In Castiglione del Lago, on the shores of Lake Trasimeno, between the historic center and within its Regional Park, specifically in the area of the former airport 'Eleuteri', the first days of May of each year, since 1982, are reserved to Coloriamo i Cieli (We Color the Skies) - International Kites & Hot-Air Ballons Meeting. From May 1st to 5th, 2013.
Among nature, relax and / or outdoor activities, the protagonists of the event (from the 2011 "Patrimonio d'Italia per la Tradizione", "Heritage of Italy for the Tradition", ed) will be the kites:
- they will fly (free, exhibitions and traction kites competitions, powerkite area) from 10:00 to 19:00;
- with a 'Mostra mercato degli aquiloni, del giocattolo educativo e delle attrezzature per il tempo libero' ('Market-exhibition of the kites, educational toys and equipment for leisure');
- exhibit dedicated to them called "Il pensiero che vola... gli aquiloni di Dario Trabalza" ("The thought that flies… the kites by Dario Trabalza"), since March 30th, at the Palazzo della Corgna. Open until May 5th, 9:30 to 19:30.
For the lovers of the balloon, the possibility of free flight (by reservation, see the attached programme below).
But 2013 Coloriamo i Cieli will be much more than a simple Meeting: environmental issues and to tell the Trasimeno through concerts, conferences and food & wine; horse trails, trekking and hiking; readings, educational and language (English and Spanish) workshops, games and excursions for children and adults.
They should be emphasized between these side events the Thai Young Pianists in concert, May 1st at 21:00 Palazzo della Corgna. "Voliamo con i Libri" ("We Fly with the Books"), small Environmental & for Children Publishing Fair, from Wednesday, May 1st to Sunday, May 5th from 10:00 to 19:00. Among the conferences, Sala Convegni, May 3rd, 2013 from 17:00 presentation of the project of construction of the Aquarius, drawn up by a scientific committee, chaired by the Anthropology university school of Castiglione del Lago; from 10:00 am of Saturday, March 4th, 2013 "La Città del Lago" ("The City of the Lake") QR CODE project presentation. With immediate demonstration insomuch as, from 11:30, Palazzo della Corgna, the holders of tablets and smartphones will be able to take a guided tour of the historic center through the two-dimensional barcodes. We said of food & wine. For the duration of the event, 10:00 to 19:00, Qualità Trasimeno, tasting and sales booth of typical products.
Brochure / programme attached. For more information coloriamoicieli.com, e-Mail email@example.com, Ph. (+39) 075 9652484, Fax (+39) 075 9652763.