• h.8.30 am – Accreditation of 100 Participants, delivery of material and placement
  • h.9.00 am – Accreditation of children and young jury for the Children’s Championship
  • h.9.30 am – Arrival of Judges, delivery of material and forms
  • h. 10,00 am – Children’s Championship 2021
  • h.10.30 am – Arrival of Authorities, Committee of Honors and Press
  • h.10.45 am – Children’s Championship Award and Children’s Chorus
  • h.11.00 am – Greeting of Authorities
  • h.11.15 am – Presentation by Organization
  • h.11.25 am – Pesto World Championship Hymn
  • h.11.30 am – Competition start
  • h.12.10 pm – Competition end and meeting of the jury
  • h.2.00 pm – Award ceremony for the “furthest” competitor (by “A Compagna”)
  • h.2.15 pm – Nomination of the 10 finalists
  • h.2.30 pm – 10 finalists Final competition
  • h.3.10 pm – Conclusion and meeting of the jury
  • h.3.30 pm – Proclamation of 2021 World Champion
  • h.4.00 pm – Official conclusion of Eighth Pesto World Championship
  • h. 8.00 pm – Pesto Party

In Sala del Minor Consiglio

  • 9.00/16.00 • 9.00 / 16:00 Ancient mortars exhibition. Selection of historical mortars with illustration of the origins and family stories and “sensations of future”
  • 11.00/16.00 Further information from the Associations and Ligurian DOP of agri-food
  • 11.00/17.00 Pesto Talk – the “Championship” Livingroom with interviews, opinions and videos.

And Also…

  • Friday, March 19th, in the morning Pesto workshop for children by Genoa Municipality
  • Friday, March 19th, in the afternoon “Pesto Last Minute“. Rapid courses and latest Pesto by mortar exercises
  • Saturday, March 20th . there will be the opportunity to be accompanied in the streets of the historic center for the itinerary “A day as a craftsman”, edited by Confartigianato Liguria, where participants will discover the artisan shops of the historic streets of Genoa.
  • Pesto Week of Ligurian Restaurateurs: in the week of the Championship the restaurants of Genoa and Liguria offer special menus based on pesto. The list will be available on the website.