The Playday is an ESTA event dedicated to ensemble music and open to all string players of any level and age which takes place every year in different places in the national territory.
The participants come from different locations and from different training courses such as the musical middle school, the musical high school, the conservatory and private schools.

On the day of Playday the enrolled students gather to form one or more string orchestras conducted by expert conductors who guide them in the study of the pieces scheduled for the final concert, which takes place in the afternoon.

The Playday it is intense full immersion musical, a moment of sharing and growth, an exciting day for everyone: for the younger participants, who face their first time in an orchestra immersed in a positive and festive atmosphere; for older students and their teachers, who come back enriched and gratified by the meeting with musicians from different backgrounds.

The Playday it is a day lived in the name of joy, constructive commitment and wants to be, in the spirit of Esta, a moment of sharing musical and human experiences.

The Meetings on the stage organized by ESTA Italia every year for twenty years now, they are events born with the spirit of allowing all young musicians, students of ESTA members, to perform in prestigious places and in front of an audience without a competitive purpose ; it does not matter the frame that surrounds the educational path in public schools such as the middle school with a musical address, the musical high school, the conservatory or private schools but the want to play!!!

The events take place in various locations throughout Italy and are open to both soloists and groups.
Every Meeting on stage there are teachers and members of the ESTA Italia board available for an interview with the young musicians.
Intentionally the Meetings on the stage they do not want to represent a competition atmosphere but an opportunity to be together listening and making music.
The most interesting and best distinguished participants, in  Meetings on the stage and reported by the ESTA expert commission, will be invited  subsequently to perform in the National ESTA review which takes place annually in the city of Cremona.