Since 1998, the old town of Imola has come alive each year with festivities, laughter and colours thanks to the Fantavehicle Carnival, one of the most original, impressive carnival celebrations in Italy.
The idea behind these unique floats arose from the fusion of three elements:
The union of these three elements, plus a desire to respect the environment, gave rise to the idea of Fantavehicle.
What is a Fantavehicle, exactly?
These unique, original automobiles are built with creativity, extravagance and imagination using a wide variety of materials. They have to have two essential qualities:
Everyone can participate in the event, creating their own Fantavehicle or joining forces with others to create a group, all dressed in costume of course. There are also different free competitions during the event, for awards for various categories.
In addition to the competition and the parade with people dressed in festive costumes, the programme includes the Carnival for Children and Teens, workshops for little ones and photography exhibitions that enrich the festive, playful atmosphere of the event.
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