The great feast of regional agribusiness Villa Manin presented in the headquarters of the Region Friuli Udine.
Thirteen editions and yet the enthusiasm of the first time: 23-24-25 and 17-18 May at Villa Manin Passariano Codroipo the appointment with Flavors Pro Loco, the event that more than a decade embodies the best of typical food and wine of Friuli Venezia Giulia.
The organization is organized by the Committee dell'Unpli Friuli Venezia Giulia (which contains 236 Pro Loco) creator of this culinary journey where the visitor can find in different stands, all close, the flavors of the region. "An event - said the Chairman of the Committee Valter Pezzarini - which attracts thousands of people which they then use as" discovered "on the boards of Flavors Pro Loco as a basis for subsequent visits to the territory. Also an opportunity to see the work of the regional system of Pro Loco, passionate and alive thanks to its more than 22 000 volunteers every day, throughout the year, are one of the pillars of tourism in Friuli Venezia Giulia with events and festivals that organize, importance sanctioned by the recent tourism plan of the Region 2014-2018 ".
Important supporters the same Autonomous Region of Friuli Venezia Giulia, who with the President of the Regional Council Iacop Franco (also the director Christian Shaurli) pointed out that it is a manifestation of quality that gives luster to the area; About the Villa Manin special with the special commissioner Franca Cod (with director John Time) remarked that the compatibility of the event with the doge complex, including the exhibits and the park present in it; Turismo FVG with the agency director Michael Bregant who recalled how these events allow you to bring visitors and bring in the region; the City of Codroipo with the deputy mayor Ezio Bozzini who recalled the events will also be held in the nearby town always within the program: the towns of Bertiolo and Sedegliano also home to events, the project integrated culture of the Middle Friuli inserted in the proposed cultural flavors of Pro Loco; the National Union of Pro Loco of Italy. Also this year for the first time there will be Ersa, the regional agency of Friuli Venezia Giulia for Rural Development, which will take care of (in addition to a dedicated stand) of the appointments on the enhancement of traditional regional products, as explained by the manager service of promotion, marketing and Agricultural Statistics Paola Pet.
The fundamental support of the main sponsor Cassa di Risparmio del Friuli Venezia Giulia, whose chairman Giuseppe Morandini recalled how the bank strongly supports an event that gives luster to the area.
Living the Friuli Venezia Giulia - Tipicità, Taste, Traditions is the slogan chosen for the showcase of the excellent food and wine of Friuli Venezia Giulia, which this year expands to include the Friday of the second weekend of events also providing the space between the two weekends. Another novelty is the collaboration with the Ersa Fvg, the regional agency that during the whole event into a stand will promote the certification mark of the quality of food products Aqua (which will be dedicated to a conference May 29) and wine DOC and DOCG wines and typical products of Friuli Venezia Giulia. In addition, the Ersa animate Space Encounters with emphasis on excellence of agricultural food production and the Slow Food Presidia present in the region involving the public.
THE PRO LOCO, A TASTE
There are 40 Pro Loco that will offer visitors the best of their food and wine production with 100 dishes to feast, from starters to desserts, which characterize their annual events. Among them also famous local recipes such as Frico, in all its variations with different types of cheeses and condiments, or cjarçons, stuffed pasta typical of Carnia, but also other rediscovered and valued, particularly in view of local events, such as the knobs, apple fritters, or cake with chestnut cream. And then meat and fish dishes for all tastes, and orzotti pasta, vegetables and fruit quality. There are also supplied wine region, with the best wines of the area and managed by the Pro Loco of Bertiolo and Butterwick known centers of wine production, and the critically acclaimed stand-bar. Four Pro Loco present for the first time: Valvasone Vilegnove San Daniele, Fogliano Redipuglia (with the special Rancio soldier during the commemorations of the anniversary of the Great War) and Villa Vicenza.
PRICES AND THE ENVIRONMENT
The food menu will be accessible to all pockets, thanks to a price list calmed. Flavors Pro Loco is also environmentally friendly because dishes, glasses and cutlery are compostable.
Not just good food in the days of celebration: the lawn between the two exedras doge of the villa will also point enhancement and knowledge of the cultural offerings of the region thanks to the aforementioned Space Encounters. Here during the event will present its initiatives the Pro Loco active in the projects of the Centenary of the Great War and included in the club of the most beautiful villages in Italy. And then space for cultural projects: In addition to the aforementioned Ersa Fvg, even Legambiente and Harp Fvg on the environmental impact of the events of the Regional Centre Cataloging and Restoration of Cultural Heritage with the presentation of important publishing projects. And yet the word to your social networks and the spread in the network of regional events.
COLLABORATION AND EVENTS
Renew also from other collaborations that went out with the FVG, with three major choral concerts in Codroipo, Coderno Sedegliano and Bertiolo, animation, music dell'Anbima Fvg, the association of bands throughout the event until the grand finale of the May 25th with fireworks (when there will also be a concert by 70 young members of the orchestra of wind instruments dell'Anbima youth in Friuli Venezia Giulia). And again, the flag-wavers of the Coordination Historical Groups of FVG (in square Codroipo) more walks in the villa complex in a carriage with AFAC and cultural initiatives throughout the area in partnership with the Pic of the Middle Friuli. Do not miss the music. On May 18, with the "Ethno Notes" and May 23 with an evening of music for young people in collaboration with Radio Waves Furlane. In addition, synergies with the other two events taking place simultaneously in the region, and Open Cellars Open Gardens.
THE CONFERENCE FOOD
Between the two weekends, May 20 there will be an evening of promotion of local products in New Doge restaurant of Villa Manin Passariano. The Irtef and the University of Udine present the Observatory on the processes of promoting food products of excellence Fvg and nutritional surveillance program, in collaboration with the Union Fvg Cooks and Chefs Association of the Province of Pordenone . Will be a tasting of some traditional dishes under the program of nutritional surveillance, analyzed in the context of the Observatory in tune with some of the products offered during Flavours Pro Loco.
Fundamental partnerships for the organization of various events planned by the regional committee dell'Anbima (National Association of Italian music bands Autonomous), went out FVG (association between regional choirs), Radio Waves furlane Service, forest management and wood production and Center regional cataloging and restoration of cultural heritage of the Autonomous Region of Friuli Venezia Giulia, Legambiente, ARPA FVG, Friuli Enthusiasts Association coaches, New Doge restaurant, Passariano Pro site.
In addition, a dutiful mention technical partners graphic art, Water dolomite, Flash, Piemme, Illy coffee, Friuli gas, Boz six beer Castle, Colombino & Polano, FriulVeneto, Eco.cel, Diapason, Friuli antincenti, Securitas Metronotte St. George.
The full program can also browse online on the website www.prolocoregionefvg.it and social networks following the hashtag # SaporiProLoco.