July 12, 2012

Mercantia- Certaldo

Summer means festivals all over Italy. In my village of Certaldo we have a huge arts festival. Street artists, musicians, crafts and more. This year there was a spectacular show on dancer's on the wall of the city. Breath-taking






          



































This is just a really small taste of what goes on here! There are street artists with shows all over town and a street fair open to the public down in the main square of town and in the streets. Food and wine are available for sale. Lovely crafts and a good time.

I always go on Wednesday the first night as it gets insanely crazed on the weekend!


This year is the 25th year of Mercantia.


3 comments:

  1. Coco Pazzo8:32 AM

    Fantastic! Thank you so much for sharing. So much talent & so much fun.
    -- Coco Pazzo

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  2. Such a wonderful glimpse into your world. Thanks for sharing with all your friends and all your friends of friends around the world!

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  3. Your wonderful blog has inspired my daughter and me to visit the Mercantia while we are traveling this year. We are having difficulty finding acommodations (perhaps predictably?), and I wondered if you could give us some advice. We are not renting a car, so we would like to stay close to or in the village of Certaldo.
    Thank you !
    Leslie

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