A village and its river comes of age. From 18 years a volunteer group soul with enthusiasm the beating heart of Lot with an event that tells the story of the old town, now thriving in Rovereto and revives the river life, the life of the Adige river.
The Palio delle zattere
Sunday, 12 June – 17:00
The heart of the event, the Palio delle Zattere takes place as follows: the rafts are twelve and will be assembled by the crews on the afternoon of Saturday, June 11. Each team consists of:
4 floaters, one of these is the head raft
The race starts from Banerji Isera and ends at Piazza Filzi bag, with mooring at Moia.
During the descent of the river each crew will face the following tests of skill and dexterity:
individual rafts must retrieve the bag hanging from the bridge of Via all'Adige
Meanwhile the attraccatore ashore must fill with a bucket full of holes a bowl fitted with the water of the river Adige
the raft Moors then to shore to drop off the bag and the damsel
Here the girl will have to test roll of darts
the raft then resumes the path crossing a door suspended, consisting of Poles
the rafts ended the ordeal by playing with an oar the Bell suspended over the river
The winner of the race will be the crew who will have played the course in the shortest time and with the least penalty charge.
The prize will be the Palio, which is the banner which reproduces an ancient coat of arms of Borgo Sacco.
At the end of the race, the crews participating in the Palio will parade in the parade with the Floaters Borgo Sacco Historians before the awards ceremony scheduled at 19:30 in piazza Filzi.
A lot of exhibitions
From Friday to Sunday you can play around in touring a photo exhibition and a collective landscape painting and trentino, a ceramic sculpture exhibition, an exhibition on company sleeve and an art workshop.
To discover places, times and authors of the exhibits, browse the program!
A Village … Good
What better time to take a break sitting in one of the most beautiful and welcoming of Rovereto and then resume with the urge to go to the "land of Floaters"? Check out corners and streets of the village and enjoy the delicious sweet and savoury dishes. New to this Edition, vegan proposals!
Over the years a village and its river has married the faux countryside sensitize society through a series of good practices. At a time of great crisis, world citizens are called upon more and more to become an active part of a general change in the economy sustainable, environmentally and socially. How? Through sports, meetings, appointments, including reflections and tastings that take place during the three days of the event.