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15 great photos from the 2014 Festa de’ Borg

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

We had an amazing weekend at the 2014 Festa de’ Borg in Rimini’s Borgo San Giuliano – one of the best loved local festivals, held every two years. This year’s festival was, like all the others, full of imagination, creativity, and enthusiasm – turning an already beautiful and picturesque area of the city into something […]

Parco Marecchia for the Festa de’Borg 2014

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

One of the highlights of the 2014 Festa de’ Borg, was the beautiful way the Parco Marecchia was lit – where, for example, the symphony orchestra Rossini and the A.Galli choir performed.

Over 40,000 flock to the Festa de’Borg 2014

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

Over 40,000 people poured into Borgo San giuliano at the weekend for the 2014 Festa de’Borg – a huge success. The festival was opened with a parade from Piazza Cavour to the Borgo, over the Ponte di Tiberio – with actors from various epochs of the bridge’s history. In this photo you can see a slice of the ‘italian economic boom’ of the ’50s and ’60s.

Ponte di Tiberio wrapped up

Sunday, September 7th, 2014

Rimini’s Ponte di Tiberio wrapped up as part of the preparations for the 2014 Festa de’Borg

Come this way – Piazzetta Gabbena Mural

Friday, September 5th, 2014

Another beautiful mural on the walls of Borgo San Giuliano in Rimini. The murals have been painted over the years for the biennial Festa de’Borg.

The Gelsomina Mural – Piazzetta Gabena

Friday, September 5th, 2014

The Beautiful mural of Gelsomina – from La Strada (played by Federico Fellini’s wife Giulietta Massini) grabs your attention in PIazzetta Gabena, in the Borgo San Giuliano. The mural is just one of many painted for the biennial Festa de Borg

Tiberio Tien Bota – The Ponte di Tiberio

Friday, September 5th, 2014

Ponte di Tiberio Tien Bota is the title of the 2014 Festa de Borg. Literally Tien Botta can be translated in this context as ‘stand firm, stand proud’, celebrating the 2000 year old Ponte di Tiberio which connects the Centro Storico to Borgo San Giuliano and vice versa.

Via Marecchia – Borgo San Giuliano

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

Via Marecchia is one of the entry points into the Borgo, and is at this point wider than most of the other streets in the Borgo.

Meteo-Terrorism – Italian Hoteliers set to sue Weather Forecasters

Thursday, July 31st, 2014

What happens when weather forecasters predict Noah’s flood, but the end result is a couple of drops of rain? Inconvenience for some, but for the hoteliers along the Adriatic Riviera a forecast for bad weather during the summer season translates straight into loss of earnings as Italians (who still make up the largest part of […]

A Mural in Borgo San Giuliano

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

Borgo San Giuliano has dozens of wonderful murals – this one, in via forzieri, depicts the legendary locale Rock Island, at the end of the pier by Rimini’s port.