News South Tyrol October 2012

 

 
Slot machine- prohibition
 
 
 
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From December 15th in Bozen there will be active a new law, which concerns the prohibition of slot machines in bars in the whole urban area. The new law aims the protection of weak categories.
 
 
 

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Advent among the animals
 
 
 
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In Advent times children can visit the Innerroggen farm in Sexten in Hochpustertal, where Astrid tells stories and fairy tales about her animals in the cot and how they spend the Advent and the Christmas period.
 
 
 

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Autumn Fair- Bozen
 
 
 
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From November 28th until December 2th in Bozen there will take place the famous Autumn Fair, an interesting fair which offers numerous products belonging to different sectors and fields.
 
 
 

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Chestnuts days in Feldthurns
 
 
 
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The traditional Chestnuts Days in Felthurns and surroundings are a popular event, which invites to delicious specialties prepared with the typical chestnuts. The chestnuts are an important and traditional fruit in Eisacktal.
 
 
 

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“Kathreine” Fair
 
 
 
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On November 24th in Mühlen in Taufers there will take place the famous “Kathreine” Fair which is a traditional fair and manifestation where visitors can enjoy numerous regional and traditional products and specialties.
 
 
 

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Cribs – Exhibition
 
 
 
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From November 24th until January 6th in St. Pauls/ Eppan there will take place a singular exhibition of artful cribs. The cribs will be exposed in the windows and bays of the old town houses.
 
 
 

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European Outdoor Film Tour
 
 
 
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From November 4th until November 7th even in South Tyrol there will take place the famous European Outdoor Film Tour, which shows adventurous and risky outdoor- stunts in different filmlets.
 
 
 

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Leonhardi Ride
 
 
 
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On November 11th at St. Leonhard in Abtei there takes place a popular horse- event, the famous “Leonhardi Ride”. This special harvest festival invites to delicious specialties and to a big procession with horses.
 
 
 

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Library pass South Tyrol
 
 
 
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October 20th is the South Tyrolean day of Libraries, this year the main subject is the new project about a general library pass for the whole province. This would be a great help for the visitors.
 
 
 

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St. Martin’s Market
 
 
 
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On November 10th in Girlan/Eppan there will take place the popular St. Martin’s Market, this is a special and traditional event in occasion of the high feast of St. Martin and of the harvest end.
 
 
 

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Welfare in South Tyrol
 
 
 
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There are about 5490 families in South Tyrol, which depend on social welfare, the province will presumably spend about 25,5 million of Euros till the end of the year. With this number the cost for welfare reached a solid level.
 
 
 

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Conscious alimentation
 
 
 
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Every year there are about 95 kg of aliments per household, which end up in the garbage. Moreover even the numerous package materials are a supplementary burden.
 
 
 

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Weekend: railway strike in Italy
 
 
 
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This weekend in Italy there will take place a national railway strike, on which all staff of Trenitalia will participate.
 
 
 

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No alcohol under 18 years
 
 
 
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A revision of a statute stipulates the prohibition of alcohol for minors (under 18 years). Until now the minimum age for buying alcoholics was 16 years. Italy is approaching to American conditions.
 
 
 

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Bear tracks on 3.000 m
 
 
 
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The mountain guide Josef Plangger discovered fresh bear tracks in Martell on a height of 3.000 meters, he was directed to the Monte Cevedale together with two German guests.
 
 
 

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Aiut Alpin Dolomites
 
 
 
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This summer the rescue team Aiut Alpin Dolomites had a lot to do, they conducted about 336 rescue operations in the period from June to October.
 
 
 

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Stegen market
 
 
 
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From October 26th until 28th there will take place the popular Stegen market, which is the biggest market of Tirol. On the market people will find everything from culinary specialities like honey to agricultural machines like tractors.
 
 
 

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Yesterday – World Animal Day
 
 
 
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Yesterday was the World Animal Day, in occasion of this event the animal rights activists emphasized the matter that even the so-called “farm animals” like cows, pigs or chicken deserve an adequate life.
 
 
 

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BBC reports about South Tyrol
 
 
 
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The popular British TV- channel BBC showed a report about South Tyrol, the report lasted about three minutes and referred about the South Tyrolean autonomy and similar issues.
 
 
 

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Traditional dance “Rittner Lederhosenbal
 
 
 
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This Saturday there will be organized a traditional dance- manifestation at Renon in the beautiful town of Longomoso. The “Rittner Lederhosenball” offers music, entertainment and culinary specialities.
 
 
 

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Rainy September
 
 
 
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This year the month of September was very rainy, the quantity of precipitation in South Tyrol was above the ordinary- this has been confirmed by the regional meteorological service.
 
 
 

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Chestnut Days Feldthurns
 
 
 
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From October 26th until November 4th in Feldthurns and environs there will take place the popular Chestnut Days, these days offer interesting events and culinary specialities prepared with chestnuts, which in Eisacktal are an integral part of gastronomic tradition.
 
 
 

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