It is an original manifestation which recalls the magnificence of Mogliano during the eighteenth century when Austrian troops on their way to Naples passed through the vollage and were put up by the villagers. For this act Maria Teresa of Austria, Queen of Bohemia and Hungary, promoted it to the status of "Town".
During the show some aspects of life during that period are re-enacted. Taverns offer typical meals of the day and ancient jobs are relived. The narrow lanes and squares of the village will come alive with jesters, musicans and actors giving a colourful atmosphere with marvellous entertainment. Fire-eaters and knife throwers walk among the elegant nobility, austere military and chatter of the common people.
On the final day, more than three hundred characters wearing eighteenth century dresses, faithfully reproduceded, parade in a galaxy of colours together with wigs, whitened faces and adorned with gold objects and trifles.
"Mogliano 1744" gives the spectators the possibility to relive the past for three days!
|FRIDAY, JULY IST|
|9.00 p.m.||NOBLES LIFE|
Dinner and music in the garden - Piazza Garibaldi
OPENING CELEBRATIONS and Presentation of the five quarters' teams with the reading of the challenge
|10.00 p.m.||THEATRE "The land of plenty, a never-ending myth", recital by Luigi Moretti|
|10.30 p.m.||FLAGS RACE|
|11.30 p.m.||THE PEOPLE IN FEAST The quarter winner is celebrated around the greasy pole with popular dance of Cocolla (local folkloristic group)|
|SATURDAY, JULY 2ND|
|7.00 p.m.||A WALK IN THE PARK Scene of everyday life - Rocca|
|9.00 p.m.||NOBLES LIFE Outdoor lounge with music and jester - Piazza Garibaldi|
|9.30 p.m.||THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY VILLAGES open|
|10.00 p.m.||THEATRE "Of loving sweetness and other delights, pratical teachings for courtesans", recital by Rosetta Martellini - Palazzo Forti|
|11.00 p.m.||MUSIC "Baroque singing" - Teatro Apollo|
|SUNDAY, JULY 3RD|
|6.00 p.m.||HISTORICAL PARADE|
|9.00 p.m.||THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY VILLAGES open|
|11.00 p.m.||NOBLES LIFE The joining celebration, with the patecipation of all the players|
|11.30 p.m.||VINTAGE FIREWORKS A fireworks show with Eighteen century music|
During all the event, TAVERNS where you can find typical meals of the period will open at 7.30 p.m.
On Saturday and Sunday guided tours at "Pala dell'Assunta" by Lorenzo Lotto and "Palazzo Forti". For bookings 3386564408