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Festa de Borg 2014 – Day 2 (Sunday 7th)




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The Sunday of the Festa de Borg, the closing night, is always magical and this year should be no different, with a wide range of events planned.

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The nature of the Festa means that there are lots of small events happening around Borgo San Giuliano, as well as the main events listed here, so you should plan for a stroll around the Borgo’s streets to get the full event.

Also be aware that the Festa de Borg is a local initiative, that is free but that takes lots of planning, and money. To help support this wonderful festival, you can buy a lottery ticket from the Societ&aacute de Borg stands that you’ll see in Viale Tiberio.

Sunday 7th Events

The Grand Gala Concert – the Ponte di Tiberio / Parco Marecchia Reservoir
22.00 Textures on Tiberio
Continuing the festivities for the Ponte di Tiberio’s 2000th birthday, a group of artists will project a special loop of light effects onto the bridge, in the build up to the main event of the night.

22.30 Grand Gala Concert
In collaboration with the Sagra Musicale Malatestiana, the symphonic orchestra Rossini, accompanied by the A.Galli choir of the city of Rimini, conducted by Matteo Salvamini, will perform
Ode to Joy from Symphony #9 (Beethoven)
Carmina Burana n. 1 – 2 – 6 – 10 (Orff)

23.30 Happy Birthday to You
While a giant birthday cake appears on the water, the orchestra and choir will dedicate Happy Birthday to You to the Ponte di Tiberio!

23.45 Tiberio Superstar Notte Rosa through to Ferragosto, but the fireworks display at the Festa de Borg never fails to amaze. Best viewed from the Parco Marecchia edge of the port canal reservoir.

The Borgo through the Ages
For the Festa the Borgo will be divided up into five different epochs, with historical re-enactments, food and drink, music and much more.
Imperial Rome – Viale Tiberio
The Middle Ages – Piazza Gabena
The Enlightenment and Risorgimento – The courtyard of San Giuliano church
The Economic Boom – Viale Tiberio
Today Free – Piazza Pozzetto

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