Non-challenging Genoa Pesto competition reserved to children. Participation is free and open to children from 5 to 10 years old.  It is held in Salone del Minor Consiglio at Palazzo Ducale, Saturday, March 17, in the morning.

Special thanks go to “Associazione Infanzia e Cultura” for their collaboration, to “Compagnia Pietro Chiesa” for their support, and to teacher Mimma Caccamo and director Adriana Galli with the children of the School of Childhood “Garrone”- Uost V Val Polcevera of Genoa.

The “Associazione Infanzia e Cultura” is born from the collaboration of Baby & Nursery Schools Leaders and Teachers in retirement, to not disperse the cultural and social heritage acquired over years of experience employed by the Municipality of Genoa. The Association operates in order to:
•    Send and support the capabilities and resources of children and adolescents;
•    Cooperate with educational services for children and adolescents to highlight identity and memory, with particular attention to documentation and dissemination of experiences;
•    Build opportunities for creating networks of families favoring aggregation and integration;
•    Organize training and qualification courses for teachers.

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Compagnia Portuale Pietro Chiesa operates in the port of Genoa for over one hundred years, transporting goods and developing a model of cooperation similar to the European one. In this long century of active presence in the economic and social reality of our country, with its actions the Compagnia Portuale Pietro Chiesa still witness and practice the values of solidarity, commitment and dignity of labor.

By partnering with the magazine “Andersen” every child receives a book as a gift.
A good book is an opportunity not only to knowledge but also to feel emotion, have  fun and  think over. A good story make you grow by the experience of fantasy, allows you to cross cultures, lives and faiths that otherwise might not could ever meet. Each book is a better chance of confrontation, enrichment and growth.