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IL VECCHIO FORNO - HOLIDAY HOUSE - EVENTS

In the Ancient Village,during the summer season, a rich variety of musical, cultural, artistic as well as gastronomic events attract more and more people every year:
-Ernesto CALINDRI THEATRE AWARD is given to actors and showmen ( Pippo Baudo, Fabrizio Frizzi, Carlo Verdone, just to name some) in honour of the famous actor Calindri, born in Certaldo)
-MERCANTIA: for a week in mid-July Certaldo becomes the living centre of an international exhibition made of a medieval market festival and street theatre; in every square or street corner of the Ancient Village you can find handicraft stalls and dance, theatre and music shows all around, performed by artists coming from all over the world.
-TUSCANY INTERNATIONAL JAZZ SUMMER SCHOOL. : every year for two weeks in August a team of teachers and professional concert artists melt with students and learners in a unique experience, thus giving birth every night to spontaneous performances and jazz sessions ( free entrance)
-G.BOCCACCIO LITERARY PRIZE organized by the local Rotary Club in mid-September, every year awards both an Italian and a foreign writer; the special event goes on the following day with a historical parade in medieval costumes which walks through the whole Ancient Village as far as the main central square of Certaldo where it closes with the theatrical performance of four short-stories chosen from “ Il Decamerone” ( every year different stories are performed).
-Last, but not least, another significant event is to be mentioned, BOCCACCESCA. In the first two weeks of October Certaldo organizes an exhibition and tasting of typical Tuscan wine and food, well-known and celebrated worldwide.This special happening has now come to its tenth edition and has achieved remarkable success from both Italian and international operators.

CASA VACANZE - IL VECCHIO FORNO Via Boccaccio, 6 Certaldo Alto (FLORENCE)
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