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06Mar2013First weekend of visitors in Lignano

The last weekend, thanks to the good weather, mild and sunny, and the “Festa delle Cape”, Lignano had two days rich in visitors.

Lignano Pineta was particularly crowded, thanks to the famous fish festival that draws many people from neighbouring for 29 years. In the afternoon, after lunch, the beach in front of the stands was full of people walking and under the sun it was just fine!

Many children took advantage of these days to run on the sand and build the early sand castles with the parents, or to play with its own dog, because until the start of the bathing season they can run free on the sand.

Sunday morning Piazza Marcello D'Olivo was more crowded both of fish lovers and of fans of the Vespa. Just there it was the meeting point for the 2nd Vespa Rally in Lignano, that run across the lower Friuli in a wonderful tour in the nature until Latisana and back.

Once in Lignano, all Vespa were parked on the square and while the riders were having lunch at the “Festa delle Cape”, many visitors admired these jewels.

Among the stages of the visitors in Lignano, a walk along the pedestrian street in Sabbiadoro. Despite the most part of shops and cafés were closed, see the avenue in winter without the summer crowd has something magical… and then a stop in one the open bars for a hot tea or even an aperitif before dinner is a must.

The children sure had fun on the beach, but also in the park San Giovanni Bosco, in city centre Lignano Sabbiadoro, a playground with swings and slides and benches for the relaxation of the adults.

For this weekend, Lignano is still waiting for many visitors, even if the weather forecast says bad weather.
There will be again the “Festa delle Cape” in Pineta and even there, the Nordic Walking on the beach. So, there are the conditions for another beautiful weekend with many people in the city and on the beach.

Maybe once at home, some visitors will book a holiday in Lignano Sabbiadoro, to be sure to spend even this summer a relaxing and amusing moment.

04Sep2012Summer is not yet over in Lignano

Lignano Pineta event

A moment of "Incontri con l'autore e con il vino" in Lignano Pineta

In spite of the rain of these days, in Lignano Sabbiadoro there are many tourists who take advantage of these sunny days to spend the last days of holiday.

Until mid-September the summer season is officially still open: the agencies in Lignano continue to rent their apartments in Sabbiadoro, Pineta and Riviera and the beach is still equipped with beach umbrellas and entertainment. We must say that in this period prices of apartments and villas in Lignano are cheaper, because it is low season. It is an opportunity for those who can spend other days at the beach.

And if the good weather continue beyond the middle of September, the city will entertain its guest with many events already planned.

Some examples?

The national final of the championships AICS of athletics, basketball, volleyball and five-a-side at GeTur Village and stadium Teghil in Lignano Pineta September 6 to 9, the presentation of the book of Gian Paolo Polesini Thursday 6 as last appointment of “Incontri con l’autore e con il vino” at PalaPineta, Sunday 9 the cultural event “Danzando tra i popoli…dalla Catalogna alla Sardegna” (Dancing between peoples…from Catalonia to Sardinia) in Piazza Marcello D’Olivo, the regatta 30xTutti and the Sup Race.
In addition, in this period Lignano is also home to a one-week seminar for aspiring film-makers.

In the second part of the month, tourist who will spend the holiday in the apartments in Lignano can enjoy sporting and cultural events, like the marathon Sun & Run Sunday 16, the Dog Olympic Games, the Olympics for dogs September 19 to 23 and the XXXIII of the regatta Aprilia-Portorose September 22-23, for all lovers of sailing.

In Lignano there is place also for the music, with the choir “Sand of Gospel” in Lignano Pineta the 21, and for the psychology with the 10th Alpe Adria Psychology Conference focused on sport and wellness September 27-29.

A month rich in sporting and cultural events outdoor and in modern facilities.
For those who have the possibility to spend holidays in this period, there will be wonderful days of sun and fun, as well as really cheap rates both for the rent of beach equipment and for the apartment in Lignano.

08Mar2012Lignano between events and openings

From early March Lignano begins to awaken and, indeed this month is rich in events that, even with the help of the good weather, can attract a lot of people in the seaside resort.

The official opening of the summer season is still a little bit far, we talk about early May, but the first weekend of March Lignano Pineta was full of people and young people. It was, in fact, the first weekend of Festa delle Cape and the relatively high temperatures for this period have brought in Piazza Marcello D’Olivo a lot of fans of fish.

But not only! Even the young people from Lignano and outside the city have livened up the day with the first Vespa-rally. A nice trip of 70 km with four gastronomic and wine stops in the city and outside.

All that while in the gym many baby-gymnasts competed in a provincial competition. But March 3rd was also the opening day of the Zoo Punta Verde, that welcomes the new season with cute babies born during the winter: a male hippo, a female saber-horned oryx, a deer and a nice Scottish highland cattle. If you have any suggestions for the names of the babies, especially for the baby-hippo, write to the Zoo.

The weekend of the 10th and 11th March there will be again the Festa delle Cape in Lignano Pineta with the evening show of fire staffs and the Sunday, the gym will be again protagonist with the BatonTwirling competition for young athletes. We remain in the gym the following week, surrounded by glitter and wonderful clothes, but mainly by professional dancers from around the world: it is the moment for the 30th “World Dance Trophy Region FVG”. A very important international dance trophy, which presents the beach of Lignano to over 20 countries. Its participants love this competition for the beautiful place that hosts them, as well as for the professionalism of the organizers and judges.

From March 24th to April 1st, Lignano is an important centre for the exhibition of boats, cars, motorcycles and bicycles both modern and vintage. Barcamania and Ruotamania, for the first time together, show their jewels in Piazza Marcello D’Olivo and along the promenade, while on the beach there will be exhibitions of quads, 4×4, motocross and water crafts.

With all these openings and event, Easter in Lignano is fast approaching. A very nice moment to spend with friends and families on the beach of Lignano Sabbiadoro, but also in the Junior Park. For this holiday, in fact, the park opens April, Saturday 7th and offers its games every weekends until mid May, when it will open every day for all children.

Naturally also the agencies in Lignano open in this period with their apartments sea view, in city centre and in quiet oasis in the nature. At the end of April, most part of the apartments in Lignano are open and accommodate tourists, as well as the beach starts to have the first bathers who love the sun.

From this moment on, events and openings in Lignano follow one another very fast. What better way to discover them, but spending a short holiday?

06Feb2012In May the flood of Bikers in Lignano

Biker Fest Lignano Sabbiadoro

26th Biker Fest in Lignano Sabbiadoro, motorcycle rally 10th-13th May

The month of May in Lignano Sabbiadoro will be very different this year. It has been confirmed, in fact, few days ago a new event: the international motorcycle rally “Biker Fest 2012”.

For the first time the city of Lignano hosts this event, the most important motorcycle event in the world, that will be the highlight of the month of May in the city. After 25 years, the Biker Fest moves from Osoppo to the beach of Lignano Sabbiadoro bringing all the joy that marks it.

May 10th to 13th are expected in Lignano more than 30.000 bikers coming from around the world. This event is, in fact, the most important and draws motorcycle lovers from Spain, Scotland, France, Russia, Germany and United States of America. The event will have its main place in the area of the Strabilia amusement park in Lignano Pineta, but it will take place even in the most important squares of the city. During the 3 days of the rally there will be not only the roar of engines to pervade the air of Lignano, but also the sound of great music.

Like any self-respecting motorcycle rally, there will be also several concerts of rock music with national and international bands and different shows to stir up audience and participants.

Besides music, Biker Fest train will bring in Lignano also art with different art exhibitions, food and wine events, but especially meetings and conferences concerning the world of motorcycling, from the regulations for road safety, to the latest products for the care of the bike and much more.

During this intense weekend of engines, Lignano will host also the championship final “Italian Motorcycle Championship” and the only date in Italy of the AMD World Championship Customizing with the most beautiful 100 bikes in the world. A competition that sure will draw many curios people and even many visitors in the friulian seaside resort. This event, in fact, is very important, because it takes place in a period of low season and it is an opportunity for tourism promotion not to be missed. In addition, many riders taking part in the rally will know for the first time the beautiful beach of Lignano and they will can choose it as destination of their holidays in future.

At the Biker Fest there will be also the most important magazines and various motorcycles manufacturers, who will officially present their previews. Lignano becomes in this way a wonderful and important showcase for all bikers!

Not to forget that among the participants there will be also a group which will try the Guinness World Record with the “World’s biggest motorcycle”.

In short, 10th to 13th May there will be special days with the 16th Biker Fest International, the most awaited motorcycle rally of the year with free entrance.

Three roaring, funny days full of events and shows in Lignano Sabbiadoro that will bring on the beach more the 30.000 participants, as well as thousands of visitors and motorcycle enthusiasts.

21Jul2011Record time at the International Meeting in Lignano

Tuesday 19th July took place in Lignano Sabbiadoro the 22nd International Meeting „Sport Solidarity” at the town stadium. The summer event, which has become an established meeting of all athletics disciplines, brings together champions coming from Italy and abroad.

Many famous names of Italian and regional athletics are mixed with big international stars looking for a world record and especially for an excellent performance in view of the upcoming world championship. This year the World Athletics Championships will take place in South Korea from 27th August to 4th September and the Meeting of Lignano is a very important moment to evaluate the training in view of this important event.

In Lignano Sabbiadoro there were important names on the track: first of all the Jamaican Team with Asafa Powell and Shelly-Ann Fraser in the lead, which since 2006 train on the tracks of Lignano Sabbiadoro, the American sprinter Tyson Gay with all the relay, the Russian jumper Elena Isinbayeva and Oscar Pistorius, a sporting personality at home in Lignano and in the entire Friuli, in search of the right time for London 2012.

And just Tuesday Oscar enhanced the thousands of spectators at the stadium, who cheered for him. Thanks also to the public, Pistorius got the time to participate in the World Championship in Korea in the 400 metres, the same time that would be sufficient to also access to the London Olympics in 2012. For the first time a disabled person will go to run with able-bodied in a World Championship, a goal pursued by Pistorius for so much time and got yesterday, the last possible opportunity to grab the necessary time and packing for South Korea.

But it was the right evening not only for Pistorius. The friulian track has been enlighted also by another star, indeed, by a lighting: the American relay 4×100 realized the world record, bringing Lignano Sabbiadoro into the international limelight. Also the Italian Anna Giordano Bruno has got a very good third place in the pole vaulting, where Russian Isinbayeva, awaited by the entire public, is unfortunately out of the race. The jumper has in fact failed the three tests on the measurement of 4,60 meters, which would be decisive for the victory.

In addition to the competitions for able-bodied, the International Meeting “Sport Solidarity” has also included many competitions for disabled people. Again there were many athletes with disabilities who were looking for the necessary time to accede to the London Paralympics 2012. Since 1990, the program of the Meeting includes competitions for disabled athletes and initially was almost a case unique in the world. In recent years, some champions were testimonials of this event, also running with disabled athletes, like Asafa Powell in several editions.

Last night was a magical evening for many athletes, but especially for the public that crowded the stands of the stadium. Not only fans, but also many tourists on holiday in Lignano wanted to be at this event rich in healthy sport with extraordinary athletes.

It is noteworthy that also this year’s Meeting of Lignano Sabbiadoro was completely free for the audience, who could lavish an offering.

01Jun2011Hip Hop TV Beach Party

Hi hop Tv Beach Party Lignano

Hip hop music on the beach of Lignano the 4th of June

The beach of Kursaal Club in Lignano Riviera offers this year the first event dedicated only to hip hop music and culture: the “Hip Hop TV Beach Party”, Saturday 4th of June 2011.

this festival will be have as protagonists some among the best names of the Italian hip hop music in this moment, with already known artists and upcoming singers, which are as fighting as ever. From 6 pm of Saturday 4th of June, on the beach of Lignano Riviera in front of Kursaal discotheque will follow the Carnicats from Udine and Emis Killa from Milan, to give way to two hip hop artists like Dargen D’Amico and the Two Fingerz. But there will be the adrenaline performances of Marracash and Club Dogo to inflame the sand and the young people of Hip Hop TV Beach Party. These artists are among the major exponents of Italian hip hop and they conquered public with their biting music without frills.

Successful albums with national and international collaboration are decreeing the success and, thanks their style, it seems that the hip hop music is coming back in Italy with more and more positive feedback.

And this intense one-day-festival on the beach of Lignano will be a moment not to miss for all hip hop music lovers, but also for all people interested in the evolution of Italian music.

With this new event Kursaal Club opens the season of live festival on the beach of Lignano, whose most important is sure the “Lignano Dance and Festival”, which takes from 2008 artists like Bob Sinclar, Fatboy Slim, Steve Aoki, Crookers and many more. This festival is become a reference point for the lovers of dance, electro and house music, able to draws thousand of people from all Italy and neighbour states Austria, Croatia and Slovenian.

Kursaal wants to reach the same goal with “Hip Hop TV Beach Party”, that is to succeed in create a big hip hop event with national and international artists, promoting together also new talent, in a couple of years.

In addition this event takes a great novelty regarding the cost of tickets: ticket costs less in advance sale compared to the week before the concert.
This choice wants to reward all fans that bought immediately the ticket, but it was also a shared choice from all involved parts to draw up young people to concerts.

Don’t miss the first “Hip Hop TV Beach PartySaturday 4th of June, an event that will inflame the entire beach of Lignano and that opens officially the music and dance season on the golden beach.

24Feb2011Lignano Pineta prepares the “Mollusc Festival”

Mollusc Festival Lignano Pineta

Fish dishes from Adriatic Sea for the Mollusc Festival in Lignano

We are now close to the usual Mollusc Festival that marks the beginning of the events in Lignano Sabbiadoro.

For the inhabitants of the city it is the first event after the long winter in which they can meet each other and spend two beautiful weekends outdoors, with the opportunity to taste sea specialities, cooked by old culinary traditions.

As every year, also this 27th Festival will take place in Lignano Pineta, Marcello D’Olivo Square, during the first two weekends of March. The large tents for the kitchens will be open Saturday 5th, Sunday 6th and Saturday 12th, Sunday 13th March and they will offer to many visitors a great variety of fish dishes, like long molluscs, clams, grilled or breaded sardines, baked sardines with onions (the famous “sarde in saor”) and squids, with good wines.

The Mollusc Festival collects every year thousand of visitors that come in Lignano for the first time after the winter season and it serves as promotion of the city in a period in which beach, hotels and agencies start to collect reservations for the summer season. Between a dish of clams and another of sardines and thanks to the good weather, many tourists stroll after on the beach in Lignano and think actually to the summer holiday, asking for information to hotels and agencies of the city. Also for the inhabitants of Lignano marks the festival the awakening and the preparation to the summer season. Especially when days are warmed by the sun, the large turnout is ensured.
The success of the events is ensured by the very good fish quality and that is clearly visible from long lines of people waiting to order and to find out a seat at the tables. Sometimes there are waits, but it’s worth and with a little bit of patience, chefs serve always everyone. It must be said that in addition to eat and enjoy the city of Lignano, the event allows also to do good.

The Fishermen Association “Al Mare”, that organize every year with the help of City of Lignano Sabbiadoro and volunteers the Mollusc Festival, donates the money raised in the two weekends for charity. In the years, the festival helped many associations like AGMEN, “Via di Natale” which helps cancer patients, the Organ Transplant Medical Centre, Children in Emergency that is children affected by cancer and especially many private situations in the territory, of which may not always be aware.

The Mollusc Festival has a triple role for the city of Lignano and for tourists: first of all it introduces the great fish variety of Northern Adriatic Sea, then promote the beach of Lignano for the summer season and finally, it raises funds for charity or non-profit organizations.

Don’t miss this 27th Mollusc Festival: it waits for you in Lignano Pineta during the weekends 5th – 6th and 12th – 13th of March.

17Aug2010Beauties on catwalk in Lignano Sabbiadoro

Arena Alpe Adria Lignano

Arena Alpe Adria in Lignano Sabbiadoro for Miss Friuli Venezia Giulia 2010

The most beautiful girls of all Region Friuli, from mountain to sea, will model Thursday August 19th in Arena Alpe Adria of Lignano Sabbiadoro from 9.30 p.m. for the regional finals of Miss Italy.

Girls, selected during the previous beauty contests from April to August in many cities of Friuli, will compete in this event the very important band of Miss Friuli Venezia Giulia 2010. Besides this desirable title, in Lignano Sabbiadoro will be delivered other nine bands, that represent the Friuli Venezia Giulia and allow the winners the access to the national stages of 71st Miss Italy.

It is a very important moment. Who will go to Salsomaggiore for Miss Italy, will have the responsibility to represent its Region, not just herself.

This will be the message that Federica Ciriani, Miss Friuli Venezia Giulia 2009 and beauty queen also for few days, will communicate on the stage of Arena Alpe Adria. Thursday evening she will pass the band and the crown of “Most beautiful of Friuli” to one of the girls present on the stage of Lignano Sabbiadoro.

The girls will model before the public and the jury of experts four times: the first time with an elegant dress, the second with a body suit and then with swimwear and casual clothes of prestigious brands. All accompanied by lot of music and excellent performances.

Tourists on holiday in Lignano Sabbiadoro can take advantage from this event to enjoy an evening of beauty and fashion in the fantastic Arena Alpe Adria, in a beautiful and large park next to the Town Hall and few walk steps from the pedestrian zone. An evening that promises excitements and above all that will crown the most beautiful of Friuli Venezia Giulia.

If you want to find out who will be the new beauty queen, don’t miss the appointment with the regional final of Miss Italy, Thursday August 19th from 9.30 p.m. in Arena Alpe Adria in Lignano Sabbiadoro.

10Aug2010Viva Lignano Air Show 2010: planes on the beach

Frecce Tricolori Lignano Sabbiadoro

Viva Lignano 2010: Air Show with Frecce Tricolori

As every summer the Air Show Viva Lignano is back.

Sunday, August 15th, from 3.00 p.m., tourists lying under the beach umbrellas of the beach of Lignano Sabbiadoro can enjoy the performances of all kinds of planes: historic aircraft, helicopters, civil protection aircraft, up to the long-awaited moment of the show of Frecce Tricolori (Tricolour Arrows).

Actually, the show starts already the day before. During the Saturday afternoon it will be possible to watch the test of Frecce Tricolori in the sky of Lignano, which is chosen by many years as field test during the spring.

The Frecce Tricolori attracts every summer on the beach of Lignano Sabbiadoro a large crowds of people, who is burning to enjoy their spectacular show. The best 10 pilots of Italian Air Force, specialists in aerobatics, perform in evolutions unique in the world. This also because there are no other teams composed by 10 aircraft: 9 pilots plus soloist, who entertains the audience with his crazy evolutions while colleagues meet in formation and get ready for a new choreography.

The tricolour heart, the intersection of the bomb, the diamond tonneaux and the beautiful getting out with a 5 km tricolour have always a great success, as the arrival of the Frecce behind the beach of Lignano. An entrance effect at full speed, a quick greeting to all tourists on the beach and they start with the show.

The best place to enjoy the air show is the beach of Sabbiadoro, because it is the stage of the Frecce Tricolori. Always very crowded is Terrazza a Mare, a very good position to take pictures of the evolutions of aircraft.

Very lucky are the guests of the apartments in Lignano Sabbiadoro of the agency Teghil, that have the chance to go to the beach by foot or bicycle, without take the car in a very chaotic day in terms of traffic. Besides the normal traffic of the Sunday Ferragosto, road system will be strain to the limit by the closure of some roads few hours before the beginning of the show. Indispensable measures for safety reasons.

Guests of the agency Teghil who accommodate in apartments in front of the sea in Lignano Sabbiadoro have no problem: in a few second they reach the beach and enjoy so the entire day. Also people who stay on the top floors of new residences of Sabbiadoro can enjoy a spectacular view and watch the air show Viva Lignano 2010 from a favoured place.

30Jun2010Lights on the catwalk in Lignano Sabbiadoro

Also this year, for the tenth consecutive summer, Lignano Sabbiadoro confirms itself fashion’s city. The event “Lignano in…Moda” (Fashion Lignano) is starting and it is a very important showcase for companies and shops of the seaside resort, because they can show their articles of clothing and the most trendy accessories for this summer 2010.

The first catwalk is a tribute to the wonderful beach and sea of Lignano because the fashion show will be Sunday, July 4th at 9.30 p.m., at the Beach Village in Sabbiadoro, the entertainment village near Terrazza a Mare. A truly glamorous show thanks to its amazing location on the square of Terrazza a Mare, the symbol par excellence of Lignano Sabbiadoro, directly on the golden sand and just a step from the lights of the city centre. This event is a must for all fashion addicts, but also for those who want to browse the latest news of the summer in Lignano and take inspiration to create their own style.

Models will parade with the new collections of swimwear, accessories, eyewear and bags designed by the leading fashion designers of the moment surrounded by bright and lively lights. Do not miss the moment of wedding dresses’ parade, the romantic touch of the evening.

The same romance that the city of Lignano Sabbiadoro can offer to its tourists. Besides lights and fun of pubs, discos and parks, in Lignano there are charming places to walk hand in hand in peace. In the evening the beach and the promenade are the favoured places for relaxing moments, but also during the day it is possible to find quiet places. Hemingway Park in Lignano Pineta, small streets in Lignano Riviera and the area of the old red lighthouse and the dock in Lignano Sabbiadoro are only some examples.
For those who want to have fun, the city centre of Lignano Sabbiadoro offers cafés, discos, pubs and trendy clubs open until late at night.

The firs catwalk of “Lignano in…Moda” at Beach Village allows all tourists to take part in this glamorous evening and then to continue the tour through the clubs or the stroll on the beach, before returning in the apartments in Lignano Sabbiadoro.

The big caravan of this event will switch the spotlights on again with models, photographers, cameramen, technicians and artists for a second time in Lignano Pineta. Friday, August 6th, is the moment of the second catwalk of “Lignano in…Moda” in Marcello D’Olivo Square. Again sea and golden beach will be backdrop of the catwalk with its twinkling lights, in a large square near the shopping area of Lignano Pineta.

The tenth “Lignano in…Moda” is organized by the agency Modashow with the patronage of Friuli Venezia Giulia, the City of Lignano Sabbiadoro and Confartigianato Udine.