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2019 lemon festival in Massa Lubrense, three days of cooking, music and crafts

Lemons in Festa 2019 in Massa Lubrense: an intense three days dedicated to a prized fruit of the territory

A Massa Lubrense the weekend from 12 to 14 July will be dedicated to one of the glories of the territory: the lemon.

A bit of history. The first edition of this lemon festival was held in 1974 and on that occasion Domenico Galasso, advisor of the Court of Appeal, in his introduction to the day defined the lemon fruit “miraculous".

In particular, his interest in this citrus fruit was prompted by the fact that the lemon contains hesperidin, which promotes vascular permeability and counteracts the adrenaline, which instead tends to be triggered by the abundant vitamin C of our citrus fruit.

Hesperidin is a flavonoid whose name clearly refers to Greek mythology.

Le Hesperides they were the nymphs Egle, Arethusa and Espera, daughters of Hesperus, who was kidnapped into the sky and turned into the brightest star, or Vespers, and that is Venus.

The Hesperides watched over the golden apples, a pledge of fruitfulness, which Gea had given Hera on her wedding day with Zeus.

With their complicity, Hercules he was able to seize those wonderful fruits and bring them as a gift to Eurystheus, which allowed him to complete his twelve eponymous labors ...

Information on the Lemon Festival of Massa Lubrense

Where: in Massa Lubrense

When: Friday 12, Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 July 2019

Schedules: from 18,30 to 23 on the opening day; from 10,30 to 23 the other two days

Price: free admission

For info see the Facebook page . of the festival

The program - Limoni in Festa 2019

Friday 12 July 2019

From 18,30 to 23,00 opening of stands of typical products and handicrafts and of exhibition spaces for farms and local artisans.

20,30 hours piazza Vescovado: “Terra Mia”, dance show by ASD Evolution Dance - artistic direction Lina Attanasio, Alessia Esposito, Lisa Esposito.

Hours 21,30 piazza Vescovado: "It's you who disturbs", musical show by Marco Mariconda

Saturday 13 July 2019

From 10,30 to 23,00: stand opening

From 19,00 hours to 23,00 hours: tasting trail: a lemon menu to taste among the bars and restaurants of the historic center

21,00 hours piazza Vescovado: "The Night of Popular Music" - artistic direction of Eugenio Bennato. Rhythms, songs and sounds of the South with The seven mouths and Mujura and the Voices of the South.

Sunday 14 July 2019

From 10,30 to 23,00: stand opening

From the 19 hours to the 23 hours, the tasting route again

Hours 21.00 piazza Vescovado: "Ripostiglio Music" in concert
Original songs and Italian and international classics.

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