a month of summer events in San Rossore between culture and the environment

Presentations of books, debates, music, dance, art: the first edition of ‘ViviParco‘, cultural review on environmental issues.

“We need to find a new balance between man and nature, in this reasoning our park, where these two components have influenced each other for centuries, wants to play a leading role – explains Lorenzo Bani, president of Migliarino San Rossore Massaciuccoli Park Authority – These events , ranging from meetings to artistic performances, will contribute to this reflection, which is central to our future.

The capital of the events, almost all with free admission thanks to the contribution of the Pisa Foundation, will be Villa Giraffa’s garden in Cascine Nuove, a few steps from the marina and where the Tyrrhenian cycle path will pass before crossing the cycle path to Arno thanks to the future bicycle / pedestrian bridge to San Piero. A place chosen both to promote green mobility and to strengthen and make known a distinctive area of ​​San Rossore. Every Tuesday there will be presentations of books or debates, while on Friday there will be music and dance events and the first Thursday there will be a special occasion with the naming of the Cascine Vecchie roundabout after Ribot.

“An exhibition that already in the first year proves to be of depth, an opportunity to discover and experience our nature park a stone’s throw from the city – comments the Tourism Adviser in Pisa Municipality Paolo Pesciatini – an offer that integrates and is complementary to Marenia, fully into the program of the Pisan summer events with events designed for both Pisans and tourists.

“Here is a beautiful result, I would say an example of how the beauty of nature and respect for the environment can be combined with human ingenuity and creativity – continues Monia Monni, Environmental Councilor in the Tuscany region – this review, through a rich billboard of events that have nature as their leitmotif, fell through dance, art, debates, allowing us to experience the park in its most beautiful hour, at sunset, which made us discover its wonder. “

“The rich meeting calendar of the ViviParco revue is an interesting news both from a cultural offer in the area and a lovely apartment to experience the sites in San Rossore Park, also through alternative forms of mobility, such as the boat selected to reach the sites of the various appointments – declares Stefano Del Corso, President of the Pisa Foundation – the support that the Pisa Foundation recognizes for initiative has intends to strengthen the aim of the review, namely the promotion of reflection on the relationship between man and nature, a difficult balance to be found, which today requires innovative interventions and opportunities for debate “.


All appointments will take place towards sunset, from kl. 18.30 to around kl. 20:00 and it will be possible to come and go by boat from the center of Pisa, after booking and obtaining the minimum number to activate the service (for information call the San Rossore Visitor Center on 050530101 from Monday to Friday from 9 to 13, price 10 euros per person). For Friday events, it is recommended to book via the Eventbrite platform, information at www.parcosanrossore.org.

The review, conceived by Francesco Pozzi with Francesca Petrucci’s artistic management, organized by the Park Authority with the Tuscany region, the contribution of the Pisa Foundation and the patronage of Pisa Municipality, begins on Tuesday, June 28 at. 17.30 kl. Gronchi Room with presentation of the book ‘Presidents of the Republic. From De Nicola to the Second Period of Mattarella ‘by Andrea Pertici with Giacomo Salvini (Il Fatto Quotidiano) and continues at. 18.30 in Villa Giraffa’s garden with the debate ‘Environment and constitution, and now?’ always with Professor Pertici. 19.30 in the Giacomini Center, in front of the Villa, inauguration of the ‘Perturbamento’ exhibition by the students of Russoli Art School, an exhibition of works inspired by the relationship between man and nature, which will be open to visitors throughout kl. exhibition.

Thursday, June 30 at 18 the Cascine Vecchie roundabout is named after Ribot and then Renzo Castelli tells about Ribot in Pisa.

On Friday, July 1, the dance arrives in the park with ‘The most beautiful Canticle of Canticles’, a show freely inspired by ‘The Canticle of Canticles’ translated by Guido Ceronetti, edited by Concorda / MovimentoinActor.

On Tuesday 5 July, Andrea Mati presents the book ‘Salvarsi con il verde’ (Giunti), while on Friday 8 July it is the trip to ‘Musical Picnic Revolution’ with songwriters, environment and good food by the association I Cavalieri.

Tuesday, 12 July meeting on ‘La biolibertà. In search of a new balance between humans and animals, with Ciro Troiano (head of the zoomafia observatory in LAV), Massimo Vitturi (national leader of the wildlife area in LAV) and the president of Park Lorenzo Bani.

Friday, July 15 at Gombo Beach’s special event ‘Music on the Water’ with a program yet to be unveiled.

Tuesday, July 19 ‘Beware of the wolf? The situation between myth and reality ‘with Marco Apollonio, full professor at the University of Sassari and scholar of the situation of the wolf in the park.

Friday 22 July music with Duo Grandesso: Damiano Grandesso on saxophones and Marcello Grandesso on accordion, by the Fanny Mendelssohn Association.

Tuesday 26 July ‘The grass I will only grow in the park’ with Professor Emilio Tomei, author of ‘L’Erbario Pisano’ and Francesco Mati co-author with Francesca Petrucci for the book ‘Linn and the secret behind the alchemical herbarium’ (MdS publisher) .

It concludes with a boom on Friday, July 29 with Nays, traditional and popular-inspired music with the quintet Anna Ulivieri (flute), Matilde Gori (trumpet and cornet), Dario Paganin (voice, quena, guitar, charango, mandolin) , Giulia Dini (cello), Federico Monzani (percussion) edited by ‘Association Who wants to be happy be …’.

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