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Wikigita in Cernobbio and Como

Wikigita in Cernobbio and Como

Saturday, 24th September, take part to the WikiGita in Cernobbio and Como.

The WikiGitas, organized by Wikimedia, are events that join the identification of the Italian cultural heritage with the creation and the sharing of the free knowledge.
A WikiGita is a photographic excursion during which you must immortalize a lot of monuments to then enter the Wiki Loves Monuments competition.

Wikigita in Cernobbio Programme

09:45: meeting at landing stage of Cernobbio, in piazza Risorgimento

10:00: walk along the shore, through the historic centre and the silk citadel, arriving at Villa Bernasconi, where you will also have the chance to meet American artist Crystal Wagner, engaged in the realization of her works on occasion of the XXVI edition of Miniartextil “Weaving Dreams”.
The monuments you can photograph are: Villa Bernasconi, the Town Hall, the Public Library, the fountain, the War Memorial and the monument to Garibaldi.

12:45: lunch break in the park of the villa, during which you will also be able to order (right there, in the morning) your picnic basket

14:00: transfer of the trip to Como, near Villa Olmo
To reach Villa Olmo from Cernobbio you can use the bike-sharing service “Bike&Go” or the ASF local buses (departures for Como from the nearby stop in Via Regina 3 at 13:50) or you can walk (it takes about 20 minutes) with the opportunity to visit the exhibition “Cachemire, the moving sign” in Villa Sucota and from here you can follow the “Kilometre of Knowledge” that will take you straight to Villa Olmo.

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Wikigita in Como Programme

14:00: Villa Olmo introduction to the competition with the Wikimedia team and introduction to Villa Olmo with councillor Cavadini
14:30: walk from Villa Olmo towards the War Memorial
14:50: War Memorial
15:20: Temple of Volta
15:50: Life Electric and Monument to the European Resistance
16:30 Broletto with handover of information at the info point

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