The village of the Locarno Festival reopens from the 28th July to the 13th August
laRotonda 2017 will be back with an exciting new set-up. It will offer a rich variety of culinary stalls and merchandise from all over the world, DJ sets and live gigs and various other entertainments. Like last year the program of laRotonda will commence on 28th July, prior to the Locarno Festival. With its lively spirit, laRotonda will enrich the evenings at the Festival from the 28th of July to Sunday, 13th August.
Information for exhibitors and vendors can be found at the bottom of this page. Application deadline is the 15th of May 2017.
The upcoming edition of the laRotonda, part of the 70th anniversary of the Locarno Festival, will offer a renewed form of entertainment: A restructured location, aimed to enhance the great variety of contents and to offer visitors an even more engaging experience, suitable for a diverse audience.
In addition to the merchandise and culinary stalls – both local and ethnic – there will also be an extensive entertainment program in collaboration with RSI Rete Tre with DJ sets and live gigs followed by the Silent Party hosted by Swisscom, which will close the evenings of the Festival. Moreover, there will be a more prominent involvement of the special guests of the Festival, which has showcased acts such as musician Abel Ferrara last year.
This year – thanks to the support of Geneva International Film Festival Tous Écrans – after last year’s positive resonance laRotonda will offer an area dedicated to for virtual reality short films.
Applications regarding exhibitors and vendors for laRotoanda will be accepted until the 15th of May 2017. The complete program of the laRotonda will be announced in July.
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