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Autumn has come and you know, the comparison with summer and its cheerfulness just doesn’t hold up. Laziness knocks at the door, pushing us with the first cold to burrow at the warmth of our homes, and relaxing on the sofa after a week of hard work … But it’s not time for hot chocolate yet! With all the events planned in the city for the next months it’s literally unthinkable not going out during the weekend. Here it is the list of the coolest events of the Milanese autumn to categorically prevent you from hibernating. You will thank us.
If you love Milan and its visceral connection with design, there are here the three perfect events for you. At Palazzo Morando, from October 5th to 21st will be staged Elle Decor Grand Hotel – Invisible Rooms, the project of the international magazine signed by the studio Neri & Hu that explores new possibilities in the world of hotels. A temporary hotel inspired by “Le Città Invisibili” by Calvino, a world where visitors can experience unexpected and immersive situations in the first person, inviting them to reflect on the role of interior design in contemporary culture. The perfect synthesis between the magic of the East and the concreteness of the West within the splendid context of a historic Milanese building. Beside, on the occasion of Elle Decor Grand Hotel, at Palazzo Morando has opened Maio Temporary Restaurant & Bar: the menu designed specifically for the occasion, skilfully blends Italian and Oriental cuisine. Come and enjoy a breakfast, a lunch or an aperitivo in the inner courtyard of the building, a real open-air living room.
From October 12th to 18th Brera Design Days are back for the third edition: in the heart of the most fascinating district of Milan, there will be 35 talks, 11 exhibitions and 13 “Design your life” theme-based workshops. An interesting event that involves showrooms, companies and partners that explores the links between design, trends, graphics, urban policies, and so on.
The Milan Design Film Festival will instead take place from October 25th to 28th at the Anteo Palazzo del Cinema. Four intense “Fast changing” themed days, more than 60 screenings of documentaries, biographies and debates investigating technology and materials and their relationship with the past and the future. Don’t miss the retrospective on directors Ila Bêka and Louise Lemoine, who have revolutionized the genre of documentary in architecture for ten years.
The Storie di Moda – Campari e lo Stile exhibition will be staged from October 5th to March 9th, 2019 at the Galleria Campari in Sesto San Giovanni. Curated by Renata Molho, Storie di Moda is divided into four thematic sections: Elegance, Shape and Soul, Futurism and Lettering that tell, through advertising sketches, photographs, graphics, clothes, magazines and accessories, the partnership between Campari and fashion, interpreted as art.
On in its third edition, the Photo Vogue Festival will be held from November 15th to 18th. As in previous years, it will deal with the role of photography, in particular of fashion photography, as an object of representation and analysis of contemporaneity. Talk, exhibitions and industry figures await you to analyze this form of art.
Finally, from November 15th to 18th, it comes back the most eagerly awaited event by book lovers, BookCity Milano. On its seventh edition, the initiative will consist of four days aimed at involving the entire book supply chain and promoting it through meetings, presentations, dialogues, exhibitions and shows. Is there a better occasion to rediscover the pleasure of reading?
FOOD & MIXOLOGY
From October 13th to 15th, at Palazzo del Ghiaccio, returns Milano Golosa . The enogastronomic event, at its seventh edition, will host great artisans of taste, wine producers and chefs from all over Italy. There will be tastings, lessons, debates and cooking shows to let you live a real culinary journey between tradition and innovation.
This one is for the passionate about good drinking: it’s going to arrive to Milan The Whiskey Festival & Fine Spirits. Set at the Marriott Hotel on Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th November, the festival explores the world of whiskey and cognac through tastings, master classes, workshops and seminars. In addition you can buy the favorite bottle among the 2000 labels present, to enjoy in your home with the comfort of your favorite single malt scotch whiskey!
MUSIC & TV
JazzMI returns to the city from November 1st to 13th with the third edition. There will be over 150 events including concerts, exhibitions, workshops and more than 500 artists both Italian and international who will alternate on the stage of the event. A long journey to discover jazz, to tell the story and future prospects of this genre.
Fest – Il Festival delle Serie Tv is the perfect event for TV series and binge watching lovers! From October 11th to 14th at the Santeria Social Club will be held many events such as projections, panels and presentations of the novelty of the moment as Kidding, The Romanoffs or Who is America, as well as meetings with the protagonists of the series such as Gomorra, I Medici-Lorenzo il Magnificent or The Miracle. Run to buy the tickets!
Do you really know yourself? Yogafestival Milano arrives in Milan from October 19th to 21st to help you answer this question. The festival will invade the city with wellness through conferences, seminars, lessons that will help beginners of the discipline thanks to the newfound self-awareness. Do not miss the master classes with the great masters, for true yoga experts.