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Meeting with Garzia The Count of Cavaniglia and Alfonso the Magnanimous at the table of Apples Cassa

Cassano Irpino Castello-Palazzo Baronale 1, Cassano Irpino Avellino, Italy

Meeting with Garzia The Count of Cavaniglia and Alfonso the Magnanimous at the table of Apples Cassanese arrives at the turning point the traveling exhibition "A Grand Tour in Irpinia over six centuries of history, traditions, food and wine," with the third stage from Cassano , joint leader of the project, entitled "Meeting between the Earl of Garzia I Cavaniglia and Alfonso the Magnanimous at the table of Apples Cassanese." The historical pageant-show, will be held Saturday, September 6 in conjunction with the ten edition of "Back to the Middle Ages", which will begin from Friday 5 The enchanting scenery of the Old Town from Cassano, also known as "The village of sources "thanks to the extraordinary presence of water on its territory, will host an exciting return in 1400, the figure of Count I Cavaniglia Garzia, whose presence in the Kingdom of Naples has been documented since 1435 The April 19, 1445 he purchased from the sovereign Alfonso of Aragon, called the Magnanimous, the feuds from Cassano, Bagnoli Irpino and Montella. The Cavaniglia, a noble of the land of Iberia, was a character very significant for the whole area: skillful commander, emerged victorious from the infamous Battle of Benevento and then conquered much of the province of Principato Ultra. Over the centuries his family has transformed the original Lombard fortress overlooking the village from Cassano in a magnificent baronial building, which on this occasion will see again the historic signing of the deed of sale in which Alfonso of Aragon sold the his feuds with Garzia I Cavaniglia. The streets of the town irpino will be animated by the encounter between the two important figures in local history and beyond, which will be accompanied to the Castle-Palace by a spectacular procession of figures in period costumes. The meeting will be celebrated by a feast with dishes typical of the era where the protagonist is the apple cassanese, particular example of local biodiversity, whose production is limited to the places of the town of Irpinia and a few other neighboring areas and subject to a program of recovery and preservation part of the Agricultural Region Campania. Everything will take place in the context of the event-historical re-enactment "Back to the Middle Ages", organized by the Pro Loco Forum Felix. The festival has the expressed goal of reviving the glories of medieval Cassano with the performance of groups of flag-wavers, jugglers, and theme shows. There will, also, traditional cuisine and local produce stand to cheer for two days visitors. To enrich the whole there will be an exhibition of photographs "Irpinia land of castles, faith, and tastefully sources" dedicated to enhancing the different aspects of Irpinia. The "Grand Tour in Irpinia" is funded under the RDP Campania 2007/2013 - Interventions co-financed by the EAFRD, the Local Development Plan LAG IRPINIA - SIZE 313 "Encouragement of tourism activities", and includes three other stages, set in different ages, which will turn in the municipalities of Montemarano, Salza Irpina and Bagnoli Irpino. Event: "Meeting with Garzia The Count of Cavaniglia and Alfonso the Magnanimous at the table of Apples Cassanese" Location: Cassano Irpino (AV) Address: Castello-Baronial Palace Date: September 6, 2014 Hours: 19.30 e-mail: info @ grantourinirpinia.it Website: www.grantourinirpinia.it

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