From Thursday, June 23 the three-day Midsummer Fair is on. During the early evening, after thirty years, the Batiston bonfire is back.
As per tradition, on the occasion of the occurrence of St. john’s day, the city disctrict of Migliarina dresses up: 23 to 25 June 2016 the area of Largo Marcantone and Via Sarzana host banquets for the traditional Midsummer fair. This year, however, the party will be complete: the bonfire of Batiston returns after 35 years to enrich the program of the fair.
Batiston 35-year wait to regain the traditional bonfire
35 years have passed since the last time the puppet of the Batiston was set on fire in Migliarina, but with the 2016 edition of the Midsummer Fair the wait is over.
Thursday, June 23, at 21.30 in the square of the church of Migliarina , the traditional Beacon will be on, bringing back the most dramatic and spectacular moment of the street party.
Banquets, traditional rice cakes on offer and some entertainment: the program of St. John’s Fair in Migliarina 2016
With the celebrations of June 23, when traders will offer as usual, the sweet and salt rice cake and roasted pork sandwiches.
During all three evenings some shows are expected to brighten the atmosphere: Thursday 23 will be the turn of the Baba Swing, street touring band of the Teatro Scalzo, while Friday 24 will be up to Figé de Mar in Largo Mercantone while in Via Sarzana and Via del Canaletto there will be a spinning race organized by Star Fitness gym.
Saturday 25 grand finale with the performance of the Teaotro Scalzo in via Sarzana and a performance by drummers schoo.
During all the evenings, you can eat in via Sarzana with dishes prepared y the grill of Non Solo Pasta and the beers of Birreria del Golfo.
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