An international dance competition is currently taking place in the beautiful seaside village of Porto Santo Stefano in the Maremma Tuscany. The Argentario Dance Festival gathers hundreds of young dancers from Italy and abroad, including talents from the USA, UK, France, Poland and Russia.
Directed by choreographer Claudio Rocco, the 6th edition of the dance festival runs from the 4th to the 7th of September 2014 in the Seaside Theater (Teatro al Mare). Four days of dance and cultural interchange promoting the discovery of the territory through a series of touristic and cultural activities that complete the program of Argentario Dance Festival.
The following will be competing: soloist and groups in the categories of Ballet, Contemporary dance, Modern jazz and Hip-hop. The best choreography and dancers will be crowned at the end. The event will also welcome international ballet star Antonio Sutera, who will perform twice.
More information on www.balletcenteraccademy.com
Images are a courtesy of Argentario Dance Festival
A brand new website has just been launched to highlight the beauties of the Argentario Promontory in all its glory, through amazing images taken by photographer Andrea de Maria.
The photographic website is divided into thematic areas, including:
Not only summer, i.e. all that you can enjoy during fall and winter, when this beach & coastal region has typically few tourists and yet so much to offer
The Coast and its beautiful beaches
Arts & Crafts, especially tied to the nautical world and fishing
Nature, both on land and in the underwater world
History & Folklore, such as the Palio Marinaro and the origins of the majestic Spanish Forts
Cooking & Wines, with photos of local fish dishes such as the Mediterranean horse mackerel with honey and Spiny dye-murex tagliatelle
Sports, such as scuba diving, sailing, fold, cycling, hiking, polo
Events and even a list of accommodations & restaurants.
Have a look at this beautiful website and the inviting images! Check it out monteargentario.info
All images: courtesy of Andrea de Maria and monteargentario.info