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From Friday 23rd June to Sunday 25th June 2023 | Saronno

Ceramics Festival

On Friday 23rd, Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th June, the third edition of the Ceramics Festival will take place in Saronno! organised by the Giuseppe Giannetti Ceramics Museum in collaboration with the Municipality of Saronno. 

Various exhibitions and installations will be organised in the city, with the participation of artists of national and international importance. Selected artisans from all over Italy will exhibit their products in the streets of the historic centre. There will also be workshops in the museum on clay manipulation, engobbio decoration, ceramic painting and a 'dripping time' workshop; demonstrations on the potter's wheel, raku firing and decoration by ceramic artisans.


  • On Saturday 24th June a kiln will be set up in Piazza Libertà containing a sculpture created by four hands by Angelo Zilio, from Varese, and Fiorenza Pancino, an artist from Faenza. The sculpture will remain on display in the square until Sunday 25 June and will then be placed in one of the Italian Ceramic Cities. 
  • Talk with artists - guests Mirco Denicolò, Fabrizio Dusi, Domenico Iaracà, Fiorenza Pancino, Sara Russo, Angelo Zilio will present their work in relation to the word "fragile", the key word of the event. This will be followed by the presentation of the books "I Fragili" by Bortolotti, Casavola, Colmegna, Kauffman. Edited by Laura Succi, Councillor for Culture of the Municipality of Saronno, concert by the Ebel Choir, concert by the Corpo Musicale of Saronno. 
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    Provincia di Varese