Spectacular events were produced on the occasion of "Serate Estensi" (Estensi Evenings), held at Piazza Grande: a beautiful square in Modena, declared as a World Heritage Site by Unesco. The events had an impressive participation of the audience and it has been repeated every year.
The event led the community to identify with a story that has origin from its own history, leaving a comparison between the differences of the Festivals from XV and XVI century – which its ideology was "il fin, la meraviglia." Furthermore, these festivities were able to use the beauty of the architectural and natural environment as "scenes" of the stories, linking the modern man to his own story, developing a sense of collective belongings.
Estensi Evenings - Modena