The Importance of Fortino in the Expedition of the Thousand
CASALETTO SPARTANO - From 3 to 4 September Go to Village Download Poster

Which kicks off Friday, September 3 in Casaletto Spartan two days entitled "The importance of the fort in the expedition of the Thousand".

The event is sponsored by the Taverna Garibaldi under the patronage of the Municipality of Casaletto Spartano in the 156 anniversary of the passage of Garibaldi from Fortino and although, according to some, is "to process a hero, he did discuss and will discuss, loved but also he hated by someone .... "in a letter written to Adelaide Cairo of 1868 reads" the indignities suffered by southern populations are immeasurable. I am convinced that he had done wrong, nevertheless not do again now southern Italy away, for fear of being stoned, there having been caused only misery and aroused only hate. "

The official opening of the two days in the square unit of Italy in Fortino of Casaletto Spartano is scheduled for 18.30 hours of Friday, September 3 with an exhibition on craft and local food stalls and craftsmen who will offer tastings of typical products. Following from 20.30 concert Rotumbè.

The next day, Saturday, September 4, starting at 18.00, will hold a meeting-debate "The importance of the fort in the Expedition of the Thousand", which will see the participation of pro-granddaughter of ' "hero of two worlds" Anita Garibaldi.

Speakers in the debate the Mayor of Casaletto Spartano Giacomo Scannelli, the Agnese Belardi professor and expert on local history Ferruccio Policchio.

18.30 opening of the exhibition on craft and local food stalls and craftsmen.

Cultural Association "Cilento on the road"

Via S. Anna, 20 - 84050 Rocca Cilento (SA) - Italy