Tourism-promoting events, here is a taste of the 22 summers’ agreements

The municipality of Ruvo has developed 22 tourist entertainment events to support the candidacy of the Ruvo Info Point (located in via Vittorio Veneto, 48) for the regional public proclamation addressed to the municipalities and aims precisely to strengthen the city’s tourist information points. .

The project amounts to 19,950 euros, of which 4,000 are municipal co-financing. The goal is during the summer period (from 1 June to 30 September) to ensure regular opening from Monday to Wednesday and extended opening continuously from 9.00 to 23.00 on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, bridges and public holidays. To do this, the municipal administration has attached a program of events which, if the project was approved and funded, would become the official program for the Ruvo summer.

For the month of June 2022, 9 activities are planned, which will mainly be carried out over the weekend, starting from the info point, as better specified below.

Friday, June 3 – World Bicycle Day: Organic pedal ride – cycling from the Madonna delle Grazie shrine to the Calentano shrine in collaboration with the ASD Avis Bike-Ruvo Di Puglia and ASD TALOS-Ruvo Di Puglia sports clubs.
2. Saturday, June 4 – #Invasionivernacolari. Vernacular workshop and tasting of typical Murgian products and presentation of Michele Cascarano’s book: “Riuve e la vi de cose”. The activities will be supervised by experts in the themes and by the author of the book.
3. Saturday, June 11 Hike to discover the ruvesi walls and presentation of the book by Cleto Bucci: “The Tower of Pilate in Ruvo di Puglia”, in collaboration with the University of the Third Age. The activities will be supervised by authorized tourist guides and by the author of the book.
4. Thursday 16 June – Greek dance in the dancers’ grave in Ruvo di Puglia – show “The dancers en plein air” with tasting of the Puglia region – Department of Tourism, Economics of Culture and Territorial Enhancement Tourism and Internationalization Section | Via Francesco Lattanzio, 29 – 70125 Bari www.regione.puglia.it 6 local wine products. Event in collaboration with Menhir Danza Company. The activity will be curated by experts on the subject.
5. Friday 17. June – Greek dance in the dancers’ tomb in Ruvo di Puglia – show “The dancers en plein air” with tasting of local wine products. Event in collaboration with Menhir Danza Company. The activity will be curated by experts on the subject.
Sunday, June 19 – Waiting for the National Music Festival – Creative music workshop. The activity will be curated by experts on the subject.
7. Tuesday 21 June – “The National Music Festival 2022” – Musical events related to the theme. The activities will be monitored by experts in the field.
8. Saturday 25 June – “Arte in fiore” – Workshop on local horticulture development. The activity will be curated by experts on the subject.
Sunday, June 26 – Hike to discover Ruvo’s historic homes. Event in collaboration with Pro Loco in Ruvo di Puglia. The activity will be monitored by licensed tourist guides.

For the month of July 2022, 9 activities are planned, which will mainly be carried out over the weekend, starting from the info point, as specified below.
Friday, July 1 – Reading & Trekking in Alta Murgia National Park – Hiking and meeting with the authors of the texts presented. Activities in collaboration with Calliope Kulturforening. The activity will be curated by experts on the subject.
11. Sunday 3 July – Reading & Trekking in Alta Murgia National Park – Hiking and meeting with the authors of the texts presented. Activities in collaboration with Calliope Kulturforening. The activity will be curated by experts on the subject.
Sunday, July 10 – The Potter’s Ancient Art: Clay Modeling Workshop. Presentation of the book by M. Trulli, E. Cazzolla, F. Di Palo, S. Mirto: “Santini and whistles of Puglia”. The activities will be supervised by experts on the subject and by the authors of the book.
Friday, July 15 – Hike to discover the architectural and artistic emergencies of the old Ruvo area. The activity will be monitored by licensed tourist guides.
14. Saturday 16 July – Artistic performance on revolutionary movements – Event in collaboration with Centro Studi Cultura et Memoria APS Ruvo di Puglia and Pro Loco di Alezio. The activity will be curated by experts on the subject.
Saturday, July 23 – Nature meets man. The ancient craft of producing typical products on Michele D’Ingeo’s ethnographic collection. The activity will be curated by experts on the subject.
16. Sunday 24 July – Stenminde: The monumental cemetery in Ruvo di Puglia, guided tour and presentation of the illustrative brochure. Event in collaboration with Pro Loco in Ruvo di Puglia. The activity will be monitored by licensed tourist guides.
17. Saturday 30 July – International Friendship Day: photo competition on the theme. The activity will be managed by the working group.
18. Sunday 31 July – Didactic laboratory activity in Masseria Coppa – tasting of typical dairy products and guided tour of Alta Murgia National Park. The activities will be supervised by experts on the subject and by an authorized tour guide.

For the month of August 2022, 5 activities are planned, which will mainly be carried out over the weekend, starting from the info point, as better specified below.
19. Saturday, August 6 – Guided tour of the church and frescoes of the San Michele Arcangelo Convent. The activity will be monitored by licensed tourist guides.
Wednesday, August 10 – Astronomical Tour of the Night of San Lorenzo – Alta Murgia National Park – Torre dei Guardiani. The activity will be curated by experts on the subject.
21. Saturday, August 20 – At the sources of the romances: tour of the cathedral and hypogeum. The activity will be monitored by licensed tourist guides.
Friday 26. August – World Dog Day: “monuments and pets” photo competition. The activity will be managed by the working group and with the involvement of animal welfare associations.

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