The 50th edition of the Rally of Sanremo, valid for the Absolute Italian Championship, the South-West Europe Cup and the Intercontinental Rally Challenge, will take place on 25th to 27th September 2008 as usual in the hinterland of the Province of Imperia. With its 12 special races covering 258.51 km for a total distance of 646.79 km, the rally will use the promenade and the ex-railway station located in the heart of Sanremo as its logistic centre, where visitors will be able to view the village and the vehicles.
- Sanremo International Volley Cup
The 24th edition of the Sanremo Volley Cup, 16th Dado Tessitore Memorial, will be held from Friday 26th to Sunday 28th September. Some of the most important international volleyball clubs will take part in this traditional female volleyball competition. The Nuova Lega Pallavolo Sanremo has invited three Italian teams (Bergamo, Novara and Pavia) for the 2008 edition, as well as the French volleyball team of Cannes, the Russian volleyball team of Saint Petersburg and the Chinese champions of Liaoning. The event will take place in the Volley Arena of the Flower Market of Valle Armea, especially transformed into an authentic indoor stadium for the event.
- XII International Festival of Musical Bands
The XII edition of the International Festival of Musical Bands returns to Sanremo from 3rd – 5th October. This international event will give visitors the chance to see Sanremo dressed with the colours of historical and folkloric uniforms and to be greeted by the fascinating sounds of national and international bands, gathered to amaze both young and old alike!!!
- World coastal rowing championship
From 16th to 19th October, 2nd World Championship, 8th coastal rowing international show that will take place in Sanremo after three editions of Italian International Championship. It represents a rowing competition with fixed and movable seat with crews coming from all over the world and will give rowers, who have taken part in the Olympic Games of Beijing, the opportunity to enter the competition.
11th Championship of Italian PGA masters – The Maestri Championship of Italian PGA got to its 11th edition. It represents an important event of the national professional calendar and is played according to a particular playing system where a PGA professional master is paired up with an amateur. 22/23 October
- Great wing shooting competitions
1st round of the 10th Grand Prix Nations Cup 2008. A shooting contest with its usual fantastic location and flawless organization. 31/10 and 1st November
From 6th to 8th November, as usual, many important Italian singer- songwriters will be participating, in this event. The Tenco Awards will be assigned. During the 3-day event there will be exhibitions, record and book previews and a convention about the “art song”.
Founded in 2000, the year of Big Jubilee, the Sanremo Soul Music Association presents the “Jubilmusic – International Festival of Christian Music”. Every year, the event involves some thousand people and several Artists and Witnesses coming from all over the world, from 20th to 23rd November
The Marathon by the Sea will take place on the next 7th December. It is the first marathon in the world running along the seaside within the Coastal Park of the Ligurian Ponente (Western Riviera). A completely flat route, which will also captivate the most disenchanted people.
In Sanremo every day is a special day…