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Events are mainly artisanal and agricultural, religious or sports.

Annual events referenced below are added other occasional events of leisure activities and various festivities in each village: balls, bowls competitions, activities for children, etc ... it is not possible to date in advance.

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CRAFT and ART EVENTS

WORKSHOP EXHIBITION "CASA OREZZINCA" - VERDESE

ART permanent and temporary exhibition-sale:
Pictures : oils, watercolors, pastels, drawings, sculptures, engravings ...
publishing products: posters, books, photo books ...

ARTS AND CRAFTS
Exhibition and sale of handicrafts Castagniccia and Corsica : Pottery, ceramic art, wood objects :wood of olive trees, chestnut, pine puzzles, ...stone objects: lauze of Castagniccia, Brando stone, verde d'Orezza ...Vanneries chestnut, myrtle, wicker ...ironwork art .. Products from the traditional Corsican weaving wool (Lana Corsa) ....Jewelry spun glass, fusing, various wood, leather, pearl, stones of Corsica, copper, tin ...

All our products are exclusively manufactured in Castagniccia and Corsica..

Days of authors signing books on Castagniccia and Corsica ... Wickerwork Demonstration Day ...

PATRIMOINE Exhibition on natural heritage and historical heritage of Castagniccia : the endangered species, chestnut, cork oak and mixed forest, green Orezza and stones of Corsica ... The past work of iron in the valley of Orezza ... the brothers Angeli - war artists - native of Verdese .. .

Open from April 7, 2016 - Opening hours: From 13 am to 19 pm - From Tuesday to Sunday included - (Closed Mondays and holidays) or by appointment 48 hours in advance : 06.87.87.99.04

Free entrance

Address: Exhibition Workshop "CASA OREZZINCA", Communal House 20229 Verdese- (bottom of the village next to the "mairie")

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FIERA TO COL DE PRATO

Another craft event typically rural, not to be missed with stalls from local producers and a lot of crafts.

You can see an exhibition of livestock (with competition) that make children happy, as well as games for them.

This fair is held every year on the last weekend of July or the first weekend of August. (Right: photos of the 2012 version)

 


 


THE SMALL MARKET ARCAROTA

Every Sunday in July and August from 10am. to 18h., a small craft market is held at the Col d'Arcarota overlooking the valley of Alesani one side and the valley of Orezza other side.

You will find local products: fresh produce, meats, cheeses, honey, jams, wines, useful and decorative objects, Corsicans books... but also Migliacci cooked on wood fire place.
This small market is held near the "Auberge des Deux Vallées" where you can drink and dine.

 


 

FIERA IN CASTAGNICCIA (Merendella)

Another Craft Fair to be held in Piedicroce during the Easter weekend.

Still many exhibitors, tent this time because as the tradition "it often rains in Merendella."

You will find each year: artisan jewelers, cutlers, carpenters art, bakers, potters, weavers, hatters, etc. ..and many small producers: sausages, farmhouse cheeses, condiments, jams, biscuits etc ...

Restauration available on site!

EDITION 2015 :

Sunday 5 and monday 6 april

Informations : 04.95.38.41.73

 

Click here for more details ..

"CHESTNUT PASSION Alesani"

It is a "gourmet weekend" consists of a small market of local products and restaurant meals in the village of Ortale organized by the Association "A Bussinca" and cooked by Vincent Tabarani of "Cuccina Corsa".


RELIGIOUS EVENTS

"ORGANS' MOUNTAIN"

Pastoral and musica journeyl, it is a journey of discovery of the old rural traditions and heritage through churches, fraternities and historic organs of Corsica.

It takes place in Castagniccia, september-october, but also in Gjunssani, Balagne, Asco valley and Ghjuvellina.

Tel.: 04.95.61.34.85 - 06.17.94.70.72

 

www.montagne-des-orgues.com


"DAY OF THE MADONNA"

Novena, every day at 16pm, from August 30 at the Convent of Alesani in the village of Piazzali. It is a religious event consists of masses and processions which closed on 8 September.

You will also find on-site bar and snack .

 


 

"FEAST OF PRUNO"

In the village of Pruno, August 15 and 16 : Bal and great feast for 2 days to celebrate Saint Mary,Mass and procession at 11 am. August 15 (St. Mary) , Mass and procession at 11 am. Aug. 16 (Saint Roch) and country meals (picnic) in Santa Maria Canovaria.


 

"MASS OF SAINT-DAMIEN and ST COMO"

Religious Event also held September 26 in the village of San Damiano.


 


" FEAST OF ST CHRISTOPHE"

Village of Polveroso, in the chapel of St. Christopher, at the edge of the village of Nocario, a mass is held every July 25th, and the blessing of the cars followed by a dancing fest in the evening.


"SAN ALESIU"

Pilgrimage to the chapel of San Alesiu in the village of Valle d'Alesani, from the village of Monaccia (1 hour walk), July 17.


ST BARTHELEMY PILGRIMAGE

Mass and procession to the chapel of St. Bartholomew, Aug. 24, from the village of Monaccia (1h30 walk).


ORGAN CONCERT at LA PORTA

Every August, an organ concert takes place in St John the Baptist Church on the village square.


SPORTING EVENTS  

 

"VIA ROMANA"

Foot race through the Castagniccia, departing from Carpineto. Trail with three courses to choose : the Mare Monti "Ultra Trail" (62 kms), the Montrail Challenge "Trail Endurance" (40 km) and the Challenge Orezza "Short Trail" (21 kms).

For more details, see :

www.trail-viaromana.com


TOUR DE CORSE HISTORIQUE

Early October of each year, the small roads of the Isle of Beauty resonate with the sound of old glories of the world rally. The next Tour de Corse History, which will run from 8 to 13 October 2013 will be dedicated to Alpine and the fortieth anniversary of the World as the famous A110.

For more details, see:

http://www.tourdecorse-historique.fr
Tél : +33 6 07 48 23 69 - +33 6 12 35 91 99 Mail :  jbcom92@gmail.com - info@terrredecorse.fr
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