September – October 2019 They resume the dances

September – October 2019 They resume the dances

Finally incorporate the dances – With the arrival of autumn, throughout Italy take up the courses for members of the Società di Danza. After the summer break, it is a pleasure to gather together to reshare moments of learning and growth. The dancers of the Bologna group have started the new dance season with participation in the Grape Festival that takes place annually in the town of Castenaso. Thursday 12 September, at the invitation of the municipality itself, They participated with a dance to line the festival opening night, in the central Piazza Bassi. It’ It was an opportunity, for members of Bologna, to review the dances in view of the Grand Ball Risorgimento in Piazza Minghetti. The evening ...

Gran Ballo Risorgimentale in Piazza Minghetti

Gran Ballo Risorgimentale in Piazza Minghetti

Saturday 21 September Minghetti Square was transformed into a beautiful ballroom. The nineteenth-century buildings that surround it are the perfect setting of the Grand Ball Risorgimento, organized to celebrate 160 years of the Assembly's declaration of Romagna, that in September 1859 Bologna, under the chairmanship of Marco Minghetti, Bologna protagonist of the history of the Italian Risorgimento, proclaimed he no longer wants the papal temporal power, proposing the annexation to the future Kingdom of Italy, that led to the next plebiscite of March 1860. Below, the beautiful article by Bologna Today "We the representatives of the peoples of Romagna, gathered in General Assembly, appellandone of God ...

Great Ball at Rocchetta Mattei 2019

Great Ball at Rocchetta Mattei 2019

Rocchetta Mattei 2019 Saturday 15 June, always in the fantastic setting of the Rocchetta Mattei, for the third consecutive year, the Company of Dance Bolognese achieved a Grand Ball Ottocentesco in one of the most evocative of the Bolognese historic homes. At the invitation of the municipality of Grizzana Morandi, the Grand Ball was organized at the opening of an extraordinary evening, during which they were made tours which allowed to attend the event. The Grand Ball Ottocentesco is designed to pay tribute to the historical period in which the Rocchetta Mattei achieved fame and beauty that still preserves. The Grand Ballroom in the nineteenth century were the high point of social life town and pl ...

School Farini – 'Ball and rookies 2019

School Farini –

School Farini 2019 School Farini – With great expectations, even this year, for the fifth consecutive, at the end of year party which was held Tuesday 5 June, the students of the third middle school classes L. C. Farini have achieved the Grand Ball and rookies. In this edition participated 80 school pupils, who were divided into two groups of 40. In only four practice afternoons, actually two afternoons per group, winning their natural shyness and reluctance, the boys have experienced a new way of being together, sneaking in various kinds of nineteenth-century tradition of social dances. It does not seem, but at this age, shake hands without laughing is not a gesture ...

June dancing 2019 – Participation of members Bolognese

June dancing 2019 – Participation of members Bolognese

June dancing 2019 Although the dance classes are over, June is always rich in numerous events throughout Italy. Some Great Balls were made of unique places for their history, as Palazzo Carignano in Turin;  other very fine places for the architectural appearance, such as the Baths of Roof in Montecatini and the Royal Palace in Genoa, just to name a few, others in exhibitions, as a Grand Ball “The nineteenth Century”, the exhibition “nineteenth century – Italy's art between Hayez and Segantini” held in Forlì. The Bolognese members participated in the events of Turin and Forli.   Great Ball of the Risorgimento – National Museum of ...

May dancing 2019 – Participation of members Bolognese

May dancing 2019 – Participation of members Bolognese

Dancing in May 2019 Like every year, with the arrival of the beautiful days, the month of May opens the Grand Ballroom outdoor season. The circles of the Società di Danza Federation, in various Italian cities, reproduce events become part of the annual tradition, as well as proposing new. The dancers have the possibility to participate in many beautiful events, organized into unique and evocative. Sometimes they would like to be in two places Contemporaneously!   Grand Ball Risorgimentale – Mascagni Terrace – Livorno Saturday 11 May, in the beautiful Terrace Mascagni, overlooking the sea in Livorno, many of the dancers of Dance Company, coming from many cities in Italy,...

April dancing 2019 – Participation of members Bolognese

April dancing 2019 – Participation of members Bolognese

April 2019 dancing XXVII ° Stage Pasquale 2019 Finally comes the Easter and with it the annual Passover Seminar nineteenth-century dances and Scottish dances, now in its XXVII edition. Three days of intense study and happy life together. During the three days are studied new dances which will form the repertoire of the Dance Company. The Scottish lessons have seen the teacher's participation guest Mo. Mervyn Short (Royal Scottish Country Dance Society) and Ian Robertson musicians (violin) e Andrew Nolan (piano). The internship is an opportunity for those who already dance from time to deepen and improve technique, learn new moves. For those who are in the first year it is an opportunity to do ...