RIVAROLO CANAVESE. The councilor for Sport, Helen Ghirmu, who, last Sunday 15, outside the pink info point in piazza Chioratti, joyfully waved the information brochures to be distributed is certainly among the most emblematic images that tell Rivarolo as a stage city. to visitors, tourists, athletes and residents. In his enthusiasm and his kindness, in fact, are summarized those of all the people who, for various reasons, have contributed, and are still doing so, to translate the event into reality with all the appointments marking the rhythm of this pink May. which will culminate next Sunday in the 15th stage of the Giro: departure from Rivarolo Canavese, arrival in Cogne. A choral story, made up of many skills, but which precisely in the affability reveals the figure of a welcoming city, in which everyone strives to reach the next weekend in the best possible way and make athletes and cycling enthusiasts live a great moment of sport which will also be a great opportunity for visibility and promotion.
“We are here to wait for our departure of the stage – explains the councilor Ghirmu – and to welcome, until next Sunday, all those who are pleased to know the news on the program and on what will happen in this last week of the final rush. , from the viability to the initiatives that will be gradually proposed “.
BITE THE ROUND
Starting with Mordi il Giro, the event organized by Unpli Piemonte, the Union of Pro loco del Piemonte, in collaboration with the City of Rivarolo, which will be held on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22, in Piazza Chioratti. There, in the specially set up Pro loco di Tappa Village, some of the Pro loco of the Italian cities of Tappa and the Unpli regional committees of Marche, Emilia-Romagna, Lombardy and Veneto will be guests. “In the stands of the Pro loco – remember the organizers – it will be possible to taste typical products of regional traditions, from the Lombard tortello to the Emilian fried dumpling, from the cod to the Vicentina, accompanied by excellent wines, such as Verdicchio Marche, as well as other products with the brand of quality, present in the stand of Unpli Piemonte, including torcetti with zabaglione, proposed by the Pro loco di Rivarolo ». The Village will be inaugurated on Saturday 21st, at 5pm, in the presence of the local authorities and UNPLI managers. Following, tasting and sale of typical regional products and dishes until midnight, in conjunction with the Pink Night, which includes musical entertainment and shops open throughout the city. The Village will reopen the following day, Sunday 22, at 8, and will remain open until 17. Also on Saturday 21, from 14.30 to 17.30, there will be an appointment dedicated to the youngest, entitled Little cyclists grow up, mini cycling route dedicated to children and teenagers, set up in the Dante Meaglia Park, at the Malgrà castle.
Sunday 22, at 12.25, the 15th stage will start, but already at 9, the caravan of the Giro d’Italia, with all its attractions, will remain in corso Torino and corso Indipendenza until the start. From 9 to 13, the Italian Post Office will activate a temporary philatelic service with a special stamp that will be stamped on the beautiful postcards created specifically by the talented Ivorian graphic designer and illustrator Shirley Cordisco. In the meantime, the exhibition titled Castle on two wheels continues at the Malgrà castle, which sees the historical bicycles of Paolo Ghiggio’s collection on display, as well as paintings, drawings and caricatures made by the sports journalist Carlin Bergoglio (1895-1959) and coming from the Gallery. of modern and contemporary art from the Canavese area. The exhibition will remain open every Sunday, from 3 to 7 pm, until July 17. Also included in the May pink program is the initiative of Friday 20 May, APIù I can’t, which will be held in corso Indipendenza, from 2 to 4 pm, and will include a civic education activity for primary school pupils, on the occasion of the Day world of bees.