Transeuropa Open Messina

Neighbourhoods in Motion – Participation and Urban Transformation at the Palmara

Messina - Parcheggio della Palmara

21 OCTOBER, 15:30 - 23:00

Within the projects aimed at promoting citizens’ participation and the shared use of the commons, the City of Messina has launched the participatory transformation of public spaces in some neighbourhoods situated at the outskirts of the city. This event will bring together citizens from all these different neighbourhoods into one of the places that will be transformed in the next months, for a day of social and cultural activities promoted by the locals and in order to share their experiences in approaching for the first time participatory practices and the commons.

15:30 – Activities for children (acting shows, readings, “Bibliobus” project – the bus for childreans who read)

16:30 – Artistic performances of the Teatro dei Naviganti and artists from the neighbourhood (Pippo Venuto, Nunzio Croce, Marcoz, Anna Cucinotta, actord from the Teatro dei Naviganti)

18:00 – Popular assembly, at the presence of a leading expert on participation & commons (TBC) with the inhabitants of the Santo neighbourhood and of the others neighbourhoods involved in the project of participatory architecture run by the City of Messina

19:30 – Popular aperitivo, offered by the inhabitants of the neighbourhood.