La Fondazione nasce con la caduta del Muro di Berlino dalla volontà di avvicinare i giovani dei Paesi dell’Est Europa – Eurasia, non più con la forza di una politica coercitiva, ma con il coinvolgimento per motivazioni culturali, invitandoli a Firenze in gruppi di lavoro internazionali.
Con questa attività, estesasi oggi a 111 paesi nei 5 continenti, la Fondazione ha creato l’orientamento Life Beyond Tourism, per offrire una piattaforma virtuale alla conoscenza fra culture basata su elementi fondamentali quali: Viaggio, Giovani, Interculturalità, Patrimonio Culturale, Dialogo, Conoscenza, Rispetto.
MissioneContribuire allo sviluppo della Pace nel Mondo
StrumentiLa cultura, la scienza, la ricerca applicata quali potenti motivi d’incontro, di formazione, di aggregazione, d’intesa, in particolare tra i Giovani Firenze e la Toscana centri internazionali di cultura, quindi centri d’incontro tra Giovani
FinalitàFavorire occasioni d’incontro tra Giovani di cultura e Paesi diversi per consentire la reciproca conoscenza e con questa la comprensione; per contribuire a sviluppare rapporti di amicizia tra i Popoli
OpportunitàOrganizzazione d’ incontri internazionali;
Sostegno del Patrimonio Culturale Fiorentino e Toscano;
Contributo allo studio;
Promozione, sviluppo, realizzazione di iniziative, ricerche, studi, pubblicazioni, premi, borse di studio, ecc.
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E-learning LBT now in English, Italian and Russian
by Life Beyond Tourism on 11 gennaio 2019 at 13:37
The International Institute Life Beyond Tourism has recently launched an intensive e-learning training for companies, institutions and artisans that are Affiliate Members of the Life Beyond Tourism Movement. Continue reading >> […]
Premio Ponte Vecchio at ICLAB
by Life Beyond Tourism on 10 gennaio 2019 at 16:40
6 years of Toscana Cultura On December 21, 2018, to celebrate six years of activity of the association Toscana Cultura, collaborator of the Life Beyond Tourism Movement, ICLAB (Intercultural Creativity Laboratory) hosted a series of cultural events that included the award Premio […]
A concert to fight the Metachromatic...
by Life Beyond Tourism on 18 dicembre 2018 at 13:55
La Tela di Penelope, institution affiliated to our Life Beyond Tourism Movement, has promoted in the Auditorium al Duomo of Florence a concert to raise funds for the project “Drops of Hope” of the Association Voa Voa. Continue reading >> […]
LBT Movement coming back from Moscow
by Life Beyond Tourism on 18 dicembre 2018 at 11:55
From December 8 to 11, our Life Beyond Tourism Movement attended the International Fair Buongiorno Italia in Moscow, Russia. The Russian market is deeply interested in the Made in Italy, because of its quality and style. Continue reading >> […]
Bahrain to become a Guest Country of the 21 GA
by Life Beyond Tourism on 4 dicembre 2018 at 12:14
Following the participation of the Fondazione Romualdo Del Bianco at the 42nd session of the World Heritage Comittee in Manama, President Paolo Del Bianco was invited to participate at the inauguration of the “Pearling Path visitor centre”, the second World Heritage Site in Bahrain, […]
Internationality in Florence: Costume Colloquium...
by Life Beyond Tourism on 4 dicembre 2018 at 11:45
Five days of immersion in the world of fashion and textiles. On November 18 the 6th edition of Costume Colloquium concluded with great success. This year’s theme was “Textiles in Fashion: Creativity in Context”, and it focused on the analysis of textiles and creativity in […]
Waiting for Christmas with the LBT Movement
by Life Beyond Tourism on 4 dicembre 2018 at 10:25
SEE THE PRESS COLLECTION (ITALIAN) On November 23 and 24 the Life Beyond Tourism Movement hosted the B2B & Market Day “Waiting for Christmas” at ICLAB, in the Novoli distric of Florence. Continue reading >> […]
Deep in the Florentine countryside: Costume...
by Life Beyond Tourism on 21 novembre 2018 at 16:19
Deep in the Florentine countryside: Costume Colloquium VI Final Day Traditionally, the last day of Costume Colloquium is always dedicated to an excursion in the Tuscan countryside. This year, the selected destinations were Stia and the Abbazia di Vallombrosa in the Regello area. Continue reading […]
Prato textiles excursion: Costume Colloquium day 4
by Life Beyond Tourism on 21 novembre 2018 at 16:06
Prato textiles excursion: Costume Colloquium day 4 For the first time in ten years, the Academic contributions of Costume Colloquium VI concluded with a special session at the Museo del Tessuto in Prato, where the speakers presented the theme “The Future is Now (and Then): From Cellophane to […]
Material Locations: Florentine cloth and culture...
by Life Beyond Tourism on 19 novembre 2018 at 14:49
The Academic Sessions of Costume Colloquium always have a lot to tell, and the theme of this year “Textiles in Fashion, Creativity in Context” offered so many inputs for the participants and the organizers to contribute with scientific content and exclusive visits. Continue reading […]
Discovering the identity of Florence: Costume...
by Life Beyond Tourism on 16 novembre 2018 at 16:11
Discovering the identity of Florence: Costume Colloquium day 1&2 The sixth edition of the biennial conference Costume Colloquium has started in the best possible way in November 14. This year’s theme, “Textiles in Fashion, Creativity in Context”, has inspired more than 60 […]
Call for Abstract open: 21st General Assembly of...
by Life Beyond Tourism on 5 novembre 2018 at 14:52
It is time to submit an Abstract Proposal to participate in the 21st General Assembly and International Symposium HERITAGE as a BUILDER of PEACE® The event will take place in Florence in March 1-3, 2019, and its general theme is the role of Heritage in builidng Peace. […]
4th Edition: Training for Trainers LBT
by Life Beyond Tourism on 30 ottobre 2018 at 15:42
The 4th edition of the intensive course Training for Trainers Life Beyond Tourism took place from 22 to 26 October in Florence in the framework of the educational activity of the Istituto Internazionale Life Beyond Tourism, promoted by Fondazione Romualdo Del Bianco. Continue reading >> […]
The “Observer of the skies” reaches Benevento
by Life Beyond Tourism on 15 ottobre 2018 at 13:40
The Fondazione Del Bianco donates an art work to the province of Benevento A tribute for valuing the Samnite culture It is a Carrara marble bust that represents Galileo Galilei, a work by the artist Dino De Ranieri A Carrara marble bust of Galileo Galilei, the “Observer of the skies”, […]
Life Beyond Tourism Editions now active!
by Life Beyond Tourism on 10 ottobre 2018 at 8:38
Life Beyond Tourism® has been producing cultural and scientific content since its foundation in 2008. The research of the Fondazione Romualdo Del Bianco® on the themes related to Life Beyond Tourism® is even older than that date and is well documented in the Foundation’s […]
ERASMUS+ Project S.U.R.E.
by Life Beyond Tourism on 9 ottobre 2018 at 12:42
On 28 September 2018 the working team of the international project Erasmus+ S.U.R.E. (Sustainable Urban Rehabilitation in Europe) met at the Faculty of Architecture of the Vilnius Gediminas Technical University. Continue reading >> […]
Life Beyond Tourism Movement presented in Russia
by Life Beyond Tourism on 9 ottobre 2018 at 9:58
The Foundation participated in the 2nd Annual Conference of the National Committee ICOMOS Russia and International Academic Symposium World Cultural Heritage in Russia: Challenges and Perspectives, in Velikiy Novgorod, 19-21 September 2018. Continue reading >> […]
Signature of the Life Beyond Tourism...
by Life Beyond Tourism on 28 settembre 2018 at 15:57
On September 26, 2018, at the Palazzo Coppini in Florence, the ceremony for signing the Life Beyond Tourism Memorandum of Understanding took place between the Polytechnic University of Volgograd and the Romualdo Del Bianco Foundation. Continue reading >> […]
E-learning for affiliate members online on...
by Life Beyond Tourism on 17 settembre 2018 at 15:16
Another step forward has been taken toward the development of the Certification for Dialogue among Cultures DTC-LBT 2018. The e-learning course, aiming at preparing companies and institutions to become self-certified Life Beyond Tourism members, is finally online on the e-learning platform […]
A Memorandum for the future of craftsmanship
by Life Beyond Tourism on 17 settembre 2018 at 8:59
On September 13, 2018, the Fondazione Romualdo Del Bianco and Confartigianato Firenze have signed a Memorandum of Collaboration to promote the visibility of the “Made in Florence” and the activity of the artisans. Continue reading >> […]