4 Sundays of the festival 20 February 13 March 2011.
Every Sunday, combined with tasty local product
At Booth's Corner Wolverine: Tortafritteria and Spalla Cotta Warm Sunday 20 February, Culatello and Ham Sunday 27 marzo, Guinness Cotechino the largest and longest in the world Sunday 6 marzo, Tortafritteria with the grand finale of mixed meats and sausage Sunday 13 marzMarchant papier-mache floats in the street, special subjects and the Mad Masquerade Corrida! Historical edition. Children who do not exceed one meter in height do not pay the entrance to the Grand Carnival, marching band, Masked performances along the course, attractions for children, parades.
Performs 130 years of the Grand Carnival Laughter in Busseto, known as the Carnival in the boot of Italy more Music! To celebrate the milestone the phantasmagorical prestigious event was born in Parma 1881 invited young and old to party, between masked parades and confetti, for four Sundays (20 e 27 February, 6 E 13 March, more from 14.30 all 19) with the best national bands, flag-wavers and their incredible stunts in the air, the most entertaining marching band in the square and animation is always different every weekend in Old Town, in square, under the arches.
There is no birthday without respecting a rich buffet of gluttony: the proverb says, "You better have a full belly laughs", this is when food and wine excellence of Verdi's land port in Busseto (Orange Flag of the Italian Touring Club) the best products of the. At the corner of Wolverine, in the square in front of the Green Fortress, every Sunday during the Grand Carnival is celebrated on a different sausage: Tortafritteria and Spalla Cotta Warm Sunday 20 February, Culatello and Ham Sunday 27 marzo, Guinness Cotechino the largest and longest in the world Sunday 6 marzo, Tortafritteria with the grand finale of mixed meats and sausage Sunday 13 marzMarch Inevitable the sweet talk covered with powdered sugar, tortelli pastry filled with jam, fried tortellini stuffed with raisins and candied fruit, Verdi steaming mulled wine and chocolate. You can taste the wines: Fortana Taro, typical of the area, Lambrusco Wine and Verdi. The organization is responsible for twenty of twenty volunteers – now experienced chefs and sommeliers – Group of marchers Public Assistance. And all around a sarabande of fun and colorful costumes. A lively show of square, and masked with the best parade in special subjects, of fun, music and culture of the Italian commedia dell'arte. Clown juggling and street, historical groups in old-fashioned. The town of Busseto gets masked.
The event has now joined the ranks of the most popular shows Italian masked by style (different shows every Sunday) numbers (well 15.000 people every parade), quality and public reception by the staff:. A host of spectators are expected in the center of the green country to attend the event which runs three times in a long loop through via Roma to return, Affo through via and via Donizetti, the main road. They provided ample parking for coaches, camper, cars and motorcycles in the neighborhood around the old town.
Satire. What will be the 2011 targets ridiculed by the satirical hoisted up giant papier-mache floats? E 'a surprise: wagons are also fifty feet long, art and hand made to a hundred friends of the Papier Busseto form associations that will offer different themes each year as a bit 'to make smile, a bit 'to make you think.
candy. From festive floats are launched tons of candy and confetti to bring a little 'sweetness and let the children play.
The Mad Hooded Corrida. Competition for special subjects. Machinery parade, cars, trucks or other vehicles, transformed into evil means, with roaring engines and sirens. Between noise and rumble of the engine, effervescence is assured.
You can dance and sing. On the road twirling dancers and majorettes will perform with, while the carts the best dance schools to encourage the public to embark on Caribbean dance, South American rhythms, rock and roll. The important thing is to keep the pace! And in the picturesque valley of the low country porch that was the birthplace of Giuseppe Verdi, composer known in Europe as The Swan of Busseto could not be otherwise.
Great Children's Carnival 2011. Children who do not exceed one meter in height do not pay the entrance to the Grand Carnival. Will have: large inflatable games free to the streets, where to play and let whims and fantasy costumes. The expected and evergreen Carnival Express train will be available longer and colorful than ever turn to free the streets of the country. Children can climb on the train alone or with parents. Meet a sympathetic conductor, a controller and a crazy driver handyman at their disposal. in square, in a special Gazebo, with gourmet goodies to make your energy and then dive back in Carnival.
Prize of the "masked Camper" more beautiful
Meeting of the campers. During the carnival if you il Raduno ninth Camperisti, providing for the moments of celebration including the awarding of the Best Costume camper.
Jury and competition in the historic center
Piazza della Rocca, heart of the festival, houses a large stage where the official presenter, leads along with the popular DJ Radio Network Malvisi the parade. The technical panel and the popular vote every Sunday wagons, Group forms most beautiful, those strange out of competition: the task falls to the public that is the great protagonist in Busseto. Ten people, their choices among the spectators, it will have the opportunity to vote on special forms the most beautiful wagon with a score ranging from 1 a 10. For the wagons will be added to the score of all the shows and only on the last lap you will know who took the Palme d'Or. The subjects are classified and rewarded instead, different, every Sunday to broaden the scope of the participating groups rose.
In terms of measures, the floats are higher than 9 m, wide 6 meters long and over 15. Are set up and decorated in a warehouse on the outskirts of the village, called the "House of the tank drivers' which has a surface area of about 1.000 square feet, municipal property.
The Friends of Papier took to set up the wagons: 10 tons of flour to make paste, thousands of local and national newspapers to make papier mache, 100 tons of iron, 2 tons of paint and countless long hours of work.
The papier-mache masks with an internal structure of iron and wood. It starts from a trailer in iron, which is mounted on the frame to support the masks, while the sides are fixed wooden panels which are placed the contours, that molds. A frame assembly is completed and go into action painters with their creativity and expression to give color masks.
The event is organized by Friends of Papier Mache, Associazione Pro Loco Busseto, City of Busseto, as well as leading sponsor of the territory.
Costs & entrance to the Grand Carnival Busseto
Entrance to the Carnival: the payment.
Full rate: 9 €, Adult.
Children: children up to one meter in height do not pay.
reduced fee: 6 €.
Groups: 6 € for groups with minimum 15 people and children.
Conventions: input 6 € to cardholders Touring Club,Admission to Villa Verdi. Upcoming coupon magazine in Emilia Romagna
Ten cases around the country are prepared to enter the Carnival
information and reservations:
President and coordinator of Friends of Papier Mache
Friends of Papier Mache