1 WORLD WIDE TORINO AT ESPERIENZA ITALIA March 20 November 2011 World Wide Torino involves in the celebrations for the 150 years of the Unity of Italy those foreign institutions connected to the City of Torino through relations of friendship and collaboration. The result is a programme rich in international events such as exhibitions, concerts, theatre and dance shows, seminars and a photo exhibition created together with the Province of Torino and the Piemonte Region. World Wide Torino is a project created by the International Affairs Department of the City of Torino Contacts: Elga Giai: Erica Albarello: Daniela Fioranti:
2 Programme from June to November From 17 th March to 20 th November World Wide Torino - Piemonte Embraces the World By the City of Torino, Province of Torino, Piemonte Region At Officine Grandi Riparazioni and related opening hours Italy celebrates the world and the world celebrates Italy through a multimedia exhibition about the relations of the City of Torino, Province of Torino and Piemonte Region all over the world. 3 rd June Salt Lake City at Italia 150 By the City of Torino and the City of Salt Lake City At Officine Grandi Riparazione The mountains that hosted the Winter Olympics Games in 2002 and the American country tradition are the protagonists at the Officine Grandi Riparazioni. In three words: Salt Lake City. Salt Lake City introduces itself to Italia /06 14h30 p.m. at Officine Grandi Riparazioni Salt Lake City introduces itself to the visitors of Esperienza Italia. It is a chance to get to know better the mountains that hosted the 2002 Winter Olympic Games, Utah s great naturalistic resources and the interesting Salt Lake City. Live Western Entertainment 03/06 09h00 p.m. at Officine Grandi Riparazioni Second performance 04/06 3h00 p.m. A music and dance show about the most traditional America of cowboys and native Americans. Lannie The Marshal Scopes and Craig Creek Johnson, also known as Hired Guns, perform the standards of the cowboy music. Typical Navajo dances are warming up the atmosphere. From 29 th June to 2 nd July City of Buenos Aires at Italia 150 By the City of Torino At Officine Grandi Riparazioni On the occasion of the European Tango Championship & Festival 2011, that is taking place in Torino from 28 th June to 3 rd July as a selection for the Mundial de Tango of Buenos Aires, the Officine Grandi Riparazioni host a series of cultural events connected both to the tango and to the long history that links Italy and Argentina. The events are supported by the Government of the City of Buenos Aires and by the Embassy of Argentina in Italy. Argentina: no hay tierra como la mia From 29/06 to 02/07 at Officine Grandi Riparazioni Opening 29/06 5h00 p.m. Photo exhibition by Gonzalo del Carril in which the representation of the world of tango, its atmosphere, its nostalgia remind of the feelings connected to the experinece of emigration and to Argentina as a land of hope.
3 Buenos Aires Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente 29/06 and 30/06 from 6h00 p.m. to 8h00 p.m. 01/07 from 6h00 p.m. to 10h00 p.m Officine Grandi Riparazioni, Sala Duomo Film review from the famous Festival of Independent Cinema of Buenos Aires BAFICI. Projections calendar: 29/06 6h00 p.m. - El hombre que baila (Sergio Ainsenstein and Pablo Pintor, 2010) 30/06 6h00 p.m. - Orquesta típica (Nicolás Entel, 2006) 01/07 6h00 p.m. - Tango deseo (Edgardo Cozarinsky, 2002) 01/07 8h00 p.m. - Yo no sé que me han hecho tus ojos (Lorena Muñoz and Sergio Wolf, 2003) History of the Italian emigration in Argentina and the birth of Tango 29/06 5h00 p.m. at Officine Grandi Riparazioni The connection between the Italian emigration in Argentina and the birth of tango is presented at the Officine Grandi Riparazioni and discussed by Nicola de Concilio, Matias Marini and Rosa Ucci, authors of texts about these subjects. Tango at the Officine 29/ p.m. at Officine Grandi Riparazioni Argentinian musicians and dancers recreate the traditional atmosphere of the Milongas, the Buenos Aires typical ballrooms. From 3 rd to 10 th July City of Ekaterinburg at Italia 150 By the City of Torino and the City of Ekaterinburg At Officine Grandi Riparazioni The City of Ekaterinburg, tied to Torino through a collaboration agreements since 1998, gives its contribution to the programme of World Wide Torino with an evocative photographic exhibition and a puppet theater show. Ekaterinburg looks to the future From 03/07 to 10/07 at Officine Grandi Riparazioni A photo exhibition tells about Ekaterinburg, a Russian city founded in 1723 which has always been a bridge between Europe and Asia Petrushka s Carnival 03/07 4h00 p.m. at Officine Grandi Riparazioni A puppet show directly from Russia will delight the youngest visitors of Esperienza Italia. From 9 th to 16 th July City of Shenyang at Italia 150
4 By the City of Torino and the City of Shenyang At Officine Grandi Riparazioni The friendship between Torino and Shenyang (China) dates back to 1986, when the two cities signed a twinning agreement. That s why the City of Shenyang will take part to the celebrations of Italia 150 with a photo exhibition. Image Shenyang From 09/07 to 16/07 at Officine Grandi Riparazioni The images of Shenyang show a multi-faceted city where traditional Chinese architectures are side to side to extremely modern areas and futuristic buildings. From 1 st to 7 th September City of Nice at Italia 150 By the City of Torino and the City of Nice At various places Torino and Nice have been two fundamental points of the Duchy of Savoy for more than three centuries. The City of Nice therefore contributes to the celebrations for the 150 years of the Unity of Italy with a programme of cultural events as a demonstration of an historical friendship which has never stopped. From 8 th to 15 th September City of Harbin at Italia 150 By the City of Torino and the City of Harbin At Officine Grandi Riparazioni Since 1984, the City of Harbin (China) has been hosting the Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival. At the Officine Grandi Riparazioni, the pictures of the incredible Chinese ice creations are shown in a fascinating photo exhibition in the sphere of Esperienza Italia, by virtue of the friendship between the two cities. 20 th September Communauté Urbaine de Grenoble at Italia 150 By the City of Torino and the Communauté Urbaine de Grenoble Officine Grandi Riparazioni During these last years, the dialogue between the City of Torino and the Communauté Urbane de Grenoble has been developing especially on the theme of urban and environmental policies. The Officine Grandi Riparazioni thus become a framework for a new discussion about urban mobility and environmental sustainability between the representatives of the two institutions. 23 rd September City of Lyon at Italia 150 By the City of Torino and the City of Lyon At Officine Grandi Riparazioni 9.00 p.m. The collaboration with the French partners is a successful practice of the international relations of the City of Torino. The extremely original proposal from the City of Lyon is a unique culinary show made up by sounds, perfumes and images involving cooks and artists from both sides of the Alps.
5 Festine d oreille 23/09 9h00 p.m. at Officine Grandi Riparazioni A unique and spectacular cooking performance in which notes, images and irresistible aromas interwave. Musicians, cooks and video directors from Torino and Lyon are giving life to such mix of sensations. 29 th September City of Rotterdam at Italia 150 By Netherlands Architecture Institute, General Consulate of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Milan, In / arch - National Architecture Institute, City of Rotterdam and City of Torino. At Officine Grandi Riparazioni Since 1958, Rotterdam and Torino have been related by the historical twinning called Ring of Twinned Cities. On the occasion of the 150 th anniversary of the Unification of Italy the two cities meet up to address a theme which is important for both of them: the relationship between architecture and sustainability. Sustainable Architecture and the post-industrial city 29/09 at Officine Grandi Riparazioni Since 1958, the year of their twinning, Torino and Rotterdam had industrial glories, difficulties associated with de-industrialization and post-industrial reflexes. What role can architecture play in a sustainable development of the city? How is it possible to balance land and water to people and space in a single view? 7 th and 8 th October City of Zlin at Italia 150 By the City of Torino and the City of Zlin At Officine Grandi Riparazioni The important International Film Festival for Children and Youth has been taking place in the City of Zlin since The collaboration with the City of Torino is therefore particularly intense in the field of cinema, audiovisuals and multimedia. The Officine Grandi Riparazioni are thus going to be transformed into a film lab involving young people. From 22 nd to 31 th October Republic of Poland at Italia 150 By City of Torino, the Republic of Poland and Polish Community in Torino At Officine Grandi Riparazioni During the Polish Presidency of the Council of the European Union, the Republic of Poland joins the celebrations of Esperienza Italia with an historical exhibition describing the participation of the Poles in the Italian Risorgimento. The program will be enriched by cultural events organized by Polish cities. From 3 rd to 9 th November City of Nagoya at Italia 150 By the City of Torino and the City of Nagoya At various places
6 One of the most intense international collaborations of the City of Torino is the one with the City of Nagoya, where the headquarters of the largest automotive industry in Japan are set. The cooperation is also very active on the cultural side and brings a taste of Far East to Esperienza Italia through a photo exhibition and a samurai performance in the city centre and at the Officine Grandi Riparazioni. Photo exhibition From 03/11 to 01/11 at Officine Grandi Riparazioni Opening 04/11 05h00 p.m. The Eastern traditions and the great Japanese development are described in a special photo exhibition. On the occasion of the opening of the exhibition it is possible to learn how to create origami. A wonderful samurai performance shall not be missed. Samurai performance 04/11 5h30 p.m. at Officine Grandi Riparazioni 05/11 4h00 p.m. in the city centre Torino experiences the Japanese atmosphere created by an impressive samurai performance. 11 th November City of Cannes at Italia 150 By the City of Turin and the City of Cannes At Officine Grandi Riparazioni The City of Torino and the City of Cannes are the settings of two of the most important film festivals in Europe. Their cultural collaboration, however, affects the field of music as well. Through a music event at the Officine Grandi Riparazioni, the City of Cannes gives its best wishes for the 150 th anniversary of the Unification of Italy. From 10 th to 17 th November City of Volgograd at Italia 150 By the City of Torino and the City of Volgograd At Officine Grandi Riparazioni The celebrations of Italia 150 let two friends, the City of Torino and the City of Volgograd (Russia), meet again. In order to let the visitors of Esperienza Italia know Volgograd better, a photo exhibition is shown and a group of young artists perform typical Russian dances. Photo exhibition From 10/11 to 17/11 at Officine Grandi Riparazioni The City of Volgograd presents itself to the audience of Esperienza Italia with its most significant pictures. Russian folk dance show 13/11 4h00 p.m. at Officine Grandi Riparazioni Young dancers from Volgograd perform a typical Russian folk show.
7 19 th November City of Glasgow at Italia 150 By the City of Torino and the City of Glasgow At Officine Grandi Riparazioni The community of the Scottish-Italians gives its contribution to the celebrations for the 150th anniversary of the Unification of Italy. On the occasion of the closing of the celebrations and of the project World Wide Torino at Esperienza Italia 150, the City of Glasgow offers cultural events as well as Scottish music and dances.