This all with the co-operation of Regione Piemonte, the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Istituto Italiano di Cultura in Tirana and the Tirana Book and Communication House.
Literary critics, essayists, writers, journalists and Italian cultural world personalities are called to assess the competing books.
Collateral events are now an integral part of Grinzane activities.
A confrontation of two cultures Letterature dell'Est: nuove frontiere per nuovi confini (1992) (Eastern literature: new frontiers for new boundaries Letterature del Mediterraneo: un antico futuro (1993) (Mediterranean literature: an ancient future Letterature dei Caraibi: dal Nuovo Mondo al Mondo Nuovo (1995) (Caribbean literature: from.Various themes and literary genres were discussed in the meetings: "Cuba con gli occhi degli altri" date scarpe sconti (Cuba through other eyes "Patrie reali e patrie immaginarie" (Real homelands, imaginary homelands "Il discorso narrativo femminile a Cuba e in Italia" (Women's narratives in Cuba and Italy "Cattolicesimo."Personaggi, atmosfere, storie della scrittura del mistero" (Mystery characters, atmospheres and stories "La traduzione come scambio di cultura" (Translation as a cultural exchange).Other activities promoted by Grinzane Cavour space from Grinzaneletture (Grinzane reading annual surveys on young readers and books, which 1998 edition was devoted to young readers and libraries, Scrivere il giornale (Writing a newspaper) and Cartabianca (white paper) in which high school students experience journalism.A rare historical character, that reports of the time described as beautiful and charming, Virginia Oldoini, Countess of Castiglione, combined beauty and a distinct aptitude for political plot and international diplomacy.Every year, Grinzane organises talks and round tables with the participation of writer, critics and personalities from the world of culture, dedicated to current themes in literature.Premio Grinzane aims at facilitating and proposing a new way of living and perceiving reading, well aware that the award's maximum justification is creating new readers.
Another significant reality within Premio Grinzane Cavour is the Parco culturale, Cultural Park, a project sponsored by Regione Piemonte, with main venue is the Costigliole d'Asti castle, aimed at promoting and valorising the cultural identity of Piedmont between Langhe, Roero and Monferrato.
Naipaul, Manuel Vázquez Montalbán, Doris Lessing) and Premio Grinzane Editoria, the Italian Publishing Award, entitled to Giulio Bollati, one of the symbols of Italian publishing, destined to national and international personalities for their outstanding ethics and civil commitment.The culture of Europe Parlare con i piedi: letteratura, sport e dintorni (1997) (Speaking with your feet: literature, sport and more Uno sguardo a Oriente.The meeting took place at the Istituto Italiano di Cultura, with the presence of various representatives from the Italian and French cultural world Alberto Arbasino, Corrado Augias, Martina Corgnati, Alain Decaux, Alain Elkann, Michele Falzone del Barbarò, Daria Galateria, Cecilia Ghibaudi, Françoise Heilbrun, Giuliano Soria.Grinzane is an atypical award and has become a cultural service for Italian schools, an indispensable medium for creating a concrete link between fiction and young readers.On 3 and 4 November 2000, Premio Grinzane Cavour, with the contribution of Regione Piemonte and the co-operation of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, organised a programme of events to celebrate two great writers from Piedmont in Edinburg: Cesare Pavese and Beppe Fenoglio.The Italian delegation included Mimmo Candito, Massimo Carlotto, Eraldo Affinati, Predrag Matvejevic, Raffaele Nigro, Lorenzo Mondo, Nico Orengo, Younis Tawfik, Ettore Boffano, Maria Giovanna Maglie, Andrea Purgatori, Gian Antonio Stella, Giacomo Annibaldis, Edoardo Albinati, Vito Bruno, Marco Ferrante and Silvio Perrella.She stayed at the castle in Costigliole, seat of the prestigious Cultural Park.Over the past years, the cultural choices of Premio Grinzane Cavour have been precious indicators of Italian and foreign literary trends.Associazione Premio Grinzane Cavour first started organising conventions abroad in 1992, with the co-operation of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.The central issue of reading is not about "selling more books" but about encouraging reading.