PaNeapolis, the bread festival in Piazza Mercato

PaNeapolis in Piazza Mercato
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In the historic heart of Naples, Market Square, an extraordinary event dedicated to bread will come to life. PaNeapolis, in its first edition, will offer five days of conferences, shows, workshops and tastings. Let's discover the complete program and all the activities planned in this free entry event.

When PaNeapolis will take place in Piazza Mercato

PaNeapolis will take place from To 15 19 May 2024. The food and wine stands and various activities will be open to the public at the following times:

  • Thursday May 16th: from 10:00 to 14:00 and from 16:00 to 23:00
  • Friday May 17th: from 10:00 to 14:00 and from 16:00 to 23:00
  • Saturday May 18th: from 10:00 to 23:00 (non-stop)
  • Sunday May 19th: from 10:00 to 23:00 (non-stop)

What can you find in paNeapolis

PaNeapolis it will be a unique opportunity to explore the world of bread through:

  • Over 30 stand between workshops and exhibitions.
  • tastings of bread and typical products.
  • shows and evening concerts.
  • Debates, workshops and book presentations.
  • Competitions between school groups and plays of light.

How is PaNeapolis organized and what are the areas

The event will be divided into different thematic areas:

  • Laboratory area: practical bread-making demonstrations.
  • Exhibition area: gazebos dedicated to local associations and entities.
  • Seminar area: meetings and debates on bread and social issues.
  • Show area: concerts and entertainment for all tastes.

The complete program of the individual days

The program for Wednesday 15 May

  • 16 hours: 30 - 23: 00: opening of food and wine stands.
  • 16 hours: 45: national anthem performed by the Theaomai Ensemble and inauguration with ribbon cutting, presented by Gianni Simioli.
  • 16 hours: 45: opening to the public of the PaNeapolis Village: 200 m30 processing and cooking area with over XNUMX partners and sponsors.
  • 16 hours: 45: workshop activities by the bakers: diversity in bread making with the special kids of the Progetto Pace volunteer association.
  • 17 hours: 00: exhibition of the wagons and sculptures made in straw by the artists of Foglianise.
  • 20 hours: 00: “Soul & Animation” curated by Davide Scafa of Radio Marte.
  • 21 hours: 00: concert “Un Filone Napoletano” by the Theaomai Ensemble.

The program for Thursday 16 May

  • 10am – 00pm and 14pm – 00pm: opening of food and wine stands.
  • 10 hours: 00: play space organized by the Progetto Uomo social cooperative with its Ludobus.
  • 11 hours: 00: seminar organized by the Department of Agriculture of Federico II of Portici, with the participation of students from the Hotel and Agricultural Institutes of the Metropolitan City of Naples.
  • 16 hours: 00: workshop activities organized by the bakers, with the participation of the students of the IC Campo del Moricino, the children of the Artemide and OIKOS housing communities and the Bambù social cooperative.
  • 17 hours: 30: presentation of the book “Le Mie Orecchie Parlano” by Alessandro Coppola, with the presence of the author and the regional councilor Roberta Gaeta.
  • 20 hours: 00: “Soul & Animation” curated by Davide Scafa of Radio Marte.
  • 21 hours: 00: concert “Mediterranea – sounds and songs of the popular world” by the popular group Gli Antichi Cantori.

The program for Friday 17 May

  • 10am – 00pm and 14pm – 00pm: opening of food and wine stands.
  • 11 hours: 00: seminar organized by the Department of Agriculture of Federico II of Portici, with the participation of students from the Hotel and Agricultural Institutes of the Metropolitan City of Naples.
  • 11 hours: 30: puppet show of the Neapolitan popular tradition “Le Guarattelle” by Roberto Vernetti, puppeteer.
  • 12 hours: 00: “TV Series and Theatre: the right communication for teenagers” by the Istituto Comprensivo Campo del Moricino e Asso. Thu. Approx. odv.
  • 16 hours: 00: laboratory activities organized by the bakers, with the participation of the students of the IC Campo del Moricino and the children of the Bambù social cooperative.
  • 17 hours: 00: “Bread and Legality” event, with the participation of those who fight illegality and family members of victims of the Camorra.
  • 18 hours: 30: presentation of the book “Abilmente. The courage not to give up” by Maria Rosaria Ricci, with the presence of the author and the regional councilor Roberta Gaeta.
  • 20 hours: 00: “Soul & Animation” curated by Davide Scafa of Radio Marte.
  • 21 hours: 00: “Pane e Tammorre” concert by the Sole e Luna Company.

The program for Saturday 18 May

  • 10 hours: 00 - 23: 00: opening of food and wine stands (non-stop).
  • 10 hours: 00: seminar organized by the Agriculture Department of Federico II of Portici, with the participation of bakers from the Province of Naples.
  • 11 hours: 30: event “The Campania Region meets the world of baking: professional training and employment as a driving force for the development of our territory”.
  • 16 hours: 00: prevention activities by the AMD – Association of Diabetes Doctors of Campania.
  • 17 hours: 30: presentation of the book “For believing in it. When the perverse is the one who cares for you” by Sandra Pagliuca, with the presence of the author, the regional councilor Roberta Gaeta and the singer-songwriter and performer Susanna Rappucci.
  • 20 hours: 00: “Soul & Animation” curated by Davide Scafa of Radio Marte.
  • 21 hours: 00: “Unplugged” concert curated by Ciro Sciallo.

The program for Sunday 19 May

  • 10 hours: 00 - 23: 00: opening of food and wine stands (non-stop).
  • 10 hours: 00: distribution of fresh bread.
  • 10 hours: 00: prevention activities by the AMD – Association of Diabetes Doctors of Campania.
  • 20 hours: 00: “Soul & Animation” curated by Davide Scafa of Radio Marte.
  • 21 hours: 00: concert “Pane, Vino, Botti e Bottari” by the Bottari of Macerata Campania.

More information

The event is completely free to access. If you want more information on PaNeapolis, you can refer to PaNeapolis official Facebook page and Facebook page of the event in Piazza Mercato.

  • Where: Market Square
  • When:
    • Thursday 16 May 2024 from 10:00 to 14:00
    • Thursday 16 May 2024 from 16:00 to 23:00
    • Friday 17 May 2024 from 10:00 to 14:00
    • Friday 17 May 2024 from 16:00 to 23:00
    • Saturday 18 May 2024 from 10:00 to 23:00
    • Sunday 19 May 2024 from 10:00 to 23:00
  • Price: the event is free
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