In 2017, the tournament marks its thirtieth edition! The event scheduled for 14, 15 and 16 April 2017in Rovereto and the whole Vallagarina area brings thousands of young athletes to Rovereto over the Easter weekend in a spirit of friendship, sport and peace.

Friday 14 will see the arrival of teams from all over the world and their first encounter with the local authorities. The matches begin on Saturday 14, and the main event on this day will undoubtedly be the opening ceremony at the Bell of the Fallen on Miravalle Hill. A worldwide symbol of peace and the world's largestfunctioning free-swinging bell, Maria Dolens will be rung specially for the official opening of the "City of Peace" tournament, followed by a colourful procession through the streets of Rovereto. On Sunday 16 - Easter Sunday - there will be more matches and the finals in the Quercia Stadium, watched by thousands of people. As ever, the event will conclude with music and a magnificent fireworks display.

The complete programme and all the information about the event can be found on the website:

The details of the programme:

Friday 14 April
8:00 – 18:00 – Quercia Stadium: accreditation of participating teams
19:00 – Melotti Auditorium (c/o MART): Team Leaders' Meeting: welcoming encounter between the local authorities and the team representatives, with entertainment in the form of freestyle football display by PlayBeautiful and hip hop by asd Tersicore - Spazio Danza (Rovereto).
Saturday 15 April
7:– 8:25: Peace Bell (Miravalle Hill)::arrival of the teams
8:30: Opening ceremony, swearing-in of athletes, national anthems
10:15 – Piazzale A.Leoni: start of procession through the streets of the city centre, accompanied by percussionists (Solo Dedhiou and his group).
11:15 – Piazza Rosmini: conclusion of the procession; party with music and dancing (with Solo Dedhiou) and freestyle football display (PlayBeautiful).
13:00 – Stadiums Quercia, Baratieri, Fucine, Marco, Lizzana, Mori A, Mori B, Isera, Volano and Villalagarina: start of matches
20:30 – 23:30 – Discoteca Fanum: Music Party
Sunday 16 April
9.00: start of matches in all categories
16.00 – 22.00 – Quercia Stadium: finals of Football Tournament
22.00 – Quercia Stadium: Prize-giving ceremony - Closing ceremony - Fireworks display

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