ITALIAN TRANSLATION

SUNDAY  24 OCTOBER 2004

SECOND CHESTNUT FESTIVAL OF SALIANO

Sponsorship:

The second chestnut festival was held on Sunday October 24,2004 in the picture perfect setting of the mountain town of SALIANO. The festival was intended to extol the quality of the chestnut grown in the pre-SILA of COSENZA  and promote the beauty of the town. The principal aim of the festival was to publicize the important environmental patrimony that comprises the mauntains of the Sila and the Pre-Sila of the north Savuto in particular.It is part of a series of initiatives to bring to fruition an important objective established by the bylows of the SCS. i.e. The safeguard and ecological exploitation of the mountain areas with particular enphasis on the revearsal of depopulation of the towns of the Sila. The Sila plateau is the fundamental component shaping the territory of the Calabria region and the province of Cosenza in particular. A thoughtful exploitation of these areas, could help increase economic activity and, at the same time, safeguard the ecology of the territory.

PHOTOGRAPHIC SHOWING OF THE FESTIVAL

 

PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE FESTIVAL