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Invece il cento c'è

Local, national and international events, on the occasion of the centennial of the birth of Loris Malaguzzi.

February 20-23, 2020


This year is the centennial of the birth of Gianni Rodari and Loris Malaguzzi, inspirator of Reggio Emilia Approach®, educational approach (or educational philosophy) famous allo over the world.

In 1974 Gianni Rodari wrote "The Grammar of Phantasy", cult book dedicated to the town of Reggio Emilia. Two years earlier the Municipality of Reggio Emilia, thanks to the idea of Loris Malaguzzi, organized a week of educational meetings for the teachers of the early childhood schools, with Gianni Rodari as special guest.

The date of the birthday of Loris Malaguzzi, February 23, and the previous days will be an opportunity for unique events in the town of Reggio Emilia Approach: exhibitions, performances, seminars, conferences, meetings.


In search of new paradygms for education

February 20-21, 2020. Study meeting.

  • February 20, 2.00 - 7.00 p.m: Plenary meeting in Teatro Municipale R. Valli
  • February 21, 9.00 a.m. - 4.30 p.m: Theme seminars in various locations: Sala Specchi - Teatro Municipale R. Valli, Aula Magna Pietro Manodori - University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Auditorium Credem, Auditorium Annamaria e Marco Gerra - Loris Malaguzzi International Centre. The seminars will take place at the same time. Registration admitted for one seminar only.
  • On schedule, at the end of the seminars, will be a tour of nursery and early childhood schools of the Municipality of Reggio Emilia.
    Info: e-mail to 100malaguzzi@reggiochildren.it.

    Interactive experience in the atelier

    February 22, 2020, from 10.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m., Loris Malaguzzi International Centre, viale Ramazzini 72/a
    Mosaic of Graphics Words Material, digital passages atelier, Points of view.
    A wealth of tastes: Reggio Emilia Cappelletto.

    Children in the Centre

    February 23, 2020, from 11.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m., Loris Malaguzzi International Centre, viale Ramazzini 72/a
    Atelier, explorations, tales, play and fun for children and families.

    › A Fantastic Story / Children from 100 Years. In Reggio Emilia

    February 23, 2020, 6.00 p.m., Teatro Municipale Valli
    with Francesco Micheli, Elio, Rocco Tanica 
    Reading in music with improvisations. Special project on the occasion of the centennial of the birth of Loris Malaguzzi and Gianni Rodari. Performance for everybody. Entrance: Euros 10.00. Tickets for sale at the ticket office of Fondazione I Teatri and at the website www.iteatri.re.it.


    Loris Malaguzzi International Centre

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