From 14 to 16 June the Colorno Palace hosted the 5th edition of the Festival of Slowness, aimed at promoting the improvement citizens’ quality of life and the wellness, organized by the Association Virtuous Municipalities and the Municipality of Colorno.
“The time that fixes things” was the theme of this year, inspired by the ancient japanese art of kintsugi, which transforms what is broken into opportunity, into something more beautiful and effective, mending the fragments with gold dust. The metaphor refers to the time that recovers its value and becomes the way to put back what is wrong.
I have the time to understand when it’s time to leave without a complaint. Then I will find my rhythm in the breath and in the heartbeat, I let the voracity go away learning to wait sooner or later everything will come
For three days the splendid halls, courtyards and gardens of Colorno Palace became places of mutual contamination, made up of meetings, workshops, concerts, shows. There were also appointments designed for kids, photographic exhibitions, market of artisans, tasting opportunity, film screenings, concerts.
The rich program has developed into over 50 events without separations, or distances between stages and sessions.
WiseTown, promoter of good practices aimed at fostering an inclusive and participatory urban environment, is one of the Festival’s official sponsors.
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