Ostana organizes several community initiatives all over the year: singing groups, literary and video contests, photographic exhibitions, environmental improvement projects, excursions with snowshoes, picnics, common bread preparation and cooking sessions, meetings for the members of the Alpine troops.
February UNESCO International Mother Language Day
June Ostana Price - Literary Price in Mother Language
Presentation of the Annual notebook of the "I Rënéis" Association
Literary Price "Your Mountain, Your Emotions"
August Environmental Voluntary Camp in collaboration with Legambiente
"Piemonte DocuMenteur Filmfest"
Meeting for the former members of the Alpine troops
Folk and traditional dancing nights
September Chantar e dançar a Ostana (a whole day in the Occitan culture: in the morning walk and singing through the village hamlets, in the afternoon dance with live folk music)
December "Chapalo-chapalo" Hunting the witches throughout the Ostana tradition.
See the "Momenti di Festa, Svago e Cultura" section for an up-to-date list of events.
Association Pro Loco: they organizes village happenings
Cultural Association "I Rënéis": the association runs the Municipal Ethnographic Museum of Ostana which illustrates the ancient cycle of life (work in the fields, the stables, the school, etc...) with implements, objects, reconstructions of environments and photographs captioned in Occitan and Italian. Every June, they present the annual theme notebook, edited by the association.
The "Cantori Spontanei": a spontaneous group of people singing popular traditional songs.
The "Aire d'Ostana": a group of young musicians expressing Occitan culture
Association "Arealpina": promotes the knowledge of social and cultural aspects of life in the Alps
School of Alpine Photography: within the Alpine Cultural Institute the school organizes courses, photographic exhibitions, conferences.