Villa Fiorentino Sorrento sede della Fondazione Sorrento

Fondazione Sorrento

Exhibition on a Sorrento Peninsula's Marine

"The navy of the Sorrento peninsula and the wooden shipbuilding of Fair Marina in Marina Grande," is the title of the exhibition that opens Saturday, May 14, at 18, in the halls of Villa Fiorentino, the images of Sorrento.Trough men and families, the school boats, ships and shipyards that since the eighteenth century have made great success story of the current national and international shipping companies, originating in the Gulf of Naples, is descended from a long tradition that has profoundly affected society and territory. On display until June 26 from 10 am to 13 and from 16 to 21 ship models, ship portatraits, paintings, nautical instruments, nautical figureheads and funerary objects. "Sorrento, as well as the rest of the Sorrento peninsula, is proud to boast tradzioni ancient seafaring - said the Mayor of Sorrento, Giuseppe Cuomo - The pages of local history, in fact, are full of episodes of real life, Eriocheir of deeds and, unfortunately, also testified that tragedies limpegno efforts by men of the land of the sirens, acuqe in all the oceans of the world. " The initiative is made by the City of Sorrento, Sorrento and the Association of Foundation Studies, Research and Documentation on the Sorrento Peninsula Marine Institute in collaboration with Nino Bixio water, the Naval Museum and the Lions Club Mario Maresca Sorrento. "The maritime history of Sorrento, which has contributed so much to shape the character and skills of the inhabitants of the peninsula - said Luigi Gargiulo, Sorrento-director of the Foundation allows us to understand more deeply the value and significance of a natural environment and human . Sorrento are many, like myself, who have been trained in the ancient and prestigious local nautical school "Nino Bixio" and have exercised for years, and still exercise, the professions and trades related to the sea. "

sezione di un modello navale dell'Istituto Nautico Nino Bixio
un modello della collezione realizzata dal Comandante Carlo Di Leva
inaugurazione mostra 14 maggio 2011

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