Wheat culture and cultivation, intangible heritage against the crisis
07/17-07-2013 Caselle in Píttari (Italy)
The Local Branch of the Intangible Cultural Heritage Network, Coordinator for Western Lucania based in Sala Consilina in the premises of the Polo Culturale «Cappuccini», in collaboration with the ProLoco of Caselle in Píttari and the Comunità del Cibo «Grano di Caselle», – on the occasion of the Tenth Anniversary of the Convention, within the ICHNet initiative «Culture Viventi», organize a one day workshop on the wheat culture and cultivation within the Palio del Grano and the Week of Rural Literacy «Campo di Grano». The event includes reading the Convention together with a set of interventions about agricultural crops that will always more become fundamental elements of the local culture. Therefore practices linked with the wheat farming cycle will be illustrate through specific workshops with the «i maestri della terra» (masters of the earth). The aim is to orientate the discussion towards the safeguarding the intangible heritage in a period of economic crisis. The ICHNET organizations - accredited to UNESCO will partecipate in the event.
Concerned country(ies): Italy
Link to further information about the activity
Where will the activity take place?
ProLoco di Caselle in Píttari – Organizzazione« Palio del Grano»
Santo Nicola di Caselle in Píttari
Caselle in Píttari, Italy
What will be the audience?
150 (Participants to the Camp di Grano Post-graduate students Local communities of Southern Cilento Local administrative staff)
Online magazines, regional, National and European press
Intangible Cultural Heritage Network (ICHNet)
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