Altrocioccolato, the Chocolate Fair in Gubbio

cioccolato3gr16 – 18 October 2009: Chocolate Fair in Gubbio

From 16 to 18 October 2009 Altrociccolato takes place in Gubbio with three days of debates, conferences and performances. There will be an exhibition market and other events with central theme “the Acceptance”.

Indeed, the 2009 edition will be marked by the theme “Fair Trade, the Festival of Acceptance”, to support the creation of possibilities for integrating immigrants, ethnic relations and identity paths of migrants.

Also this year Altrocioccolato stands as a celebration of tasteful unique flavours and knowledge.cioccolato1

Undisputed star is the chocolate, sweet and bitter as a symbol of the time we are living in. Tasting tours in products of excellence from Italy and from cocoa producing countries. Handicraft stalls filled with goodness and goodies.

Along the streets there will also be present local organic producers and artisans of the Arts and Crafts Movement.

cioccolato4Many musical moments will be included in the event. On October 16 at 21.30 there will be a tribute to Fabrizio De Andrè; Saturday 17 from 11.00 to 21.00 within the touring music festival there will be the group  Il Brigante – sounds and dances of Calabria, My! Laika (kunst-cirque) – theatrical circus with Elske (Netherlands) Salvatore (Italy), Philine (Germany) and Paola Brilli Truccabimbi.cioccolato6

On 17, at 20.30 in the fairtrade and organic restaurant “Arcon”, Baba Sissoko will perform music with “Fragments” and at 22.00 Tam Tam Morolo and again “Baba Sissoko” in concert.

For children there will be three days of games and colours along the central streets of Gubbio.

cioccolato2Altrocioccolato reserve particular attention for children, through various workshops and performances to be held on Saturday 17 and Sunday 18, edited by Tieffeu, while streets and squares are filled with the sounds and performances of various artists.

For more insights and information:
Tourist Information Office:
Via della Repubblica, 15 – 06024 Gubbio
Phone 0039 075.9220693 – Fax 0039 075.9273409 – e-mail address:

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