Saturday 24 September, from 16 to 24 in Massa Marittima
Massa Marittima: At the start Masses of Darkness, a gothic, Victorian and steampunk event scheduled for Saturday 24 September in Massa Marittima, from 4 to 12 pm at the Ex Convento delle Clarisse, Piazza XXIV Maggio. The rooms will be set up according to the different styles becoming perfect photographic sets for the cosplayers who will participate. Free admission.
There will also be an area dedicated to the youngest and most famous wizard in the world, Harry Potter, with the other fantastic characters of the saga. And starting at 4.30 pm at the municipal library, the Liber Pater association will read the stories of Edgar Alla Poe.
There will be stalls and a refreshment point with beer, sandwiches and horror-themed cocktail bars, such as the famous non-alcoholic (and non-alcoholic) Harry Potter’s Butter Beer.
The party continues from 6 pm with the traveling music of Le Bestie di Bacco, interspersed with the magic show of the magician Magic Dreamer.
At 9 pm there will be “Luce dalle tenebre”, a ballet interpreted and choreographed by Antonella Pepe. Followed by live music with Ibiscus Rage Against The Machine Cover band.
The event is also characterized by a presence expected by cosplayers: in fact, the Accidia Cosplay of Volterra will participate as guest stars.
At the end, the best Cosplayers in Gothic, Victorian and Steampunk styles will be awarded.
Photographers Marco Bizzarri (official photographer) Stefano Colombini, Stefano Concialini, Scacco Matto, Massimo Pelagagge, Giorgio Sampieri, Enrico Nerogotico Sabatini, Francesco Filippi, Emiliano Orlando, Sandra Beatrice Badioli, Steve hd will be present for the photo shoots.
The event is organized by the San Bernardino Celebration Committee and the Bike Garage & More, with the patronage of the Municipality of Massa Marittima.
“After an intense summer, characterized by a myriad of events – says Irene Marconi, city councilor for Culture – Massa Marittima offers an equally lively autumn full of initiatives thanks to local associations that are an indispensable presence to animate the territory and extend the tourist season, making Massa Marittima attractive also for new flows of visitors. Massae Tenebris is a reminder for Cosplayers who love to transform themselves into fictional characters, assuming their appearance and attitudes and wearing clothes with attention to the smallest details, which will be evaluated at the end of the evening, with the awarding of the best cosplay “.
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(photo: Massimiliano Rossi)