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The Ottobrata is back in Barge

The end of September is approaching and the most eagerly awaited event is coming back: the Ottabrata, a historic event now in its 33rd edition.

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The event that will start on Friday 4th October and will end on Tuesday 8th October aims to enhance the area, its products and its excellence.

The programme of the event

Friday 4th October

7.30 pm – “Tonight we eat fish: Great fried fish at the heated pavilion of the Pala8brata in Piazza Garibaldi (16 euros).

8.30 pm – Cover music evening and followed by DJ Set took the Pala8brata.

9pm – “An evening at the Opera” at the Confraternity Church. To book tickets, call Nicolo ’Rossetto at 349.607951.

Saturday 5th October

10 am – Opening of the “Sapori del Monviso” stand (Ala Mercatale), “Re Cioccolato – Master Chocolate Artisans” along the streets of the Center and on Viale Mazzini, exhibition stands along the streets of the Old Town, with tastings.

14.30 – Fitwalking: Piazza Garibaldi meeting; on-site registration 5 Euro, the proceeds of which will be donated to the Barge Primary School for the purchase of sports equipment.

16.30 – Official inauguration of the Ottobrata at the Mercatale area. Reception of the municipal administration to the municipalities twinned with Barge. Opening of the promotional showcase: “Made in Barge” – selection of Bargesi Excellence, under the Mercatale area, with free admission; Parco Signoretti: arrival at 3 pm and setting up of the military camp at the historical re-enactment: Revello Historical Group “G. De Reges ”; Marsaglia Association 1693 Red Dragons of Rivoli; “La Cerchia” Cultural Association, Saluzzo di Castelmagno Regiment; Popular Militia Group of Grugliasco.

7pm – Gastronomic Point at the Pala8brata: it will be possible to taste local gastronomic specialties (grilled meat, appetizers, desserts and rivers of beer.

9pm – “Notte dei Mundajè”: Mundaj and music in the streets of the center with “Gli Allegri Sognatori”.

10pm – “Barge Tronic Music Festival” – Seven Emerging DJs will take turns at the console – Free entrance to Pala8brata.

Sunday 6th October

At 9am – Exchange and barter market, (until 6pm). For  info Ettore 344.7445620

9.30 am – “I Vej Mestè” and “Steam locomotives”, a walkway with tools and trades from the past through the streets of the historic center and Piazzetta. The “Re Cioccolato” review and stalls along the streets of the Center continue, opening the Ala Mercatale Stand.

10 am – Beginning of historical re-enactment and visit to the military camp at Villa Signoretti Park

12 pm – Pala8brata gastronomic point: “The last ribs of the year”.

3pm – Mundaj and apple fritters, in different locations

3.30pm – Parade through the streets of the town of the “Flag-waving City of Cherasco 1234” group, of the “Città di Barge” band and the Bargese group of the Majorettes and the Historical Re-enactment group

Hours 16.30 – Historical commemoration: the final battle at the Signoretti Park.

7.30 pm – “TRELILU” evening: Traditional Piedmontese dinner followed by a musical cabaret show and popular comedy with the Trelilu group: admission € 15; show only (from 21): 5 euros. Reservations required. Info: 0175.346523 (Daniela), 348.7632955 (Paolo).

Monday 7th October

9 am – AUTUMN FAIR stalls along the streets of the town.

9pm –TEATRO Piedmontese dialectal: “DOI ORE DEL PENTO”, two brilliant acts in Piedmontese by Giovanni Cravero – Filodrammatica Company “El Ciochè” by Busca: directed by Giangi Giordano and Paoletti at the Pala8brata in Piazza Garibaldi

Tuesday 8th October

8pm – “XI ° Festival of Bagna Caoda”, at the Pala8brata in Piazza Garibaldi By Monday 7 October by reservation Euro 15.00 (members of the Loco Barge 2017 – 10.00 euros)

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