Education, Work, Hope: a Venetian student explains how Venice can be his, and his generation’s future.

In order to share some of the productive results of the round table held on 19 September 2017 by VeneziaMioFuturo/VeniceMyFuture, which put together four generations of students (university and high school), artisans and residents, we publish here an extract from the speech written by Matteo, a student at Foscarini:   My name is Matteo, I … More Education, Work, Hope: a Venetian student explains how Venice can be his, and his generation’s future.

No to Cruise Ships at Venice: International event set for Sept. 23 and 24

“Cruise Ships and Mose are nothing more than two sides of the same coin”. Environmentalist Cristiano Gasparetto opened the meeting presenting the Two Days against “the Monsters”, slated for Saturday the 23rd and Sunday the 24th, starting with the sentence resulting from the inquiry regarding the Mose scandal. “After the sentencing of Minister Altiero Matteoli, … More No to Cruise Ships at Venice: International event set for Sept. 23 and 24

From Yuppi Du to What Else Is New? Separation Referendum and MoSE are delayed, while citizens pay.

In the past few days three stories appeared that tell us who is actually getting anything done in Venice. 1) Referendum Delayed: After months of deliberation, Veneto Region President Luca Zaia has announced that the Referendum on the separation of Venice and Mestre will NOT be held in conjunction with the Referendum for Veneto independence … More From Yuppi Du to What Else Is New? Separation Referendum and MoSE are delayed, while citizens pay.

“Yuppi Du” in campo becomes the symbol of our resistance. By Roberto Ferrucci

(This piece appeared recently in Corriere della Sera, and gives us a further understanding of the cultural significance of the open air cinema in San Polo on 29 August – Editor) “Yuppi Du” in campo becomes the symbol of our resistance By Roberto Ferrucci This year the Film Festival began a day early, but not … More “Yuppi Du” in campo becomes the symbol of our resistance. By Roberto Ferrucci

New ARPAV Air Monitor at Rio Novo: a victory for the citizens, and the realization of one of Veneziamiofuturo’s 20 Proposals from Jan. 2017

The unit was installed after numerous requests from residents to monitor the quality of the air After the string of requests regarding air polluted by water traffic presented in the past years to the Procura della Repubblica di Venezia, and the request of the last and the current city administration, ARPAV has finally decided to … More New ARPAV Air Monitor at Rio Novo: a victory for the citizens, and the realization of one of Veneziamiofuturo’s 20 Proposals from Jan. 2017

Venice Municipal President Andrea Martini lists initiatives for the City to a crowded Campo San Polo.

“La Città, lo salveremo noi!”  “It is we who will save the City!” – Marco Gasparinetti, Gruppo25Aprile Statement by Giovanni Andrea Martini, President of the Municipality of Venezia, Murano, Burano I’d like to report some ideas which I proposed yesterday during the thrilling evening of open-air cinema at San Polo. I do so because I … More Venice Municipal President Andrea Martini lists initiatives for the City to a crowded Campo San Polo.