European Day of Mountain Refuges
Third European Day of Mountain Refuges. A special event dedicated to high mountain hospitality and singing traditions
The third European Day of Mountain Refuges will take place in the mountains of Trentino. It is organized by Accademia della Montagna with the collaboration of SAT, the Association of Trentino Refuges, the Federation of Trentino Choirs, Trentino Marketing, the Dolomiti Unesco foundation, the organization Tavolo della Montagna and the Association of the Ski Instructors. The day will be dedicated to the mountains, to their custodians and to their singing traditions. Refuges are fundamental point of reference for excursionists, as well as important territorial and cultural guardians. At 12 p.m. of Sunday 24June, 11 choirs of Trentino will celebrate the Dolomites, declared Natural World Heritage by UNESCO by singing in 11 different refuges, all located in the Dolomites, turning the whole province of Trento in a huge open air concert hall. The European Day of Mountain Refuges will also be the occasion to raise awareness about the project "Rifugio Cardioprotetto", which aims at fundiraising to buy defibrillators for the refuges.
At 12 p.m. of Sunday 24 June, concert of the Brenta Chorus from Tione at Pian dei Fiacconi Refuge, reachable by lift from Fedaia Pass; concert of the Coro Negritella from Predazzo at Stella Alpina Spiz Piaz Refuge, reachable by lift from Ciampedìe (Vigo) or by shuttle-bus from Pera to Gardeccia; concert of the Coro Amizi de la Montagna from Meano at Sandro Pertini Refuge, reachable by lift from Col Rodella (Campitello).