Saturday June 29: Lavaredo Ultratrail
The 13th edition of Lavaredo Ultra Trail will start from the center of Cortina.
On the evening of Friday, June 28, 2017, Corso Italia will glow with hundreds of headlamps that will guide the athletes in their first few miles of running at night.
They will come from all over the world for this incredible race that embrace the most spectacular places of the Dolomites: the Cristallo, the Tofane, Cinque Torri, and of course the Tre Cime. A long journey on foot which will involve important athletes who cross the finish line in 12 hours, and fans who will have 30 hours of time to get back to Cortina.
Sunday, June 30: Astronomitaly
From the collaboration with Astronomitaly this evening is born with aperitifs, dinner and stars.
Thanks to the proximity to the sky and the total absence of artificial lights, it will be possible to observe the celestial stars immersed in the silence of the snow-capped Dolomites with the help of two professional telescopes.
A different, unique and exciting experience suitable for all ages!
All the participants will live a real journey in space guided by two expert astrologers who will illustrate the wonders of the stars, planets, galaxies, nebulae
After having cooked all night slowly on the embers of our fir trees, the pigs on the skewer will be served for lunch. 3 pigs of 20 kg that will start spinning on the flames at about midnight. While supplies last.....
At 11:00 there will be the holy Mass celebrated on the terrace with the usual blessing
From 14:00 there will be the concert of "Coro Cortina", alpine chorus renowned in Italy and in the World, who has successfully participated in national and international competitions and numerous radio and television broadcasts.
Hundreds of concerts in theaters throughout Europe, including Mozarteum in Salzburg, Conzertgebouw in Amsterdam, Haydnsaal in Eisenstadt, Stadthalle in Vienna and Berlin, at the salon of the sixteenth century in Florence and in the Corazzieri Hall At the Quirinale in Rome.
Music and gastronomy for a day of fun.
Sunday, July 14: Concert of "Coro Cortina"
Saturday, August 24: Concert of the band
For the traditional "Fêŝta de ra Bàndes" (parade bands festival) there will be the concert on the terrace. One of the bands participating in the great Cortina festival will perform for restaurant guests. The music will be the background for lunch from 12:30 onwards.
The festival features over 25 parade bands from Italy and abroad that will perform live music concerts, shows, carousels and popular traditions throughout the week.
The "Corpo Musicale di Cortina d'Ampezzo" (historical parade band of Cortina) is a true institution of the town with over 150 years of history. It is the promoter of the event that culminate with the band's great parade on the last Sunday of the month.
Rifugio Averau, who has always supported the "Fêŝta de ra Bàndes", will be happy to host one of the bands.
20-21 September: Delicious Festival Dolomiti
The Associazione Sportiva Dilettantistica L5T Sport is organising, for the 20th and 21st of September, the Dolomiti Delicious Festival, a sports, cultural and gastronomic event promising lots of sport and enjoyment, and with the aim of promoting the historical, natural, alpine and wine and food heritage of Cortina d’ Ampezzo.
During the Delicious Festival Dolomiti various events will take place, including Delicious Climbing Dolomiti, the Delicious Trail Dolomiti and the Short Trail Dolomiti, the Mini Delicious Trail Dolomiti, the Mini Delicious Climbing Dolomiti, and the event Amici del Delicious Festival involving the most enthusiastic restaurateurs of Cortina d’Ampezzo.