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GELATO FESTIVAL 2016: FROM LONDON TO FLORENCE

06/19/2016,

Are you a Gelato fan? Have you heard of the  Gelato Festival?  Following our previous post about our favorite Italian Ice cream shop in Milano, today we are featuring the Gelato Festival, the most important competition for Italian-style gelato.

 

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This 2016 European Festival includes the following stages:

  • Florence:  21-25th April
  • Parma: 28th April – 1st May
  • Rome:  5-15th May
  • Naples:  19-22 May
  • Torino:  26-29 May
  • Milano: 2-12 June
  • London: 24th June – 3rd July
  • Berlin:  7-10 July
  • Valencia:  15-24th July
  • Finale: Florence 1st to 4th September

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100 flavours of Italian-style gelato, unique and created specifically to celebrate the 2016 Gelato Festival. Every stage will include between 8 and 16 of the best gelato makers in the country.

 

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A panel of technical experts and one made up of members of the public will award a prize to the best flavour during every stage.  The first two winners from each stage of the tour will challenge one another in the grand final in Florence.

Twenty-two of Europe’s master gelato makers will enter their own unique flavours in an effort to become the outright winner of the 2016 Gelato Festival.

 

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Interested? You can purchase your Gelato Card in advance and become a member of the 2016 Gelato Festival’s panel of public judges, and reward the flavour you like best.

 

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The next stage will take place in London at the  Old Spitalfields Market from 24th June to 3rd July. 

Don’t miss the best Italian gelato, masterclasses, the competition between the experts and loads more gelato-related fun.

 

 

Photos curtesy of Gelato Festival.

 

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