13 June – VILLA OLMO
It will be held Saturday 13 June to Villa Olmo the awards ceremony the second edition of Literature Prize City of Como organized by Eleutheria, addressed to the authors and publishers for published and unpublished works. An edition full of news to which acceded 1400 partecipanti from all over Italy, from many parts of Europe and even from Israel, confirming the results of the first edition.
In addition to the already-established sections of poetry "Snowshoeing", narrative "Pontiggia Joseph" and "The Light" for aphorisms and epigrams, this new edition of the Prize is also open to non-fiction and photography, expanding its themes to sports story, to trip, cultural tourism and bioethics.
As in the first edition, This year the Prize City of Como will offer special recognition to a person who is particularly distinguished for the dissemination of Italian culture in the last two years.
The choice fell on Ferruccio De Bortoli, Italian journalist, former editor of The Sun 24 Hours and, twice, Corriere della Sera and president of the publisher Longanesi.
The finalists of the section "Tales of the territory" I'm Nazarene Caporali with "The cannivello", Alfredo Casero with "A gesture of love", Lucia Fornaini with "Losing the heart", Elena Salem with "dots in the universe", Mark Scarpelli with "The call of the sea" and Giovanni Soldati with "Il Legionnaire".
For the section "Saggistica"They were selected Gian Nicola Bisciotti with "My eyes on the world", Ignatius Cavarretta and Elected Revelli with "Pirates", Mario Di Francesco with "The cost of the unit", Anna Maspero with "The world in the hands. Digressions on travel ", Armando Massarenti with "How to become happy", Angelo Moncini with "The paper mill in the desert" and Daniela Musini con “I 100 pleasures of D'Annunzio ".
For the section only "The bright”, dedicated to aphorisms and epigrams, the jury chose Amedeo Ansaldi with "Manual of skepticism", Luciana Loureiro with "Aphorisms", Roberto Morpurgo with "Prejudices of freedom", Alessandra Paganardi with "Lightning" and Lidia Sella with "The daughter of AR".
Among the “Under 30”, instead, Carolina Canziani with "Remedies for sore throat", Valentina D’Urbano with "That life that we lack", Gianluca Lizzano with "The grains of sand", Federico Pennestrì with "Return to the world", Erica Pramauro with "ATM listening" and the children in the first and second primary and secondary Istituto San Carpoforo Como with some poems.
Finally, the finalists of the photography competition "When the image tells": Antonia Bellacicco with "Love visceral", Marco Colciago with "The Messenger", Giovanni Colombo with "Visions of Lake Como", Ennio Ghilardi with "Anthropology family" and Raluca Tudor with "Love is always right".
The winners will receive a cash prize: 1000 Euros for the sections of poetry book published, book published fiction and non-fiction section, 500 Euros for unpublished poetry, Categories "Tales of the territory", "The bright" - who will also go a special recognition dell'AIPLA (Italian Association for Aforisma) - And photography. In the young, instead, will be awarded 250 euro to the winner, 150 per second and 100 the third.
Additional cash prizes will be awarded to runners-up and, the aim of the award you want to contribute to the development of cultural tourism in the territory, will be awarded award stays in some important hotels in the Lake Como and the emerging and the first works.
At the awards ceremony, presented by Cinzia Poli Radio Two, will intervene Sergio Scappini, teacher accordion MI.DI and teacher at the conservatory in Milan, who will perform the musical accompaniment.
The Literature Prize City of Como is organized under the patronage of Regione Lombardia, Provincia di Como, Comune di Como, City of Grass, Chamber of Commerce of Como, Italian Association for Aforisma, University of Insubria and in collaboration with Parolario, Friends of Como, Comolake.com, Editoriale Lariana, Corriere di Como, Espansione Tv, The house of poetry Como, AICC – Associazione Italiana di Cultura Classica, City of Communication, Partners Advertising & Web Addicted and Study Center Casnati.
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