Starting from July 2, and for a whole month, Lugano face the summer with music. This year the fourth edition of the Festival will offer over 300 Longlake events that range from concerts, literary events, meetings, entertainment, theater, dance, cinema, children's performances and installations of urban art. The city, in short, will be imbued with the fun.
Brand new this year are many, starting with the presence of paid performances (from 5 to 10 francs) to accompany the usual free events whose proceeds will help support the festival in the future and meet the budget cut. Of paid performances, doing a quick count on the site if they account for almost half of the 300 planned. But for aficionados will have the chance to get five different types of subscription, to meet the diverse needs of the public. Prices range from 30 to 100 francs.
Instead does not change the distribution of the events:
From 21 July to 2 August - Longlake rock'n'more Festival The festival features an international program that ranges from rock to pop, with guests the likes of Danish Agnes Obel. On July 24, instead Piazza Reform will dance to the beat of DJ Bob Sinclar.
From July 2 to August 2 - Longlake Classic Festival artistic program that goes beyond the traditional boundaries of classical music with the original proposals of cabaret and musical crossover.
From July 2 to August 2 - Longlake family Festival Content designed for families and children.
From July 16 to July 20 - Space Longlake Buskers Festival dedicated to street artists.
From July 2 to August 2 - Longlake Intervention urban urban art festival aimed at encouraging people to take possession of the new pedestrian area of Piazza market.
From July 2 to August 2 - Lugano wor (l) ds festival The festival of words that open up different worlds with different languages.
Do not forget the Estival Jazz to be held on 4 and 5 July Mendrisio and Lugano July 10 to 12.
But it does not end here, plus the fact Longlake Village offers the World Cup, the electronic music festival ElettroLake, film screenings at Cinema Lake and much more.