June 2012 - Culture for Waterfront meeting in Italy

Schedule of the Grundtvig Meeting in Italy >> first draft


13th of June 2012 >>
- guests arrival
- 20:00 welcome and dinner


14th of June 2012 >>
- 09.30 - 11.30 introduction of the GESSO and STURA Riverside Reserve
>> local organizations / political authorities
> "Problems and future actions for the development of the area"
- 11.30 - 11.45 coffee break
- 12.00 - 13.30 discussion on the issues of the local case study
- 13.30 - 15.00 lunch
- 15.00 - 17.00 visit to the STURA Riverside Reserve
- 17.30 - 19.00 feedbacks and evaluations from R//C organizations about the local case: an exchange with the local organizations
- 20.00 - 21.00 dinner
- 21.00 till midnight shows and performances of the MIRABILIA International Festival


15th of June 2012 >>
- 09.30 - 11.00 introduction of MIRABILIA International Festival
> "Impact of performing arts on the Public and Urban space"
> "The use of Cultural Activities in the Urban Space: a value for the community"
> Presentation of special projects of site-specific productions on, along or inside water
>> Groups and artists that present some projects for Riverbanks
- 11.00 - 11.15 coffee break
- 11.30 - 12.30 introduction of LA FAI AR from France
> "Problems and aesthetic of site specific productions along River"
LA FAI AR is an international LAB for new productions and artists interested in openair performances – one of the founders M. Crespin, creator of AURILLAC Festival
- 12.30 – 14.30 BRUNCH MEETING
A meeting where producers, artists and organizations can meet and exchange ideas
- 15.00 - 17.00 Public presentation of River // Cities Platform and some Associated Partners to the local government and other platforms present at MIRABILIA
- 17.00 - 17.45 coffee break
- 18.00 - 19.30 R//C internal meeting
- 20.00 - 21.00 dinner
- 21.00 till midnight shows and performances of the MIRABILIA International Festival
Especially you will be welcome to FELLINIANA, a show by ONDADURTO TEATRO


16th of June 2012 >>
- for the guests who want to stay one more day
>> visit to the LANGA, a top wine area in Italy that is recognized by UNESCO as humanity heritage. It is a quite big area made of hills: on the top small villages with
medieval castle and good wineries.
LANGA is also considered a place of the most high quality food in the world and a place that gave birth to SLOW FOOD MOVEMENT.
- 21.00 till midnight shows and performances of the MIRABILIA International Festival


Guests of the festival:
- Transmission
TRANS-Mission est un projet de collaboration qui a pour objectif d’améliorer les pratiques d’aide à la création, à la production et à la diffusion dans le secteur du
cirque contemporain.
TRANS-Mission réunit quatre partenaires qui ont décidé de mettre en commun leur expertise dans l’aide et l’accompagnement à la création, les compétences de leurs
personnes ressources, ainsi que leurs réseaux respectifs : l’Espace Catastrophe (Bruxelles), La Grainerie (Grand Toulouse : Balma), La Central del Circ (Barcelone) et Zelig (Turin).
- JTCE – Jeunes Talents Cirque Europe
- Circus NEXT
- LLP Grundtvig: Parcours Croisès
- Project: Homeless, the wandering of circus
- European meeting of circus and street theatre magazines ( 9 countries confirmed )
- Artistic Directors from others European Festivals

Member in Rome, Italy

Ondadurto Teatro

Ondadurto Teatro Rome, Italy, creates their own shows  in the alternative and unusual spaces - taking theatre productions out of the ‘stone buildings’ into an open air spaces, alongside rivers, into the cloisters, historical squares.

The company proposes their own shows besides into theatres, in alternative representative spaces, taking theatre productions out of "stone buildings". The group is one of the Italian exponent about International Theatre Festivals, organised in open-air, in cloisters, in historical squares, along rivers, in residences.




TEVERETERNO is an international organization, initiated by world-renowned visual artist Kristin Jones in collaboration with an international team of artists and advisors, which produces free cultural events promoting the potential of Rome's Tiber River. Through public programs, educational activities and community development, TEVERETERNO seeks to protect and revitalize the urban waterfront. Encouraging responsible development and the river's ecological health, TEVERETERNO works to restore the historical bond between Tiber and city.

Bringing internationally acclaimed artists to Rome to create evocative, site-specific work that draws attention to the opportunities offered by the Tiber, TEVERETERNO has laid the groundwork for long-term planning and major engagement from sponsors.