Wednesday, October 10, 2012


Open Call for Participants

The Arte da Mangiare Mangiare Arte invites all to support World Food Day and participate in a worldwide "sowing" event, which has been the carried out for 5 years at the Humane Society in Milan, and is now spreading to the Web, in order to reach a greater number of supporters all over the world and create an international network.

The event is aimed at raising public awareness on the topics of food for the body but also for the mind. Anyone can participate anywhere in the world in “distance sowing”. All that is required is to email photos or video (in .flv or weblink format) to, and include your full name, group or association, email address, phone number, and address where you will be sowing. All the performances will be posted on By participating, it's a simple gesture that represents the sowing of personal life projects or intensions made with real seeds, poems, phrases, illustrations or symbolic objects, etc to create a collective and creative act to celebrate the World Food Day and to sow peace.

A special “sowing” will be held on October 12th at the European Parliament Information Office in Italy at the Palazzo delle Stelline Magente 59 Milan, with some members of the European Parliament.

Sowing can be done anywhere in the world from August 1 until December 20.

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