Vigolzone - Festa del Tortello
From Friday 20 to Wednesday 25 July 2018
The famous Festa del Tortello De.Co. will be held in Vigolzone from Friday 20 to Wednesday 25 July 2018.
Six evenings of gastronomic festival are programmed at the municipal sports ground in Vigolzone, dedicated to the delicious Tortello con la coda, typical dish of the gastronomic tradition of Piacenza.
The Tortelli con la coda are prepared according to an ancient recipe, handed down from genertion to generation. According to historic testimony, the dish was invented in the kitchens of the castle of Vigolzone, in honour of the illustrious poet Francesco Petrarch: in honour of this typical local dish and its history, the municipal administration of Vigolzone has conferred the De.Co. (Denominazione di origine comunale - Municipal Name of Origin) on the Tortello con la coda, the mark invented by Luigi Veronelli to safeguard local products.
The food stands will be operative from 7 p.m. and from 9 p.m. local liscio orchestras will be playing.
Friday 20 July 2018: Orchestra Matteo Bensi;
Saturday 21 July 2018: Orchestra Daniele Tarantino;
Sunday 22 July 2018: Orchestra Tonya Todisco;
Monday 23 July 2018: Orchestra Daniele Cordani followed by fireworks display by Maestro Bernocco;
Tuesday 24 July 2018: Orchestra Omar Codazzi;
Wednesday 25 July 2018: Orchestra Italiana Bagutti.
A play area will be organised for little ones.
More than 4000 seats are available and there is ample parking.
cost: 3.50 euro (free up until 16).
The event has been organised by the Pro Loco of Vigolzone with the patronage of the Comune of Vigolzone.
In case of bad weather, the Proloco reserves the right to mzke up the missed days on the following weekend, which will be communicated.
Pro Loco di Vigolzone