191th ANNIVERSARY OF THE BIRTH OF CARLO LORENZINI

191th ANNIVERSARY OF THE BIRTH OF CARLO LORENZINI
Florence - Friday, November 24, 2017
Sala della Lavabo, Complex of the Basilica of San Lorenzo

PINOCCHIO IN THE SIGN OF EUROPE AND EXCELLENCES IN THE ENTREPRENEURSHIP, ART, CULTURE, SPORT, PATRONAGE
Pinocchio is no longer the Tuscan brat once ... becomes the protagonist and testimonial of the European biennial project "CAMPO DEI MIRACOLI" under the EU Erasmus+ program.

This year, among the winners, there are the personalities who have been distinguished for excellence, entrepreneurship, art, culture, sport, patronage. professionalism, solidarity and humanity.

The "Pinocchio by Carlo Lorenzini" Prize will be returned to Florence on Friday, November 24, under the patronage of the City of Florence, organized and promoted by “Carlo Lorenzini's Pinocchio” Cultural Association, and the event becomes an event that brings together illustrious personalities of the Tuscan, Italian and international territory.

The honor is, in fact, handed over to those who have been distinguished throughout the year in various sectors, each individually identified with a character of the tale "The Adventures of Pinocchio".
The ceremony will take place during the event "191 Anniversary of the Birth of Carlo Lorenzini" in the Basilica of San Lorenzo Complex, in the exclusive "Sala del Lavabo", where, in addition to the honors of Monsignor Marco Viola, Prior of the Basilica, will bring the institutional greeting the Senate Vice President Sen Rosa Maria Di Giorgi; the former President of the European Parliament and President of the Menuhin Foundation Hon Enrique Baron Crespo; the President of the Tuscan Region Conseil Eugenio Giani and the Councilor for Economic Development of the City of Florence, Cecilia Del Re. Following the interventions of the President of the Association Pinocchio by Carlo Lorenzini, Hon Monica Baldi and the President of the Jury, Marquis Lionardo Ginori Lisci, preceded by the extraordinary musical notes of Maestro Andrea Ceccomori's flute, President of the association “Assisi Sacro Sound”.

The commemoration for the 191st birthday of the world's most famous literary puppet father's will begin at 16 o'clock with the laying of a crown of flowers at the home of Carlo Lorenzini, via Taddea 21, and will continue at 5 pm in the Complex of the Basilica of San Lorenzo with the conferment of the Prize "Pinocchio by Carlo Lorenzini 2017".

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Excellence, professionalism, art, culture, creativity, entrepreneurship, sport, solidarity and humanity accompany the famous puppet and initiatives on his behalf in 2017.

The event is the first one dedicated to the European biennial project "CAMPO DEI MIRACOLI" in the context of the EU Erasmus + program involving Italy, Spain and Great Britain.

The Prize consists of brushed gold metal medals engraved with enamel created specifically representing the Pinocchio logo by "Picchiani and Barlacchi" representing the Pinocchio logo and the image of the event is created in Flash Art by the artist Caterina Balletti.

It will be exposed the Pinocchio’s sculpture by the artist Antoaneta Dzoni in alabaster of Artieri Alabastro Cooperative of Volterra.

16:00 BIRTHPLACE OF CARLO LORENZINI - Via Taddea, 21
Deposition wreath and commemoration

17:00 HALL LAVABO, Complex of the Basilica of San Lorenzo
Greetings of autorities and testimonials

17:30 GRANTING AWARD "PINOCCHIO BY CARLO LORENZINI"
MASTRO GEPPETTO               Trade / Business / Commerce Mariacristina Gribaudi
TALKING CRICKET            Knowledge / Science / Culture / Critique Alberto Vierucci
MANGIAFOCO                 Cinema / Entertainment / Theatre / Television Cesara Buonamici
CAT AND FOX                           Environment / Dialectic Andrea Jengo
TREE OF ZECCHINI                 Economics / Finance Enrico Bocci
BLU FAIRY                             Fashion / Art / Collectibles  Cecilie Hollberg
OSTERIA RED SHRIMP          Catering / Hospitality / Nutrition Niccolò Manetti
DOG-FISH                          Sports / Wins  Gabriele Rossetti 
COLOMBO                       Patronage / Associations Pippo Zeffirelli (Fondazione Franco Zeffirelli)           

Jury
President: Marquis Lionardo Ginori Lisci, Honorary President “Pinocchio by Carlo Lorenzini”
Hon Monica Baldi, President of “Pinocchio by Carlo Lorenzini”
Rossana Capitani, Vice President of of “Pinocchio by Carlo Lorenzini”
Fabio Fanfani, Fanfani Clinical Research Institute, Honorary Consul of the Philippines
Marquis Bernardo Gondi, President of Tuscan Historic Houses Association
Eleonora Pecchioli, Association President "For Boboli"
Dieter Schlenker, Director of European Union History Archives (EUI)
Maurizio Sguanci, President of the Quarter 1 "Historical Center" of the City of Florence
Monsignor Marco Viola, Prior of the Basilica of San Lorenzo in Florence
Vivilla Zampini, Vice President of CNA Florence, CDA “Pinocchio by Carlo Lorenzini”

Thanks to: City of Florence, Erasmus+, Basilica San Lorenzo, Opera Medicea Laurenziana, Association for Boboli, Center for Old, Lorenzo de Medici Institute, Antica Pasticceria Sieni

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