It was held in Florence at the Palazzo Medici Riccardi, the National Assembly of the shareholders’Association Local historians of Italy, Non-profit cultural association with the patronage of the Ministry of Heritage and Culture, which brings together the 240 oldest and most prestigious hotels, restaurants and literary cafes that have made the history of our country. The members came from all over Italy to celebrate the forty years of activity in the name of culture.
Presented the historical Local Guide of Italy in 2016, Dedicated this year to the “Lord of Historic Places in Italy”, the extraordinary women who gave indelible imprints of the ancient activities that drive or that have been protagonists.
On this occasion, even the gentlemen’s agreement as a sign of the common work of cultural promotion and preservation of the historical premises of Italy, chaired by Pietro Romanengo, eighth generation Confectionery Romanengo in Genoa, the oldest in the world, and the Association Exercises historical Florence, chaired by Gherardo Filistrucchi, ninth generation of Filistrucchi company, line of craftsmen of wigs and makeup for the theater. The Association of Historical Florence, born in 2013, brings together more than sixty historic companies, including the Moleria Locchi, the Argentiere Pagliai, the centenary Trattoria Burde Trattoria and substance.
The conference “Local and historical shops, Italian cultural heritage”, held Sunday at the Palazzo Medici Riccardi with the support of the Tuscany Region, the City of Florence and the Metropolitan City of Florence, launched a message in favor of the preservation and protection because they are not lost the ancient and prestigious local and historical periods around the country, bringing the example of Florence as a model to be followed by all the towns of Italy, with a special request for “attention” to this resource, even from the government. The City of Florence, in fact, in 2008, the first and only one in Italy, passed a resolution to protect the intended use of the historians of the local administration.
Historians exercises represent a wealth of professionalism, competence, skill and know-how acquired with great patience, sacrifice and hard work – said Filistrucchi Gerard, president of the Historical Florence. Are landmarks of our city, comparable, in many respects, to the monuments of which our Italy is rich, and contribute significantly to characterize the social fabric: it is therefore essential to carry out any and all actions, associative and institutional, that are unable to protect, promote, safeguard them, causing them to appreciate and discover how living realities and useful. On this aspect the Association Historical Florence is channeling most of its efforts.