Events in the star village of the Val d’Ega
50th anniversary of the first moon landing
Schedule of events celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing
July 14 – 21, 2019
A whole schedule bursting with exciting events is awaiting you at the astro-village in honor of the 50th anniversary of the first landing of Man on the Moon. The community of Karneid/Cornedo, the South Tyrolean Planetarium, the "Max Valier" Association of Amateur Astronomers, and the Steinegg/Collepietra Tourism Agency are sponsoring this series of celebrations in order to remind us of the importance of space flight and space science for our future. Cosmonauts and experts, the staff of the South Tyrolean Planetarium, and members of the "Max Valier" Association of Amateur Astronomers will be there to provide support and answer your questions.
Full moon events
A relaxed mood under the stars, with gastronomic delicacies that reflect their star-studded creators and visually bring the universe onto your plate: rice pudding in the style of the Milky Way, dumplings that depict a lunar eclipse, Pluto mozzarella and numerous other heavenly dishes. At full moon the Val d'Ega becomes a celestial stage for events, with sufficient culinary conviviality to make anyone starry-eyed!
Star treks in summer
Every Friday during the summer months of July and August the star village offers an astronomically special day: starting at 10:00 in the South Tyrol Planetarium with a screening in two languages, followed by a walk in the company of an astronomer on the planet path at San Valentino di Sopra (approx. 1½ hours) and, after a break for lunch, a view of the sun at 15:00 through the telescope of the solar observatory.