Multiculturalism for All Through the Upcoming Event, Italy Playa del Carmen
Playa del Carmen continues to grow and expand as a multicultural community with the latest event, Italy in Playa del Carmen. This event has been planned by the local Italian community where they will showcase Italian food, music and cinema.
The event is scheduled to take place between January 15 and 22 in different parts of Playa del Carmen. On the evenings of January 15, 16 and 17, outdoor screenings of Italian films can be viewed free of charge at Parque Julio 28 in the city’s centre.
Playa del Carmen’s City Theatre will also be part of the festival, offering Italian music on the 19 and 20.
If you’re an international foodie, you’ll be happy to know that various restaurants around Playa will be participating in the event, offering different Italian dishes each day of the festival. Around a dozen restaurants in Playa will prepare their best Italian cuisine. These specially created dishes will be offered at a price reduction for the duration of the festival.
On the night of the 22, closing night, local Playanese can head back to Julio 28 to take in a large food fair that will be set up in the city’s plaza. Items at the fair will be offered at special festival rates.
This is the third year the local Italian community has put on the festiaval. All events are free and open to the public. Estimates from the Italiam Embassy show around 10,000 Italians reside in the region.