The first event of the Jug Band Colline Metallifere conce[r|p]t season was a great success. On this round we had a “concept”. The topic was the cultural twinning of the forest areas in the boundary area between Grosseto and Siena in Southern Tuscany, and the Republic of North Macedonia del Nord. You may find a … Continue reading A Northern Macedonia evening at Il Boscaiolo, Torniella, Southern Tuscany, June 21, 2020: How did it go?
The Birrificio 26 Nero was started in 2011 in Scalvaia, the hamlet on the northern side of the Farma Valley, by Fabio Massellucci aka Fabione. Fabio is quite present in the pibinko.org network archives since 2007. He was in fact one of the participants to the “palla a 21 from Tuscany to Chicago” mission, and … Continue reading Birrificio 26 Nero
While the preparation of the milestone event for our little participatory lithology exercise  is under way…. ..music is flowing, both in the form of our Lithobags, and thanks to Pietro “Raman” Crivelli from Piloni (Southern Tuscany). Peter is sending us before sunset either a song or a painting (e does both), asking to republish … Continue reading P.E.L.P. ep. 5: Naming the first stones, lots of music, and teenage Mauro
Following the traditional palla eh! and palla a 21 Summer tournaments in Southern Tuscany, the beginning of the Autumn brings in the same area a very peculiar event: the ninth European Llargues Cup for clubs. Llargues is one of the variants of hand-ball games played across Europe, especially in the Valencian region in Spain, with … Continue reading Oct. 11-13, 2019: 9th European Llargues Club Cup (Monticiano/Torniella/Ciciano, Tuscany) & Exhibition on the game of palla in Monticiano (until Oct. 27)
In the header, a map showing the breakdown of different types of energy sources back in 1972. The original article (from the Panorama magazine, Nov. 1973) is part of the pibinko.org stuff-o-theque. Apart from this, things are spinning quite fast, so I leave you with a reminder of events for the first part of the … Continue reading pibinko.org Newsletter on Culture, Environment, Open Innovation, and Music (June 24, 2019)
As a part of the mission by the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering from Politecnico di Milano in Southern Tuscany, on Saturday May 11, 2019, from 10.30 AM to 12.30 PM there will be a meeting on opportunities for protection and promotion of inner rural areas from the collaboration of local expert networks and … Continue reading Torniella (Southern Tuscany), May 11, 2019: Opportunities for protection and promotion of inner rural areas from the collaboration of local expert networks and research institutions.
Here we are with Claudio Spinosi, aka Bob, a trumpet player and one of the historical palla a 21 players, during an impromptu photo shoot to provide images for a Tuscan newspaper, on paintings by Franco “Cangialli” Soldatini, a painter from the Farma Valley. Things which may happen on a Friday morning in Torniella, Southern … Continue reading The Set for the Cangialli Paintings Photo Shoot
To be translated Questa e’ la parte sostanziale dell’allestimento del micromuseo itinerante di pibinko.org per il 23/2/2019 all’Hotel Lombardi di Firenze (vedi articolo). Il catalogo completo e’ disponibile su ordinazione, in edizione sia digitale che cartacea, al costo di Euro 750 (comprensivi di tutti gli oneri fiscali) piu’ eventuali spese di spedizione. NOTA 5/3/2019 – … Continue reading The catalog of the pibinko.org travelling micro-museum, Hotel Lombardi versio, Florence.
NB: Participation to the event is free, but given the limited space and the possibility of “jazz improvisation” in parts of the schedule please write in advance to email@example.com or +393317539228 to let us know when you may show up. The pibinko.org network, in collaboration with Hotel Lombardi is organizing on Feb 22, 23, and … Continue reading Florence, Feb 22-24, 2019, Hotel Lombardi: Culture, Environment, and Open Innovation from the Farma Valley and friends
The game is currently played in six tiny villages of Southern Tuscany, about 100 km South of Florence, in the areas of Siena and Grosseto (mostly Grosseto). In alphabetical order: Ciciano, Chiusdino (SI), as palla eh! Piloni, Roccastrada (GR), as palla a 21 Scalvaia, Monticiano (SI), as palla eh! Tirli, Castiglione della Pescaia (GR), as palla eh! … Continue reading Where is the game played?