Summary of the "International Meetings in Florence"
organised by the Committee of the
FONDAZIONE ROMUALDO DEL BIANCO
The constitution of the Romualdo
Del Bianco Foundation, dated 3rd Novembre 1998, is the final step of an
activity set up since 1992 by present President, Paolo Del Bianco, with the support of a
special committee. After different years of experience, it has been possible to create and
carry out an organisation and a series of initiatives in order to let young people of
different countries and cultures meet and get acquainted each other, to contribute to the
development of the peace in the world.
- , we have accepted many Professors and groups of Students accompanied by
their teachers, coming from University and Academies of Germany (Feldkirchen, Bruchsal),
Finland (Tamper), Poland (Warsaw, Bydgoszez, Stetting, Krakow), Byelorussia (Minsk),
Republic of Czech. (Prague), Slovak (Bratislava, Trnava), Hungary (Budapest), Russia
(Moscow), Lithuania (Vilnius), Kazakistan (Almaty), Japan (Tokyo, Nagoya, Gunma, Aichi,
Since November 1997 till
- From 15th till 22nd November 1997, two
members of Feldkirchen Volkshochschule (Germany)
- From 17th till 27th November 1997, a
Professor of Tama Art University of Tokyo (Japan)
- From 18th till 25th November 1997 2 members
of Nagoya House of Music (Japan)
- we have accepted groups coming from the Academy of Fine Arts of Krakow (Poland),
Prague (Czech Republic), and Bratislava (Slovak). In November 20th 1997 the groups have
been welcomed by Prof. Domenico Viggiano Principal of Fine Arts of Florence. During their
stay the Professors had the opportunity to visit the studio of sculptor Igor Mitoraj, the
Foundry of Del Chiaro, and the marble quarry of Colonnata (Massa Carrara). Then our guests
could also visit the Uffizi Gallery, Palatine Gallery (Pitti Palace) and the Academy
From 17th till 24th November
On the 21st November 1997 has
been held , at Vivahotel Alexander, the Evening of Prize Giving of the best works of the
different teams of students of the various Academies. The prize has been given to the
students by Dr Guiducci Bonanni Councillor of Educational Department of Florence. At the
social event participated the members of Tama Art University, and Nagoya House of Music.
- we have accepted a member of the Institute of Theoretical Physic & Astronomy
of Vilnius and from 18th till 21st December 1997 a member of the Almaty (Kazakhstan)
Science Academy, are going to be present at the next congress "XXXIII International
Conference on Co-ordination Chemistry" which will be held from the 30th August 1998
till the 4th September 1998.
From 17th till 19th December
- From 27th December 1997 till 3rd January 2
members of the Volkshochschule of Feldkirchen (Germany)
- From 12th till 17th 1998, a member of Modern
Art Museum of Gunma (Japan)
- we have accepted, in collaboration with the Florence Council, a delegation of
young dancers of the Children Folk Dance Group "Mertskhali" of Tbilisi (Rep. Of
Georgia). They have performed with great success at Puccini Theatre of Florence and
Theatre of "Chiesa del Vivaio" at Incisa Valdarno. During their stay the group
has been invited at "Palazzo Vecchio" by Dr. Guiducci Bonanni (Councillor of
Educational Department of Florence Council) as the representative of the Lord Mayor. The
delegation was also represented by the Art Director Lady Mzia Kankaveli and Professor Gia
Gvaramia, as representative of the Educational Department.
From 12th till 20th January
- From 19th till 26th January 1998 a Professor
of piano of the Music Academy of Prague (Czech Rep.)
- have been invited the representing of the Lord Mayor of Bydgoszcz and another
representing of the Music Academy Bydgoszcz (Poland) and they have performed a successful
concert at the State Conservatory of Florence Luigi Cherubini, in presence of Master
Giovanni Cicconi , Principal of the Conservatory. During their stay they could participate
on the return at the Palatine Gallery of the Titian's painting "Portrait of Cardinal
Ippolito dei Medici in Hungarian Dress".
From 20th till 26th January
- we have accepted the groups of the Architecture Faculty of Stetting
(Poland), Tampere (Finland) and Minsk (Bielorussia), and in that occasion they met
Professor Gurrieri Principal of the Architecture Faculty of the University of Florence. On
the 30th January 1998, at the VIVAHOTEL Alexander, has been held the Evening of Prize
Giving of the best works of the students of Architecture Faculty.
From 26th January till 2nd
Among the people we outline the presence of the
representing of the Music Academy of Prague.
- we have accepted the groups of the Architecture Faculties of Warsaw and Krakow
(Poland), Prague (Rep. Czech), and Budapest (Hungary).On the 3rd of February the groups
have been invited to participate to the conference of Professor Silvano Fei, held at the
Conference Room of "Monte dei Paschi di Siena", and on February the 5th 1998
they have been invited by the Lord Mayor Professor Mario Primicerio , Arch. Oberdan
Armanni Manager of the Urbanistic Office, and the Arch. Giancarlo Sfogli, Responsible of
the Private Building Office, at "Palazzo Vecchio".
From 2nd till 9th February
During their stay they could
visit the Uffizi Gallery, the Palatine Gallery (Pitti Palace), the Academy Gallery, the
San Marco Museum and the Museum "Florence come era". On February the 6th 1998 at
Vivahotel Fleming, has been held the Evening of Prize Giving of the best works of the
different teams of students of the various Architecture Faculties.
- From 13th till 23rd February 1998 a
representing of the Architecture Faculty of Aichi (Japan).
- From 17th till 25th February 1998 a
representing of the Architecture Institute of Kobe (Japan).
- we have accepted groups of History of Art Faculty of Krakow (Poland), Warsaw
(Poland), Trnava (Slovakia), and Budapest (Hungary). During their stay, they could visit
the Uffizi Gallery , the Palatine Gallery (Pitti Palace), the Gallery Academy, and the
Vasari Corridor. On the 20th February 1998, at the VIVAHOTEL Alexander, has been held the
Evening of Prize Giving of the best works of different teams of the students of the
various Architecture Faculties, among the most important people who have participated at
the event we mention Professor Mandelli, representing the Principal of the Architecture
Faculty of the University of Florence, and Professor Viggiano Principal of the Fine Arts
Academy of Florence, the representing of the Architecture Faculty of the University of
Aichi, the representing of the Institute of Architecture of Kobe, the representing of the
Art Academy, Architecture and Drawing of Prague, Professor Tricarico, Professor D'Avanzo,
Professor Faini, Professor Marchi, Surveyor Catarzi. With these members of the group, we
have started to make a list of possible points to be treated next year, which had been
already analysed with the other participants.
From 15th till 23rd February
- From 18th till 26th February 1998 2 members
of the Art Academy, Architecture and Drawing of Prague (Czech Rep.).
- From 19th till 26th February 1998 2 members
of the Art Academy, Architecture and Drawing of Prague (Czech Rep.).
representing of University of Fine Arts of Tokyo (Japan).
- From 20th till 28th February 1998
of Volkshochschule of Bruchsal (Germany).
- From 21st till 28th February 1998
1998 two members
of the Fine Arts Academy of Moscow (Russia).
- From 22nd till 28th February
At the end of the project on the
25th of February, our guests have been invited to dine at the Vivahotel Alexander, among
the scholar guests of the President Paolo Del Bianco we mention the presence of the
representing of Tokyo University and Fine Arts of Moscow, Music Academy of Prague and the
Art Academy, Architecture and Drawing of Prague. During the evening all the participants
have contributed to updated and complete accurately, the list of the most important
subjects of the Project.