Conference Pinocchio Forum

Conference Pinocchio Forum
Fourth edition of the Art and Restoration Fair in Florence
Thursday, November 13th at 13:30 - Hall Urbani

The Cultural Association of Pinocchio by Carlo Lorenzini Thursday, November 13 at 13:30 in the Hall Urban at the Fortezza da Basso during the fourth edition of the Art and Restoration Fair in Florence held the conference PINOCCHIO FORUM.
It was an opportunity to communicate the project's success biennial European project PINOCCHIO FORUM (1.8.2012 | 31.7.2014) realized within Grundtvig LLP / EU.
Speakers: Monica Baldi, President of the Association Pinocchio by Carlo Lorenzini and Roberto Maini, Chairman of the Scientific Committee of the Association Pinocchio by Carlo Lorenzini while sent her warm greetings Maria Letizia Sebastiani, Director of the National Central Library.
The conference began and ended with the lovely music notes of "Bravissimo Pinocchio" composed by musicians Eric Buffat & Massimo Pacciani.

The association, already in November 2012 at the International Art and Restoration in Florence, had successfully presented the "Laboratory of Pinocchio" with some of the prestigious laboratories and indicating the location of laboratories active in the District of Pinocchio’s Father (District of San Lorenzo). The path, set in the project Pinocchio Forum, was developed according to an international itinerary of ten unique laboratories, known as "laboratories of Pinocchio" come to life from Cavaniglia Pavilion with the "Laboratory of Restoration" of the restorer Barbara Bersellini, the "Makeup Workshop" of Gherardo and Gabriele Filistrucchi and the "Laboratory of Excellence" by Luciano and Ricciardo Artusi. In the District of San Lorenzo, however, were hard-working Maestri in their places of business: Caterina Balletti in the Laboratory of Flash Art; Agostino Dessì in the Laboratory of Masks; Andreina Mancini in the Laboratory of Cakes; Gabriele Maselli in the Laboratory of Mastro Geppetto; Giovanni Noviello in the laboratory leather working; Paolo Penko in the Laboratory Master of Zecchini and Paolo Zoppi in the Laboratory of Cooking.

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 operates 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. Each partner contributes with more than a lecture and discussion to introduce the similarity compared to the story of Pinocchio and the stories of their countries; trying to understand what is the perception of the people about the real knowledge of the author and historical places of the wooden puppet.

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