3 October 2017     Festivals 

Not only dance, not only music , but many new friendships and joy at the XVI° International Dance and Song Festival "Le Spiagged'Italia" 21-25 September 2017. The festival was organized with the patronage of the Municipality of Riccione and in collaboration with the Tourism Department.

A festival full of satisfaction and year by year confirms to be the best international festival on the Adriatic Coast. More than 700 artists arrived at the Green Pearl of Adriatic - Riccione for their summer tour thanks to excellent organization and famous hospitality of Emilia Romagna region. During the festival there were organized many extra activities for the groups like tasting of typical Italian wine and cheese, Zumba at the beach, creative laboratories, disco evening.

“The festival was opened with a magnificent concert directly on the main square of Riccione – Piazzale Roma with a wonderful sea view and 23 groups from Romania, Bulgaria, Croatia, Georgia, Latvia, Lithuania, Russia, Hungary, Ukraine, Estonia, Holland and Ireland and called a large and interested audience. Like every year, the Festival provided a high-level choreographic and interpretative performance and a wide variety of groups and cultures. Thanks to the festivals the ancient splendor of the traditions revives. The Festival shows how culture and art can fill up the gap between generations," said Svetlana Rumenova, the Artistic Director of the Festival, who continues: " the event  becomes  greater year by year, thanks also to the famous Romagna hospitality and is proved by the many groups that choose to return to the beautiful Riccione".

For 6th time in Riccione participated the Majorette group of Eger, Hungary  and special guest was the instrumental band “Black sea” participants of X factor – Georgia this year.