On the beach of Pinarella di Cervia, Artevento returns: there more complete and more durable artistic kite review.

From April 20 to May 1, 2024, the 44th edition of International Kite Festival that he wishes to promote, in addition to the art of wind the dialogue And inclusion as instruments of peace and celebration kite-flying culture and traditions.

Under the direction of the artistic director Catherine Capelli, This year's edition promises to be a record edition which, dedicated to Emilia-Romagna Regionwants to celebrate it rebirth after last spring's flood. The event chooses a theme each year and that of the 2024 edition is, symbolically, THE Flamingo: emblem of regeneration.

In the “wind capital” they are expected 50 delegations derived from 5 continents And more than 250 artists.

Artevento 2024 Wolfgang Bieck

Artevento 2024

Among the other new features this year, also the Special Award for Flight Merit and the exclusive presence of A meadow of books »THE Reading festival for children and adolescents.

In location meaningful guarantees, such as the “suspended space” of the Officina Artevento and the Sala Rubicone of the Magazzini del Sale compartment, also two appointment for exhibitions: the exhibition “The Newborn: How We Made It” by British designer and aerobatics champion Carl Robertshaw – one of the most anticipated guests this year – and the one dedicated to the German master of aerial photography KAP Kite Wolfgang Bieck.

The presence of international aerobatic champions and the environmental facilities, flight of giants, THE “Wind Gardens”, or kites fixed to the ground, night flight “Strike the sky and hear the sound”THE “Flag Ceremony”educational workshops for children and construction courses for adults dedicated to the pink flamingo.

Artevento 2024 David Baroni

Artevento 2024

With promotions to focus dedicated to the countries where the art of wind was born, there will then be a series of tributes to the culture and art of the Orient Wind: with the presence of guests coming from China, Japan And Korea, will be celebrated the year of the dragonwith particular regard to Koreachosen as Guest of honor this year, on the occasion of 140 years of bilateral relations between Italy and Korea.

Culture and Japanese wind art will be celebrated by a twinning with the “Japan Kite Association » and the Tokyo Kite Museum, while the tribute to China will be represented by an in-depth analysis of the Beijing tradition, thanks to the prestigious participation of the Maestro Ha Yiqibut above all a special edition of “Night of Miracles” (a festive night flight) accomplished in honour of 700 years since the death of Marco Polo.

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