Monday, April 18, 2011

Easter in Lugano's center (Pasqua in città)

"For I remember it is Easter morn, and life and love and peace are all new born."
Alice Freeman Palmer

Join the festive atmosphere of Easter in the City and explore the numerous intriguing and entertaining activities for young and old.

Every year Easter draws a myriad of vacationers and travelers to Lugano. In order to add some zest to the picturesque city center, Lugano Turismo has organized an event called "Pasqua in Città" (Easter in the City), which will take place from Friday, April 22nd through Monday, April 25th, 2011.

Every day form 11 a.m. to 6.00 p.m. “Easter in Town” will transform the city centre into a fun and amusing stage: each of the main city squares will be hosting a different entertainment programme. The public will have the opportunity of purchasing numerous objects and many products of the local tradition, which will be exhibited on more than 100 stalls that will be set up in Piazza Riforma, Via Nassa, Piazza Dante, Via Pessina and Via Soave.

As for the musical events of this initiative, the pedestrian centre will be animated by traditional and folk groups.

There will also be three concerts held in Piazza Riforma. Besides the expected and traditional Easter Concert by the Lugano Civic Philharmonic programmed for Sunday morning, April 24th at 10.30 a.m., on Friday evening, at 8.30 p.m., the concert by the Castagnola Philharmonic will be held, while on Saturday, April 3rd at the same time of the evening the Pregassona Philharmonic will steal the show.

Where: Lugano-City Center
When: April 22nd to 25th, 2011
Time: 11:00 to 18:00

So if you're planning to stay in town over Easter get ready to discover your own back yard!

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