Six days surrounded by masks, colors, music and especially entertainment. Itâ€™s the historical Carnival in Offida: for its 2013 edition, this awaited moment of the year has a rich calendar of events ant things to do. And itâ€™s an appointment that you cannot miss during a weekend in the province of Ascoli Piceno.
The Offida historical Carnival 2013 starts on February 7 with the event Bambini in maschera (â€śMasked childrenâ€ť), set in the Serpente Aureo Theater (the entrance is free for children). While February 8 itâ€™s the day of the Lu bov fint: an ox-shaped outline will parade through the streets of the city, carried by a cheerful cortĂ¨ge.
On February 9 and 10 there will be two all-night dances: both of them will start at 10pm in the halls of the Serpente Aureo Theater. And this theater will be the location for the Veglionissimo di Carnevale (â€śBig Carnival all-night danceâ€ť), on February 11: at Midnight the historical Congreghe (â€śClansâ€ť) of Offida will enter in the stage and in the parterre.
Lastly, on February 12, there will be the main event of the Carnival 2013 in Offida: itâ€™s the Mardi Gras, in Piazza del Popolo: at 3pm will occur Maschere in festa (â€śMaks in the feastâ€ť); at 7pm there will be the Vlurd, a giant pyre.
For the complete program of the historical Carnival 2013 in Offida, visit the official website Inoffida.it.
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Posted in: Events, Arts and Culture on 10-01-2013