the festivities to celebrate the Quarantore di Barga.

Going somewhat against the trend but judging by the amount of children visibly enjoying themselves this afternoon, it would appear that the time for digital games is over. The backlash has begun? Children sitting huddled over their computers or cell phones not talking with each other in the real word but instead communicating in the […]

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Traditional decorated eggs from Garfagnana

Traditional decorated eggs from Garfagnana

Just a month ago Lorenzo Togneri took over the reigns officially at the well known bar in Barga Vecchia – Da Aristo’s (article here) and although the look and feel of the place remains more or less the same there are one or two subtle changes taking place for those with an eye for the […]

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Easter celebrations start in Barga

Easter celebrations start in Barga

The sound of the ancient bells in the Duomo in Barga Vecchia rang out over the city this evening as the Easter celebrations started in earnest thanks to the hard work and dedication of the Campanari of Barga who for many years been practising their art here in Barga. They can quite rightly throw out […]

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Ancient art of egg rolling

Ancient art of egg rolling

The ancient art of rolling decorated eggs down an incline  which was revitalised in Barga last year was re-enacted again this afternoon in Barga Giardino as part of the festivities to celebrate the Quarantore di Barga.  The event was organised by the Comune of Barga , the  association “per B.A.R.G.A.”,  the Association “la Befana”  and […]