Veganism is the most extreme form of vegetarianism. It’s not about avoiding consuming meat, fish and other animal products, it’s also about avoiding using the products produced with the help of animals. For instance, vegans usually never eat refined sugar and don’t drink wine, because the process of their purification requires the usage of gelatin.
Bologna annually hosts the vegan festival aiming at attracting more and more followers of the vegan diet and lifestyle. The visitors of the festival come from all cities of Italy and other countries of Europe. Here everyone wants to be closer to cruelty-free lifestyle. This festival will be really interesting for everyone, who has just began following vegan diet. They will find support in their decision and also find out lots of interesting information from the experienced vegans.
The program of the festival is rather simple, but it’s very interesting. Italian stars come to the festival, but they don’t sing. They share stories of life based on their own vegan lifestyle. World leading dietologists organize lectures about vegan diet and its benefits for the health. New books about vegan diet and lifestyle are also presented here. If you really want to use vegan products, you should buy them at a local exhibition. Also don’t forget to attend numerous cooking demonstrations showing how to cook simple and delicious vegan meals.
The entrance to the festival is not free, however, the price is rather symbolic.
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