Italian Days in Ukraine
The 2ndofJune is the Day of Italian Republic. On the occasion of this holiday the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine traditionally organizes “Italian Days in Ukraine”. This event is held in Kiev and is aimed at promoting the brand “Made in Italy”, which demonstrates perfect quality famous all around the world.
The official opening will be carried out on the 1st of June by the Ambassador of Italy in Ukraine Fabrizio Romano, the mayor of Kiev Aleksandr Popov and the President of the Italian Chamber of Commerce Maurizio Carnevale.
“Italian Days-2013” will comprise five main fields in which Italy is an acknowledged world leader:
- -enogastronomy (the art of pairing food and wine);
- -hand-made items.
Entrepreneurs from the fields of jewelry, auto parts, furniture, design, fitness, art and construction will also be presented at the event.
This special exhibition will also include 3 important projects “FOODITALIA”, “CLUBITALIA” and “AGROITALIA” that will be presented in the field “Food and Drinks” and “Tourism”.
The project “FoodItalia” is organized by the Italian Chamber of Commerce, the Ministry of Economics and Development and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. They plan to found a franchise chain of regional retailers of Italian cuisine and wine for restaurateurs, hotels and grocery stores.
“Club Italia” is targeted at promoting development of tourist flow between Ukraine and Italy and formation a new concept of franchising for the most active travel agencies in every region of Ukraine.
“AgroItalia” is a special agricultural projects that is organized to collect ideas and proposals from representatives of agricultural sphere in Ukraine.
The art exhibition of Italian Masterpieces “Varre Academy” will also open on the 1st of June. It will go on for two days during which Italian painter Vittorio Varre and children from Ukrainian art schools that passed special selection for this event will create 4 paintings together. Funds obtained from sale of these art works will be given for charity.
“Seminars of Taste” starting at 2pm on the 1st of June will familiarize visitors with Italian enogastronomy (the art of pairing food and wine). Owners of various Italian companies will present their goods such as coffee, pasta, prosciutto, sausages, wines, breadstuffs, confectionery, parmesan, balsamic vinegar, sauces, exclusive beer, etc.
Parade of Italian Auto Design will happen on Sunday on Khreschatyk. The world famous luxurious Ferrari, Maserati, Lamborghini, and Ducati will be presented at the show. “The truck of the year” Iveco reorganized into a mobile stage for holding mobile Italian music festival will close this show.
“Italian Days in Ukraine -2013” is sure to become an unforgettable event that will be discussed and talked about for months and years to come.