La città incantata 2016

La città incantata 2016
La città incantata 2016
International Meeting of the cartoonists who will save the world
La città incantata 2016
La città incantata 2016 | International Meeting of the cartoonists who will save the world

Candidate at the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Civita di Bagnoregio, the city between reality and fairy tale in the province of Viterbo, houses the second edition of Spirited Away, international designers meetings that save the world from 8 to 10 July.

The initiative, promoted by the Lazio Region with Project ABC Arte Bellezza Cultura, in collaboration with Roma Lazio Film Commission, Lazio Innova, Comune di Bagnoregio and the artistic direction of Luca Raffaelli, consists of three days dedicated to the excellence of the world of entertainment and creativity present at international level.

Around 50 designers, cartoonists, storyboarder, street artists, visual artists and international entertainers will flood and enliven the village of Civita, its narrow streets, squares, gardens, meeting and dealing with the public, including workshops and laboratories to closely tell their work. A job where you weave technique, thoroughness, creativity, but also values ​​such as humility and honesty: the same ingredients the world needs to be saved. Art, with its beauty can save the world, as the title of the event and Bagnoregio, the enchanted city that needs to be saved, becomes the symbol of that world.

The meeting of the artists will realize the original drawings on the subjects of EXPO 2015, which can be purchased through a spontaneous minimum offer. All proceeds will be donated to the NGO Save the Children.

Meetings, exhibitions and screenings: Mark Osborne, director of Kung Fu Panda and The Little Prince, from Hayao Myazaki to François Bonneau, President of the Pôle Image Magelis Angoulême, Christophe Jankovic of Front Line, one of the largest French production houses . A group exhibition will also gather some of the greatest talents of animation and Italian comics.

On the first day, Friday, July 8, at 18 Piazza San Donato, the book The creative excellence of comics and illustration of Rome and Lazio will be presented  by Stefano "S3KENO" Small. You can download the volume via our portal, in "Clues" section, at this link.

The full program of the event can be downloaded here

Illustration by Mara Cerri
Illustration by Roberto Innocenti