Slow Tourism: The Ghost Village of Celleno celebrates art

Slow Tourism: The Ghost Village of Celleno celebrates art

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After the extraordinary public success of last, the long-awaited appointment with the “Teverina Buskers,” the international festival of street artists, now in its fourth edition and considered being among the most important nationally, from September 13 to 15 returned. The event occurred in Celleno, the Borgo Fantasma, (Ghost Village) a fairly medieval village having an ancient castle located between Viterbo and Civita di Bagnoregio just one hour from Rome.

50 artists performed at the Festival

Over, including exhibitors from all around the global world featuring local crafts and street food, jugglers, clowns, trapeze artists, acrobats, street bands, and face painting. These artists offered the general public a big window on a contemporary circus and street art with over 30 events including shows and performances. Workshops for children and adults were organized also.

The Teverina Buskers is organized by “Il Circo Verde” beneath the artistic direction of Simone Romanò and the patronage of the Municipality of Celleno, which includes now end up being the permanent meeting place for street artists in transit between one show and another. The entire year they find hospitality during, opportunities for comparison, and friendship formation.

Facts concerning the Ghost Village

The Municipality of Celleno is situated in the Province of Viterbo in a strategic position between Civita di Bagnoregio and Lake Bolsena. It really is just one hour from Rome by car also to Orvieto and the border with Tuscany close.

A majestic medieval castle is situated in the square of the village. The Orsini Castle, inhabited by way of a large area of the population once, was abandoned following a violent earthquake. For 40 years, the castle was only inhabited by the internationally-renowned artist subsequently, Enrico Castellani, away in December 2017 who passed. Castellani in his lab-studio of Celleno has generated the majority of his art spread across the world and that reaches a fetching price of a million euros per work.

Today, visiting the Orsini Castle, you’ll be able to breathe the creative art of the recently-discovered Maestro, together with the uninhabited structure. The “Ghost Village” of Celleno remains intact, with the Orsini Castle on the tuff cliff (just like the nearby Civita di Bagnoregio) and the encompassing area green and filled with opportunities for slow tourism sufficient reason for different food and wine suggestions.

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Particularly popular may be the Celleno Cherry Festival that is held;spit of the hazel” with the proclamation of the national winner of these who’ve been in a position to expel the stone at a larger distance. Celleno is named &ldquo also;The Village of Cherries” because of its historic tradition of cerasicola cultivation and the famous festival.

Many artists have visited and noticed Celleno because of its beauty and for the beginning of film projects as in the recent visit of director Sorrentino.

Slow Tourism: The Ghost Village of Celleno celebrates art

Author: Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy

Mario is a veteran in the travel industry. His experience extends worldwide since 1960 when at the age of 21 he started exploring Japan, Hong Kong, and Thailand. Mario has seen the World Tourism develop up to date and witnessed the destruction of the root/testimony of the past of a good number of countries in favor of modernity/progress. During the last 20 years Mario's travel experience has concentrated in South East Asia and of late included the Indian Sub Continent. Part of Mario's work experience includes multi activities in the Civil Aviation field concluded after organizing the kik off of for Malaysia Singapore Airlines in Italy as an Institutor and continued for 16 years in the role of Sales /Marketing Manager Italy for Singapore Airlines after the split of the two governments in October 1972. Mario's official Journalist license is by the "National Order of Journalists Rome, Italy in 1977.

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