Sansepolcro, the rendezvous date has returned

After two years of forced interruption imposed by the pandemic, the appointment with the street food returns to Sansepolcro. In fact, everything is confirmed for the fourth edition of Sansepolcro Food & Street, the festival of flavors from around the world organized by Confcommercio under the auspices of the Municipality of Sansepolcro and the technical cooperation of Fiva (National Federation of Street Vendors) is scheduled for Friday 27 Sunday, May 29, again at viale Diaz.

“For the traders and residents of Borgo it’s really great news, which marks the moment of the restart – comments the president of Confcommercio Valtiberina Anna Maria Cantucci – the first editions of the event were successful both for the number of street vendors present and for large number of visitors from all over the province as well as from Umbria, happy to spend a few hours of light heartedness between the food and wine kiosks and the streets of the center. In 2019 we reached 60 thousand imports, we are sure that the success will be repeated this year: there is a great desire to return to live with a little more lightness “.

The format proposed by the fourth edition of Food & Street and presented at a press conference today (May 19) at the Palazzo delle Laudi in Sansepolcro, is the unified: over 20 Italian and foreign kiosks in a fun environment consisting of many initiatives. Music, art, photography, children’s entertainment, tours and shopping will be additional magnets for those arriving at the Sansepolcro who are attracted by the opportunity to try Israeli falafel or Spanish paella, Dutch mini crepes and Mexican tacos without Forget the best Italian cuisine with Sicilian arancini and cannula, bobbe and apulian caciocavallo, Umbrian specialties, Tuscan cheeses and the famous labredoto sandwich. Birindelli Auto participated in the event.

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“Also this year there will be a double link with the commercial activities of the historic center: the special” Shopping Card “will return, which will reserve discounts for those who buy in the participating stores and the public stores will create thematic menus dedicated to the event. “Confcommercio, as always, will be at the forefront of the organization,” explained Catiuscia Fei, deputy director of Confcommercio at Arezzo.

The strategy of street events is reaffirmed as an added value for the entire distribution network: “Routing has always been a strong magnet that also benefits traditional trade – explains President Cantucci – just think how much, after visiting Food & Street, then toured the shops or stopped eating at restaurants in Sansepolcro and the surrounding area. The design of initiatives, for our small company, is fundamental and we can not limit ourselves to the summer. “It would be good, for example, to put something on the calendar even at Christmas, as is the case in other cities in our province.”

“Giro del Mondo del Gusto is the event we aimed to start the summer season with,” said Sansepolcro Mayor Fabrizio Innocenti. “We believe that sharing good food is the right recipe to create a moment of relaxation and joy that we feel.” the need after the long phase of the restrictions we experienced, as well as to bring so many people to Borgo that they can visit the shops in our center “.

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“The fruitful cooperation with Confcommercio is renewed, for which I thank not only for the organization of this event but also for the daily work done to support the commercial activities of the city”, added the trade advisor of Sansepolcro municipality Francesca Mercati. “Next weekend will be an important opportunity for Borgo, which will be able to showcase the extraordinary beauty of its cultural heritage and its many commercial resources, which vary in every field.”

The event also sees the possibility of taking a free tour to discover the village with the Confcommercio, Confguide tour guides. The appointment is for Sunday, May 29 at 3 pm with departure from viale Diaz. Reservations required: Alice Comunelli, phone 3281140990 – confguide@confcommercio.ar.it.

The collaboration with Arezzo Igers returns, who will promote the “eat Culture” tour on Saturday, May 28 at 3 pm. The meeting is at 3.00 pm. in Porta Fiorentina a few steps from the viale Diaz, where the Food & Street kiosks will be located. Guided tour of Confcommercio with author shots in the streets of the center of Sansepolcro to the Civic Museum where all the works of Piero della Francesca will be discovered.

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