Bologna Children’s Book Fair: Catalonia and the Balearic Islands, Guest of Honour 2017
Guest country of this year's edition, the Spanish autonomous region offers a number of varying and colorful books and activities. In Palazzo d'Accursio, the exhibition "illustrated Catalonia" - opened on Monday 3rd April, at the presence of Mayor Merola. [continua]
“Welcome Chinese”: Bologna first Italian city to be certified
On March 29, a Bolognese delegation flew to China for the ratification of the MoU between the City of Bologna and the China Tourism Academy, thereby obtaining the official certification that will allow any welcoming structure in Bologna to enter the Chinese market directly. On March 10th, in the Red Hall of Bologna City Hall, the first signature had been put on the document, thus making the first real step towards the three-year-partnership that will open up the city of Bologna to Chinese visitors. [continua]
Mayor Merola in Brussels for the Eurocities’ summit on the Future of Europe
Last March 7th, the Mayor of Bologna has attended an important meeting, organised by Eurocities, where the Mayors of the member cities said no to Euro-scepticism and populism, outlining the principles expressed in the open letter issued in November 2016, that carried three key messages to EU heads of state and major EU institutions. [continua]