Overview

Schedule

Ceremony & Party 

Talks

Parallel-events

Travel information

naples

30 May – 02 June 2024

From May 30 to June 2, the vibrant city of Naples will be the host of the European Design Festival 2024, curated by AIAP, the Association of Italian Communication Designers. We are happy to invite you to join this celebration of creativity. Open to the wider public, the festival promises a rich tapestry of design innovation and collaboration.

Thursday May 30

KICK-OFF

17:00 – 19:00

OFFICIAL OPENING @ Museo Madre

LATE TALKS

@ RIOT

Friday May 31

EXHIBITION

@ FOQUS

GUIDED TOUR

PLACES OF INTEREST IN THE CITY OF NAPLES

LATE TALKS

@ DOTFOG

Saturday June 01

GUIDED TOUR

Places of interest in the city of naples

Conference

@ the academy of fine arts

 

AWARD CEREMONY

 

@Teatro Mercadante

 

PARTY

Sunday June 02

GUIDED TOUR

PLACES OF INTEREST IN THE CITY OF NAPLES

EXHIBITION

@ THE ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS

EXHIBITION

@ FOQUS

Please be aware that the program provided is preliminary. Additional events and further details on the listed activities will be forthcoming. Keep an eye on this space for updates and more information.

Ceremony and Party

Talks & Conferences

Late Talks at Dot Fog and Riot

In the days leading up to the awards ceremony, we will have the opportunity to meet in the evening in the spaces of some of the studios and galleries in the city for informal conversations with the international designers attending the event. Venue: Dot Fot Address: Via Nuova Pizzofalcone, 2

Conference at the Academia di Belle Arti

The main venue of the Academy, from the afternoon of May 30 until Saturday morning, June 1, will be the information center for all guests and the venue for the conferences that will animate the program. Italian designers will share their experiences with guest designers from Europe, fostering a dialogue

Parallel Events

Official Opening at the Museo Madre

The Festival’s opening night on May 30 will take place in the courtyard of Palazzo Donnaregina, built in the 13th century and home to the city’s most important Contemporary Art Museum. We will welcome all guests, allowing everyone to visit the rooms of the permanent collection and climb to the

Tours & Crawls

With the help of young design students from city schools, city tours will be organized every day to discover places that speak of art and design.

Exhibition and workshop at Foqus

In the spin-off branch of the Academy, in the heart of the renowned ‘Quartieri Spagnoli’, one of the most fascinating and controversial areas of the city, in a complex that has been the symbol of an important social and urban regeneration project, it will be possible to visit the exhibition

Travel Information

Special Hotel discounts for ED-Festival attendees

For the European Design Festival in Naples we have secured a special 10% discount on a wide variety of hotels (from 3 to 5 stars) valid for the period of May 28th to June 2nd, 2024. You can secure this discount by mentioning the “EDA24” code when making a reservation.