Wednesday, August 3, 2016

AUGUST MAIN EVENTS IN MONTEPULCIANO

NOBIL EBBREZZA

From August 6 to 28, in the Fortress, Nobil Ebbrezza: an art contest and an art exhibition. Opening
hours daily from 10 am to 12.30 am and from 3.30 pm to 7 pm . Free admission The inauguration
will take place on August 6 to 18

FESTIVAL OF THE PATRON SAINT OF CONTRADA OF SAN DONATO

On Sunday, 7 August, in Piazza Grande, celebrations for the Festival of the Patron Saint of the
Contrada of San Donato also feature a contest reserved to young flag-wavers and drummers, open to
the children of all contradas aged up to 14 years. Big party and dinner in the Piazza Grande.

THRESHING FESTIVAL

From Friday 5 to Sunday 7 August, Threshing Festival in the village of Valiano. Historical re-
enactment of the threshing process, and gastronomic events with menus typical of the ancient rural
society of the Val di Chiana.

FESTIVAL OF SAN LORENZO, IN VALIANO

From Tuesday 9 to Thursday 11 August, in Valiano, celebrations for the Festival of San Lorenzo,
and the classic Calici di Stelle (Goblets of Stars). Numerous activities including gastronomic events.
ADS Gruppo Sportivo La Rocca (Sports Association) – For info: tel. +39 0578 724242

CALICI DI STELLE, IN THE CENTRE OF MONTEPULCIANO

On Wednesday, 10 August, the historical town centre hosts “Calici di Stelle”, an itinerant tasting of
Vino Nobile and Vino Rosso di Montepulciano wines, with dinners in the contradas, live music in
the streets and in Piazza Grande, performances by flag-wavers and drummers, shows and a small
outdoor market on Via Ricci.
www.stradavinonobile.itwww.calicidistellemontepulciano.it – Tel. +39 0578 717484

BRUSCELLO POLIZIANO

Every evening from Friday 12 to Monday 15 August, starting at 9.15 p.m. in Piazza Grande, there is
the Bruscello, a community performance in which numerous actors and singers take part, clad in
period costumes, and with a large orchestra. This year’s title – Brav├Čum – is almost preparatory to the
other great event held on the last Sunday of the month. The show is both touching and fun, and is
staged in a unique setting – the Piazza – surrounded by historical Renaissance palazzos. For info:
www.bruscello.it – tel. +39 0578 758529

The complete and updated list of all events is available in the “events” section of the website www.montepulcianoliving.it