The day of Borgo Comune – Third meeting with local community

Mar 27, 2013Community development

Giornata del Borgo ComuneThe Day of Borgo Comune  took place on Saturday 9th  March from 9:00. It was the third meeting with local community within “Borgo di Dio”  project realized with the support of Fondazione con il Sud.

The Day was divided into two parts. The first part started with a brief introduction of the project and of the Day, thanks also to the major Giuseppe Vitale and Anna Raspanti, who underlined the meaning of this Day at the Council chamber room of the City of  Trappeto. Local community could acquire the sense of re-appropriation and revaluation of the structure. Many people, in particular Benedetto Zenone and Pino Lombardo, told a lot of stories about Danilo Dolci. The students of some classes of the Comprehensive School “R.F.Evola” and of the Middle School “Danilo Dolci” showed their projects and results of maieutic laboratories about “Future”, related also with the Borgo.

In the second part the architect Giorgio Stockel (who have designed the Borgo project with Danilo Dolci in 1968) discussed the past project, talking about  the development of the structure. After, the architect Mariano Genovese showed restoration works of the Borgo. At the end of the Day of Borgo Comune, refreshments were served to all in the hill near the Borgo.

The partnership project  thanks all the participants of the Day of Borgo Comune. Many newspapers, RadioRaiTre and the Regional News promoted this event. Heartfelt thanks to “Centre for the Creative Development Danilo Dolci” and “Cesie” volunteers, that contributed to the success of the Day.

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