Twenty-five years of Volia crap! The most important event of the autumn Salento reached a prestigious milestone. The month of October marks the beginning of the olive harvest and like every year the city of Martano respects the ancient tradition of hope a good collection to bring to the table the precious oil that only our region, Salento, produces for the domestic and foreign demand. In this tradition you can not miss the spirit of initiative and the growing activities of the Cultural Association "Cosimo Moschettini", an association that organizes born many years ago, with success, the highlight of the autumn Salento: the Festival de la Volia bullshit. Moreover, the twenty-fifth year of the event coincides with the participation of the "Cosimo Moschettini" at the national exhibition of festivals in Ferrara, which was held on 25 and 26 April 27 last year. Ours was the only festival in Southern Italy this to the renowned Italian festival. But cos' is the Volia crap? In October olives (volie) is not yet mature are crushed (crap) and stored. The crushing of the olives takes place with a wooden mallet or with a flat stone. Subsequently, the olives are placed in cold water, changed every day for a week. Finally, for the dressing you use a bowl with olive oil, garlic, chili (at discretion), salt. The whole is mixed and stored in an airtight boccaccio. This specialty all Salento is enhanced and promoted in a big way for the XXV th consecutive year in Martano in the large indoor space offered by Largo Primo Maggio 16 to 19 October 2014 The festival falls every year on the third week of October, by choice of 'association' Cosimo Moschettini ", composed by a large number of volunteers who devote themselves full-time in the days of the feast in the preparation of delicious recipes to serve visitors to the festival and the logistics organization, always impeccable, the same. Visitors can enjoy free typical "volie shit" (the crushed olives), and of course the traditional local food products such as vegetables, cicoreddhe (wild vegetables) prepared according to traditional recipes, boiled pork, roasts, cheeses some dairy farms of Greek Salento. The dishes are accompanied by the excellent wine enoteca of "Volia bullshit", where you can sample some of the best wines produced by local companies martanese and Salento. It is also this year in collaboration with the Friends of the Festival of risotto Villimpenta (Mantova), a combination, rather than consolidated, further specifies that the event resulting in a "unique" hardly comparable to similar events. You will be able to taste the risotto, polenta, salami Mantua and the famous Lambrusco. Do not miss the traditional appointment with the tasting lunch on Sunday, as each year will be held at the booths of the festival, which will be open to all those who wish to spend a Sunday lunchtime in the company of the staff of the festival simply booking number 3888598193. A time of celebration and joy, where you can taste the traditional local products is Salento villimpentese. For the second consecutive year, the Festival de la Volia fucked confirms and strengthens the cooperation with Ecofesta, a reliable and safe way to certify that the festival martanese respects the environment, as it was in previous years, and marries a model of sustainable local events . Ecofesta is a laboratory of best practices for sustainability and the environment in which creativity mingle to create virtuous models applicable to events. Thanks to the work of this young reality of Salento, in fact, travel and have fun in the full respect of the environment can be due to "Ecofesta Puglia," the regional brand produced by EMS, thanks to which the events are structured in such a way as to reduce the ' impact on the area. A Martano October 16 to 19 We wait for four days of celebration and fun to spend together! PROGRAMME THURSDAY 16 October 2014 Time: 19:30 Opening of the Festival 20.00 Folkalore Salentino 22.00 Ariacorte FRIDAY October 17 20.00 22.00 La Rocha Antonio Castrignanò Saturday, October 18 20.00 22.00 Tà Korassia Rewind Sunday, October 19 Time: 13:00 Lunch Tasting L ' initiative will provide an opportunity to learn about and appreciate local products. Check out our menu for info and booking places 3888598193. Closing reservations Saturday, October 18 24.00 21.00 Riviera Salento The event will take place at Largo I Maggio, within the tendocopertura 2500 square meters, which will conduct the event in case of rain. During the evenings, visitors can taste typical products of Salento and Mantua.