The 71st Locarno Festival 2018
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One of the longest running film festivals in the world, the Locarno Festival 2018 is back again this year, held between 1-11 August in the Swiss-Italian town of Locarno, Switzerland. At this prestigious film festival, S.Pellegrino is proud to be the official supporter present all throughout the event as preferred partner of beverages and bringing the sparkle to premium, VIP events.
This is the second year of S.Pellegrino’s affiliation with the Locarno Festival, rather young in relation to the brand’s cinema story, but nevertheless a significant partnership with its shared values and passion for the cinema. S.Pellegrino has for a long time been connected with the big screen, being the preferred choice for international productions and film industry collaborations, and has continued its support via its long-standing partnerships with Cannes and Venice Film Festivals, and more recently, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts.
For the current occasion of the Locarno Festival 2018, S.Pellegrino has released a Special Edition magnum bottle that will be at select premium, VIP events and official dinners. Many participating stores and brands will be showcasing the exclusive magnum bottles during the event, which will also be available for sale at the Festival as part of the official merchandise.
The Locarno Festival is seen as one of the most important platforms for art house cinema, and a rich program awaits cinema fans this year. Emerging talents rub shoulders with prestigious guests for dozens of awards, a stellar line-up of films, as well as the annual tradition of the evening screenings in the Piazza Grande, where up to 8,000 spectators are shown a variety of world, international and Swiss film premieres.
Lifestyle bloggers Tiphaine Marie (on Instagram @tiphainemarie), Zoë Pastelle (@zoepastelle), and photographer David Biedert (@davidbiedert) will be sharing their sparkling Locarno Festival experience providing talks and backstage peeks at various exclusive events, so be sure to tune in to S.Pellegrino’s social media channels!
Follow S.Pellegrino on Facebook and Instagram using the official hashtags #SanPellegrino, #TastefullyItalian and #Locarno71, to get live Locarno Festival updates and immerse yourself in S.Pellegrino’s Italian way of life.