Top events 2019 not to be missed in Alberobello and surroundings

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Choosing to stay in Alberobello during your holidays in Puglia is a perfect fit also this year, because there are several events not to be missed during the holidays 2019 in the trulli town and its surroundings.

Alberobello light festival

Alberobello Light Festival
Dates: 20/
07/19 - 28/07/19
Location: Alberobello
Finally the Alberobello's most spectacular event, LIFE - Alberobello Light Festival, returns to the trulli town. The lights in Alberobello will illuminate the most charming angles on the 20 - 28 July 2019 for the 
third international edition. The event is organized by  LIGHTCONES & AGIT. To organize your stay, consider that the opening hours, so to say, of the Alberobello Light Festival are as follows: from sunset until 00:00.

"Andy Warhol. The Sixties Ace" Exhibition
Dates: 09/05/19 - 24/11/19
Location: Martina Franca - Ostuni - Mesagne
The contemporary art exhibition, dedicated to Andy Warhol, contains 140 works by the famous American artist, scultor and director. The 20th century Pop Art movement is represented by the famous portraits of Marilyn Monroe, Mao and Davide Hockney 
among others. In addition, an attentive visitor will be able to find clear relationships between the artworks and contemporary American history. Part of the exhibition is dedicated to films, shot by Andy Warhol.
"Andy Warhol. The Sixties Ace" Exhibition
Location: the exhibition is divided between the locations in 3 different towns:
Castle of Mesagne - House of Music of Ostuni - Palazzo Ducale of Martina Franca
Dates: 09/05/19 - 24/11/19

LOCUS and VIVA music festivals 2019
Locus: 27/07/19 - 14/08/19
VIVA !: 01/08/19 - 04/08/19
Locus: Locorotondo
VIVA !: Valle D'Itria
Late July-early August the splendid Valle D'Itria will sound particularly good! VIVA! Festival 2019 for 4 days will bring 
on stage the stars of electronic music, hip hop and house in various locations, easily accessible from Alberobello. The fans shouldn't miss the live performances of Jon Hopkins and Apparat, as well as the DJ set by Todd Terje.
Locus Festival 2019 will present internationally renowned artists: Calcutta, French Kiwi Juice, Four Tet and Ben Ufo. The headliner will be MS. LAURYN HILL, the famous singer of the hits by the hip hop group "THE FUGEES", such as "Killing Me Softly" and "No Woman No Cry". So, are you "Ready or Not" for a beautiful season full of events in Alberobello and surroundings?


Events in Matera, European Capital of Culture
Dates: until 12/31/2019
Place: Matera, Basilicata Region 

Despite being in Basilicata, the mysterious Matera can be reached from Alberobello just in 1 hour by car. This UNESCO site together with the Bulgarian city of Plovdiv is the European Capital of Culture this year.
Thus there are many cultural initiatives whole year long. Take a look at the events on the official website of Matera, the European capital of culture, at the following link: https: //
We would like to point out in particular the exhibition of the surrealistic works of Dali "Persistence of opposites", admirable in Matera until Dicember 2019. The exhibition includes some giant statues, scattered around the city: the Elephant Trampoliere in piazza Vittorio Veneto, the Dancing Piano in piazza San Francesco d'Assisi and the Clock dissolved in via Madonna della Virtù, in the Sassi part of the town. Another part of the exhibition is concentrated at the Convent of Madonna delle Virtù and San Nicola dei Greci from 10:00 am till 6:00 pm from Monday to Thursday and till 8:00 pm from Friday to Sunday.
Ticket price for the Dali exhibition - € 12.00 (€ 8.00 - for children).

To discover other events in Alberobello, check out the dedicated and continuously updated section: LINK EVENTS ALBEROBELLO