Genoa – The Buranello Civic Center, historic cultural and social center of Sampierdarena, is starting up again thanks to a relaunch of the entire structure. From the rumors related to the risk of a possible closure and a strong downsizing, the new life of the civic center is born thanks to the collaboration of the network of subjects who have joined the pact “A network for culture at the Civic Center”, which today has 43 members between organizations and associations. “The Cultural Pole of the Central West Municipality, consisting of the Buranello Civic Center and the Gallino Library – explains Paola Vada, head of the Civic Center – is an important public space for the territory, which has embarked on a path of transformation and growth, with attention to It is a civic space of active citizenship, custody of a collective heritage, it is an open and accessible place, even economically, for all subjects, of different ages, origins, cultural and social conditions “.
All the club’s sales are ready to safely host the initiatives, other projects have already started: from the counter against violence and against bullying to self-help groups up to book lessons, conferences and the information desk for foreigners. The Civic Center Buranello hosts in its vaults already some exhibitions: until September 28th there will be an exhibition of “Pensieri in Nero e Nero”, a photographic exhibition of the Circolo Fotografico Unitre. Until September 30th there will also be the exhibition “La subacquea” with sections dedicated to the Christ of the abyss, underwater photography and the history of diving. The “Painters” exhibition, curated by Unitre, starts from 29 September to 5 October, while for October and November there will be an exhibition of posters of the UDI-Unione Donne Italiane, an exhibition of the Anpi – National Association of Partisans of Italy – one dedicated to Aldo Gastaldi, the partisan Bisagno, and two other artistic and cinematographic exhibitions, with relative meetings, conferences and inaugural events.
In support and integration of the projects and initiatives proposed by the associations, the activity of the Gallino library which, in addition to offering basic services, plays a role of promotion and support, with thematic exhibitions of books, promotion and knowledge of the book heritage and the multilingual shelf, didactic proposals for local schools, book conferences and conferences. In addition, the purchase of new fiction and non-fiction books is near, thanks to the funding “library emergencies 2021”. The Civic Center also has sports areas, where activities are resumed. In the gym the physical education lessons of the local schools and the activities of the sports clubs, while in the gym the motor activity meetings of Dimensione Donna and Donne Insieme and of the Martial arts and oriental disciplines associations started. On the ground floor of the Buranello Civic Center there is also the Social Center for the elderly, managed by Auser Martinetti, the Ciclofficina CircoliAmo Sampierdarena and the Ado Center for adolescents, a territorial education service of the Services Center for Families of the Central West Municipality.