Join NIAF for the Palio di Siena!

Jun 17, 2021 569

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 23 | 6:00 P.M. EDT. Pride Passion and Pandemonium: Il Palio di Siena. Registration fee: $25. Register Here. Excited to get back to Italy? Us too! Join NIAF to experience the sights and sounds of Il Palio di Siena, a four-day cultural sporting extravaganza, culminates in the world's most thrilling horse race.

Witness the crowds that mob the Piazza del Campo leading up to the race as processions of the Contrade bedecked in armor and silk transform the city into a spectacle right out of the Cinquecento. Experience the Palio's colorful pageantry virtually through stunning photographs taken at the July 2, 2019 race as author, lecturer and photographer Carla Gambescia explores the race's fascinating history and traditions with us.

To thank you for your support, registrants will receive a discount code for the Contrade collection of ceramics from Biordi Art Imports.

Carla Gambescia is the author of La Dolce Vita University: An Unconventional Guide to Italian Culture from A to Z, Silver Prize winner of "Best Travel Book of the Year" awarded by the North American Travel Journalists Association. A regular lecturer on topics of Italian cultural interest, Carla has written about and toured every region of Italy on foot or by bicycle and curates the photoblog Postcards from the Boot. Carla conceived and co-led the Giro del Gelato bicycle tour winner of OUTSIDE Magazine's "Best Trip in Western Europe," and, for a decade, owned and operated Via Vanti! Restaurant & Gelateria in Mount Kisco, NY.

If you are unable to participate in the live webinar, all registered attendees will automatically receive a recording of the session within two business days after the event. Refunds will not be issued.

We can't wait for you to join us!


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