Chianti Star Festival

From June 28th to August 11th, 2013 - Events, Tavarnelle Val di Pesa

Event devoted to disseminating scientific and artistic knowledge
Palazzo Malaspina; Palazzo Malaspina and the hamlet’s external areas; San Donato in Poggio cinema; Chianti Astronomical Observatory

An exhibition of international contemporary artists at Palazzo Malaspina will be accompanied by meetings and conferences held by university lecturers on the relationship between art and science.

The festival will be enriched by a mini film festival devoted to science and science fiction, by a number of concerts offering classical and contemporary music, evenings spent star-gazing at the Chianti Astronomical Observatory, as well as by samplings of local specialties and events promoting the territory. The Stars of Chianti are scientists, the exhibiting artists, movie stars (some of whom will be guests) and local products, commencing with Chianti Classico wine, star of Tuscany that shines worldwide.