With Vioff many opportunities for food, culture and entertainment in the city that hosts VicenzaOro (22-26 september) ♦ ︎
Jewels to taste. Or, better, jewelry combined with gastronomy, culture and entertainment. From this year VicenzaOur expands also outside the pavilions of the Vicenza Fair. The project is called Vioff, the Fuori Fiera designed for Saturday 22 September by the City of Vicenza and Ieg to promote the city and its excellence at VicenzaOro September. A bit like it happens in Milan during the Salone del Mobile, in short, the rest of the city also takes part in the event.
Next to gold, food and culture, concerts, street food, animations, shops and museums open, and a grand finale in Piazza dei Signori. Here is the program for those who will be in Vicenza (like Gioiellis.com).
On Saturday 22 September over one hundred shops in the historic center will set up one space outdoor, thanks to a kit prepared by the organization and consisting of tablecloths and gold balloons, a place granted free by the City to adopt and promote a typical local product. From 18 Viale Rumor, closed to the historic center through the picturesque promenade that leads to Ponte Pusterla, it will become a street food. The initiative is curated by motorized kitchens – Food Truck Festival. The initiative will start on Friday 21 September (from 6 to 12) and will continue during Sunday, September 23 (Saturday and Sunday from 11 to 24). Along the entire Fogazzaro course, including the stretch to the north, Confesercenti of Vicenza and Verona will propose, from early afternoon to late evening, tasting points. Finally, in Piazza Castello from 11 to 15 and from 18 to 22 will be the protagonists of the Venetian products of the Venetian Marinerie Association of Chioggia, in the city from 21 to 23 September to enhance the gastronomic treasuries of our sea through the initiative Gold in the mouth.
Every corner of the city and Vicenza will be animated by the Pedrollo Conservatory of Vicenza. At 6 pm outside the fair, where from Saturday 22nd to Tuesday 25th September there will be an Infopoint managed by the Vicenza is a consortium to inform visitors and exhibitors about the beauties of the city, a jazz band will perform, while at the same time in Piazza San Lorenzo will play a quartet of sax. The music will then spread in the historical center where, from 19, the musicians of the Pedrollo conservatory will perform first in front of the Palazzo Trissino and then in the loggia of the Palladian Basilica.
Special ticket for museums
Throughout the day and up to 22 all museums in the city can be visited with a single ticket: at the symbolic price of 5 euros you can access the civic art gallery of Palazzo Chiericati, the Church of Santa Corona, the Naturalistic Archaeological Museum, Palazzo Leoni Montanari – Galleries of Italy, at the Palladio Museum, the Diocesan Museum and the Jewel Museum. For the occasion, the Infopoints, the Piazza Matteotti and the Archaeological Natural Museum, managed by the Vicenzaè consortium, will remain open until 21.30, while – as already mentioned – a specific desk will work in fair to inform and historic exhibitors. The Olympic Theater, however, will be open because it will be staged that evening the first national performance of the show The Return of Ulysses, prologue of the 71st Cycle of Classical Shows.
In collaboration with licensed tour guides, starting at Piazza Matteotti at 6.30 pm and at 8 pm, a free itinerary can be followed outside The main building of the city, while at 8.30 pm the holders of the special 5-euro ticket will be guided inside Palazzo Chiericati and the Church of Santa Corona. Guided tours must be booked by telephone at the IAT office at 0444/320854 or by e-mail: email@example.com starting from Thursday 6 September.
At 6.30 pm a guided tour of Vicenza will be organized, starting from the columns of Piazza dei Signori, proposed by the group of shopkeepers who can boast this prestigious title.
Finally, at Palazzo Leoni Montanari – Galleries of Italy from 17 to 21.30, with a supplement of 3 euros on the entrance ticket some masterpieces, from the theme “Jewels and fashion from antiquity to the eighteenth century in Venice”.
Large golden balloons fluttering in the air and golden bubbles drawn on the sidewalks to accompany the guests of the extraordinary evening of Vioff to the heart of the event, or the Piazza dei Signori.
In the upper loggia and on the terrace of the Basilica an exclusive event will be hosted by the Italian Exhibition Group (a company that organizes VicenzaOro) with the collaboration of the magazine VO +. An evening Open Cocktail, which will be a unique opportunity for the city to be admired by an exclusive audience of journalists, exhibitors and international buyers. A preview, Friday 21, instead, the square Palladio will host Pizza in The Piazza, a dinner organized for the international press in the sector that, in the same day, will visit the city and in particular the Olympic Theater. In the lower portico of the Palladian Basilica, the Jewel Museum, which can be visited up to 10 pm with the special 5 euro ticket that will give access to all the museums, it will be possible to visit the new Jewels of Power: Corone and Tiare, while the Soprana jewelery will propose, in collaboration with the goldsmith company Dorica de Nove, a temporary exhibition of Treesure jewels, with performances by dancers and models.
After the closing of the museums scheduled for 22, the walls of the Palladian Basilica will constitute the scene of an original architectural video-performance performance, with audiodesign, able to underline and interpret the Palladian architectural signs. The videomapping show will last about half an hour.
From 22, in Piazza dei Signori, after the screening of videomapping, musical entertainment with the boys of the Cuore Matto, who thanks to their staff and their choreography will make everyone dance under the stars of the most golden and starry square in Italy.