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Events and other activities

 

2004

25 August 2004 Comunità Montana del Casentino, CRED service, conference on I mulini ad acqua del Casentino: tra storia e recupero (The Watermills in the Casentino: history and recovery) Molin di Bucchio at Stia

 

4 September 2004 Association for the Arno, Festa dell’Arno (Arno Festival).  First stop on the route.

 

2005

23 April/8 May 2005 Tuscan Region, Council for Culture/Tuscan museums: Opening for the celebration “Amico Museo”.

 

1 September 2005 Association for the Arno Festa dell’Arno (Arno Festival). First stop on the route.

13 October 2005 Cultural Association “L’allegoria” di Capolona: Performance of the play, Fili Magici (Magic Threads): Stories about fairies, miraculous gifts, courageous women: a tale woven around the destructive and the redeeming forces in women, spun around the art of weaving, tastes and smells of yesteryear, in a setting of recollections.

 

31 October 2005 Comunità Montana del Casentino: Tempo di castagne, tempo di veglie (Chestnut time, evenings together): stories and tales around the hearth. In the old mill kitchen Miriam Bardini reads: I Minipin and La leggenda della foresta di Bir.

 

12 November 2005 Township of Stia, A.N.P.I. of Stia: 62nd anniversary of the death of Pio Borri (first Partisan killed in the province of Arezzo – Gold Medal in the Italian Resistance during World War II).

 

13 November 2005 Cultural Association “L’allegoria” di Capolona: Performance of the play, Fili Magici (Magic Threads): Stories about fairies, miraculous gifts, courageous women: a tale woven around the destructive and the redeeming forces in women, spun around the art of weaving, tastes and smells of yesteryear, in a setting of recollections.

 

2006

15/25 April Tuscan Region, Province of Arezzo and Comunità Montana del Casentino: Opening for the celebration, Memorie, segni, paesaggi in tempo di pace, (Memories, Signs, Landscapes in peacetime).

 

10 June 2006 “The Paths of Liberty”. Hospitality point for participants.

 

18 June 2006 Cultural Association “L’allegoria” di Capolona: Performance of the play, Fili Magici (Magic Threads): Stories about fairies, miraculous gifts, courageous women: a tale woven around the destructive and the redeeming forces in women, spun around the art of weaving, tastes and smells of yesteryear, in a setting of recollections.

 

7 July 2006 Association for the Arno, Festa dell’Arno (Arno Festival).  First stop on the route.

31 October 2006 Comunità Montana del Casentino: Tempo di castagne, tempo di veglie (Chestnut time, evenings together): Performance of the play, Lupusinfabula e… (Speaking of the Devil and…)

 

2007

25 July 2007 Comunità Montana del Casentino – Ecomuseo del Casentino: “Understanding by Doing”: workshops on constructing model mills using found-objects.

        

25 August 2007 Trekking with a guide: Open for visits.

 

10 November 2007  Township of Stia, A.N.P.I. of Stia: 64th anniversary of the death of Pio Borri (first Partisan killed in the province of Arezzo – Gold Medal in the Italian Resistance during World War II). 

18 November 2007 Comunità Montana del Casentino – Ecomuseo del Casentino:  Sognando il paese della cuccagna (Dreaming about the land of milk and honey). Readings by Patrizia Mazzoni on food; Il paniere dei frutti scomparsi (The basket of lost fruit) Presentation of the project for safeguarding ancient fruit cultivars, organized by the Agriculture service of the Agricoltura della Comunità Montana del Casentino. Fruit and stewed apple tasting.

 

2008

19 April 2008 Province of Arezzo, Municipality of Anghiari, Municipality of Arezzo, Township of Bucine, Township of Monte San Savino, Township of Stia: Commemoration of 17 fallen Partisans. Live concert by the group, “Casa del vento”.

 

        

3 May 2008 Tuscan Region: For the celebration of “Amico museo”, “As good as bread”: The art of traditional bread making between the Casentino and Friuli, demonstration and tasting. Presentation of the “Pan di Sorc” project organized by the Ecomuseo delle acque del Gemonese (UD).

 

        

 

6 August 2008 Casentino Forests National Park, Mount Falterona and Campigna: Guided excursions.

 

9/10 August 2008 Sponsored by the Township of Stia: “Lo sbaracco”: Artisan and Vintage Fair for the Alzheimer Centre at Stia, the halfway house at Papiano, the Weaving Workshop –Saharawi women – Dajla and Kasturi – updating patchwork – Southern India.

        

25 to 29 August 2008 Weaving course held by Angela Giordano

        

 

26 Ottobre 2008 Concert by  “OverTones Quartet”. Quartet of saxofoni

          

8 November 2008 Township of Stia, A.N.P.I. of Stia: 65th anniversary of the death of Pio Borri (first Partisan killed in the province of Arezzo – Gold Medal in the Italian Resistance during World War II). 

 16 November 2008 Comunità Montana del Casentino – Ecomuseo del Casentino: La veglia dell’acqua (An evening together around the water): music, songs, and tales with the group, “La leggera”.

        

2009

10 May 2009 Comunità Montana del Casentino – Ecomuseo del Casentino: Tramandiamo (Let’s hand it down): Workshop of the art of mending.

 

10 October 2009 PlainAir Workshop: cooking school: Casentino tortelli, in collaboration with "Communitas Toscana".

 

14 November 2009  IL TESTAMENTO DEL MAIALE (The Pig’s Testament) by and with Miriam Bardini, live musical accompaniment by Anna Tenore. Presentation and tasting of pork products organized by "Consorzio del Prosciutto del Casentino"

       

2010

7 March 2010 Greeting the participants trekking along the C.A.I. [Italian Alpine Club] route from Molin di Bucchio to Casina di Foresta and back.

2 May 2010 Greeting German guests participating in the Cooking School organized by the township of Stia.

20 July 2010 Work weekend with the students from Harding University, Italian campus in Scandicci (Florence).

3 August 2010 Hosting the Boy Scouts on an overnight outdoor camp.

9 October 2010 Collaboration with COMMUNITAS Toscana - Pratovecchio, LABORATORIO DEL PLEIN AIR [Open Air Laboratory]: cooking school preparing the recipes for Florentine flat cake with grapes, “cooked water” Tuscan peasant soup, and mini-pizzas made from stale bread.

   

20 - 21 November 2010 Three performances of the play “PARTENZE” [Departures]….with Miriam Bardini, musical accompaniment by Anna Tenore, scenography by Roberta Socci.

2011

21 July 2011 Ecomuseo del Casentino [Casentino Ecomuseum]: "Knowledge in the hands: workshop on breadmaking and baking in the traditional wood-burning oven”.

With the kind contribution of Gabriella Bergamaschi, we present the video on the preparation and…the tasting of the bread:

23 July 2011 "Between Molin di Bucchio and Porciano" a day with Francesco Pasetto.

21 October 2011 "Le Giornate del saper fare" [How-to-Do Days] Workshop on hand spinning taught by Livia Cerasarti (spinning wheel) and Donatina Donati (spindle)

22 October 2011 "Le Giornate del saper fare" Exchange and comparison with other realities. Encounter with the Ecomuseo delle acque del Gemonese (Udine) – Demonstration and workshop creating cornhusk crafts 

19 November 2011 Comunità Montana del Casentino – Ecomuseo del Casentino: Tempo di castagne, tempo di veglie (Chestnut time, evenings together): Two performances of “Old Stories for Young Performers. Young people rewrite and narrate traditional local stories”

27 November 2011 Opening of the area Mills in collaboration with the Ecomuseo del Casentino: "La Torta di Ceci" (Chickpea Cake)

4 December 2011 Opening of the area Mills in collaboration with the Ecomuseo del Casentino: "Il Pane" (Bread)

2012

25 April 2012 Stopping-point for the FIAB cyclist group from Arezzo on occasion of the bike excursion "Resistere, Pedalare, Resistere" (Resist, Pedal, Endure)

5 May 2012 guided visit to the Mill and presentation of the book "Guida all’archeologia industriale della Toscana" (Guide to Industrial Archaeology in Tuscany) by Giuseppe Guanci.

13 May 2012 (link to youtube film):

ECOMUSEO OPEN HOUSE, Springtime and museum friend initiative 2012. "IL PANE TOSCANO FATTO IN CASA" (Homemade Tuscan Bread)

14 July 2012 homemade Tuscan Bread, in collaboration with the ECOMUSEO DEL CASENTINO

22 August 2012 Stopping-point for the Ente Nazionale Guide Equestri Ambientali, ENGEA (National Environmental Equestrian Guides) during the mapping of the Certified Horse Trails in Tuscany.  

4 November 2012 Ecomuseo del Casentino: "Le Novelle della Nonna" (Grandmother’s Tales) by Emma Perodi read by Miriam Bardini

25 November and 4 December 2012 In collaboration with the Ecomuseo del Casentino: Ruote ad Acqua (Waterwheels) - 2 days dedicated to mills. Degustation of Chickpea Cake, Baked Nesta Apples and Bruschetta

2013

18 May 2013 In collaboration with the ECOMUSEO DEL CASENTINO - "LA SECONDA VITA DELLE COSE... IN CUCINA" (A second life for things…in the kitchen)- Demonstration of soap-making using recycled cooking oils, by Silvia Cervigni

18 and 19 May 2013 Second Italian edition of the EUROPEAN DAYS FOR MILLS by the Associazione Italiana Amici Dei Mulini Storici, AIAMS (Italian Association of Friends of Historic Mills).

Saturday 6 July 2013 In collaboration with the ECOMUSEO DEL CASENTINO, "VEGLIA NELL'AIA" (Vigil in the barnyard) with musicians "LA LEGGERA" (Tuscan music and folksongs

23 July 2013 Welcoming 22 children who participated in the Casentino National Park project "Ragazzi Insieme"(Children Together) – A walk with the donkeys following the traditions, tastes and people, in collaboration with the Associazione "Amici dell' asino".

10 November 2013 In collaboration with the Ecomuseo del Casentino. "Tempo di castagne... tempo di veglie 2013" (Chestnut time, evenings together): Monster Stories - "The Badalischio": a mythical figure from the Casentino, presented by Anna Benvenuti, Università degli Studi di Firenze.

 

 

Casentino: Mulino di Bucchio and The Badalischio:     

(link to youtube film):

 

 

24 November and 1 December 2013: In collaboration with the Ecomuseo del Casentino. Opening the area mills for the "Ruote ad acqua - visita ai mulini del Casentino" Waterwheels – visit to the Casentino Mills)

 

 

 

Arrivederci! We’ll see you at  Molin di Bucchio.................