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The botanical park showcasing the region’s largest and most precious collection of azaleas, rhododendrons and conifers celebrates its 60th anniversary. The year 1957 and the industrialist Luigi Giussani, who founded this paradise, will be commemorated with many events.

Events

06.05.2017

10:00 – 11:00
Guided visit to Parco San Grato.*
Guided Tour of the blossoming Park in Italian and German.

14:00 – 15:00
Carona – in-between lake and sky** journey in time, guided tour in Italian and German.

16:00 – 17:00
Official opening ceremony of the celebrations.

18:30
Holy Mass.

19:00
Conference by Prof. Aldo Galli on two Carona artists of the 15th century.

19:30
Open-air screening of the film “the enchanted mountain”.

20:30
Concert with the Artistic Group Bemarti.


07.05.2017

10:00 – 11:00
Guided visit to Parco San Grato.*
Guided Tour of the blossoming Park in Italian and German.

10:30
Open-air celebration of Holy Mass with Priest Don André-Marie Jerumanis.

12:00 – 14:00
Lunch with traditional cooking.

14:00 – 15:00
Carona – in-between lake and sky** journey in time, guided tour in Italian and German.

15:00 – 16:00
Conference by Professor Aldo Galli on two Carona artists of the 15th century.


13.05.2017

10:00 – 18:00
Exhibition of Bonsai and market.

11:00 – 12:00
Guided visit to Parco San Grato.*
Guided Tour of the blossoming Park in German.

14:00 – 15:00
Guided visit to Parco San Grato.*
Guided Tour of the blossoming Park in Italian.

16:00 – 17:00
Conference by Judit Wade on “San Grato and the most famous Parks in Europe of acidophilic plants”


14.05.2017

10:00 – 18:00
Exhibition of Bonsai and market.

11:00 – 12:00
Guided visit to Parco San Grato.*
Guided Tour of the blossoming Park in Italian.

14:00 – 15:00
Guided visit to Parco San Grato.*
Guided Tour of the blossoming Park in German.

11:00 – 16:00
CitroRaduno at the Park, meeting of vintage Citroën cars.


25 - 27.05.2017

05:30
Music and nature at Parco San Grato, concert with “Teatro del tempo” with a new adventure “macchina per cinguettare 2”.

10:00 – 18:00
Exactly every hour, there will be some musical moments.

17:00
Drum Head Concert (percussion ensemble).

20:45
Sunset concert

02.06 – 15.10

CARONAIMMAGINA – event exhibition organized by the Galleria La Loggia.


03.06.2017

16:00 – 17:00
Guided visit to Carona*** in one hour, in Italian and German.


09.06.2017

Celebrate with us. End of the school year celebration.


10.06.2017

12:00 – 19:00
During the day there will be many activities accompanied by refreshments, good food and enjoyable music.

12:00
Concert with «I Canterini di Lugano» and Workshop lead by Michele Giovagnoli: Incredible things happen in the forest, from “The Secret Life of Trees”.

16:00
Theatre play for children.

20:00
Music with Hi Fi Power Trio.


01.07.2017

16:00 – 17:00
Guided visit to Carona*** in one hour, in Italian and German.


22.07.2017

21.00-22.30
Star Myths – Night open-air theatre with Company O Thiasos Teatro Natura.


05.08.2017

16:00 – 17:00
Guided visit to Carona*** in one hour, in Italian and German.


26.08.2017

16:00
Workshop “New Music for new Ears” by Jalalu-Kalvert Nelson.
For children from the age of 7 onwards

13:00 – 17:00
Alpe Vicania Horses at Parco San Grato.
Get to know and ride them.

02.09.2017

16:00 – 17:00
Guided visit to Carona*** in one hour, in Italian and German.

16:00
The Bubble Tree.
Show for kids by the Company ComTeatro. The show is for all kids from the age of 4 onwards.


03.09.2017

16:00
Concert with the “Cantori delle Cime”.


07.09.2017

07:30
Holy Mass with Don André-Marie Jerumanis to celebrate the patron Saint Grato.

16:00 – 17:00
Snacks offered to the children.


22.09 - 24.09.2017

Lugano Bike eMotion.
Organized by the City of Lugano.


30.09.2017

18:00
Autumn Concert with the Ensemble Montaigne Playing contemporary classical music.


07.10.2017

16:00 – 17:00
Guided visit to Carona*** in one hour, in Italian and German.


14.10.2017

17:00
Concert with the “Soltrina” Choir. A Cappella Choir.


21.10.2017

15:00
Conclusion.

 

To receive additional information on the various events or to know more about bad weather options, we ask you to look at our homepage www.parcosangrato.ch or Facebook Parco San Grato.


*Guided Tour of the Parco San Grato: The park is a haven for the most extensive collection of rhododendron, azaleas and conifers of the entire Insubria region. During the visit, you will relax by walking on the thematic paths of the Park, enjoying the sounds of nature. We will help you discover the history and learn about the owners of Parco San Grato. You will be charmed by the various lookouts on Lake Lugano, by the beauty of the local flora and the artistic installations. In German or Italian. The cost for each person is CHF 10.-. Meeting point is at the entrance of the Parco San Grato.

** Carona – in-between lake and sky, journey in time, guided tour in Italian or German. Discover the great history of Carona, its artists, its culture and churches. The cost for each person is CHF 10.-. Meeting point is Piazza Municipio in Carona.

*** Guided Tour to Carona: Discover the wonderful Ticinese village of Carona, its history, artists, culture and churches in one hour. At the end of the Tour it is possible to continue with a guided tour of Parco San Grato. The cost for each person is CHF 15.- (only Village of Carona and churches), guided tour of the village and Parco San Grato: CHF 25.- for each person. Meeting point is Piazza Montaa in Carona.
60th anniversary of Parco san Grato
Parco San Grato 6914 Carona +41 58 866 66 00
The botanical park showcasing the region’s largest and most precious collection of azaleas, rhododendrons and conifers celebrates its 60th anniversary. The year 1957 and the industrialist Luigi Giussani, who founded this paradise, will be commemorated with many events.

Events

06.05.2017

10:00 – 11:00
Guided visit to Parco San Grato.*
Guided Tour of the blossoming Park in Italian and German.

14:00 – ...

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Parco San Grato, Parco San Grato, 6914 Carona
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