The third edition of the literary review “racCONTA LA MONTAGNA” will start on 16th October 2019, after the introductory meeting held on 8th August in Vezza d’Oglio. A series of evening appointments to be held at the UNIMONT Centre in Edolo (Bs) and the Monastery of San Pietro in Lamosa – Provaglio (Bs), during which the mountains are the protagonists as inspiration for emblematic literary products.
UNIMONT presents “racCONTA LA MONTA-GNA”: a literary review dedicated to mountain non-fiction and narrative that highlights the cultural and evocative power of the mountains. Eight appointments dedicated to reading and mountain literature organized from October 2019 to May 2020, organized by the Mountain University – Center of Excellence of the University of Milan located in Edolo (BS), which see the mountains as the protagonist and inspiration of literary and narrative products.
The series of meetings is characterized by the use of technology to approach the mountains (virtual classroom) and by the conjunction between different types of products inspired by the mountains in a creative mix. Also this year the combination of literature and mountain territories will be celebrated with aperitifs based on quality local food and wine typical of the Vallecamonica and the events will also be available in live streaming.
racCONTA THE MOUNTAIN is part of the Italian Mountain Lab project – promoted by the Ministry of Education, University and Research (MIUR) and carried out by the Mountain University in collaboration with the University of Eastern Piedmont and the University of Tuscia and will see the students of the three universities interact with the authors of the books.
raCONTA LA MONTAGNA is a UNIMONT project in memory of Alida Bruni, an inspiring and brilliant colleague of the Mountain University who was extremely keen on literature, and is coordinated by Arch. Claudio Gasparotti, creator and promoter of the initiative.
All the meetings are open to the public and free of charge and are also available DIRECTLY in STREAMING.
Partners of the initiative are the Consorzio per la Tutela dei vini I.G.T. Valcamonica, Consorzio per la Tutela del Formaggio Silter Camuno-Sebino, Association “Mais Nero Spinoso” which will offer their products at the end of each event, Valle Camonica Servizi, Federbim, Acque Bresciane, Fondazione Cogeme Onlus.