Theme of the Ex-tempore:
Pineta, with the sea in the eyes

We are looking forward to welcoming you on the first weekend of September at Parco del Mare in Lignano Pineta. You will live a fascinating experience surrounded: the second edition of the Ex-Tempore painting contest dedicated to Renzo Ardito, one of the founders of modern Lignano and a great art enthusiast and lover.

Registration fee

The registration fee of  15,00 Euros must be paid by 28th August 2016.

You can obtain meal tickets at

Granseola, BBQ, Perbacco, Tenda bar, Movil, bar of the Pineta beach and “pontile”, bar of Minigolf e Gommosi.

Agreement nights

Hotel President Lignano and other participating hotels.

The painting competition is organized by the Cultural Association Arte Pagnacco and Lignano Pineta SpA. All painting techniques are admitted. Group works are also allowed.


1° place Euros 1.000
2° place Euros 600
3° place Euros 300

These sums are to be intended before tax which is 25%.


Bring your own canvas or board. The required sizes go to a maximum of 100x100cm. The sign-off of all canvases or boards will be from 9:30am to 3:00pm on Saturday and from 8:00am to 10:00am on Sunday at PalaPineta in Parco del Mare in Lignano Pineta, located between Viale a Mare and Raggio dei Canestrei. You can return your painting on Saturday until 6:00 pm and on Sunday until 2:30 pm.


The paintings will be exposed at the PalaPineta in Lignano Pineta. The judges will evaluate all submitted works and choose the winners. The award ceremony will take place at PalaPineta at 6.30pm on Sunday 4th. A reception will follow.

You can pay the registration fee

by bank transfer:
From Italy IBAN: IT 77F0863764440000023013809
From abroad BIC: CCRTIT2T99A

Please send the filled application form via fax at +39 0431 428677 or via mail at: extempore@lignanopineta.com

Should you require further information

Send us an e-mail at extempore@lignanopineta.com or call us at +39 0431 428677