Project DetailsCode: LUNAR 26
Start date: 27 sep 2018
End date: 09 oct 2018
Term: Workcamp (6-15 days)
Theme: ENVI, FEST
Minimum Age: 21
Maximum Age: 99
DescriptionSUMMARY: Enjoy the Wine and Grape festival and help its team to manage it and promote interculturality. Share festival activities based around the themes of climate change, rural tradition, concerts and art shows.#Sustainability #Globetrotters #HistoricalParades #Culture
PROJECT: The hosting “No Border Onlus” is a non profit association that operates in the fields of social tourism, interculture and sustainability. It was founded in 2004 from a young and open-minded group of activists promoting several projects about turistic, rural and local development. On the 1st weekend of October, every year from more than 70 years, the town of Zagarolo hosts a traditional and incredible event
with historical parades, free wines, live music concerts and art shows for people of all age. The aim of the project is to involve the local community, international volunteers and globetrotters into the process of rural traditions enhancement and hybridization, at the same time increasing awareness about environmental sustainability and climate change.
Work And Activities
WORK: The workcampers will be involved in the “Wine & Grape Festival” (“Sagra dell’Uva”) organization and related approaching activities. The international volunteers group will contribute to decrease the environmental impact of the festival and in general to promote the importance of territorial care in local developments project. They also will help to realize the medieval set design for the old town, prepare the food and drink kiosk, manage and clean up the area during the festival.
Accommodation And FoodThe volunteers will be hosted in the youth hostel managed by thehosting association.
PlaceZagarolo, Roma. Zagarolo is a typical Middle Age Italian old town located just 30 minutes from Rome downtown. The historical center is surrounded by green valleys and hosts many precious highlights: a palace, churches, typical alleys... The pilgrim route “Via Francigena” passes through the countryside of Zagarolo. We are in the nice south-east of Rome, so-called “Castelli Romani & Monti Prenestini” area: it is a beautiful area, rich of history and featured by a tradition of good wine and tasty food.
NotesTERMINAL: Airport of Rome.The nearest terminal is Rome Ciampino Airport (G. B. Pastine International Airport, CIA) situated at 25 km from Zagarolo, which is directly connected at by the railway. There is also the main hub Rome Fiumicino Airport (Aeroporto Internazionale Leonardo da Vinci, FCO) located at 50 km. Zagarolo is served by the railway (“Zagarolo” train stop, at 30 minutes from Rome downtown, “Roma Termini” train stop).