Italomaniya 2014

7 and 8 June at the Central House of Artists was the second festival "Italomaniya", which became the largest event for Moscow italomanov in 2014.The festival was held in the framework of cross Year Russia-Italy Tourism with the support of the Commercial Section of the Embassy of Italy, ICE, the Italian Institute of Culture, the Italian-Russian Chamber of Commerce and the Italian National Agency for Tourism ENIT.The festival was organized Italian newspaper Mosca Oggi and the Central House of Artists.

The opening ceremony was attended by the Consul General of Italy in Moscow Pergabriele Papadum de Bottini, Deputy Director of the Trade Department of the Embassy of Italy (Agency ICE) Achilov Ritstsello, President of the Italian business club ITAM Giovanni Stornante, directed by Tatiana Danilyants artist Massimiliano Robinofficial partners of the festival, Stanislav Pamphylia, son of the founder of the winery Ca 'Botta in Verona, Lorenzo Jetty, shopkeeper Italian products Da Lorenzo and Tatiana Astashova representative bookstore "Bukbridzh."

media partner of the festival also became a trade center "Capitol", which held a large-scale event announcement.Posters "Italomanii" were posted on the website and on billboards in shopping centers network "Capitol."

festival was visited by over 3,500 people.This success, according to organizers, is not surprising, especially the holiday has been divided into 10 different zones, each guest found a something for everyone.The CHA was created by the Italian town of the central market square, a trattoria, university, bookstore, movie theater, concert hall, art gallery, travel agency and a playground.

the main square of the city are the best Italian shops and stores in Moscow.Among them: Sasa Rinaldi, Da Lorenzo, Grosseto Eurofood, Gusto italiano, La via del caffe`, Italian Rhapsody, Farfalla di Toscana, Lefort.The main square has become, as expected, the most popular destination among the guests of the festival.During the two days is not stopped trade, owners of shops offer guests to taste their products, told about the peculiarities of Italian cuisine, taught how to choose Italian cheeses, sauces for pasta, prosciutto, olive oil, coffee ... Fair was very diverse: it waspresents products from various regions of Italy (Sicily, Tuscany, Piedmont, Umbria, etc.). In addition, guests can purchase products unique dishes from the Italian company TVS and decorations in Murano glass from the boutique Bottega Murano.

Near the main square there is Trattoria - another popular place for holiday guests.There for two days almost without interruption took cooking classes, wine tasting and culinary lectures by the best chefs of Moscow.Official brand-chef of the festival, in charge of the menu trattoria became a charming Italian Todaro Alex from the team of professional chefs of "Fish. Meat. Two knife."Alex prepared for Trattoria special summer menu.

renowned chef Roberto Bruno, represented at the festival Accademia del Gusto, for three hours shared with guests his experience and spent 3 of the master class: for the preparation of homemade pasta with pesto Genoa, tagliatelle with sauce in trappeniziyski andpineapple ravioli with ricotta cheese and strawberry.Sous-chef at the Marriott Grand George Shonia and pastry chef Olga Chilikina taught guests to cook ravioli with spinach and old version of panna cotta.Casa Rinaldi shared experience of cooking traditional Italian dishes and light summer snacks.Artem Knyazev, a cook and an expert of the magazine "Good Housekeeping" held a workshop on the preparation of three different types of bruschetta.

Chef Gusto italiano arranged tasting egg pasta with truffle and sauces.Lorenzo Jetty, shopkeeper Da Lorenzo taught visitors understand Italian cheeses.Culinary blogger Darya Starostin gave a lecture on the different types of pasta and Italian food myths.For equipping the zone master classes utensils and other necessary materials meet company Market Trial.

real discovery of the festival was the Italian wine from the company Ca` Botta, who acted as the main partner of the wine festival.For two days, wine tasting, and in the evening the owners of the winery talked about the art of making wine, and how to select it properly.

Another of the most visited places of the town became a University, where lectures on culture, history, fashion and regions of Italy, and his branch, which was established for training in the Italian language.The University lecturers were the best-italyanisty Moscow: Dean Nazarov, Ruben Sergeev, Francesca Lazzarini, Bystrov Tatiana, Tatiana Vedeneyeva Elizabeth Prokopovich-Mikutska Giovanni Savino Maria Amoroso, Bella Shahmirza, Cristiano Riga, Simone Caputo and others.A real event for Moscow italomanov participation in the festival was well-known translator of Italian fiction Gennady Kiselyov.His master class "9 moments in Translation" was a real sell-out.

very popular this time enjoyed and learned Italian language at different levels represented the best schools and Italian centers in Moscow: Italian Institute of Culture (teacher Pietro Matstsarizi), Centro italiano di cultura (teacher Simone Caputo), the club of "Tiramisu" (teacher CristianoRiga), the school "Italo Calvino" (teacher Marco Dinello), School of "Pygmalion" (teacher of Alexander Yusupov).Conversation Club "Il Ritrovo" held a special meeting at the festival, whose theme was "Journey to Italy".

The festival hosted a meeting of teachers of Italian language, which announced the creation of the All-Russian Association of Teachers of Italian language.Meetings of the Association will be held every two months.The first one is scheduled for October 2014.

behind book area traditionally responsible Shop Foreign Literature "Bukbridzh", which was presented at the festival in Moscow, the biggest selection of Italian textbooks and manuals on the language of the best Italian publishers: ALMA Edizioni, Edilingua, Bonacci, Guerra, Mondadori.Throughout the day on the stand of the shop was held lotteries.

New this year was a tourist area, which settled the representatives of travel agencies and tour operators in Italy: Azzurra Viaggi, culinary tours Julia Vysotsky, DSBW, AVIS, Perotti tour, Trip Adventures.Next it was created seminarnaya zone where companies can present their guests with tourist routes.The program was very diverse: tourism in Italy, unknown in small groups, gastoronomichesky tourism, travel in Italy by car, gastronomic tours, art and tourism.

Director of Studies & amp; Careers Bernardo Paoli gave a lecture on education in Italy and told the guests about how to enroll in an Italian university.And representatives of the Tourism Committee of the Year of Russia-Italy Darya Klimenko & Marina Lopuhova conducted several presentations of new tourist routes in Italy and read informative lectures about the architecture of the Renaissance and historical events in the territory of Tuscany.

real decoration festival town became an art gallery.His work provided a well-known Italian artist Massimiliano Robin uses a unique technique for creating paintings, developed by him and David Frison representing gallery ARTSEVERINA.Photographer Darya Klimenko presented at the festival his photographs, which reflect a unique look to Italy and emphasized often invisible to travelers parts of cities and landscapes.

Another center of urban life became a movie theater and a concert hall.This year's entertainment program was particularly interesting and varied.The festival was attended by well-known Roman rock singer Filippo Gatti, who came to Moscow specially to perform at the "Italomanii."His acoustic concert was the highlight of the first day of the festival.

At the end of the second day of the festival a talented actress and singer Monica Santoro presented the guests his new concert program "An Evening of Neapolitan songs and songs of the south of Italy."Moscow italomany very warmly received by the Neapolitan motives Monica and thank her for the concert a standing ovation.Naturally, the Italian holiday can not do without the operas at the festival of young opera singers Gnessin.Gnesin gave a concert called "Lyrical love. From opera to chamber romance", hitting the guests with its well-known performance of opera arias.

Separately, it should be noted very rich and informative film program of the festival.Directed by Marco Raffaini gave visitors the opportunity to see his new film "Veri Italiani", which tells about a little strange for the Italians, the Russians love the Italian stage.The well-known director and Tatiana italyanist Danilyants presented the documentary "Venice: Afloat", after which he held a discussion with the director.

Regional Film Italy Film Festival presented Lucania one of his best Italian comedies "Basilicata: From coast to coast" (2010), the show has become the Moscow premiere of the picture.Young director Laura Lazzarini presented at the festival his documentary work "Land of Joy", which tells about the difficult situation in the Veneto region.Italian cinema club ITCINEMA prepared to show some masterpieces of Italian cinema that had not come out in Russia on the big screen ("We hope that will be a girl," dir. Mario Monicelli (1985) and "One Hundred Steps" dir. Marco Tullio Jordan (2000)).

Workshop actor plunged Lande Project "Italomaniyu" in an atmosphere of "Italian Quarter", filled with loving inhabitants to life, ready to appreciate the beauty of every day, to find out the relationship and colors to tell each other everything they care about.And then, on a master class on "the skill of the actor," introduced the participants to master the techniques of theater of the university in Europe - Italian Piccolo Milano, offering them to the actor's emotions training, spare elocution exercises and improvisation.

Children organized a children's area, where were these lessons in drawing with pastels and oil for both children and their parents organized by school of painting Perotti and gastronomic workshops and games for the little guests of the festival under the supervision of the animators of the company's TripAdventures.