Festivals & Events

Theatre Events Overview

Teatro Sociale on via Bellini, Como is the main theatre in Como.  This theatre was constructed in 1813 (the year in which Giuseppe Verdi and Richard Wagner were born).  This authentic theatre has many productions as well as musical recitals. Campagnia Teatrale in Como is a
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Music Events Overview

During the summer there are often many music festivals held around Lake Como.  These events are often organized by the Pro Loco of each town (like a community organization). You can also go and see an opera in Como or treat yourself  and go to the famous La Scala Opera House in
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La Befana

Italy has many festivals most of which are related to religion although there are historic festivals too. La Befana is celebrated on January 6th marking the end of the festive season in Italy. La Befana is a representation of an old lady on a broomstick, who slides down the
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Carnevale

Carnevale is a traditional Christian festival (equivalent to the mardi gras in Brazil) that marks the beginning of Lent.  It is celebrated all over Italy during the month of February with towns and villages holding it on different dates during the month thus allowing each village
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