Happy Birthday Mediterranean Diet
PIOPPI - From 25 to 27 November Go to Village

From 25th to 27th November in Pioppi and Acciaroli a three-day event of culture, food and entertainment to celebrate the sixth anniversary of UNESCO's recognition

Pollica - Six years ago in Nairobi, Kenya, the Mediterranean diet was recognized as an immaterial cultural heritage of Unesco humanity. And this recurrence could not go unnoticed in his homeland, the Cilento. That, for the occasion, will give you a tribute with a three-day event titled "Happy Birthday Mediterranean Diet". From Friday 25th to Sunday 27th November between Pioppi and Acciaroli, a rich program of cultural, gastronomic and naturalistic events is planned to cover the history of the Mediterranean Diet and its connection with Cilento.

It starts on Friday 25th to 17th at Palazzo Vinciprova, home of the Living Museum of the Mediterranean Diet of Pioppi with the conference titled "The Mediterranean Diet in Ancient Greece" moderated by the President of the New Cilento Cooperative, Giuseppe Cilento. Following the salute of the Mayor of Pollica, Stefano Pisani, and the presentation by the Municipal Councilor and President of the Mare Mytos Association, Giuseppe Scarano, the following interventions will take place: "The Greeks and the Mediterranean Diet" by Luigi Vecchio, University of Salerno; "The Archaeological Park of Elea-Velia" by Maria Tommasa Granese, director of the archaeological excavations of Elea-Velia; "The wine for the Mediterranean after Homer" by Iolanda Capriglione, president of the Unesco Center of Caserta and scientific director of the Filellenica Italian Society; "Landscape and Mediterranean Diet" by Fabrizio Mangoni from "Federico II" University of Naples; and "Paths of Recovery and Valorization of Local Vegetable Biodiversity for Territorial and Enogastronomic Territorial Identity" by Rosa Pepe of the CREA (Agricultural Research Council and Agricultural Economics Analysis) of Pontecagnano (Sa). Next, at 8pm, a gastronomic tour of stands and restaurants to discover Mediterranean cuisine and the opening of typical Mediterranean market markets on the seafront. The day will end at 9 pm with the Rotumbè concert.

On Saturday 26 at 9.30 am, the event is at the square of the Museum of the Sea of ​​Pioppi, for the departure of the natural path to the "Well of the Black Grapes" among the herbs and plants of Cilento, Vallo di Diano and Alburni. Old Water Mill (guide: Dionisia De Santis). At 10.30, at Palazzo Vinciprova, there will be the meeting "The Young Centenarians of Cilento meet the young people of Cilento and are told ..", conducted by the famous showman Pippo Pelo and with the participation of Bishop Giuseppe Casale, Archbishop Emerito of the Archdiocese of Foggia - Cattle. These interventions: "Youth does not know the registry" of psychologist Patrizia Del Verme, "Senex and Puer" by sociologist Marylina Aloia; "The Elder: Value for a Sustainable Cilento Development", with the Cilento Centenaries and the students of the "Da Vinci" high school of Vallo della Lucania. At 12.30 he will attend the round table "The Mediterranean Diet: Immaterial Heritage of Humanity: Our Future".

From 19.30 on Port of Acciaroli, will start the long "White Night of the Mediterranean Diet" where the extraordinary performances of street artists will frame the free tastings and tastings of Mediterranean cuisine and at 10.00 pm Piera Lombardi will sing Cilento.

Following the coastline southwards, the night will end on Sunday 27th at Pioppi at 6.15 am, on the beach in front of Palazzo Vinciprova, where the show for voices and music will be held "THE ORIS OF THE ORIZZONTE: the Greek myth of Uranus and Gea" with Rosalba Di Girolamo and Angelo Loia (text and directed by Donatella Miccoli). Those present will be able to admire the dawn sitting next to a bonfire and having breakfast at the seaside.

Cultural Association "Cilento on the road"

Via S. Anna, 20 - 84050 Rocca Cilento (SA) - Italy