CARNIVAL IN VIALATTEA
Carnival week is rich in events in the resorts of the Vialattea. Find below some initiatives on schedule:
SESTRIERE – Monday February 27th Sestriere celebrates the Carnival. From 14h00 a nice skiing competition in fancy dress will open the festival. Prizes for the three most original dresses and others to be draw by the courses finish area. At 16h30 the sled dogs of the Sleddog Centre of Sestriere will reach the parterre and sweets will be distributed to children.
Then children in fancy dress will parade from the courses to Sant'Edoardo’s Church.
SANSICARIO: CARNIVAL IN “PIAZZETTA” SATURDAY FEBRUARY 25th – Big carnival festival in Sansicario, tourist village of Cesana Torinese. Saturday February 25th at 17h00 in the small square by the skiing courses finish area we will celebrate carnival with “bugia” cookies, mulled wine and hot chocolate offered by the local dealers in cooperation with the Skiing and Snowboard School Cesana Sansicario.
CLAVIERE: THE TORCHLIGHT PROCESSION “FROZENICETOUR” IN ROMA STREET – The Monti della Luna Italian skiing school, in cooperation with the Municipality of Cesana Torinese and the Procesana organizes the “FrozenIceTour”, the torchlight foot procession of the Monti della Luna skiing school instructors, that will take place in via Roma Saturday February 25th at 18h00. At the end, in Vittorio Amedeo square the brazier lighting with mulled wine and hot chocolate.
PRAGELATO: SUNFDAY FEBRUARY 26th THE CHILDREN CARNIVAL – The children carnival in Pragelato will be celebrated Sunday February 26th from 13h00 to 16h00 at the New Rivets sporting centre. The Dzouvent Pradzalà Group organises the fancy dress ball, a magical party with tasty snacks offered by the New Rivets sporting centre and games, music and colours.
SESTRIERE BORGATA - The traditional torchlight procession organised by the Sestriere Borgata Italian skiing school will be one of the most charming events of the carnival on the snow. The event is on schedule Saturday February 25th at 22h00, when the procession will start, followed by the usual fireworks organised in cooperation with the Municipality of Sestriere. At the end, the dealers of Borgata will offer “bugia” cookies and mulled wine.