XVII International Festival of Street Theater - Mercantia 2014 - awaits you in Certaldo (FI), 16 to 20 July 2014.
The town of Certaldo confirms that Mercantia 2014 - XVII International Festival of Street Theater, will be held from Wednesday 16 to Sunday, July 20, 2014, in the medieval town of Certaldo Alto and in the lower part of Certaldo. Confirmed the formula that includes more than 100 performances and shows in replication every night (street theater, drama, dance, concerts, street band, etc ...), contemporary art exhibitions, live work of artistic craftsmanship, market craftsman.
The Festival, the largest event of Italian street theater, an average of 25,000 tickets SIAE off for each year, for a total attendance - taking into account the lower part of town, with free admission - more than 50,000 units.
And waiting to formalize the organizational and administrative details, the artistic director of Mercantia, Alessandro Gigli, presents his idea of poetry.
"Mercantia 2014 will be" The Feast of Miracles "- says Alexander Gigli, artistic director - because" miracles "in the secular sense, we have made many: from the revival of the colorful people of the street artists who populate Italy, the proliferation of festivals sprung up in the wake of our success, growth without major public funding, with the strength of our people and of tickets sold which alone cover well over 70% of the budget of the festival. "
And while waiting for the first news, and learn about ways to participate in the Festival as a sponsor or exhibitor which will be defined shortly, it should be noted that on the website www.mercantiacertaldo.it and profiles on Facebook www.facebook.com / Mercantia and Twitter https://twitter.com/Mercantia you can see the most evocative images of the latest edition and be updated on the preparations for the edition 2014.