16 Oct ARTIGIANATO E PALAZZO delivers the funds raised with the campaign “MEMORIES OF RUSSIA IN FLORENCE”
ARTIGIANATO E PALAZZO DELIVERS THE FUNDS RAISED
WITH THE CAMPAIGN “MEMORIES OF RUSSIA IN FLORENCE”
FLORENCE 16. 10.19 Giorgiana Corsini e Neri Torrigiani delivered today, during a ceremony in Palazzo Vecchio with Cristina Giachi, vice Mayor of the City of Florence, the funds raised with the campaign“MEMORIES OF RUSSIA IN FLORENCE”, promoted for the 25th edition of ARTIGIANATO E PALAZZO. The campaign has been dedicated to the restoration and conservation of some extraordinary works of art, that testify to the cultural bond between Florence and the Russian community which, in the course of the 19th and early 20th century, embellished the city with residences, churches and important art collections.
The fundraising collected 40.000 euros:
31.000 euro has been donated to the president of the Association Amici degli Allori, Grazia Gobbi Sica, to start urgent restoration works of the Hemicycle of the Evangelical Cemetery agli Allori, a cemetery of six Florentine Evangelical Churches which ever since its foundation has welcomed the dead of all religions, including many leading figures of the Russian community.
CIMITERO AGLI ALLORI
5.000 euros has been donated to the Church of the Nativity of Christ and Saint Nicholas the Thaumaturge.
CHIESA RUSSA ORTODOSSA DI FIRENZE
A contribution of 4.000 euros has been assigned to the Stibbert Museum to start the conservation works of the Demidoff Collection exhibited in the museum.
“MEMORIES OF RUSSIA IN FLORENCE”
Nataliya Opaleva Vladimirovna – Svetlana Besfamilnaia Vladislavovna
Fondazione Nando and Elsa Peretti – Savio Firmino – Fondazione Cologni dei Mestieri d’Arte
Associazione Amici del Museo Ermitage/Roberto Troubetzkoy – Alexandre Tissot Demidoff
Intemational Demidoff Foundation – Francesca Paoletti – Consorzio Il Cappello di Firenze
Grazia Marchi Gazzoni – Alice Michahelles – Anne Sophie Benazzo – Luigi Orombelli – Irina Logunova
Simafra – Giusto Manetti Battiloro – Il Bronzetto/Brass Brothers – Pietre di Rapolano
The 2019 edition of “ARTIGIANATO E PALAZZO” has been supported by
Fondazione CR Firenze, Giusto Manetti Battiloro,
Richard Ginori, Fondazione Ferragamo, Banca CR Firenze, Estate Fiorentina
in collaboration with
Starhotels, Promo Firenze, Desinare, Riccardo Barthel, Life Beyond Tourism, Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Destination Florence Convention & Visitors Bureau, Alitalia, Amanda Tour, The Student Hotel, FOOO
At the end of the ceremony Giorgiana Corsini and Neri Torrigiani announced the dates of ARTIGIANATO E PALAZZO 2020 which will be held from Thursday 4th of June 2020 to Sunday 7th of June 2020.read the Press Release Presentation of "MEMORIES OF RUSSIA IN FLORENCE" РУССКИЙ СЛЕД ВО ФЛОРЕНЦИИ"