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Med in Market: the VI edition of the Torino Food Market Festival – June 11-12-13, 2010

The Food Market Festival, organized by The City of Turin and the Conservatoria delle Cucine Mediterranee del Nord Ovest, returns to Turin having the Mediterranean markets as it’s rotagonists.

Markets are a place of encounter and dialogue. Med in Market is an opportunity to enjoy and taste excellent food, delicacies and traditional Mediterranean dishes. Med in Market is organised within the European Project MedEmporion, an initiative promoted by the City of Turin, Genoa and Barcelona, together with the Conservatoria del Nord Ovest and Conservatoire des Cuisines Méditerranéennes of Marseilles.

The Food Market will take place in the Turin centre, mainly in the well known Porta Palazzo market. Through this project Conservatoria and the City of Turin are committed to contribute to the redevelopment of the Porta Palazzo market, giving a special attention to the tourist aspect of this area situated between the Archaeological Park and the Roman quarter of the city and been closed to two of the major museums: the Museum of Oriental Arts and the Archaeological Museum.

3 days of shows, music and divestment. 100 stands with traditional food products. 2 concerts. 300 stand with antiques, collectibles, porcelain items. 1 international congress. 4 organised tours of the Porta Palazzo market. 2 theme dinners based on fish and typical Liguria cuisine.  5 cooking laboratories. Children animation, workshops, street food and much more…

Main events:

Organised tours with the association Viaggi Solidali

Markets  (flowers in IV Marzo plaza; products from Barcelona, Marseilles and Genoa in the indoor area Cortile del Maglio; wine in the City Hall plaza; homemade beer in the area Ex Caserma Cavalli)

Art exhibition in the gallery Umberto I and Ex Caserma Cavalli

Street food: gofri, miasse, focacce and anchovy from Genoa, pane panelle and pane cà meusa from Sicily and so much more

Food tasting and cooking laboratories (this years theme: “market cuisine”) in the restaurants of the area Cortile del Maglio

Children activities and performances in Borgo Dora park

Street music and tango exhibition entitled “Etnotango”

Concerts with the Orchestra di Piazza Caricamento of Genoa and Orchestra di Porta Palazzo
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