the 26° Edition of “Città dei Balocchi” (The Land of Toys) is approaching ! the Worldwide now known X-Mas event, organized by Consorzio Como Turistica, places increasingly Como as one of the best location to visit during the X-Mas holidays.
Once again the city will be lighted by the Como Magic Light Festival, promoted by “Amici di Como” and Fondazione Cariplo. Thanks to the use of architectural projections the most important locations (squares, monuments, buildings)will be valorized , recreating X-Mas images that will dress the city with a fiary-tale atmosphere.
Among the many activities the typical X-Mas Market, the Cribs Exhibition, the ice skating ring, the Santa Claus train, the giant X-Mas tree and much more…
FInally, to enrich the event, the 4° Edition of “Noir in Festival”, the very important film and literature festival featuring the Raymond Chandler award, in the prestigious frame of Villa Olmo from 5th to 8th December, and for the second year the novelty: the “Lago di Natale” (X-Mas Lake) : different location (Churches, Monuments) on both the lake banks will be lighted with architectural projections recreating an atmosphere of water and lights. During the weekends evening cruises will be available using the historycal “Concordia” steamboat.
We want to tell you a secret, it’s the event of the year on Lake Como!
Dolce & Gabbana have planned to make a fashion show in July at Villa Carlotta and at Teresio Olivelli park , both located in the beautiful Tremezzo, on the banks of Lake Como.
Four days to present an international event that will see the participation of 400 guests from all over the world and about fifty representatives of international newspapers such as Time, The Wall Street Journal, The Financial Times.
TEATRO SOCIALE DI COMO and COMPAGNIA NAZIONALE DI DANZA STORICA
are pleased to invite you to the
Grand Ball of the ‘800 on Lake Como
Saturday 19th May, from 7.00 pm
Only in Como you can live the the magic and romantic atmosphere of an authentic 19th-century Grand Ball!
Emotions that only the “Compagnia Nazionale di Danza Storica” – directed by Nino Graziano Luca – can give you and, above all, with the Grand Ball of the 800 on Lake Como, an event born from the Grand Ball of the 800 that for many years is hosted by Castles, Emassies and luxury hotels, just for its exclusivity.
The Grand Ball of the 800 on Lake Como will open the dances with extraordinary dancers in elegant tailcoats and precious crinoline dresses that will perform Waltzes, Quadrilles and Mazurkas taken from the most famous Masters of the nineteenth century and the most enchanting costume drama. It will be an elegant, amusing and exciting event also for the musical repertoire: from Rossini to Strauss, from Verdi to Ziehrer, from Bellini to Ciajkovsky and Puccini. Atmospheres of other times, therefore, with nineteenth-century dresses and imperial buffet will bring back the public back in time.
We will lead the whole city in a magical world and in a fairytale atmosphere …!
Grand Ball of the ’800 on Lake Como