Interns’ stories are online

Photos, stories, and trivia about the trainees of the project "Una Scuola, un Lavoro. Percorsi di Eccellenza" (One School, One Job. Paths of Excellence) 2021/22 are now online at From Piedmont to Sicily, from Friuli Venezia Giulia to Sardinia, all along the peninsula young artisans are honing their talents in workshops that carry on a tradition that is a typical expression of the genius loci of their territory. Their mentors and tutors for six months are master violin makers in Cremona, master nativity makers in Naples, masters of glass in Murano or special effects in Rome, pebble mosaic in Genoa, and so on. 27 internships, 27 artisan realities that are passing on their know-how to young people eager to learn and become in turn the professionals of tomorrow. "Una Scuola un Lavoro" is a project of Fondazione Cologni dei Mestieri d'Arte carried out in this edition with main partners Fondazione Cariplo and Fondazione Costa Crociere, the valuable support of Starhotels and the contribution of many patrons who believe in the importance of training new generations of master craftsmen.   (ph. Peter Elovich)

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