Medieval Fortress

Medieval Fortress: wedding in Acquaviva Picena

Acquaviva Picena – the village that has received the recognition of the Orange Flag of the Italian Touring Club, which rewards excellence in the protection of cultural and historical heritage – rises on a hill from where you can admire a wonderful panorama from the mountains of the Apennines, Gran Sasso, Maiella, to the sea of the Riviera of Palms. The magnificent medieval fortress is the symbol of Acquaviva, and a true masterpiece of military architecture, its first construction dating to the 14th century is linked to the establishment of the powerful of Acquaviva family. Wedding and reception in the Fortress, tasting typical local products and high quality wines, recalls the tradition of a medieval wedding banquet that takes place every year in August, inside the majestic Fortress, animated by games, shows and dances.

• Religious or civil / symbolic marriage ceremony on Spring / Summer / Autumn
• Bride and groom + 40 guests
• 4 nights stay in the Marche (for wedding guests and newlyweds) with guided tour to discover Piceno

• Catholic Religious Rite – Church of the Madonna della Pietà, Church of San Rocco;
• Civic / Symbolic Rite – The Medieval Fortress of Acquaviva, Palazzo Chiappini (Town Hall).

Various types of wedding rings, with jewels and precious coordinated accessories, crafted by the Gatti Jewels goldsmith shop.

Bridal dresses by Atelier Emé (optional). Customized bridal dresses by QR Studio (optional).
Customised dresses, velvet gowns, gloves, shawls, and accessories for headdresses with the pillow lace of Offida (three-dimensional flowers for headdresses or floral lace flakes).
Dance performance for ceremony and wedding reception

The show by Hopera Ballet includes:
• 5 dancers including makeup, dancing clothes and dancing hairstyles;
• Choreography can be characterised by historical theme, fairy tale, science fiction, settings of the 1950s, customisation of the theme with eventual involvement of the bride and groom in the dance;
• Classical, modern, contemporary dance, jazz, etc.;
• Service audio-lighting;
• Live music at dinner.

Alternatively or in combination:
Artistic performance “2 BRIGHT BUTTERFLY” by Compagnia dei Folli: 2 actresses on stilts with costumes lit by small LED lights (performance is proposed before wedding cake cutting).

Services for ceremony
Floral decorations, readings, reception and show spread around the location; Confetti table and scenic table with guest book, wedding cake, decorative elements (candles, candlesticks, fabrics, pillows, scenic glasses and ceremonial decorations). Coordinated paperwork consisting of tableau marriage, menus, save the date, placeholder, ceremony booklet, cadeaux for guests with confetti bags, flower petals, rice, etc. (Edited by Garini Events).

Photographic and video service
Edited by F For Fake Visual Communication: two professional photographers for the entire duration of the event: preparations for spouses to celebrate and after wedding cake cutting. Including prequel photographic service, with location of choice for the newlyweds. A casket with 20 prints on 15×22 sized paper and a usb key is returned with all the resized and calibrated high resolution photos for printing. Including sightings in various locations.
Video Service by Sushi Adv: Two professional videomakers for the entire duration of the event. Two videos are returned: the wedding trailer takes about a minute and a half and is intended to share social wedding and the wedding film is about 10 minutes and encloses all the unmissable moments of the wedding. Including post-production. It is then returned all the video of the day.

Wedding Dinner In the Medieval Fortress with Catering by Tuber Communications (eventual chef’s cooking show).

Wedding gifts
Porcelain, customized with initials of the newlyweds, natural figurative elements such as fruits, flowers, butterflies, by the Arte Idea lab. Pillow for the wedding rings with detachable and reusable lace upholstery, handcrafted by Oikos craftsmanship.
Hand-decorated majolica pots, edited by the Augusta Schinchirimini Art Studio. Wedding favors: silver jewellery, silver keyrings for guests, handmade by Gatti Gioielli goldsmith’s workshop.

Activities for guests (by Eurosmile, I Travel and Integra)
Guided tour of the village of Acquaviva; a day on the beach; guided tour of Piceno and the city of art Ascoli Piceno.
Transport (edited by Eurosmile and I Travel) Bus to and from the airport and for guided tour of Piceno and the city of art Ascoli Piceno., coaches for guests and eventual (even vintage) car for the bridal couple (optional).

Wellness services Hair styling and make up for the bride (including pre-wedding tests), manicures, bridal pedicure and massage spa area for spouses (Sartarelli Hairdressers).

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