Festa del Ricamo 2012

Date Added: 05/02/2012
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Saturday and Sunday the 2nd and 3rd of June we are delighted to invite you to our ...
Festa del Ricamo 2012!
Reaching its 6th edition, our yearly event gets double and the whole staff of Casa Cenina will be waiting for you in our warehouse, with booths of products in exclusive preview, a lot of samplers showcased and a garden where you can taste a wide selection of delicatessen from Tuscany, with two exceptional guests:

• Afke Wullink Semplonius, chairman of the Dutch Sampler Society
definitely one of the most important protagonists of sampler tradition in Northern Europe and a reference point in this sector, she has been widespreading this art since 1977, not just in her homeland, The Netherlands;
• Maria Concetta Ronchetti from Antichi Ricami
the main Italian designer and teacher of "Chicken Scratch Embroidery" and the author of the most comprehensive books about this craft, she's also one of the greatest experts of the history of samplers, which she has managed - thanks to her skills and researches - to carefully reconstruct the evolution of.

Afke and Maria Concetta will be the "judges" of all the samplers you are going to send us for our contest "The Sampler of My Life", the highlight side event of our Festa del Ricamo 2012 (you can find all the relevant details here). Your samplers are going to be showcased in a room dedicated to The Sampler of Your Life till the award ceremony, when we will give four prizes: 3 gift vouchers of 300€, 200€ e 100€ respectively, as well as a special, surprise award, assigned by our technical jury.

Moreover, we will be pleased to welcome some of the best-known companies in the world of craft, such as (Prym, DMC, Zweigart, Premax, ....) that will have their own dedicated spaces, to offer you exclusively in the two days of our Festa their latest and most famous items at unbelievable prices! An exclusivity reserved to the firends-customers of Casa Cenina.

But more and more surprises are waiting for all of you, dear friends, who are going to visit us on this special occasion! Of course, as in any "party" worth this name , you will be able to taste some delicatessen: in our garden, this time. Our friends from the inn Taverna dei Briganti in fact, are going to delight you with their typical food products, for a "perfectly Tuscan" meal or snack!

Of course the event is absolutely free! ... We are looking forward to welcoming you!!!!!
We kindly ask you, if possible, to confirm your visit
Casa Cenina Staff

• Where is the "Festa del Ricamo" being held?
The "Festa" is being held at our headquarters, in Località  Castelnuovo, 67/C - 52010 Subbiano, Arezzo. We will be there for you from 10 am to 6 pm, both on Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 June.
Please, note that parking in the area inside our gate is strictly forbidden, but you will have at your full disposal the area of the gas station just beside our warehouse. You can also park along the main road accessing to our warehouse. In case you are coming with some disabled people, or some friends having particular motion impairments, we beg you to let us know, emailing us in time before the Festa.

• Is there a shuttle bus from Arezzo?
Yes, we are going to rent a shuttle bus and arrange some transfers both in the morning and in the afternoon, so to cover the main arrivals and departures from and to the main towns.
• Where can I find a hotel?
Casa Cenina is located in theCasentino National Park and there is a number of hotels and B&Bs for any need. Here following, please find some links that can help you select what you are looking for: Apt Arezzo Arezzo Notizie
Of course, you can also find some interesting directions through Expedia© or TriVago©. Should you find any difficulty in finding what you are looking for (Resorts, B&Bs, etc.), please do not hesitate to contact us and we will do our best to help you.

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