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🌑 New Moon

Wednesday 13 October 2021 - Agenda in progress 
Please Note: All events are subject to change.

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Find out what happens in the Valley
and don't miss the upcoming events

Seconda campagna archeologica Laino Borgo

The director of this operation is Prof. Fabrizio Mollo of the Department of Ancient and Modern Civilizations of the University of Messina . During the research, an urban center with a road system and regular blocks that occupy a large part of the hill terraces of Santa Gada were unearthed.


The discovery is very important for the enhancement and awareness of the territory.


Prof. Fabrizio Mollo reports.

Archaeological research conference

Laino Borgo

On 10 December, at 5.00 pm, the Second Archaeological Research Campaign on the Settlement of S. Gada will take place at the New Horizons Civic Center in Laino Borgo.

Prof. Fabrizio Mollo from the Department of Ancient and Modern Civilizations of the University of Messina will be present.

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Tastings and Slow Food in the Mercure Valley


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Tuesday 7 December at 17:00 the Cine Teatro Comunale di Mormanno  hold the official presentation of the Slow Food White Poverello Bean Presidium co-organized with the Slow Food Community.

Laino Borgo

At Piazza Navarro in Laino Borgo, on 10 December at 6.00 pm , the reinterpretation of the culinary art will be held by chef Luigi Apollaro.

A 'Pricicchia

Castelluccio Inferiore

The 20th edition of 'A' pricicchia will be held in Castelluccio Inferiore on December 7th.  


On this day the cellarmen will open their cellars to citizens and tourists to let them taste typical local products including excellent wine. 

Apricicchia degustazione vino
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Near the Valley

Rural Food Festival


On 8 December it will be possible to walk among the vineyards, the Pollino and the Sibari plain with the  suggestive view of the mountain of Cassano where Vincenza and Agostino Cerchiara produce their wines. Following an easy itinerary in the historic center of Civita.



Or you can decide to  savoring wine in the shadow of the small Dolomites.

A guided walk through the streets of the village awaits you and a tasting of the wines of  Tenute Ferrari and Rizzo Winery .

Versare il vino rosso in vetro
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Meeting with Michelangelo Frammartino

Director of the film Il Buco

At the Catasta Loc. Campotenese in Morano Calabro there will be a meeting and conversation with the director Michelangelo Frammartino of Il Buco , a film shot in the Pollino park and winner of the Special Prize by the Jury of the 78th edition of the Venice Film Festival.

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Conservatory of Ethnobotany

Castelluccio Superiore

The first courses officially start at the Conservatory of Ethnobotany of Castelluccio Superiore.

The first scheduled is 11 December from 17.00 to 19.00.

Fitoalimurgia: Plants beautiful to look at and good to eat (part I).

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Castelluccio Inferiore

What is the intent?

In the Mercure Lao Valley, in Castelluccio Inferiore, a proposal was made, a strategic intent was formulated, with five objectives . Fighting demographic decline is the number one goal .

Read more

Goal 2

Protect and enhance the beauty of the territory.


The Autumn Equinox is coming soon, an important event. It will be a moment to take stock of the situation.


Here you read the strategic intent, and here considerations on the Problem Problem .

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The story begins on January 1st 2019: Matera European Capital  of Culture. A very important signal for all of Southern Italy.  Since that distant January we have grown. Do you want to know what happened? Click here.

Here you read the strategic intent, and  Problem Problem Considerations.

If you want to be an actor in this transformation process, write to this address

to enrich the Shared Agenda. 

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Our Blog


We want to make

the Valley of the Mercure Lao

a real Beauty Workshop!

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Help us find them!


Contact us to report any type of place that can host events, both outside and inside.

Collaborate with us so that the organization of events becomes more and more efficient and participation is numerous in every meeting.

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