PROGRAM OF THE DAY

  • 8.30 am Arrival of 100 competitors, delivery of material, position allocation
  • 9.00 am Arrival of children and young judges for the competition dedicated to the youngest
  • 9.30 am Arrival of judges, delivery of material and evaluation sheets
  • 10.15 AM START OF THE 2024 CHILDREN’S WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP
  • 10.30 am Arrival of authorities, guests of honour and press
  • 10.45 am Children’s Championship award ceremony
  • 10.55 am Lollipop choir, anthem of the Pesto Genovese World Championships
  • 11.00 am Welcome by authorities
  • 11.15 am Communication from the organizers
  • 11.30 AM START OF THE COMPETION – SALONE DEL GRAN CONSIGLIO AT PALAZZO DUCALE
  • 12.10 pm Conclusion of the competition and jury meeting
  • 2.30 pm Award ceremony for the competitor coming from farthest away (by “A Compagna”)
  • 2.40 pm Designation of the 10 finalists
  • 2.40 PM START OF THE COMPETITION FOR THE 10 FINALISTS
  • 3.20 pm Conclusion of the finals and jury meeting
  • 16.00 PROCLAMATION OF THE WORLD CHAMPION FOR THE TENTH CHAMPIONSHIP 2024
  • 8.00 pm Pesto Party

In Sala del Minor Consiglio

  • 9.00 am/4.00 pm “I pesti diversi” Exhibition of different pesto imitations around the world
  • 10.00 am/4.00 pm Special postmark for the 10th Edition of the Championship (by Poste Italiane)
  • 10.00 am/5.00 pm Pesto Talk – the “Championship Lounge” with interviews, opinions and videos
  • 11.00 am/4.00 pm Insights by Associations and PDOs of Ligurian agribusiness.
  • 9.00 am/7.00 pm Exhibition of ancient mortars of Genoese families