ARTISAN CHOCOLATE FAIR - January 19 to 28 - Theatre Saschall

Article Date: 18/01/2007

ARTISAN CHOCOLATE FAIR - January 19 to 28 - Theatre Saschall

Location: Teatro Obihall

Florence, Friday 19 - Sunday, January 28, 2007, Saschall

At last, a fair dedicated exclusively to quality artisan chocolate, the real heart of Italian chocolate tradition.

You'll meet the best chocolatiers in Tuscany and Italy, and the thrill of pleasure that gives the true, pure, divine handmade chocolate.
Tastings, historical and cultural explanations, games, shows, music.

From Monday to Friday, from 12.00 to 13.00 and from 16.00 to 17.00, Mokarico Coffee organizes, at its stand, the preparation course of the True Italian Cappuccino.

This year, the Chocolate Fair offers you the pleasure of 6 complimentary tastings!
At the entrance you will be given a booklet that includes 4 chocolate tasting at the master chocolatiers at the fair, a coupon dedicated to tea tasting and one at a coffee tasting at the stand of Caffè Mokarico, one of the best roasters in Tuscany.


ENTERTAINMENT & EVENTS


Big news at the Chocolate Fair!
This year, your fun is even more addictive!
You will find the emotions arising from the chocolate in photographic exhibitions, short films, video installations and a documentary on cocoa processing ...

In a room set up inside the Saschall comes to life The other face of Chocolate, a set path / installation in a dining room. Through a pair of headphones you will be instantly projected into a new dimension: two actors will open their feast to visitors, making them part of their debate over the chocolate world.
Also for the whole duration of the fair will be screened very suggestive scenarios for the chocolate world but not only strange characters invite and accompany the unwitting spectators to live the emotions, all made with cocoa flavor ...

An integral part of the scenery of the Artisan Chocolate Fair will be the exhibition of the painter Alessio Paganelli - Prato artist who already last September presented two works made with chocolate - and the Competition Cups Innovative and Exhibition "Food Design", a selection of papers regarding cup for chocolate, a variety of chocolate food inherent in the food design created by the students of the degree course in Industrial design at the University of Florence.

Also this year Mokarico will offer a great cup of coffee to visitors. In addition, from Monday to Friday, it will offer the opportunity to watch the preparation of the True Italian Cappuccino by experienced operators who will explain the features and processes step by step to get a proper cup of the drink became known symbol of Italian lifestyle in the world.

Great attention will be given to students. The theater company "Heyoke" has created amusing guided tours, accompanied by activities that will vary depending on the age of the students, in which young visitors will be accompanied by amusing characters.

Over the 10 days, the LIF - Improvisation League Florence - will offer fun and unpredictable performance of improvisational theater.
Music lovers will not be disappointed: The dance group CaribeSwing master Simone Passalacqua will perform shows in Puerto Rican Salsa and Boogie Woogie while Lady Radio, the official radio station of the Artisan Chocolate Fair, filled with notes of the air Saschall.

New in this third edition are also the TOTEM, positioned at different points of the fair, on which visitors can write down their feelings, thoughts and feelings, like giant guestbook.


HOURS AND PROGRAM


Welcome! The Artisan Chocolate Fair will delight at the following times:

From Monday to Saturday - from 11.00 to 24.00
Sunday - from 11.00 to 21.00
Tuesday, January 23 - closed at 20.00

Attention: Sundays, from 15.00 to 18.00 is expected very high turnout!

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Friday the 19th
11:00 Press Conference
11:30 Inauguration
12:00 Mokarico course of preparation of the True Italian Cappuccino
15:30 Live Demonstration on processing Chocolate
16:00 Mokarico course of preparation of the True Italian Cappuccino
21:00 Live demos on the processing of Chocolate

Saturday 20
15:30 Live Demonstration on processing Chocolate
19:00 Exhibition of salsa edited by CaribeSwing
21:00 Tasting

Sunday 21
15:30 Live Demonstration on processing Chocolate
18:00 Live demos on the processing of Chocolate

Monday 22
12:00 Mokarico course of preparation of the True Italian Cappuccino
16:00 Mokarico course of preparation of the True Italian Cappuccino
21:00 Live demos on the processing of Chocolate
21:00 Workshop Photo Art Portrait

Tuesday 23
12:00 Mokarico course of preparation of the True Italian Cappuccino
16:00 Mokarico course of preparation of the True Italian Cappuccino

Wednesday 24
12:00 Mokarico course of preparation of the True Italian Cappuccino
16:00 Mokarico course of preparation of the True Italian Cappuccino
21:00 Live demos on the processing of Chocolate
21:00 Workshop Photo Still Life

Thursday 25
12:00 Mokarico course of preparation of the True Italian Cappuccino
16:00 Mokarico course of preparation of the True Italian Cappuccino
21:00 Live demos on the processing of Chocolate
21:00 Workshop Photo Art Portrait

Friday 26
12:00 Mokarico course of preparation of the True Italian Cappuccino
16:00 Mokarico course of preparation of the True Italian Cappuccino
19:00 Theatrical Improvisation
21:00 Live demos on the processing of Chocolate
21:30 Theatrical Improvisation

Saturday 27
15:30 Live Demonstration on processing Chocolate
19:00 Boogie Woogie Exhibition curated by CaribeSwing
21:00 Live demos on the processing of Chocolate

Sunday 28
15:00 Award Photo Contest
15:30 Live Demonstration on processing Chocolate
18:00 Live demos on the processing of Chocolate

All the days you can also find:
The other face of Chocolate-sensory room
Exhibition Painter Alessio Paganelli
Competition Cups Innovative
Photo Contest "Fotogenie Chocolate"
Exhibition "Food Design"
Documentary about the making of chocolate
Video-Installation Choccolage
Show Alerts
Tastings every evening with two different chocolatiers
Cartoon on the History of Chocolate

www.fieradelcioccolato.it

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