IT ALL STARTED FROM THE SKYadmin2022-09-25T20:06:30+00:00
IT ALL CAME FROM THE SKY:
ECO-TREKKING ENCOUNTERS MUSIC UNDER A STARRY NIGHT
Event to promote the territory
and encourage respect for Nature
and awareness about light pollution.
IT ALL CAME FROM THE SKY
Discover, listen and observe Nature in its most diverse forms,
from the earth that hosts us to the farthest star in the sky.
Experience environmental and cultural awareness joyfully, in a magnificent and rarely explored territory where sport, food, music and science come together.
And this will be done respecting our surrounding environment
by entering Nature on tiptoe.
Tuesday August 30th, 2022
starting at 4:30 pm
Monte San Giovanni in Sabina (Rieti)
Free event open to all
CONCERT “WEST COAST COUNTRY BLUES”
CONCERT “WEST COAST COUNTRY BLUES”
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm RECEPTION
Participants will be greeted at an Open Sky reception desk from where they can access the event free of charge. A “l’orto lieto” booth will be set up with its organic food products and handicrafts made with organic alpine lavender grown at an altitude of 900 meters.
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm ECO-TREKKING
Led by Mauro Cappelletti, environmental tour guide.
The concept behind eco-trekking will be explained, along with the ethics of tourist hiking and how to limit as much as possible the environmental impact of a hike.
Our itinerary will allow us to discover this area of great naturalistic interest that was very important in the past for its strategic position.
The duration of the trek is about one and a half hours (roundtrip), difficulty level: “easy”.
Please bring gloves and bags to collect garbage,
a few extra bags will be available on site.
7:00 pm - 7:30 pm MOMENT OF MEDITATION
When heart and mind are in peace we
can hear the silent whisper of nature.
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
LIGHT DINNER ON THE RESTAURANT'S PANORAMIC TERRACE
Tasting (by reservation only) of “fregnacce alla sabinese”: homemade pasta with tomato sauce and olives, a typical dish from Sabina.
In keeping with the theme, a selection of “astronomical” beers will be available, each named after a planet in the solar system.
For those who prefer to bring their own food, they can opt for a picnic in the surrounding area which is vast and welcoming.
After dinner, in the same area, a candle light concert for guitar and voice will be held by guitarist and composer Fausto Ciotti who will perform hits by artists like James Taylor, Bob Dylan, Crosby Stills Nash & Young and the Eagles.
10:00 pm - 10:15 pm
A REPORT ON LIGHT POLLUTION’S HARMFUL EFFECT
Astronomitaly experts will take on the theme of light pollution, explaining the causes and giving useful advice on how to limit this serious phenomenon.
10:15 pm - 11:45 pm ASTRONOMICAL OBSERVATION
We will offer the opportunity of an astronomical observation with the powerful professional telescopes of Astronomitaly. Well-known astronomers will guide us in the observation of the stars, planets and constellations, reminding us that “we are sky and earth”.
WHAT TO BRING WITH ME?
Warm clothing for the evening program.
Small cushion for sitting in the open.
“l’orto lieto”, promotion of local products
Organic farm in mount Sole and mount Navegna
“Astronomitaly”, astronomical observation
National Network of Astronomical Tourism that certifies ideal locations for astrotourism: stays where stars can be best observed.
“Tancia Hostel House”, location and restaurant
An organization of social promotion created with the aim of enhancing the territory of Monte San Giovanni in Sabina; a certified facility by Astronomitaly.
For further information, please contact us via email or by phone. We’ll be happy to answer your questions.