Civil Society Pavilion takes the audience and participants to the closing of Expo 2015 with a rich calendar of events - over 400, including conferences, workshops, exhibitions and performances - and an entertainment program in the court and in picnic area full of taste, creativity and cooperative experiences.
From September 17, the inauguration of (13.00) of the exhibition "CIRIO A history of heart" that celebrates 160 years of history of one of the oldest Italian food brands, now owned by the cooperative consortium Conserve Italia Bologna; Cascina Triulza offers also many new entertainment activities for all ages.
Every Wednesday, since September 16th, at 12.00, Cascina Triulza will host a workshop mosaics from recycled material, suitable for all ages. It is possible made one or more mosaic or large patchwork and each participant will be the protagonist of a collective work, exploring the themes of art and the environment. The initiative is offered by Kirecò coop soc Onlus (www.kireco.eu), active in services for environmental sustainability and innovation. In collaboration with the Municipality of Ravenna it manages "C'Hera una svolta", a Center for Creative Recycling where are collected a number of products donated by companies for the activities with citizens and schools. The project aims to teach how to reduce waste and reuse materials.
Every Thursday and Friday afternoon, under the big magnolia of Cascina Triulza, will be the "Speakers' Corner Time: success stories from cooperative world". An informal moment during which visitors can learn about the young players that have created Italian cooperatives of success in very different fields. In September 17th (17.30) inaugurates this new speakers' corner, promoted by Confcooperative, the Cooperativa Nave dei Sogni of Treviglio-BG, founded by a team of young professionals that organizes events, produces and distributes audio-video quality. This cooperative has become the exclusive European distributor of some Taiwanese and Chinese companies manufacturers of musical instruments, creating in 2014 the division NDS Music (www.ndsmusic.com) dedicated to import-export, production and online sales of music instruments and accessories. Friday, September 18th (17:00) will be the turn of the Cooperativa Oltre Confine Pavia (www.vieniapavia.it), active in the promotion of tourism and territorial.
Every Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 17.00 to 20.00, the picnic area, close to the Speaker's Corner, will be animated by "Cooperative Appetizers", with a rich buffet offered by the cooperative consortium Bologna Conserve Italy - leading aperitifs with Apè Line - in partnership with the Cooperativa Agricola Horta.
During weekends appointments continue in the picnic area with tastings of Umbrian bruschetta (at 11:30 and 16:00) and a guided tour of the gardens, initiatives promoted by the Umbria Region.
Along with new autumn events Cascina Triulza keeps daily appointments of entertainment already classic: Workshops for children from 4 to 10 years at Children Lab on Water, food and sustainability (11:00, 14:00 and 15:30); milking cow Margherita in court; the production of two weels of cheese in the show dairy Grana Padano (11.30 and 16.30) with free tasting of this cheese; tastings of typical and genuine products in the market presented each week from different manufacturers and municipalities; and guided tours of the Italian Farmhouse and third sector organizations present at the exhibition, by the young volunteers of the National Civil Service.