Genoese Midday at the Genoa Photo Marathon

The Cultural Association of Palatifini proposed the theme "Genoese Midday" for the Genoa Photo Marathon, held on Sunday 22th March: the winner will receive a set of gadgets of the Genoa Pesto World Championship. The winner will be announced during the awards ceremony in mid-June at Palazzo Ducale. 


Genova Pesto World Championship


Forty children will sing in Genoese dialect the anthem of Pesto World Championship written by Buio Pesto.
The Piccolo Coro Lollipop is made by children between (5-13 age) who love to sing and get together in the name of music. They are directed by the singer Antonella Serà, director of A.L.C.A.demia music school.

lineagolosaOn the occasion of Pesto Championship, Top Market Foto Video and organize a workshop di food photography with photographer Roberto Savio. It is a unique opportunity to document the whole event behind the scenes, the characters and the main phases of the competition.


IMG 3234Yesterday afternoon the students of State Vocational School for Tourism and Catering 'Marco Polo' (Genoa) competed in the preparation of mortar made Pesto. All Pesto were very good, but only two won the participation to the Pesto World Championship: Giorgio Cuffari and Simone Vesuviano. Here some pictures!

n the evening, another competition  in partnership with Slow Food.


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Federico and Luigi are the finalists of the last two preliminary competitions and they are ready to participate in the Genoa Pesto World Championship! Both races were organised in collaboration with two Lions Clubs. Last Friday at the restaurant Nabu, the competition reserved for members and friends of the Lions Club of Genoa Porto Antico. On Saturday evening at Il Toscano di Borgo Fornari, it was reserved for members and friends of Lions Clubs Vallescrivia and it was dedicated to "Gigi Ghirotti", in the jury also prof. Henriquet. Some pictures!



Elena Stecher won the preliminary competition organized by Banca Patrimoni Sella & C. and reserved to members and friends of Circolo Svizzero. It was Elena first time with marble mortar and wooden pestle, nevertheless she won against the other competitors.

The jury was composed by Alberto Contini and Paolo Stoppielli for Banca Patrimoni Sella & C., Roberto Panizza, Maurizio Valle and Federico Rescigno for Palatifini Association.

See pictures!


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