Festa POPolare

 S.Maria Maddalena  

The association A Pria Presiuza is pleased to present the third edition of S.Maria Maddalena in the historic center of Bordighera.

Two days to spend immersed in tradition and folklore, strolling through the narrow streets of the village, all accompanied by Ligurian traditional music with a rich program from morning to evening.

The program:

Friday 21... waiting for the celebration!

  • From 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM in Piazza del Popolo - APPROACH TO OCCITANE DANCES
  • From 10 PM - TRADITIONAL OCCITANE AND FOLK MUSIC AND DANCES with Du Tütt trio & Balbosco D'Oc
  • At 8:45 PM - Santa Maria Maddalena Parish CHOIR FESTIVAL

Saturday 22
Invitation to wear traditional clothes

  • At 9:00 AM in Piazza della Pace (outside La Cicala) - Let's prepare together the flower bouquets* with coffee and Biscouteli
  • At 10:30 AM - GUIDED VISIT TO VILLA MARIANI Euro 7 - meeting point in Piazza del Popolo (proceeds entirely donated)*
  • All day - piazza Giacomo VialeLIVE PAINTING with MARTA LA VENEZIANA
  • All day - Via Dritta 37 (porta sottana) - SOAP PRODUCTION WORKSHOP
  • ARTISTS in the streets of the town - Sculptures by Franco Mattai Dal Moro
  • From 5 PM to 11 PM - San Bartolomeo Oratory “A BOOK FOR SOLIDARITY” Book sale for the organ restoration
  • From 7 PM - Piazza Giacomo Viale 22 METERS OF PAN PAGNAU - tasting by the Confraternita du Pan Bagnau
  • From 7 PM - Roberto Fisarmonicista di Lillo Baroni - wandering music
  • At 7:15 PM - FISH AUCTION* in Piazza del Popolo
  • From 8:30 PM - BANDA CITTÀ DI BORDIGHERA - Repertoire of popular tradition
  • From 8 PM - Piazza del Popolo - INSTANTANEOUS PHOTOGRAPHY* in collaboration with DIANA Photo Parlour
  • From 8:30 PM to 11:30 PM - Società Mutuo Soccorso pescatori - DIORAMA of the historic center in the early 1900s - free entrance
  • From 9 PM - MUXICA MODERNA - guitar and voice in Ligurian dialect with Martino Biancheri
  • At 9:30 PM - ex lavatoi area - DANCE DEMONSTRATION and BABY DANCE with the Revolution Dance Studio Bordighera
  • SOUVENIRS of the celebration in Piazza del Popolo

(*) The proceeds will be donated in favor of the Association A Pria Presiuza di Bordighera alta for the enhancement activities of the historic center.

WHERE > Bordighera Historic Center

WHEN > from 21 July 2023 to 22 July 2023

HOURS > View the event schedule

Info Event for everyone. Free participation

Contacts Ufficio di Informazione e Accoglienza Turistica IATVia Vittorio Emanuele 172, presso i Giardini del Palazzo del Parco