Summer spaces, the season of Anconella Garden starts again
Music, art and delicious food in the park of Firenze Sud
The green lung of the city comes to life thanks to the cultural programming of Diramazioni Festival
From Thursday 18 June to September, respecting the environment and anti-contagion regulations
Yoga, art and books from Monday to Wednesday, live music from Thursday to Sunday
Live music, art exhibitions to be enjoyed in the midst of nature, delicious food to finally meet up with family and friends: the season of Anconella Garden starts again, a space of the Florentine Summer immersed in the green lung of Florence South (access from via di Villamagna 39 / d). From Thursday 18 June until the month of September the park comes back to life, in compliance with the new anti-contagion regulations and with attention to the environment as always.
Despite the limitations imposed by post-Covid, there will be musical entertainment, live performances and raids on theater, poetry and painting: the evenings from Monday to Wednesday will be dedicated to yoga, art and literature , while from Thursday to Sunday on the stage of Anconella Garden artists of the Florentine and national scene will alternate, from 19.30 to 22.30. Starting from the next weekend, which opens the season of the " Jazz Club under the stars ": it begins Thursday 18 with the Trio Sacconi standards live jazz, Friday 19 will be the turn of the Marco Pezzola Brasilian Trio, while Saturday 20 Dr. Jobby returns, blues pianist who mixes African, Latin and European sounds. Sunday, June 21 the solstice will be celebrated with a day dedicated to music, art and yoga outdoors: from 10 to 20 an exhibition of paintings will be set up on the new gate that runs along the Arno, to be freely enjoyed by citizens, while the park will be populated with live performances.
The Diramazioni festival takes care of the cultural programming, which has activated a series of prolific collaborations with the associations active in the neighborhood. A billboard capable of growing over the months, thanks to these synergies, respecting the residents and the environment of the park.
Born in 2000 as a traveling festival, conceived for Florentine public spaces by artists, students and associations gathered, since 2008, Branches , by the Cambiamusica cultural association! Florence has found a home base in the Parco dell'Anconella, thanks to the collaboration with the Florentine Summer .
“We decided to start again despite the difficulties, which forced us to completely review the programming - says Luca Domenico Longo , president of Cambiamusica! Florence - to give a signal of trust to cultural professionals, associations and citizens themselves. After months of lockdown, we all need to go back out and take back the nature and social spaces, in compliance with all the measures to prevent contagion ".
Every day, from 4pm until late in the evening , it will also be possible to stop at the Anconella Garden to enjoy a snack, an aperitif, a dinner or a drink in the countryside. Many news on the menu by Alexandro Sala : from the Karaage (tasty Japanese streetfood made with chicken), to the panin cu u 'purp (sandwich with fried octopus, ricotta, toasted cicorino, fig honey), up to Mexican tacos . The best sellers of the past seasons remain, starting with pizza , calzoni, covaccini and veg alternatives for all budgets. There is also a single-portion finger food proposal, based on seasonal vegetables to be enjoyed as an aperitif, starting at 7pm.
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