Cascina Triulza, Civil Society Pavilion, at the center of a series of free guided tours of Expo Milan 2015 for visitors and schools: a critical view of Expo topics by Banca Etica; web journalism laboratories with Acra; the discovery of the ancient history of the building that guesses civil society pavilion. Here is a brief explanation of what you can do and learn with experienced guides.
BANCA ETICA, EXPO THEMATIC TOURS WITH CRITICAL SPIRIT - With the contribution of Etica SGR, Fondazione Culturale, the magazine ‘Values’ and Foundation Triulza - Banca Etica have organized a free guided tour between the most important pavilions of Milan Expo 2015, to understand the approach of States, companies and international organizations about agriculture, resource management, the distribution of food, and which can be done to change things. It is possible to book a visit accompanied by a volunteer, who offer to small groups of people the chance to see Expo in a new way. To book a visit it is possible subscribe on the website www.bancaetica.it/dentro expo, or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Each tour starts at 10:45 from Cascina Triulza, at the covered walkway between the Villani restaurant and the Auditorium. Booking should be made at least three days before the chosen date.
Scheduled visits: September 3; September 17; September 26; October 5; October 14; October 16; 24th October.
NINE TOURS FOR SCHOOLS WITH ACRA - Water, biodiversity, climate change... There are nine thematic free itineraries studied by experts of the NGO ACRA to discover in the most entertaining and educational way the Universal Exhibition in Milan.
An educational proposal that comes from the experience of the European project team EAThink2015, under the patronage of Expo school project, to help teachers of primary and secondary schools to visit the Expo2015 site (info and reservations: Giulia Venturini, giuliaventurini @ acraccs. org, phone 0227000291).
All tours start from Cascina Triulza, the Civil Society Pavilion, (Acra is one of 65 founders). The tours will be operated by themselves (download the brochure from www.eathink2015.org/it) or accompanied by a volunteer (in Italian, English, French, Spanish, German speaking) and it is possible to book direct access to some pavilions.
To make more interesting the visit, the students will also be involved in a "Web journalism" workshop and become a reporter for a day to post photos and comments online (using twitter istagram and Facebook of EAThink2015) thanks to tablets provided by the organization: using hashtags and keywords you can rebuild a diary of the visit that will remain as a souvenir of the day.
It is possible to conclude the visit with a meeting with a journalist of italian daily newspaper Corriere della Sera, building and printing the first page of visit in EXPO. This activity can also be booked in a day after the visita at Corriere della Sera building in Milan downtown.
In addition, it is possible arrange a visit to the city of Milan - accompanied students of the Varalli high school - 6 routes between the downtown and the urban borders (in Italian, English, French, German and Spanish speaking). Info: www.ilviaggioeilcibo.it.
EAThink2015 - 'Eat local, think global - is a three-year project financed by the European Union that involves students and teachers from 12 European countries about global citizenship and food. For reservations and information: Foundation ACRA – e-mail email@example.com web site www.eathink2015.org/it.
THE SECULAR HISTORY OF THE ANCIENT CASCINA TRIULZA FARM IN GUIDED TOURS - The historical building that hosts the Pavilion of Civil Society reveals its secular history: a guided tour from the middle of september (duration: half an hour) to explore the ancient farm called Cascina Triulza, whose origins are lost in the Middle Ages and through the centuries , from the Duchy of Milan (XIV-XVI sec) to the domination of the Habsburgs (XVIII), until it was an independent municipality (deleted and aggregated to Musocco in 1869, both aggregated to the city of Milan in 1923) and then an agricultural farm with a social vocation. Two visits each day, 30 minutes each, organized by Asssociazione Cascine Milan who prepared the young volunteers of the National Civil Service, provides visitors with all the details of the history.of Cascina Triulza. Info and booking: under construction.