The opening press conference for the second edition of the MareDireFare – Festival degli Oceani will take place on May 27 at 11 am in the Sala Costantinides of the Civic Museum of Sartorio in Trieste (Largo Papa Giovanni XXIII). For two weeks, from May 27 to June 10, the Historic Center of Trieste will host the first stage of a large-scale exhibition dedicated to the Seven Principles of Ocean Literacy, created by 7 professional painters who will display their work in the Antico Caffè San Marco, of MUG, in the Lovat Library, in Ubik Library, in the Quarantotti Gambini Municipal Library, in Emeroteca Tomizza – Attilio Hortis Civic Library and in the House of Music. Alongside the large-scale exhibition, in the same period, the events calendar on the sea, between science, history and culture, for adults, children and families, will revitalize the city center and marine biodiversity of Miramar to celebrate the decade of the oceans, to reflect on their conservation and the future of marine resources.
Attending the press conference:
Nicola Casagli, President of the National Institute of Oceanography and Experimental Geophysics – OGS
Maurizio Spoto, Director of the Miramar Marine Protected Area
Nicole Mattioni, Education Adviser, School, Youth, Family, Library System, Equal Opportunities, Municipality of Trieste
Franco Fornaroli, Vice-President of the International Council of Young Writers in Italy – EBI Italia
Frigate Captain Sergio Colombo and TV Giuseppe Claudio Maroni, Trieste Port Authority
Rino Lombardi, President of the Cultural Association of the Borra Museum
Sabina Stavro, Editorial Science
Lorenzo Peter Castelletto, Curator of MareDireFare
The festival was born from the idea of the Miramar Marine Reserve Area of the World Wide Fund for Nature and the National Institute of Oceanography and Experimental Geophysics – OGS and is organized as part of the MareDireFare project, funded by the Friuli-Venezia Giulia Autonomous Region.
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