The programme of the 8th edition of Genoa Pesto World Championship will be subject to some variations. This event will be split into two parts: the Gran finale will take place on semptember 26th and on march 28th the “Pesto Party” will animate the city together with other events. At Palazzo Ducale, since 11 am, we will celebrate one of the symbols of Genoa and Ligury with music, videos and cooking experiences for adults and children.
On this occasion, the Municipality of Genoa will also launch the international challenge “Pestochampionship Mascotte”. During the event you will be able to get to know the humanoid robots, created in Genoa, that will cooperate with the Championship staff and a laboratory on the scientific research on vegetables (basil included) cultivated in extreme conditions, that will enable men to survive in space in 2024 or even go to Mars in 2033.
At lunch break: trofie al pesto for everyone! The catering will be offered by Genoese restaurants of the Genova Gourmet circuit. The event of March 28th and the Gran finale of September 26th, The Championship will
not stop thanks to the support of the Institutions, of the Ligurian companies and of all the citizens of Genoa. It will be another occasion to promote our territory and our future.