08/04/2017 - 01/05/2017
MASCHERAI DI SCHIGNANO a Villa Carlotta (Tremezzo)
From the historical masks of Schignano to the Path of the expressions a tradition that is renewed.
Wood is the material in which are made the historical masks carachterising the parades in the streets of Schignano, (town in Lake Como) and its historic hamlet in the months of January and February.
The sculptural tradition is renewed in the summer months declined in a path along the mountains the Path of Expressions.
The exhibition is organised in collaboration with the association the M.A.SCH.E.R.A. (in Italian - Mascherai Artisti Schignanesi e Estimatori Ricercatori Associati), which promotes and enhances the culture of the mask and the local traditions.
During the week the exibition shows masks, costumes of Schignano’ s Carnival, Boscultura and the Path of Expressions. During the weekend practical demonstrations of art carving and masks construction are making the exibitions even more interesting.
Source Villa Carlotta (Tremezzo) and La M.a.Sch.e.r.a.of Schignano association (photo and info
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