Theme of the Ex-tempore:
Pineta: loved, lived... painted.

We will be waiting for you on the second weekend of September for an immersive experience in the Parco del Mare in Lignano Pineta, in the pine forest and among over forty sculptures: the fourth painting ex-tempore dedicated to Renzo Ardito, one of the founders of modern Lignano and a great follower and lover of art.

The registration fee must be paid by Sunday September 2, 2018.

15.00 Euros

5.00 Euros children-teenagers section

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 9.30 a.m. to 6.00 p.m. on Saturday and from 8.00 a.m. to 10.00 a.m. on Sunday at PalaPineta in Parco del Mare in Lignano Pineta, located between Viale a Mare and Raggio dei Canestrei.
You can authenticate your canvas or table also at the headquarters of the Associazione Arte Pagnacco in Via Fruch n. 5 in Pagnacco on Saturday September 8 from 8.00 a.m. to 10.00 a.m.

You can return your painting on Saturday until 6.00 p.m. and on Sunday until 2.30 p.m.


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 6.30 p.m. on Sunday 9th. 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