Birthday of Carlo Lorenzini

185th ANNIVERSARY OF THE BIRTH OF CARLO LORENZINI
PINOCCHIO by CARLO LORENZINI AWARD 2011
Patronage Province of Florence
Florence, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2011
Hall Luca Giordano in Palazzo Medici-Riccardi

At 14:00 Birthplace of Carlo Lorenzini - Via Taddea, 21
Deposition wreath with the intervention of the Regional Councilor Provincial Councilor, Marco Gamannossi, and the President of the City Council, Eugenio Giani

At 14:30 Hall Luca Giordano in Medici Riccardi Palace - Via Cavour, 1
The event continued with speeches by Andrea Barducci, President of the Province of Florence, Dario Nardella, Deputy Mayor of the City of Florence, Giovanni Gentile, President of the Banca Federico Del Vecchio, Antonia Ida Fontana, Chairman of the Scientific Committee of the Association Pinocchio by Carlo Lorenzini. Acting as moderator, Alessandro Rossi, Director of Nuovo Corriere di Firenze.
After masterly report by historian Zeffiro Ciuffoletti, who presented the book “Carlo Lorenzini. Dal Risorgimento all’Unità”, in the presence of the authors, he was awarded the Prix Pinocchio by Carlo Lorenzini to popular choices personalities in different areas according to the characteristics of some of the fairy tale characters.
Highly appreciated the participation of the Prefect of Florence, S.E. Paolo Padoin, the Superintendent of the State Museums of Florence, Cristina Acidini the President of the Institute of the Innocents, Alessandra Maggi, and the Coordinator of the National Agency LLP / EU, Sara Pagliai. The conclusions were entrusted to Hon Monica Baldi, President of Pinocchio by Carlo Lorenzini.

16:00 GRANTING AWARD "PINOCCHIO BY CARLO LORENZINI"

MASTRO GEPPETTO               Trade / Business / Commerce  FERRUCCIO FERRAGAMO
TALKING CRICKET                   Knowledge / Science / Culture / Critique   MONICA BIETTI
MANGIAFOCO              Cinema / Entertainment / Theatre / Television   FABIO BARONTI
CAT AND FOX                         Environment / Dialectic      DARIO NARDELLA
TREE OF ZECCHINI                 Economics / Finance    MARIA ASSUNTA ACCILI
BLU FAIRY                             Fashion / Art / Collectibles  FABIO DE POLI
OSTERIA RED SHRIMP    Catering / Hospitality / Nutrition  Luciano E Ricciardo ARTUSI
LAND OF TOYS     Games / Leisure / Creativity  PAOLO FAVI
DOG-FISH                          Sports / Wins   RENATO DI ROCCO
COLOMBO                      Patronage / Associations  GIOVANNI GENTILE

          
Jury
Alessandro Savorelli, President
Cristina Acidini, Monica Baldi, Andrea Barducci, Antonia Ida Fontana, Giuliano da Empoli, Fabrizio Guarducci, Nicoletta Maraschio, Paolo Penko.

The Prize "Pinocchio by Carlo Lorenzini" is the logo of the Association; It is made of patinated bronze, with the ancient technique of lost wax casting, and chiseled by hand on the basis of golden linden wood; created by Paolo Penko and Gabriele Maselli.

The prizes were awarded by authorities known to the winners by the jury evaluated with the assistance of Irene Simeone, Blumare Miss Italy 2011 and Pinocchio and Jiminy Cricket; the latter rigged by the famous Gherardo Filistrucchi.

Thanks to: Provincia di Firenze, Istituto Lorenzo de Medici, Richard Ginori 1735, Bottega d’Arte Maselli, Bottega Orafa Penko, Filistrucchi, il Forno di Ivana Bruschi, Antica Pasticceria Sieni, Antica Farmacia del Pino, Caffè Rivoire, Casa Wolf, Il Bisonte, La Divina Enoteca, Libri Legatoria Puliti, Loretta Caponi, Ristorante Amor DiVino, Ristorante da Pinocchio e il Consorzio del Mercato di San Lorenzo.

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