Saint Panteleimon: Courmayeur in between gourmet feast, traditions and street party!
On July 27, Courmayeur celebrates the patron summer with parades, tastings traveling, music and street party. The festival is the culmination of a weekend full of proposals, such as a concert by the Choir of Valgrisenche, the Tales in the Forest Park Sticker for adults and children and the performance of the Break Beat Percussion Ensemble.
The parties of the country have the power to "tell" the territory and its inhabitants, by offering the opportunity to experience and share completely in a genuine and unique. The feast of St. Pantaleon has long been one of the most anticipated summer Courmayeur.
The patron saint of the town will be celebrated Sunday, July 27: For the occasion, the chief town will be filled with notes, aromas and flavors of tradition, with lots of music and stalls where you can sample local specialties. But St. Pantaleon will not be the culmination of a busy weekend full of events and ideas.
It in fact inizerà Friday, July 25, with a concert by the Choir of Valgrisenche, a group from the rich and varied repertoire, capable of ranging from sacred tradition to popular tracks from polyphonic music copyright to that, from spirituals to pop music. The show will be staged at 21.15 at the Jardin de l'Ange.
Saturday, July 26, double date: 16.00 at the Park Sticker, adults and children will be invited to meet a family of true mountaineers, D'Antanoz protagonists with their stories of Fairy Tales theatrical rendezvous in the woods.
At 18:30, however, the Jardin de l'ange, the trio will perform Break Beat Percussion Ensemble, composed by Lorenzo Barbera, Lorenzo Guidolin and Luca Favaro, which will surprise the audience with songs of different inspirations, from arrangements of classical composers like Bach or Ravel to more contemporary songs.
The highlight of the festival will be July 27, when they come alive in the celebrations for the patron saint organized by the Comité de Courmayeur. The Badochys, dressed in colorful traditional costumes, parade from 17.30 pm along the streets of downtown, performing rousing dancing in the square.
Special guests, members of the folk group of the Click of Saint-Martin de Corléans of Aosta.
At 19.00 the band will perform music Courmayeur-La Salle, which will warm the audience waiting to sample the local cuisine. By purchasing a special plate decorated, you will be able to enjoy the delicacies prepared by the square stands located in twelve Brocherel until the end of Via Roma.
A journey through the flavors and smells of the area: the menu, the local cold cuts, polenta with carbonada, tartar, boiled potatoes with cheeses, sausage with ratatouille, risotto with Bleu d'Aoste, berries with goat cheese, laced with coffee liqueur Valle d'Aosta, fruit tarts. All this, of course, accompanied by wines from the Valle d'Aosta.
The fun will continue until late in the grand ball, at 21.00, at the Jardin de l'Ange and the Street Party, a party in the party especially popular with young people, who for some years characterizes Saint Panteleimon: some premises of Via Roma propose different "pit stop" on the basis of cocktails, tastings of typical products and DJ sets. The first to kick off the dance will be the Bar Crumb, who will host the live band Wide Beam (20.30). The follow Luge and Bar Dahu and will feature, respectively, Dj and Dj Pill Francisco (21:30 h). From 22 onwards, the American Bar party with Dj Dj Ieia and Gas.