Events and initiatives


Two months of entertainment between San Giuliano and Rivabella


A programme of events including art, performances, concerts, entertainment, sport and gastronomy, from San Giuliano to Rivabella, from the river to the beach in the months of May and June 2014.

On Saturdays and Sundays in May and June a special "Riverside menu" for dinner and breakfast will be proposed.
The restaurants Cavalieri Spiaggia, Da Wally, La Posada and Matilda in Rivabella, and the Barafonda Beach Restaurant and La Cappa in San Giuliano Mare propose their dinner menu at € 22 per person.
In addition, every day in May and June you can enjoy the special Riverside breakfast at the Pasticceria Rinaldini in Rivabella at the price of € 5.
Saturday 10th May 
Rimini Riverside with live music
Makumbero with the band Del Barrio
On schedule in the Rimini Riverside calender there is an evening of Latin American music. The Italo-Argentine group Del Barrio presents "Makumbero". Makumbero is the name of the neighborhood where people meets, the slums quarter where to dance, laugh and speak about one's own sorrows with friends. The band has a music repertoire linked to the folk tradition of the Latin American countries.
Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th May 
Rimini Riverside - Pensione Matrioska
Matrioska Lab Store #5
Matrioška Lab Store is a special exhibition of all the creativity in the local territory of Rimini. It is an area of research, a container for emerging artists in theatre, music, cooking, cinema, literature, visual, painting, graphic and much more. The setting of this edition will be Villa Manzi, a typical family hotel of the '60s, where each room will host a designer who will make a reinterpretation of the room through a special customizing. There will also be spaces dedicated to other events of art and performances.
Sarturday 17th and Sunday 18th May
Rimini Riverside - exhibition
Aspettando il Teatro Galli
Within the Matrioska event there will be set up a new stage of the exhibition "Aspettando il Teatro Galli", Waiting for the Galli Theatre, a traveling exhibition dedicated to the reconstruction of the Teatro Galli in Rimini historic centre. After the first installation in December 2013, the exhibition has been hosted in different areas in Rimini on the occasion of important cultural events. Step by step it has been enriched by new evidences in an ideal route which follows the reconstruction of the theatre.
Sunday 18th May 
Rimini Riverside - reading on the beach
Reading by Sonia Bergamasco of La ragazza Carla by Elio Pagliarani
In the suggestive setting of the beach in the evening, Sonia Bergamasco, a famous actress, will read the masterpiece by Elio Pagliarini accompanied by music written and performed live by Teho Teardo, known as soundtrack composer of films. On the occasion, the musical performance will be enriched on bass by a special guest, Joe Lally, member of the band Fugazi, a living legend of international hardcore punk.
The event is a tribute to the poet Elio Pagliarani. The Rimini Municipality has dedicated a pedestrian path a Viserba to the poet and the opening ceremony will take place next 30th May.
Sunday 25th May 
Rimini Riverside - Risuona Rimini
Busker mode - live music
There will be proposed a traveling performance of acoustic and electric concerts in busker mode by the artists of Risuona Rimini, a cultural association born in summer 2013.
Different locations will host performances by Nashville & Backbones, Andrea Amati Eband, Sergio Casabianca, Miami & the Groovers, Luca Casali, Riccardo Amadei, Kautar, Time to react and Francesco Mussoni. The music proposals range from folk, to blues, rock, pop and music by singer-songwriter, all proposed in an original style "made in Rimini“, in a jam session of different kind of arts.
Sunday 25th May
Rimini Riverside - walking tour
Allunghiamo il passo
“La Pedivella” sport association proposes a walking tour of about two hours. The route starts from the Darsena tourist harbour and leads along the beach in San Giuliano and over the pedestrian bridge to reach Rivabella. The tour continues along the promenade or on the beach to Torre Pedrera and back.
Sunday 25th May 
Rimini Riverside - Risuona Rimini
Quadri di un'esposizione - a multi-faced performance
The Risuona Rimini event continues with a special performance by some artists of the dance school Arabesque Dance Center, together with the Primalba band and the theatre group “I Narratori” of Mulino di Amleto. The aim is to present “pictures“ in a performance of different artistic languages, music, dance and theatre. It is an engaging and original synthesis of the wide range of artistic talents in the Risuona Rimini cultural association.
Sunday 1st June
Rimini Riverside - visual and sound performance
CyBorg: Vacancy
CyBorg: Vacancy is a mini electronic festival which aims to transform the small hotel Villa Manzi into a venue of visual and contemporary art and sound. A cozy atmosphere created in a disused hotel in order to propose, invite and stimulate the eye, the ear, but especially the sensitivity of visitors.
Monday 2nd June 
Rimini Riverside - live music
Sponde di Jazz: jazz music performances along in San Giuliano and Rivabella
Within the calender Rimini Riverside, the Tourist Committees in Rivabella and San Giuliano propose an entertaining afternoon with SPONDE DI JAZZ – 6 jazz music bands will enliven with live music performances until dusk on the banks of the river Marecchia. There will be proposed a repertoire ranging from blues to revival of the classic jazz and the experimental dJ sets.
Saturday 7th June 
Rimini Riverside - Gran Galà Lirico
from opera to operetta and the traditional Neapolitan music
The Accademy of Canto Lirico Città di Rimini was born in 2011 upon the request of young Koreans who wanted to come to Italy and study opera singing. Some of these Korean students will be on stage in a lirical performance of solo arias, duets and music that range from the dramatic opera by Verdi and Puccini to the entertaining opera by Rossini and Mozart and the most famous songs of the Neapolitan repertoire. The concert will be performed by the sopranos Jihye Lim, Kyungun Park, Heewon Joo, Jiwon Shim, Soyoun Choi, the tenor Jangki Jeon and the baritones Hyunseok Park, Jueun Heo and Jaemin Kim. 

Free entrance


  • from 01/05/2014 to 30/06/2014

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