Street games were those in open spaces that did not require the use of particularly expensive tools, but were accessible to everyone especially in a period such as post-war period, where poverty was rampant and children had no other means to play if Not those designed by themselves.
And here in the streets of once appearing games that nowadays in play stations or the latest generation of mobile phones have completely disappeared.
The games of the past that are almost forgotten today were the cart, the catch, the game of the four cantons, the blind fly, the ball prisoner, the hiding place, the game of the bell, the exchange of old and beautiful figurines sandwiches Quake, quiver, and so on.
Exceptionally, all these and many other games will revive in an evocative festival that will look at them in the suggestive setting of the Camperia square in Favignana on July 29 and 30, 2017 on a fun weekend for the joy of so many tourists in Visit this time in the largest of the Egadi, but also of the little ones, who nowadays do not even think of what it is about to play with completely inadequate means, but that the imagination of one time was able to fill.
The Ermes Association, which promotes social tourism in the province of Trapani, intends with this cultural event to entertain the public on holiday in Favignana with the most remote childhood games in a sort of "nostalgia operation" and in the same Time to allow those who want to play in the square together with their children in a close relationship between today´s kids and adults, who are yesterday´s kids and who may have been having to practice one of these games.
In the framework of the review, the association Ermes will present a publication in which will be described the games represented with their story with vintage photos and images and a vintage recipes that were eaten on the afternoons of a time when Still those packaged did not exist.
PLACE OF THE EVENT
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