"My land is called Emilia-Romagna. It is the only Italian region that has taken its name from a road, and we have always been accustomed to leaving, returning and seeing a large number of people passing by”. With these words Enrico Brizzi, a traveller and narrator who has got to know Italy on foot, sets off once again. Hiss special itinerary, which allows him to explore the heart of the oldest, most authentic and enduring part of Emilia-Romagna, goes by the name of the Alta Via dei Parchi.
Serena Tommasini Degna
Born in Milan, at the age of 20 she joined MTV Italia, beginning as a production assistant and terminating as a director. In 2008 she supervised direction for the launch of the Italian channel Current TV, for which she directed two documentaries in the Vanguard series. At the end of 2009 she decided to set up as an independent producer. In summer 2010 she discovered the psychological benefits of walking and followed Enrico Brizzi’s team as they made their way on foot across Italy from the north to the south, with a rucksack on her back and camera in hand.
He was born in November 1974 and grew up in Bologna. Before his 20th birthday he had already made his literary debut with the novel “Jack Frusciante è uscito dal gruppo”. Over the years, the author, one of the most representative Italian writers under the age of 40, has published a series of novels, collections of short stories and graphic novels. At the same time he has given substance to his passion for long journeys on foot and narration by word-of-mouth, alternating the publications with his back-packing journeys (including, among others, Via Francigena, 2006; Roma-Gerusalemme, 2008; Italica 150, 2010)
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