NEWS & EVENTS
SPAZIO GENERAZIONI: REGISTRATIONS ARE OPEN!
Culture Ticino Network Association offers, also this year, English, Italian courses and interactive German lessons which will take place every Thursday from 20:00 to 21:30 at the “GenerazionePiù” Day Center in Lugano for young people and adults. The cycle of lessons will start on Thursday November 7th 2019 and will last until June 18th 2020.
POEMS FOR PEACE 2019: INTERNATIONAL CONTEST
Culture Ticino Network Association launch, this year, a new contest with the title “Poems for Peace”, that has as a goal the creation of poems that impart a message of peace, friendship and fraternity. The contest is addressed to the 3° and 4° classes of the elementary schools in Ticino, the Province of Varese, the Province of Como and the Philippines.
7th Edition “Worlking for Peace”
Saturday, October 5th 2019, from 9.00 am, FLP Agno Station
The cross-border event “Walking for Peace” in Malcantone and Varese area, now in its 7th edition, is back again this year. The entire event will be animated by performances and important messages, in correspondence of the various stages of the Italian and Swiss paths that will culminate with the union of the two populations. The event will end in the Municipal Hall of Ponte Tresa where it will take place, from 12.30 p.m., the “Charity lunch” at the price of 10CHF and the awarding of the winning poetry of the “International Poems for Peace Competition”. Furthermore, it will be a charity lottery that will cheer up the day.
REGISTRATION FOR THE “PEACE VILLAGE” ARE CLOSE – Monday, November 11th 2019, Palazzo dei Congressi – Lugano
We inform you that we have reached the maximum number of students participating in the “Peace Village” workshops. For this reason, also this year, we are forced to close registrations in advance, thanks to an active participation by schools of over 400 students. Many thanks to all!
GALA DINNER OF SOLIDARITY: Saturday, November 16th 2019 form 7.00 PM at SuitenHotel Parco Paradiso – Lugano
In the renowned framework of the Suitenhotel Parco Paradiso of Lugano there will be a wonderful charity evening dedicated to Peace and the Philippines, to which, as every year, important guests and authorities will intervene. From 7.00 p.m. a rich aperitif with local delights will be served. The Gala Solidarity Dinner will boast an excellent menu prepared by the chef de cuisine Christian Casati and his staff. The musical entertainment will be curated by the talented singer Umberto Alongi and his band, who will delight us with the best Italian songs. The sponsor of the evening will be Maristella Polli, an ex-journalist of RSI.
ROUND TABLE AND SOLIDARITY DINNER: Thursday, November 21th 2019, 6.00 PM at the Sala Multiuso of the Evangelical Church of Lugano
You are strongly invited to this special evening dedicated to human rights, entitled “The violation of human rights: let’s talk together”, which received the important patronage of the 30th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and of the Swiss Forum for interreligious and intercultural dialogue. The speakers will be Markus Krienke, professor of modern philosophy and social ethics at the Faculty of Theology of Lugano and Mrs. Roberta Wullschleger, philosopher and collaborator of Pro Juventute in Ticino. The event will be moderated by Giuseppe La Torre, president of the Swiss Forum for interreligious and intercultural dialogue.
CONCERT “ARTISTS FOR PEACE”: Sunday November 24th 2019, 4.00 PM at Studio Foce – Lugano
Don’t miss this extraordinary solidarity show for the whole family! Internationally renowned artists will perform, such as the very successful Italian-Ticino singer-songwriter Umberto Alongi, the winner of the Swiss Music Grand Prize 2019 Marco Zappa and the famous singer and songwriter Rino Dilugano, who, through their music, want to communicate a universal message of peace and solidarity, which gets straight to people’s heart. With us we will have Maristella Polli as the sponsor of the event, a public figure on the Ticino scene and Lucia Bramieri as a guest of honor, a famous TV personality in the Italian show business.
SOLIDARITY SHOW “DANCE AND SURPRISES FOR PEACE”: Sunday, December 1st 2019, from 3.30 PM at Sala Multiuso di Paradiso
In the evocative room of Paradise there will be an explosive show: dance and illusionism will offer you an unmissable and dynamic show. The Free Beat group will be present, with an energetic performance of hip-hop, Eva Vincente with the Country Smile group will involve us with their performances of Country music and the magician Mattia Minelli will leave us without words in front of his extraordinary shows of illusionism. Godmother of the event will be Maristella Polli, a well-known face on the Ticino scene.
LABORATORY OF IDEAS: HUMAN RIGHTS AND CLIMATE CHANGE. Saturaday, December 7th 2019, from 1.30 PM to 6.00 PM at Sala Multiuso UBS in Manno
We look forward to seeing you at this Laboratory of Ideas on the theme “Human Rights and Climate Change”, in which students, professors, associations and municipalities will discuss the issues of environment and climate in groups, bringing to light problems and possible solutions to be undertaken in the during 2020.
SOLIDARITY CONCERT FOR PEACE: Thursday, December 12th 2019, from 8.00 p.m. at Sant’Antonio’s Church in Lugano
The ninth edition of the World Peace Forum will end with a concert of solidarity that will immerse ourselves in the Christmas spirit. “Canterini di Lugano”, “Voci di Canobbio” and “la Società Filarmonica di Agno” will perform for peace and solidarity in the world, giving a unique and unforgettable atmosphere that will cheer your soul.