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23rd edition of the Buskers Festival

Live music from some of Europe’s finest street artists, cheap mojitos and caipiroskas (the melon version has a spot in my heart), tarot card readings, calligraphy analysis and all things vagabond and gypsy: all this and more at the 23rd edition of the Ferrara Buskers Festival.

Started in 1988 to bring the spotlight on street performers and give them due credit for the way their originality, perseverance and commitment can bring a smile on the most hardened of pedestrians and commuters, the festival rakes in some 800,000 yearly spectators from all corners of Europe (and father away).

Set in dramatic Ferrara, the festival runs from the 20th to the 29th of August with nightly performances from 18.00 till 24.00


If your dream is to combine The Black Eyed Peas with Pearl Jam, the Cranberries, Aerosmith and Stereophonics in one massive event, then Heineken has it tailored for you.

Spread across 4 days in one of Italy’s undoubtedly most famous cities, the festival draws more than a hundred thousand fans from across all of Europe.

From the 3rd to the 6th of July, Parco San Giuliano will be transformed into its own community of festival-goers, with one main stage, a second stage, a sports area (football, volleyball, basketball, etc.) and different leisure stops. Of course, the Heineken store.

Tickets start at €50 per day or €130 for 3 days or €160 for the entire duration.  Here