Argentario Dance Festival: international competition takes place in Tuscany

Argentario Dance Festival, Tuscany

An international dance competition is currently taking place in the beautiful seaside village of Porto Santo Stefano in the Maremma Tuscany. The Argentario Dance Festival gathers hundreds of young dancers from Italy and abroad, including talents from the USA, UK, France, Poland and Russia.

Directed by choreographer Claudio Rocco, the 6th edition of the dance festival runs from the 4th to the 7th of September 2014 in the Seaside Theater (Teatro al Mare). Four days of dance and cultural interchange promoting the discovery of the territory through a series of touristic and cultural activities that complete the program of Argentario Dance Festival.

Argentario Dance Festival, Tuscany

The following will be competing: soloist and groups in the categories of Ballet, Contemporary dance, Modern jazz and Hip-hop. The best choreography and dancers will be crowned at the end. The event will also welcome international ballet star Antonio Sutera, who will perform twice.

More information on www.balletcenteraccademy.com

Images are a courtesy of Argentario Dance Festival

Argentario: Mediterranean in all senses

A brand new website has just been launched to highlight the beauties of the Argentario Promontory in all its glory, through amazing images taken by photographer Andrea de Maria.

The photographic website is divided into thematic areas, including:
Not only summer, i.e. all that you can enjoy during fall and winter, when this beach & coastal region has typically few tourists and yet so much to offer

The Argentario Coast, TuscanyThe Coast and its beautiful beaches

Argentario, seaside craftsArts & Crafts, especially tied to the nautical world and fishing

Argentario underwater world, TuscanyNature, both on land and in the underwater world

Monte Argentario, history & folklore, TuscanyHistory & Folklore, such as the Palio Marinaro and the origins of the majestic Spanish Forts

Monte Argentario vineyards, TuscanyCooking & Wines, with photos of local fish dishes such as the Mediterranean horse mackerel with honey and Spiny dye-murex tagliatelle

Argentario Golf Club, Maremma TuscanySports, such as scuba diving, sailing, fold, cycling, hiking, polo

Porto Santo Stefano fireworks, Maremma TuscanyEvents and even a list of accommodations & restaurants.

Have a look at this beautiful website and the inviting images! Check it out monteargentario.info

All images: courtesy of Andrea de Maria and monteargentario.info