Italian Fair: Gourmet Food, Music and Fashion, All on Awaji Island!

Experience The Italian Culture and Food, An Opportunity Not To Be Missed

Close to two weeks of an Italian feast for the eyes, ears and palates will be held right here on Awaji Island. Many events and special menus will be offered throughout the restaurants and theater located on the west coast of Awaji Island. Experience the charm of Italy by enjoying a masquerade, Italian movies and special menus and many more exciting events.

A 15,000 yen (tax inclusive) ticket includes all the following:

1) The Masquerade, Lunch and Dinner

The mask will be provided at free of charge, but you are welcome to bring you own mask to match your dress/costume.  The details of the Masquerade is as follows:
Period: February 23 (Thursday/public holiday)~March 5 (Sunday)
Time: 11:00~14:00 (Lunch buffet)
17:30~18:30 (Masquerade show to watch. You won’t be joining.)
18:45~19:30 (A full-course dinner and performance based on a popular Broadway show,
“Phantom of the Opera”, i.e. the man with a mask)
*Price includes all the beverages (including alcohol) you can drink.
Place: SEIKAIHA – Aonoya

2) Italian Goods Market, Fashion Show and Movies

No need to fly to Italy! You will be able to puchase Italian fashion items and goods, and even watch a fashion show at SEIKAIHA-Nominoritei. Two well-known Italian movies will be shown at the theater as well.

The details of the above events are as follows:
Fashion Show:
Sunday, March 5, 13:00~(the door opens at 12:30)
Place: SEIKAIHA – Naminorite

“The Legend of 1900” by Giuseppe Tornatore:
The winner of Golden Globe Award and other awards.
Feb. 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, and 28; 15:00~(the door opens at 14:30)
“Death in Venice” by Luchino Visconti
The winner of Cannes Film Festival 25th Anniversary Award and other awards.
March 1, 2, 3, and 4; 15:00~(the door opens at 14:30)
March 5: 15:00~(the door opens at 14:30)
Place: SEIKAIHA – Naminorite

3) Ballet Performance

Awaji World Ballet Project proudly presents a baller performance, “Don Quixote”, by ballerinas from Ukraine as well as Japan.
Date: March 2~5
Time: 16:00~(doors open at 15:30)
Place: Pasona World Ballet Tent Theater at SEIKAIHA

4) Steinway Piano Concert

Steinway pianos are renowned for their beautiful sound and tone for many years, and played by famous pianists throughout the world. Enjoy a soothing piano concert during a break between a lunch buffet and masquerade with a background of a marvelous ocean at Naminorite Theater.
Date: February 23~March 4
Time: 13:30~14:00 (doors open at 13:00)
Place: SEIKAIHA – Naminoritei

Italian Menus:

The following menus are not included in a 15,000 yen ticket.
Special Italian menus will be offered at the following restaurants from February 23 through March 5. In addition, there will be a food truck selling pizzas.
-Ristorante Scuola at Nojima Scuola (Italian restaurant)
-SEIKAIHA – koshunoya (Aged sake bar/shop)
-SEIKAIHA – Uminoya (Japanese restaurant)
-miele (seaside cafe)
-Craft Circus (seaside market and restaurants)

For reservations for the Italian Fair, please click here.