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Forty thousand in Lignano for the Biker fest, many foreigners

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LIGNANO. The adverse weather forecasts have not stopped the biker population. An estimated 40 thousand arrived in Lignano Sabbiadoro from all over Italy and also from abroad for the awaited Biker Fest 2021.

“Compared to last year, in which the Biker Fest registered about 90 thousand visitors, thus reaching an absolute record, this edition was attended by about 40 thousand people: this is half compared to 2020, but it is still a an absolutely satisfactory result, given that it exceeds the numbers of the pre-Covid editions (which settled around 30 thousand visitors) – is the comment of the municipal councilor for tourism Massimo Brini -. Even if in the end the weather conditions held up, the forecasts of bad weather penalized us, despite everything, however, many came mainly from Austria and Germany, as well as from all regions of Italy ».

The kermesse dedicated to the world of two wheels was held from Thursday to yesterday, animating the entire seaside resort: to accentuate and diversify the peculiarities of each proposed attraction, the event was organized in different areas of the city, starting from the funfair. “Strabilia”, to get to the Off road area, up to the Teghil stadium (with the adjoining area usually used for the market) and to Terrazza a mare.

The attractions were numerous and involved 350 exhibitors, 3,400 Demo Rides, 450 off road riders, 250 moto-tours made to get to know the region and 14 official motorcycle manufacturers present with all the new models.

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«Despite the vagaries of the weather – says satisfied Moreno Persello, founder and patron of the Biker Fest now in its 35th edition – we managed to stage all the shows and attractions planned. A very successful event confirming our affection and that of our guests for the location, added to the pleasure of having attracted the international public to Lignano Sabbiadoro.

Thanks to the very welcome gift of the local and regional authorities gathered to confirm their approval, to the Region and Promoturismo Fvg concretely present with their stand, to the visitors, to the friends who from the beginnings of Biker have accompanied us with fidelity even after thirty-five years “.

In a weekend at the end of the season, thanks to the Biker Fest Lignano was animated by a dozen live rock performances, the Pin Up Contest, the Enduro Fest, the 26th “US car reunion” and the E- mobility village (at the Teghil stadium).

And in fact the mayor Luca Fanotto, who spoke for the ribbon cutting of the initiative together with the regional councilor Sergio Bini, the president of the regional council Piero Mauro Zanin, the councilor Brini, the regional councilor Maddalena Spagnolo, Mike Persello and Alessandro Tollon of Confcommercio, said: “After two days from my inauguration everything still had to be built, we worked together to create an event that has never stopped growing”. –

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