My photography exhibit, “Italia verso il Polo Nord” (Italy toward the North Pole) is on display in Copenhagen in the Greenland House.
This is the press release for European newspapers, written by my friend Laura Bacalini:
Great success of participation for the inauguration of the marchigian exhibition dedicated to the arctic researches of the Polar Museum "Silvio Zavatti" of Fermo, performed the last September 27th in Copenhagen.
The photographic exhibition “Italy towards the North Pole - Project Map Of Arctic Peoples”, currently exposed at the House Of The Greenland Culture, is composed of various photographic panels which show the shipments to Greenland and Siberia performed by the director of the Polar Geographical Institute “S.Zavatti”, Gianluca Frinchillucci and by Giorgio Marinelli, president of the “Perigeo” Onlus association. The show is an integranl part of the innovative Research Project “Map – Map of Arctic People”, about tutelage of arctic and subarctic populations, which has been inserted in the foreseen initiatives for the next 2007, the International Polar Year. Furthermore Frinchillucci has described the different research activities, which in these years has marked the Polar Museum Of Fermo. As regards Laura Bacalini presented an important European project about the educational issues of the polar thematics, which see the Town Hall Of Fermo and its Polar Geographical Institute leader of the initiative.
The ceremony of inauguration, had been presented by the director of the Copenhagen Italian Institute of Culture Angela Trezza as one of Denmark’s main initiatives about arctic issues, and has aroused a big interest in the audience attended.
Many were the authorities the organizers boasted the presence: from the Italian embassador Roberto di Leo, to the Swedish one Lars Grunderg, from the South-Africa and Germany embassadors, to the responsible for the Greenland government in Denmark. Special joy has rapresented for the organizer the presence of the famous explorer John Andersen. Numerous has been the international contacts the group has interweaved for future cooperations thanks to this event.
The exhibition will be visitable until next 8th of October and represents one of the biggest cultural events of the capital.
Following the show presentation, the suited have been able to taste some of the more characteristic typical products of the Marche Area: wines, cured meats and cakes have been offered to partecipants by six companies of the Fermo Area: Ceriaci of Ortezzano, Half Moon Of Fermo, the Mattera Of Fermo, Picene Earths of Monteurano, Gallucci Confectioner's and Oven Ripani Of Fermo.
The day has been also an opportunity for the turist promotion of the institutions which have contributed to the realization of the event: Regione Marche, the Town Hall Of Fermo, the Provinces Of Macerata and Ascoli and the Assessorship to the culture of the Montana Community Of The Sibylline Ones.
Leaflet and postcards of the above-mentioned institutions and relatives areas have been distributed during the exhibition and has been trasmitted the Dvd “Fermo: fifth province of Marche” cared by Media Communication. Fabio Scatasta, in representation of the municipality of Fermo, has shown the beauty of the Fermo Area.