For the 59th edition of the Boat Show, the events organized in the city to welcome tourists and visitors are back, but also to involve the Genoese in one of the most important events for the entire city. From September 19 to 24 the Boat Show meets the city with a rich edition of "Genoa in Blue", the program of events that offers cultural, gastronomic and social events to let tourists and visitors to the Exhibition - and rediscover the Genoese - discover the thousand faces of the city.
The flagships of Genova In Blu will be the After-Show, which accompanies the evenings in the city with music and dancing, the 32nd edition of Millevele, the glazed town with hundreds of sails that will color the sea in front of you during the last weekend of the Salone to the city; the dedicated food and wine proposals of the 11 food corners of the MOG, each with its own typical features and Genoese delights; the path to discover the murals of Certosa.
For the 2019 edition of Genova in Blu there will also be special-price tickets for those visiting the museum and exhibitions with the boat show ticket but also special electric shuttles to transfer visitors, an even more evident and clear signage to indicate the routes in cities and lots of specially designed events.
"The Boat Show lights up the international limelight on Genoa - comments Paola Bordilli, Genoa City Councilor for Commerce - Visitors and tourists will find a glittering city of events, spread all over the territory: from open museums, to guided tours, from the excitement of knowing the Porto Antico from the sea to discover the murals of Certosa. To the preparation of this rich and varied calendar we have worked in great synergy with Ucina, Chamber of Commerce and with the Integrated Centers of Via that in addition to animating the streets of the city with shows, dance performances and games have also thought of initiatives to make them more beautiful and welcoming ».
This year's show with a thousand boats on display, 986 exhibitors, 763 accredited journalists from all over the world is preparing to exceed last year's records with around 175,000 visitors. "In five days we will inaugurate the 59th edition of the Boat Show, a constantly growing event over the last four years that, this year, celebrates the City of Nautical focusing on the excellence and enhancement of Genoa and its territory - declares Marina Stella, general manager Ucina, Confindustria Nautica - The Fuori Salone Genova in Blu event program was born in 2011 with the aim of enhancing the city of Genoa and its excellence to exhibitors and visitors to the Boat Show. This year, with the collaboration of the Municipality of Genoa, the Chamber of Commerce and the Liguria Region, a more ambitious project has been set up, that of expanding the excellence of the Boat Show around the perimeter of the city in a constant dialogue between Genoa, boating and the sea. A structured and long-term project that can be realized thanks to a choral commitment, to a Pact for the City of Nautical ».
This year there will also be a joint event with a concert open to the city organized by Radio Deejay for Sunday 22 September. In fact, in Piazza De Ferrari there will be the Deejay Time, the famous Radio DJ radio show with Albertino, Fargetta, Molella and Giorgio Prezioso who will perform in a concert.
Also this year the Chamber of Commerce has contributed significantly: "This year - declares Maurizio Caviglia, general secretary of the Chamber of Commerce of Genoa - the historic" Welcome Project "launched by the Chamber in the years of the" long "salons, which we hope they return soon, to invite exhibitors and visitors to leave the car at home, takes a step forward towards the green, with AMT's electric shopping bus and new electric scooters. And even the “outside the showroom” Genova in Blu will have a new look thanks to an innovative ground signage, based on writings made with removable paints that will refer to a communication entirely on line ».