Social Events

Welcome Dinner

Wednesday, June 21, 2017
21.00 – 24.00
Villa Malfitano
Via Dante Alighieri, 167, Palermo

The Welcome Dinner will take place at “Villa Malfitano Whitaker”. The villa was built at the end of the 19th century by the will of the Sicilian-English Joseph Whitaker. It was designed by the architect Ignazio Greco and represents a synthetis of Neo-Renaissance and Eclecticism styles. The villa is decorated with several frescoes and the garden covers about seven hectares including various rare plants from Tunisia, Sumatra, Australia and South America.

During the Belle Époque age the villa was the venue for lavish parties.

The villa is currently the headquarters of the Whitaker Foundation.

Social Dinner

Thursday, June 22, 2017
21.00 – 24.00
Ristorante Castello a Mare
Via Filippo Patti, 2, Palermo

The Social Dinner will take place at “Castello a Mare” Restaurant, set inside the archaeological site of the Castello a mare in Palermo, on which stands the ruins of the ancient castle in the sea and the fortress walls that once surrounded it; a place that exudes history and culture in the heart of the beautiful maritime Palermo.

Accompanying Person Touristic Program

Download the Accompanying Person Touristic Program (last update: June 14, 2017)