Bergamo - Events

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Bergamo and its province: a landscape to be visited, yes, but above all a land to be enjoyed. If you are interested in Art you’ll find important museums, which hold frequent and innovative exhibitions. If instead you love Music, there are many festivals that have become renowned worldwide.

Bergamo also offers the opportunity to attend or even participate in many Sporting Events. And finally, there are plenty of markets selling local food specialities and opportunities for tasting products. What are you waiting for? You can look forward to an entire year of events in Bergamo.

April

MODERNITY IN THE MEMORY OF ART: 7 February - 4 May 2014
TOURS FOR INDIVIDUALS: 1 April - 31 October 2014
BOOKSELLERS' FAIR: 19 April - 4 May 2014
MAGIC IN BORGO SAN GIORGIO: 25 - 27 April 2014
LOVERE ARTS: 25 - 27 April 2014
INTERNATIONAL PIANO FESTIVAL: 26 April - 10 June 2014
SOAP BOX RALLY: 27 April 2014

MODERNITÀ DELLA MEMORIA DELL'ARTE - MODERNITY IN THE MEMORY OF ART: 7 February - 4 May 2014. GAMeC - Gallery of Modern and Contemporary Art. www.gamec.it

TOUR PER INDIVIDUALI - TOURS FOR INDIVIDUALS: 1 April - 31 October 2014. Bergamo. Guided tours of two hours in Italian, English, German and French. www.bergamoguide.it

FIERA DEI LIBRAI - BOOKSELLERS' FAIR: 19 April - 4 May 2014. Bergamo. 55th edition of the oldest book fair in Italy. www.confesercenti.bergamo.it

MAGIE AL BORGO SAN GIORGIO - MAGIC IN BORGO SAN GIORGIO: 25 - 27 April 2014. Costa di Mezzate - Cavallina Valley. International festival which unites expressive art, street theatre, circus, music, history and gastronomy. www.magiealborgo.blogspot.it

LOVERE ARTS: 25 - 27 April 2014. Lovere - Lake Iseo. Exhibition in Lovere with tasting, guided tours, workshops and exhibitions. www.lovereeventi.it

FESTIVAL PIANISTICO INTERNAZIONALE DI BRESCIA E BERGAMO - INTERNATIONAL PIANO FESTIVAL OF BRESCIA AND BERGAMO – 26 April - 10 June 2014. Donizetti Theatre – Bergamo. “Rachmaninov and Russia". 51st edition of the festival: one of the main world events dedicated specifically to the piano, as a solo instrument and also as an important part of a great orchestra. www.festivalpianistico.it

SOAP BOX RALLY: 27 April 2014. Upper Bergamo. Wooden soap boxes, imagination and fun at the 42nd Soap Box Rally, the oldest and craziest race of wooden machines in the world since 1955. www.teamitalia.com

May

24 HOUR CISERANESE: 3 - 4 May 2014
FELICE GIMONDI INTERNATIONAL GRAN FONDO: 4 May 2014
SUMMER DANCE FESTIVAL 2014: 4 May - 3 July 2014
BERGAMO INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF CULTURE: 8 - 25 May 2014
THE RENAISSANCE OF THE CARRARA: 13 May - 20 July 2014
WALK WITH THE ARTIST: 16 - 18 May 2014
FESTIVAL OF THE ENVIRONMENT: 16 - 18 May 2014
THE SPIRIT OF THE PLANET: 30 May - 15 June 2014

24 ORE CISERANESE - 24 HOUR CISERANESE: 3 - 4 May 2014. Ciserano. 33rd edition of the team relay that winds around the circuit of Ciserano. www.24oreciseranese.it

GRAN FONDO INTERNAZIONALE FELICE GIMONDI - FELICE GIMONDI INTERNATIONAL GRAN FONDO: 4 May 2014. Bergamo and province. A competition that each year sees thousands of cycling enthusiasts, both Italian and foreign, take part. There are three routes to choose (89.4 km, 128.8 km and 162.1 km) in discovery of the Bergamask valleys. www.felicegimondi.com

FESTIVAL DANZA ESTATE 2014 - SUMMER DANCE FESTIVAL 2014: 4 May - 3 July 2014. Society Theatre - Upper Bergamo. A dance festival which, with a programme of 9 shows in the Society Theatre of Upper Bergamo, is part of the great events of the city and cultural heritage of Bergamo. www.festivaldanzaestate.it

FESTIVAL INTERNAZIONALE DELLA CULTURA BERGAMO - BERGAMO INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF CULTURE: 8 - 25 May 2014. Bergamo. A journey into the world of culture through the 7 arts. www.bergamofestival.it

IL RINASCIMENTO DELLA CARRARA. Mantegna, Bellini, Raffaello e Moroni. Restauri e capolavori in dialogo - THE RENAISSANCE OF THE CARRARA. Mantegna, Bellini, Raffaello and Moroni. Restorations and masterpieces in dialogue. Bergamo - GAMeC. www.accademiacarrara.bergamo.it

WALK WITH THE ARTIST: 16 - 18 May 2014. Bergamo. A travelling art project that involves three guided tours by three great artists who will accompany visitors to explore and experience the city and its areas. www.walkwiththeartist.wordpress.com

FESTIVAL DELL'AMBIENTE - FESTIVAL OF THE ENVIRONMENT: 16 - 18 May 2014. Bergamo. The city's most ecological festival animates the centre with activities, exhibitions, shows, exhibitors, meetings - all with a strictly "green" theme. www.associazionefestivaldellambiente.it

LO SPIRITO DEL PIANETA - THE SPIRIT OF THE PLANET: 30 May - 15 June 2014. Trade Fair Centre of Chiuduno. Festival of indigenous people from all over the world. www.lospiritodelpianeta.it

June

FOR PIETRO ANTONIO LOCATELLI on the 250th anniversary of his death: 13 - 15 June 2014
WHITE NIGHT OF SPORT: 14 June 2014
BERGAMO HISTORIC GRAND PRIX: 15 June 2014
CYCLE TOUR AND AIA FESTIVAL: 29 June 2014

PER PIETRO ANTONIO LOCATELLI nel 250° anniversario della morte - FOR PIETRO ANTONIO LOCATELLI on the 250th anniversary of his death: 13 - 15 June 2014. Bergamo. To mark the 250th anniversary of the Death of the Bergamask composer and violinist Pietro Antonio Locatelli, three concerts by the world-famous violinist Luca Fanfoni and the Group Reale Concerto will be held in Bergamo. www.bergamomusicafestival.it

NOTTE BIANCA DELLO SPORT - WHITE NIGHT OF SPORT: 14 June 2014. Bergamo. From 6 pm to 1 am Bergamo will become a giant open-air gym. Various places in the city centre will come alive with a wide variety of sports. www.prolocobergamo.it

BERGAMO HISTORIC GRAN PRIX - BERGAMO HISTORIC GRAND PRIX: 15 June 2014. Bergamo - Walls circuit. 9th edition of an international event that hosts classic cars, including F1, built before 1975, which challenge each other in an exciting race of 6 sessions and are then displayed in Piazza Cittadella. www.bergamohistoricgranprix.com

TOUR CICLOTURISTICO E FESTA SULL'AIA - CYCLE TOUR AND AIA FESTIVAL: 29June 2014. Romano, Martinengo, Mornico. A guided tour in bicycle with stops in three different municipalities on the Bergamask plain with visits to monuments of artistic interest, museums and botanical gardens, ending in Mornico for the Aia Festival. www.bassabergamascaorientale.it