Pinocchio Forum in Florence

  

PINOCCHIO FORUM
FLORENCE - ITALY
25 TO 29 SEPTEMBER, 2013

Organized by “ASSOCIAZIONE CULTURALE PINOCCHIO DI CARLO LORENZINI /I – ITALY”.  

Great success for the European meeting in Florence on the project "PINOCCHIO FORUM" held during the 2013 World Cycling Championships.  And in the places where the writer Carlo Lorenzini was born and lived, the author of Pinocchio also known under the pseudonym of Collodi , visits were organized in the historical sites , museums, national , municipal and private , conferences and a series of workshops with the Florentine master craftsmen of excellence that have joined the project : Caterina Balletti - Laboratory of Flash Art; Andreina Mancini - Laboratory of Cakes; Paolo Penko - Zecchini Master of Lab; Paolo Zoppi - Cooking Workshop.

The workshops are oriented for some time in order to give everybody a chance to participate and to explore the story of Pinocchio, other stories and folklore particularly in a more international light. The activities help meet the objectives of the project on intercultural understanding and intergenerational learning.

To mark the occasion was held the conference " PINOCCHIO FORUM" - within the exhibition " PINOCCHIO WORLD WIDE" at the Palazzo Medici-Riccardi, Via Cavour, 1 (21 to 29 September ) - where were valued cultural projects approved by the European Union through the analysis of what has been achieved under the name of the most famous puppet in the world.

PINOCCHIO FORUM – GRUNDTVIG/LLP
FIRENZE JOINT MEETING
PROGRAMME 25 / 29.09.2013

25.09.2013 - Wednesday
Arrival of overseas participants

26.09.2013 - Thursday
Venue SALA PISTELLI - PALAZZO MEDICI-RICCARDI - Via Cavour, 1
9:30 - Project staff meeting in Sala Pistelli
Guests will be shown Palazzo Medici-Riccardi (Pinocchio World Wide, Chapel of the Magi …)
10:30 – (all) Visit the exhibition “Pinocchio World Wide” and coffee break in Sala Pistelli
11:00 / 13:00 - Conference “PINOCCHIO FORUM” on Grundtvig/LLP Program in Sala Pistelli
15:00 / 16:30 - Laboratory of Cakes with the Master Andreina Mancini in Pasticceria Sieni
17:00 / 18:00 - Lecture of Dr Nella Sempio on psychoanalytic analyzes of Pinocchio in the Church of San Jacopo in Campo Corbolini, Lorenzo de’ Medici Institute, in via Faenza, 43
18:15 - Site visit to the birthplace of Carlo Lorenzini in via Taddea, 21
18:30 / 20:00 - Cooking Workshop held by Master Paolo Zoppi Ristorante “da Pinocchio” - Piazza Mercato Centrale, 46r.

27.09.213 - Friday
10:30 / 12:00 - Visit of Palazzo Vecchio
12:00 - Visit of Uffizi Museum
16:00 / 17:00 - Visit of National Central Library of Florence – Piazza Cavalleggeri, 1
17:30 / 18:30 - Master of Zecchini Lab with the Master Paolo Penko - Via F. Zannetti, 14/16 r
18:30 / 19:30 - Flash Art Lab with the Master Caterina Balletti - Via dell’Amorino, 14r.
20:00 - Dinner Artist - Fallani House & Art Gallery – Via Magliabechi, 1L

28.09.2013 - Saturday
10:30 - Collodi - Visit of the Park Pinocchio, Historic Garzoni Garden with the Butterfly House
15:00 / 16:30 - a walk around Montecatini Terme /or/ Pistoia
20:00 - Farewell Dinner - Villa “Il Bel Riposo” – Via della Petraia, 29 – Castello (Firenze)

29.09.2013 - Sunday
Departure - Guests return to their home countries  

Thanks to:
City of Florence
Province of Florence
National Agency LLP / EU
Museums of Florence
National Central Library of Florence
Carlo Collodi National Foundation
Lorenzo de 'Medici Institute
Pinocchio World Wide

Special thanks to:
Ercole Baldini
Barbara & Giorgio Moretti
Paola Crema & Roberto Fallani

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PINOCCHIO FORUM
Grundtvig / Lifelong Learning Program (LLP) European Union

1.8.2012 | 31.7.2014 

ASSOCIAZIONE CULTURALE PINOCCHIO DI CARLO LORENZINI /I – ITALY - coordinator
INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE SP. Z O.O / PL - POLAND
AMIATA ARTE / CH - SWITZERLAND
LLANELLI MULTICULTURAL NETWORK /UK - UNITED KINGDOM  

The project is directed to the formation of a consciousness open to creativity and to increasing the operational group activities, to spread the knowledge of the territory and history, to improve partnership and civic responsibility, to provide support for the development of innovative programs to improve cultural heritage. Comparison between the different interpretations of Pinocchio and European fairy tales through a European Pinocchio Path rich in surprises and activities for children and citizens over 50.The project will operate in a context of intergenerational dialogue.
The project aims to increase self-confidence and well-being; to increase awareness of similarities and differences among different culture; to improve cooperation and communication among partners countries and organizations in the field of activation of 50+ with a special focus to the social inclusion. It aims to valorize our cultural heritage; to learn about the different interpretations of the story of Pinocchio; to know other European educational stories; to learn about the different methods of learning in various areas. 

NEXT MEETINGS, WORKSHOPS AND ACTIVITIES IN ITALY - FLORENCE ONLY:
Sunday, November 24th, 2013

NEXT JOINT MEETINGS:
November, 2013 - Switzerland, organized by “Amiata Arte”
May, 2014 - Switzerland, Lugano, organized by “Amiata Arte”
7 July 2014 - Italy, Florence, organized by “Pinocchio by Carlo Lorenzini”

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