Snapshots – Tocatì

Verona hosts a festival each September called Tocatì (dialect meaning “it’s your turn”) in which games are played throughout the city both from regions of Italy as well as a chosen foreign country. This year Verona hosted games from China.

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The playful child sign points in the direction of various events. When a sign is red it means games are in that direction.

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Jianzi is a game in which the players must pass a heavily weighted “featherball” in the air by using their bodies, apart from their hands.

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Flowersticks consists of manipulating one stick in order to juggle one or two others.

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The experts make it look easy.

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Traditional chinese music was played throughout Verona.

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The Chinese were happy to share their culture with young and old alike.

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There were various exhibitions of martial arts, fan dancing, and dragon kites.

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We enjoy learning about new cultures and playing games as a family each year at Tocatì in our beautiful city of Verona.

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