After two years of stop, the Artichoke Festival returns to Chiusure, in the municipality of Asciano (SI).
The traditional festival that takes place every year during the long weekend of 25 April is in its 18th edition and will take place from 22 to 25 April 2022.
Musical entertainment and workshops for children will frame the splendid landscape of the Crete Senesi.
It starts with the traditional Artichoke dinner by reservation on Friday 22nd and then continues, in the following days, with the opening of the market for typical and artisanal products and the food stand dedicated to fried artichokes.
The event is organized by Pro Loco Asciano in collaboration with the municipal administration of Asciano.
Here is the complete program:
Friday 22 April • 20:30 Artichoke dinner Price 25 €
Info and reservations: +39 338 687 3210 During the dinner performance of I soliti ignoti
Saturday 23 April • 9:30 Market opening via del Centro Storico • from 12:00 until the evening Opening of the food stand via Porta Senese • 4:00 pm Music of the Tolomei’s Brothers Piazza del Pozzo • 7:00 pm Dj Set Gianni M Piazza del Pozzo
Sunday 24 April • 9:30 Market opening via del Centro Storico • From 12:00 until the evening Opening of the food stand Via Porta Senese • 10:00 Bike to the Future Guided E-bike tour to discover the Crete Senesi Info and reservations: +39 351 586 7866 • From 14:30 to 18:30 the workshop “La Bottega di Geppetto” Vicolo del Cortile • 4:00 pm Performance by the Giuseppe Verdi Philharmonic of Asciano • 7:00 pm Dj Set Gianni M Piazza del Pozzo
Monday 25 April • 9:30 Market opening via del Centro Storico • from 12:00 until the evening Opening of the food stand via Porta Senese • 14:00 Popular songs with Gli Amici di Chianti via Porta Senese • From 14:30 to 18:30 the workshop “La Bottega di Geppetto” Vicolo del Cortile • 4:00 pm Music by M.G.A.M.E.S. of rock Piazza del Pozzo