At the beginning of September, the Upper Metauro Valley offers three days of culture, shows, meetings and much more. It is Happennino - festival of the hinterland, a series of events designed to reactivate inland areas, beautiful places where thousands of small villages are often little known.
The festival, born in 2018, was conceived as a common event, which takes place in four different but bordering municipalities: Borgo Pace, Mercatello sul Metauro, Sant’Angelo in Vado and Peglio. In a few years Happennino has won an important role in the panorama of national festivals, thanks also to guests of great importance, such as Marco Paolini, Nada, Lonely Planet Italia, Airbnb Italia and many others.
Personalities such us Franco Arminio came in Borgo Pace, in 2018 the "landscape expert" read his poems in the beautiful setting of the confluence of the Meta with the Auro; Enrico Brizzi, author of very successful books and tireless walker, took the audience into his world, with a trekking and a talk inside the walls of the Abbey of Lamoli in the 2019 edition; and finally Dardust, an internationally famous pianist and producer, who closed the 2020 edition with a concert at night in the Abbey meadows. This is Happennino too: let locals and visitors discover and rediscover unique locations, surrounded by nature and in the silence of the Apennine landscapes.
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