Italian Youth Forum It is a national event of the Italian Youth Association of UNESCO (AIGU), which aims to support activities in the field of education, science, culture and communication through the active participation of younger generations.
The fifth edition of the Forum will be held in Turin, From the 14th to the 16th of Aprilabout a topic UNESCO Creative Cities. Turin is part of the network as a Creative City of Design, and is the only one in Italy in this category. This year, therefore, the Italian Youth Forum wants to give space to the dimension of creativity in industrialization, capable of shaping the cities and citizens of the future. Among the topics to be covered there will therefore be technological innovation and urban renewal.
The program sees the opening of the event on the evening of April 14th at the Giuseppe Verdi Conservatory, for an evening of entertainment and institutional interventions directed by the Rai conductor. Marco Carrara. Sports and Youth Minister Andrea Abodi is expected among the guests, and in celebration of the centenary of Italo Calvino’s birth, a themed performance of the Atti Impuri Poetry Slam stands out among the performances.
The second day includes workshops and work tables between AIGU members, institutions, associations and cultural/scientific facts on the topic of Creativity and Cities. Both the opening night and the workshops are open to the public, while an internal meeting of members of the UNESCO Italian Youth Association is scheduled for 16 April.
“We have to involve the youth – announced Poggio victoryregional advisor for culture, tourism and trade – Those who are able to give a perspective in line with the times and a look into the future. Speaking of UNESCO, Piedmont has an invaluable heritage. For this reason, from September 21 to 23, the city of Turin will also host the World Tourism event, an important event on cultural values and the promotion of the UNESCO heritage.“.
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