A second edition which will be full of new events and content: BDW is an international event dedicated to the promotions of the design culture in Bologna, an event that maps out and reunites cultural, formative, creative, productive and distributive excellencies. Until October 1.
This festival dedicated to journalism, information and current events, economy and literature, comics and photography returns to Ferrara with meetings, debates, shows, and great names from around the world for a total of 240 guests, 31 countries, 60 publications and 120 meetings. September 30 - October 2.
Workshops, exhibitions, tastings, street food, markets, and shows are the ingredients that make this creative cooking festival in Reggio Emilia a recipe for uniqueness. There will be many events related to food mixed with design, photography, illustrations and music. September 30 – October 2.
What not to miss
At the 35th international market exhibition of modern items, antiques and collectibles in Parma more than one thousand sellers from all over Europe will gather. Along with this event there will also be Mercanteinauto, for vehicles, and, in the city, the exhibition "Secrets of Queens, Queens of secrets". October 1-9.
For the 29th edition of this festival there are ten towns in the area of Piacenza where, inside historic churches, abbeys and basilicas, the hands of able organ players of international fame will play ancient organs, accompanied by other professionals and choirs. Until October 9th.
For the occasion of the 751st anniversary of the birth of the Great Poet, as part of the full Dante calendar of events, you will find in depth scientific talks, comparisons among different disciplines, conferences and meetings until November 12.
As summer fades, the smells and flavors at the table change, marking the imminent arrival of autumn and with it the culinary delights of the underbrush, which are celebrated with delicious parings at the tasty fairs and town festivals throughout the region.
What's going on now
Markets filled with delicacies and traditional crafts held in the historic downtowns offer a great opportunity to dig through the stands and find unusual gifts with which to fill your pockets.
What to do
Back again this year is the great international photography competition that allows citizens and tourists to photograph monuments around the region and share them on Wikimedia. There are 27 free photography walks that will be held all around Emilia Romagna. September 1-30.
Among the exhibitions on schedule, do not miss the international retrospective “David Bowie is” in Bologna; the masterpieces of modern art by Previati, Mentessi, Boldini and De Pisis, in Ferrara; the photography show S.I.R.I.A in Ravenna and Stanze della Meraviglia in the Rocchetta Mattei near Bologna.