Florence, Thursday, July 7, 2016

In Florence, Thursday, July 7, 2016 in the District of San Lorenzo it is celebrated Pinocchio who celebrates 135 years "with the event" HAPPY BIRTHDAY PINOCCHIO "organized and promoted by the Cultural Association Pinocchio by Carlo Lorenzini which this year is dedicated to TRISOME GAMES 2016 (the first edition of the World Games for Athletes with Down syndrome that the Tuscan capital will host 15 to 22 July).

17 - Complesso of the San Lorenzo Basilica
Puppet Theatre in the Compagnia of STIMMATE by the Opera Medicea Laurenziana.

18 - Via Taddea, 21
Tribute to the birthplace of Carlo Lorenzini the Authorities and departure of Corteo "Sbandieratori Borghi and Sestieri Fiorentini", arriving in Piazza San Lorenzo.

18:30 - Piazza San Lorenzo

Cristina Giachi Deputy Mayor of Florence
Eugenio Giani President of the Regional Council of Tuscany
Monsignor Marco Viola Prior Basilica of San Lorenzo
Alessio Focardi Chairman Organizing Committee Trisome Games 2016
Massimo Porciani President Paralympic Committee of Tuscany
Roberto Giacinti President Santa Claus Company
Enrico Bocci President Laurentian Opera
On Monica Baldi President Association Pinocchio by Carlo Lorenzini & Committee of Tuscan Women for Trisome Games 2016

Performance flag wavers by the "Sbandieratori Borghi e Sestieri Fiorentini".
Presentation of TRISOME GAMES 2016 (the athletes' Olympic Games with Down syndrome) in presence of authorities and testimonial.
Performance of a special interactive workshop, dedicated to adults and children, where the artist Caterina Balletti, Master Flash Art, creates paintings inspired by the fairy tale.

<A 135 years after the birth of Pinocchio means well, celebrate Pinocchio and its author the same way as in previous years on the anniversary of the publication "the story of a puppet" on the "Journal for Children" took place in Florence on 7 July 1881.> declares Hon Monica Baldi.

Thanks to: Trisome Games 2016, San Lorenzo Basilica, Opera Medicea Laurenziana, Sbandieratori Borghi e Sestieri Fiorentini, Lorenzo de 'Medici Institute, Antica Pasticceria Sieni.


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