ITALIAN STREET THEATRE

Wednesday, 1 May 2024

 to 

Monday, 31 March 2025

Friday from 18h00 to late
Saturday from 16h00 to late
Sunday from 13h00

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Let the Montecasino Villagers Entertain You

Experience a special kind of #MonteMagic with Montecasino’s Villagers!

As you stroll along the charming cobblestone streets, you’ll be dazzled by bursts of song and dance as our charming characters take centre stage, delighting you with their talent and charisma. So come join us at Montecasino and experience a taste of Italy like never before. With our street performers leading the way, you’re in for an unforgettable journey filled with laughter, music, and #MonteMagic at every turn.

 

Meet our delightful Italian village characters,

each with their own unique story to tell.

Luca

#IFoundLuca

Luca, the gondola man lives here with his dear friends Marcella, Isabella, and Antonio. Every day, as he glides through the serene canals, he feels a deep connection to the soul of this village and its people. The laughter and joy that fill the air are like music to his ears.

“Being a gondola man is not just a job for me; it is a passion that runs through my veins. The gentle sway of the gondola, and the gentle whispers of the water, it all fills me with a sense of peace and purpose.

Marcella, Isabella, and Antonio, they are not just my friends; they are my family. We share stories, laughter, and the simple pleasures of life that make each day special.”

Isabelle

#IFoundIsabella

Isabella, is a passionate tarantella dancer from the Montecasino Village.

“My days are filled with laughter and joy, shared with dear friends who are like family to me. But in my heart, there is a special place reserved for Antonio, the handsome young man who has captured my affection. With each step I take in the dance, I express the love and longing that fills my soul for him.”

Marcelle

#IFoundMarcella

Meet Marcella, the unofficial Montecasino painter. She meets her friends on the cobblestone streets, painting the beauty of our beloved Italia, as they embrace the simple joys of life.

“But I have a secret, a passion that ignites my soul and drives my artistry to new heights. When the moon rises over the vineyards and olive groves, I retreat to my studio, where my true masterpiece awaits.Experience the magic of our Village through my eyes, where every brushstroke tells a story of love, loss, and the eternal beauty of our homeland.”

Antonio

#IFoundAntonio

Antonio, a passionate musician and a hopeless romantic…

“I live along the cobblestone streets with my dear friends, surrounded by the sweet melodies of our music echoing through the narrow alleys. But ah, amore! I can’t seem to resist the allure of falling in love, my heart dancing to a new tune with each passing day.

I serenade the Bella signoras under the moonlit sky, hoping to capture their hearts with my melodies.”

Juliette

#IFoundJulietta

Meet Julietta, a passionate opera singer, with a voice as powerful as the rolling hills of Tuscany.

“I dream of gracing stages around the world. While I adore my quaint village, my heart yearns to explore distant lands and captivate audiences far and wide. Every note I sing carries the essence of Italia, but my spirit is restless, eager for new adventures and experiences.”

Luiga

#IFoundLuiga

“I am known far and wide for mouth-watering pasta dishes and delectable desserts that will make your taste buds dance with joy.

But there’s one thing you should know about me – I am as clumsy as a cat on a tightrope! You’ll often find me tripping over my own feet or dropping plates with a crash. Despite my clumsiness, my passion for cooking knows no bounds.”

Don-Pedro

#IFoundDonPedro 

A man of great importance in our quaint little village – Don Pedro.

He is not just any villager, no, he owns this land.

“I have resided here in Montecasino Village for my entire life, watching over the cobblestone streets and olive groves with a keen eye and a firm hand. With a commanding presence and a heart as big as the Tuscan sun, I am a man you don’t want to cross. But fear not, for I also have has a warm smile and a friendly greeting for all who pass through our beloved village.”

Rosa

#IFoundRosa

Rosa, is the Nonna of Montecasino Village. 

“I’ve lived here my whole life, but oh, how things have changed! The young ones rush by with their fancy gadgets, too busy for a friendly chat on my porch swing. Now, it’s all rush, rush, rush.

But fear not, I still keep the spirit of our village alive with my stories and secrets. Gossip? Maybe a little, but always with love in my heart. Come sit with me, share a biscotti, and let me tell you about the days when time moved slower, and our bonds were stronger.”

WIN WITH OUR MONTECASINO VILLAGERS!

The excitement doesn’t stop there, you get a chance to win an incredible Montecasino experience valued at R2000 every month!

 

How to Enter:

Simply follow our pages @MontecasinoZA on Facebook or @Montecasino_za on Instagram.

Find ALL our Italian Villagers, snap a picture, and share your moment with them using #MonteMagic and the corresponding hashtag of the Villager.

 

What You Could Win:

You could win a #MonteMagic experience consisting of a meal at any of our restaurants, movies@ Montecasino tickets, a visit to our beautiful bird gardens, and an exciting game of bowling – all valued at R2000!

 

How do I Win:

The winner will be randomly selected from the monthly pool of qualifying entrants and will be announced on our social pages.

 

  1. The competition is open to South African citizens only.
  2. No person under 18 is allowed to participate in this competition.
  3. This competition is closed to any persons who are directors, members, partners, employees, agents or consultants of or any other person who directly or indirectly controls or is controlled by the company or marketing service providers, or spouses, life partners, business partners or immediate family members.
  4. Participants can activate their entries into this competition by sharing then finding all our Italian Village characters, snapping a picture, and sharing their #MonteMagic moment with them using #MonteMagic along with the corresponding hashtag of the character taken in the photo. i.e. #Ifoundrosa #Ifoundluca #Ifoundmarcella #Ifounddonpedro #Ifoundisabella #Ifoundluiga #Ifoundantonio on Facebook or on Instagram. Shares on Facebook and Instgram Stories or on Tik Tok are not eligible.
  5. Tsogo Sun is committed to protecting your privacy. By entering this competition, you agree to our data practices as set out in our Privacy Policy, and which can be viewed at https://www.tsogosun.com/privacy-policy/
  6. The competition closes on the last day of every month until 31 March 2025.
  7. One winner will be selected from the combined entries by a random electronic draw through a Google Random Number Generator App.
  8. A social media post on the Montecasino social media page will be published, once consent is received from the prize winner.
  9. Every participant in the competition shall be deemed to have acknowledged and accepted the rules by virtue of their participation.
  10. All reasonable steps shall be taken to contact the prize winner via social media.
  11. Winners are requested to acknowledge receipt of the notification within 36 hours of the notification. The winner will need collect their prize within 15 days from the Montecasino Guest Relations Desk and must present an acceptable form of identification upon receiving his/her prize.
  12. If the winner does not collect his/her prize before the specific date – he/she will forfeit his/her prize.
  13. The prize excludes transport to and from Montecasino.
  14. In the event of technical failure or damage to the device or online system used for the competition draw, irrespective of the cause, another suitable device or method will be used, at the sole discretion of Management.
  15. All decisions are final and binding and no correspondence or appeals will be entered into.
  16. Neither Tsogo Sun Casino Management Company (PTY) Limited, its subsidiaries and affiliated companies, their Directors, Officers, employees or agents shall be liable for any loss, damage, injury or death suffered by the prize winner or any of his/her invitees, as a result of the prize winner having taken up the prize. The prize winner hereby indemnifies and holds harmless the Tsogo Sun Casino Management Company (PTY) Limited for any such loss, damage, injury or death.
  17. Any person transgressing the rules of this competition will be disqualified.
  18. The above clauses are severable from each other. Should any clause or part thereof be found to be unenforceable by operation of the law, such clause will be severed and the remaining clauses shall remain in force.

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