WALKING FOR PEACE

 

SPECIAL 5th EDITION OF THE TRANSBOUNDARY EVENT “WALKING FOR PEACE

Saturday, October 7th 2017

 

Culture Ticino Network Association is glad to invite you to the special 5th edition of transboundary event “walking for peace”, which will take place Saturday, October 7th 2017 in Malcantone and in the Varese’s area. Walking for peace is addressed to adult and children in order to come closer with every people,  passing on an important message of peace and solidarity. This event, supported by swiss and Italian municipalities, is characterized by a significant moment of solidarity, happiness and entertainment.

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The Swiss Path

at 9:00 AM
Gathering of the partecipants at the FLP of Agno
Welcome to the presence of the local authority and entertainment with Veicolo Danza Association.

at 9:30 AM
Departure in direction to Magliaso.

at 10:00 AM
Arrival in Magliaso (Court of Municipal House),
stop-over with food and drinks, animation and moment of meeting with guests and authorities.

at  10:20 AM
Departure in direction to Caslano.

at 11:00 AM
Arrival in Caslano in Piazza Lago,
stop-over with food and drinks, animation and moment of meeting with guests and authorities.

at 11:20 AM
Departure in direction to Ponte Tresa.

at 12:00 AM
Arrival in Ponte Tresa and union of people on the customs bridge.
Hereafter there will be the official moment with the participation of the municipal authority

from 12:30 AM to 3:00 PM
“Maccheronata (pasta) of solidarity” at the communal hall of Ponte Tresa,
plenty of music, entertainment, guests and many surprises!

The Italian Path

at 9:45 AM
Gathering of the participants at the parking space near to the Water Park in via Zanzi 25 in Lavena Ponte Tresa.

at 10:00 A.M
Departure in direction of Piazza San Giorgio in Ponte Tresa, passing through the long lake.

at 10:15 A.M
Arrival in Piazza San Giorgio, there will be a Footbal match between two teams, one italian and the other one swiss.

at 11:30 A.M
Departure of the two italian groups in direction to Ponte Tresa.

at 12:00 AM
Arrival at Ponte Tresa and union of people on the customs bridge.
Hereafter there will be the official moment with the participation of the municipal authority.

from 12:30 AM to 3:00 PM
“Maccheronata (pasta) of solidarity” at the communal hall of Ponte Tresa,
plenty of music, entertainment, guests and many surprises!

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It’s an event characterized by entertainment that does not forget to stress the social engagement, because funds will be raised during the event and will support two projects of the Association:

  • Realization of a Multipurpose Center in the Philippines, which provide food, medical exams and cultural-artistic moment for needy children and boys.
  • Cultural Program “Petali di Pace” (Petals of Peace), designed for children of elementary school of Ticino.

The Walking for Peace is included within the frame of the events of the Culture Ticino Network Association, which will be led by the 7th World Forum for Peace, thus you are all invited to participate! The topic of this year will be “Communication of Peace” and the event will take place from November 13th to December 7th 2017 in Lugano.

Foto Ponte Tresa e Lavena Ponte Tresa