Lo zafferano è una pregiata spezia afrodisiaca. Città della Pieve, cittadina medievale che domina la Val di Chiana, è nota in tutto il mondo proprio per il suo zafferano in fili denominato “il Croco di Pietro Perugino”. E dal 7 al 9 Settembre 2012 ospiterà la seconda edizione di Zaff! I giorni dell’afrodisiaco.

Zaff! 2012 (sottotitolo: “… dell’afrodisiaco non si butta via niente!”) conferma il binomio tra cibo ed erotismo con degustazioni gratuite, cooking show, mostre fotografiche, concerti, spettacoli, proiezioni, percorsi sensoriali, animazioni ed appuntamenti letterari.

Il giorno prima dell’avvio ufficiale della manifestazione, 6 Settembre 2012 ore 21:30 presso il Teatro Comunale Accademia degli Avvaloranti, “Anteprima Zaff!” con “Amor Sacro e Amor Profano”, spettacolo dove il burlesque incontra la musica classica. Sul palco Peggy Sue ed il M° Leonardo Locatelli.

Ogni giornata della seconda edizione di Zaff! partirà dalle 09:30, con il Palazzo della Corgna che aprirà le porte (fino alle 23:00) ai visitatori delle mostre ed esposizioni. La Mostra Mercato dei prodotti afrodisiaci, presso il Mercato Coperto sito in Via di Vittorio, metterà in vetrina erbe, spezie, cibi, the, cioccolato, bevande tartufo, oli, aromi ed essenze dalle ore 10:00.

“Cuore”, ovviamente, della kermesse sarà la Zafferano Area, ex Ufficio Turistico Piazza Matteotti. Sarà uno spazio dove lo si potrà acquistare, degustare, ma anche cucinare e perfino dipingere grazie ai laboratori. 7, 8, 9 Settembre 2012 dalle 10:00 alle 13:00 e dalle 15:00 alle 20:00.

Le meravigliose sale di Palazzo della Corgna ed il centro Storico di Città della Pieve ospiteranno tutti i pomeriggi lezioni di ballo alla scoperta delle segrete e sensuali tecniche del Flamenco e della danza orientale, sotto l’attenta supervisione di maestri professionisti.

Inoltre spazio anche al benessere ed al relax con la Beauty Farm di Zaff!, l’area dedicata alla tranquillità ed alla meditazione con il personale specializzato de Le Terme di Chianciano che proporrà al pubblico trattamenti specifici per corpo ed anima.

I visitatori potranno anche scoprire gli stuzzicanti aromi creati appositamente per il festival: dal profumo di Zaff! realizzato grazie all’unione di varie spezie afrodisiache, allo Zaff! Special blend esclusiva miscela di tè bianco con zafferano e peonia, mentre i più golosi potranno gustare il gelato allo zafferano ed al frutto della passione presso la Gelateria Afrodisiaca allestita appositamente per la manifestazione. Senza dimenticare che i ristoratori di Città della Pieve proporranno speciali Menu Afrodisiaci.

Tutti gli appuntamenti saranno ad ingresso gratuito. Per il programma completo della manifestazione vi rimandiamo al file in allegato. Per ulteriori informazioni potete consultare il  sito zaffcittadellapieve.it.

The zafferano (saffron) is a precious aphrodisiac spice. Città della Pieve, a medieval town overlooking the Val di Chiana, is known throughout the world for its zafferano in fili called “il Croco di Pietro Perugino”. And from September 7th to 9th, 2012 will host the second edition of Zaff! I giorni dell’afrodisiaco (The days of the aphrodisiac).

2012 Zaff! (subtitle: “… dell’afrodisiaco non si butta via niente!” – “… of the aphrodisiac not throw anything away!”) confirms the pairing between food and eroticism with free tastings, cooking shows, photo exhibitions, concerts, performances, screenings, sensory pathways, animations and literary events.

The day before the official start of the event, September 6th, 2012 at 21:30 at the Comunale Accademia degli Avvaloranti Theatre “Anteprima Zaff!” with “Amor Sacro e Amor Profano” (“Sacred Love and Profane Love”,) a show where burlesque meets classical music. On stage Peggy Sue and M° Leonardo Locatelli.

Each day of the second edition of Zaff! start from 09:30, with the Palazzo della Corgna that will open (until 23:00) to visitors of the exhibitions. The Mostra Mercato dei prodotti afrodisiaci (Market-Exhibition of aphrodisiac products) at the Covered Market located in Via di Vittorio, will showcase herbs, spices, foods, tea, chocolate, beverages, truffle, oils, flavorings and essences from 10:00.

“Heart”, of course, of the festival will be the Zafferano Area, ex Ufficio Turistico Piazza Matteotti. It will be a place where you can buy it, taste it, but also cook and even paint thanks to the workshops. September 7th, 8th, 9th, 2012 from 10:00 to 13:00 and 15:00 to 20:00.

The magnificent halls of Palazzo della Corgna and the historic center of Città della Pieve host dance lessons every afternoon to discover the secret and sensual techniques of the Flamenco and oriental dance, under the supervision of professional instructors.

Also space to the well-being and relaxation with the Beauty Farm of Zaff!, the area devoted to peace and meditation with the specialized personnel of Le Terme di Chianciano that will offer to the public specific treatments for body and soul.

Visitors can also discover the tantalizing aromas created especially for the festival: from the scent of Zaff! achieved thanks to the combination of various aphrodisiac spices, to Zaff! Special blend unique blend of white tea with saffron and peony, while the sweet tooths can enjoy the ice cream with saffron and passion fruit at the Gelateria Afrodisiaca set up specifically for the event. Not to mention that the restaurants in Città della Pieve propose special Aphrodisiac Menus.

All events will be free admission. For the full programme of the event, please consult the attached file. For more information, please visit zaffcittadellapieve.it.

Fabrizio Galeazzi

The zafferano (saffron) is a precious aphrodisiac spice. Città della Pieve, a medieval town overlooking the Val di Chiana, is known throughout the world for its zafferano in fili called “il Croco di Pietro Perugino”. And from September 7th to 9th, 2012 will host the second edition of Zaff! I giorni dell’afrodisiaco (The days of the aphrodisiac).

2012 Zaff! (subtitle: “… dell’afrodisiaco non si butta via niente!” – “… of the aphrodisiac not throw anything away!”) confirms the pairing between food and eroticism with free tastings, cooking shows, photo exhibitions, concerts, performances, screenings, sensory pathways, animations and literary events.

The day before the official start of the event, September 6th, 2012 at 21:30 at the Comunale Accademia degli Avvaloranti Theatre “Anteprima Zaff!” with “Amor Sacro e Amor Profano” (“Sacred Love and Profane Love”,) a show where burlesque meets classical music. On stage Peggy Sue and M° Leonardo Locatelli.

Each day of the second edition of Zaff! start from 09:30, with the Palazzo della Corgna that will open (until 23:00) to visitors of the exhibitions. The Mostra Mercato dei prodotti afrodisiaci (Market-Exhibition of aphrodisiac products) at the Covered Market located in Via di Vittorio, will showcase herbs, spices, foods, tea, chocolate, beverages, truffle, oils, flavorings and essences from 10:00.

“Heart”, of course, of the festival will be the Zafferano Area, ex Ufficio Turistico Piazza Matteotti. It will be a place where you can buy it, taste it, but also cook and even paint thanks to the workshops. September 7th, 8th, 9th, 2012 from 10:00 to 13:00 and 15:00 to 20:00.

The magnificent halls of Palazzo della Corgna and the historic center of Città della Pieve host dance lessons every afternoon to discover the secret and sensual techniques of the Flamenco and oriental dance, under the supervision of professional instructors.

Also space to the well-being and relaxation with the Beauty Farm of Zaff!, the area devoted to peace and meditation with the specialized personnel of Le Terme di Chianciano that will offer to the public specific treatments for body and soul.

Visitors can also discover the tantalizing aromas created especially for the festival: from the scent of Zaff! achieved thanks to the combination of various aphrodisiac spices, to Zaff! Special blend unique blend of white tea with saffron and peony, while the sweet tooths can enjoy the ice cream with saffron and passion fruit at the Gelateria Afrodisiaca set up specifically for the event. Not to mention that the restaurants in Città della Pieve propose special Aphrodisiac Menus.

All events will be free admission. For the full programme of the event, please consult the attached file. For more information, please visit zaffcittadellapieve.it.

Fabrizio Galeazzi

The zafferano (saffron) is a precious aphrodisiac spice. Città della Pieve, a medieval town overlooking the Val di Chiana, is known throughout the world for its zafferano in fili called “il Croco di Pietro Perugino”. And from September 7th to 9th, 2012 will host the second edition of Zaff! I giorni dell’afrodisiaco (The days of the aphrodisiac).

2012 Zaff! (subtitle: “… dell’afrodisiaco non si butta via niente!” – “… of the aphrodisiac not throw anything away!”) confirms the pairing between food and eroticism with free tastings, cooking shows, photo exhibitions, concerts, performances, screenings, sensory pathways, animations and literary events.

The day before the official start of the event, September 6th, 2012 at 21:30 at the Comunale Accademia degli Avvaloranti Theatre “Anteprima Zaff!” with “Amor Sacro e Amor Profano” (“Sacred Love and Profane Love”,) a show where burlesque meets classical music. On stage Peggy Sue and M° Leonardo Locatelli.

Each day of the second edition of Zaff! start from 09:30, with the Palazzo della Corgna that will open (until 23:00) to visitors of the exhibitions. The Mostra Mercato dei prodotti afrodisiaci (Market-Exhibition of aphrodisiac products) at the Covered Market located in Via di Vittorio, will showcase herbs, spices, foods, tea, chocolate, beverages, truffle, oils, flavorings and essences from 10:00.

“Heart”, of course, of the festival will be the Zafferano Area, ex Ufficio Turistico Piazza Matteotti. It will be a place where you can buy it, taste it, but also cook and even paint thanks to the workshops. September 7th, 8th, 9th, 2012 from 10:00 to 13:00 and 15:00 to 20:00.

The magnificent halls of Palazzo della Corgna and the historic center of Città della Pieve host dance lessons every afternoon to discover the secret and sensual techniques of the Flamenco and oriental dance, under the supervision of professional instructors.

Also space to the well-being and relaxation with the Beauty Farm of Zaff!, the area devoted to peace and meditation with the specialized personnel of Le Terme di Chianciano that will offer to the public specific treatments for body and soul.

Visitors can also discover the tantalizing aromas created especially for the festival: from the scent of Zaff! achieved thanks to the combination of various aphrodisiac spices, to Zaff! Special blend unique blend of white tea with saffron and peony, while the sweet tooths can enjoy the ice cream with saffron and passion fruit at the Gelateria Afrodisiaca set up specifically for the event. Not to mention that the restaurants in Città della Pieve propose special Aphrodisiac Menus.

All events will be free admission. For the full programme of the event, please consult the attached file. For more information, please visit zaffcittadellapieve.it.

Fabrizio Galeazzi

The zafferano (saffron) is a precious aphrodisiac spice. Città della Pieve, a medieval town overlooking the Val di Chiana, is known throughout the world for its zafferano in fili called “il Croco di Pietro Perugino”. And from September 7th to 9th, 2012 will host the second edition of Zaff! I giorni dell’afrodisiaco (The days of the aphrodisiac).

2012 Zaff! (subtitle: “… dell’afrodisiaco non si butta via niente!” – “… of the aphrodisiac not throw anything away!”) confirms the pairing between food and eroticism with free tastings, cooking shows, photo exhibitions, concerts, performances, screenings, sensory pathways, animations and literary events.

The day before the official start of the event, September 6th, 2012 at 21:30 at the Comunale Accademia degli Avvaloranti Theatre “Anteprima Zaff!” with “Amor Sacro e Amor Profano” (“Sacred Love and Profane Love”,) a show where burlesque meets classical music. On stage Peggy Sue and M° Leonardo Locatelli.

Each day of the second edition of Zaff! start from 09:30, with the Palazzo della Corgna that will open (until 23:00) to visitors of the exhibitions. The Mostra Mercato dei prodotti afrodisiaci (Market-Exhibition of aphrodisiac products) at the Covered Market located in Via di Vittorio, will showcase herbs, spices, foods, tea, chocolate, beverages, truffle, oils, flavorings and essences from 10:00.

“Heart”, of course, of the festival will be the Zafferano Area, ex Ufficio Turistico Piazza Matteotti. It will be a place where you can buy it, taste it, but also cook and even paint thanks to the workshops. September 7th, 8th, 9th, 2012 from 10:00 to 13:00 and 15:00 to 20:00.

The magnificent halls of Palazzo della Corgna and the historic center of Città della Pieve host dance lessons every afternoon to discover the secret and sensual techniques of the Flamenco and oriental dance, under the supervision of professional instructors.

Also space to the well-being and relaxation with the Beauty Farm of Zaff!, the area devoted to peace and meditation with the specialized personnel of Le Terme di Chianciano that will offer to the public specific treatments for body and soul.

Visitors can also discover the tantalizing aromas created especially for the festival: from the scent of Zaff! achieved thanks to the combination of various aphrodisiac spices, to Zaff! Special blend unique blend of white tea with saffron and peony, while the sweet tooths can enjoy the ice cream with saffron and passion fruit at the Gelateria Afrodisiaca set up specifically for the event. Not to mention that the restaurants in Città della Pieve propose special Aphrodisiac Menus.

All events will be free admission. For the full programme of the event, please consult the attached file. For more information, please visit zaffcittadellapieve.it.

Fabrizio Galeazzi