Saturday 23 October and Sunday 24 Sant’Olcese will host costume shows, historical reconstructions, food stands and games for children
Genoa – After the success of the last edition, it is back the Abracadabra Festival, the village dedicated to the world of magic, fantasy, the bizarre and the unusual. Like last year, the venue for the two days will be the park of Villa Serra di Comago di Sant’Olcese that Saturday 23 October and Sunday 24 will host stands, shows, meetings and workshops. The festival is now in its fourth edition and this year too it was made possible thanks to the patronage of the municipalities of Genoa and Sant’Olcese and to the organization High Voltage Sport 2 in collaboration with the Circolo Culturale Fondazione Amon, Mistica Festival, and Giocaluccoli .
In the village there will be a space dedicated to the ancient art of divination with typically dressed astrologers and fortune tellers, all around you will be able to experience a slice of ancient and medieval life with historical figures, white weapon duels, stick fighting, crossbow shooting, Renaissance dances and even a popular historical market. The dance space will host a stage for the public organized by some Genoese dance companies while in the illusionism space there will be magicians and magicians.
Within the village there will also be a stand dedicated to creative writing, books and esoteric sciences while on the central stage there will be music with country and Celtic themed performances. Come back Miss Abracadabra with the parades of themed dresses and there is also a dense list of book presentations and meetings related to mystery, fantasy and frontier disciplines addressed by experts. A two-day event dedicated above all to the little ones who in the children’s area can be the protagonists of games and playful competitions inspired by the world of fantasy.
The Abracadabra Festival will also host food stands with typical Ligurian specialties and neighboring regions, a Magic Market with thematic stalls and a magical train that can accompany young and old for a walk around the villa. Admission to the public costs 5 euros, the reduced 3 euros while children up to 6 years old can enter for free.