Eurochocolate – PerugiaEurochocolate is an annual event dedicated to the culture of chocolate, which is divided into a series of events, the main one of which is held in Perugia in October. Created by architect Eugene Guarducci in 1993, the event is an event entirely dedicated to the tradition of Italian and international chocolate, attracting many tourists and chocolate manufacturers, trade and industrial, which sell their products in the streets of the city equipped exhibition space. During the event are set up numerous events, shows (and comic) and cultural animating with wine tasting tours, performances, happenings in the streets, squares and places of art and tradition of the historic center of the city of Perugia.
Among the major events, the sight of chocolate sculptures, where skilled sculptors working cubic blocks of chocolate for 1 m³ of volume, to obtain works that will remain on display for the duration of the event.
Through the special section Eurochocolate World, the show gives a voice to all the countries of the world cocoa producers, who are in the Rocca Paolina their customs, traditions and typical products based on cocoa.
The event enjoys the patronage of the Ministry of Industry and the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Forestry, the support and patronage of the International Cocoa Organization (ICCO), the leading global organization based Alondra cocoa producers, processors of chocolate and final consumers. The event is also sponsored each year by major leading companies in various sectors, as well as all the major companies making chocolate.