From February 7 to 21, Cortina d'Ampezzo, the Queen of the Dolomites, will become the capital of world skiing: 14 days of competitions and events, during which the strongest men's and women's international skiing champions will compete victory.
A global event that will involve over 500 million people connected live on television from all over the world, thanks to the digital revolution which will allow everyone to experience the thrill of samples from the comfort of your home!
If you too want to experience the adrenaline of the races and side events, here are all the unmissable events of Cortina 2021!
Sunday 7 February
OPENING CEREMONY OF THE SKI WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP
The inauguration will be broadcast live on Rai 2 at 18:00.
Petra Loreggian, voice of Rds, will present the event between institutional moments, the parade of the teams and the flag-raising ceremony. Among the guests, Gianna Nannini, Francesco Gabbani, Francesco Montanari, Alfa, Andrea Casta and Jacopo Mastrangelo.
The Unesco Dolomites and the Veneto will be protagonists in the scenography that will welcome Tina Maze, world and Olympic champion, dressed by the Venetian atelier of Antonia Sautter.
The performance will be set in the Carnival of Venice, where the Serenissima , Queen of the waters, will find in Cortina her ideal Snow Queen
The Opening Ceremony and all the live broadcasts of the matches will be available through the APP CORTINA 2021 (download it here
From Monday 8 to Sunday 21 February
14 days of competitions among the strongest champions of international skiing: downhill, super-G, giant, slalom, alpine combined, individual and team parallel.
Click here to find out about the Competitions Calendar.
Thursday 11 February
FIRST EDITION TEDxCortinaSalon
At the foot of the Tofane, the TEDxCortina team will stage its first Salon: an innovative format where thinkers, innovators and artists explain their stories around a vertical theme, in this case sport .
The event will be broadcast live on www. gazette. it, thanks to the media partnership with La Gazzetta dello Sport and will see the live participation of 5 exceptional speakers:
- Cristiana Capotondi, actress and vice president I Am
- Pier Bergonzi, Italian journalist of the RCS Group
- Lucilla Andreucci, Italian ex marathon and middle distance runner
- Adriano Bacconi, Digital Strategic Consultant Infront Sports
- Paolo De Nadai, President of OneDay Group
To register for the event: https://www. eventbrite. it/e/tickets-tedxcortina-salon-oltre-135657903441
Saturday 13 February
MASSIMILIANO OSSINI AT “A MOUNTAIN OF BOOKS”
The well-known and beloved conductor of Linea Bianca Massimiliano Ossini presents his latest writing at “Una Montagna di Libri”: “ The pink mountains. Journey to discover the Dolomites”.
The meeting with the author will be live on Facebook and YouTube on the official channels of "Una Montagna di Libri": the international literature festival of Cortina d'Ampezzo which, thanks to its curator Francesco Chiamulera, brings writers to the town of the world and Italians, journalists, protagonists of art and science.
INFO: A Mountain of Books
Until April 5th
A MOUNTAIN OF… LEGO BRICKS!
Finally, an offline gem. The exhibition "A mountain of bricks in Cortina" of the Modern Art Museum Mario Rimoldi of Cortina d'Ampezzo which celebrates the Alpine Ski World Championships by displaying a diorama dedicated to event.
LAB Literally Addicted to Bricks with its private collection of LEGO® bricks among the largest in Europe, exhibits some of his creations here. Among all, the huge mountain almost 2 meters high made entirely of LEGO® and depicting classic scenes of a day on the slopes of the Queen of the Dolomites stands out!
Chiara Bonel - Founder Bonel Botanicals