Programme Cittaslow International Assembly 2011

Cittaslow International Assembly 2011

24-25-26 june, Lidzbark Warmiński (Poland)




Thursday 23.06.2011

Arrival of participants - transfer of delegations from the airports

Dinner in the hotel in Lidzbark Warmiński according to the arrival time

Friday 24.06.2011



Location: Krasicki Hotel


08.30am - participants registration

09.00am - welcome by:

Artur Wajs, the Mayor of Lidzbark Warmiński , Coordinator Polish Cittaslow Network

Gian Luca Marconi , President of Cittaslow International


Introductory speeches:

Stefano Mocio, Coordinator of the Scientific Committee

Krzysztof Skalski, Member of the Scientific Committee

Pier Giorgio Oliveti, Director of Cittaslow Intl.


09.45 - 11.45am - thematic reports:

'European Cittaslow policies 2013-2020' : by the C.I. Vice-President, Arnoud Rodenburg, Coordinator Holland Cittaslow Network

'Cittaslow social policies: responsibility and inclusion' : by Raul Daoli, Mayor of Novellara, Cittaslow Italy

'Projects for developing countries': by the Coordinator of Cittaslow Usa, Virginia Hubbell

"Slow Food International Pojects", Slow Food Int'l Board Michele Rumiz


11.45 - 12.00am - coffee break

12.00 - 02.00pm - official opening of the General Assembly and of the Festival

02.00 - 03.00pm - lunch in the hotel in Lidzbark Warmiński

03.00pm - departure to Bisztynek, Święta Lipka and Reszel

04.00 - 05.00pm - a guided tour in Bisztynek

05.30 - 06.30pm - a guided tour to the Święta Lipka Sanctuary

07.00 - 07.30pm - a guided tour in Reszel

08.00 - 10.30pm - dinner in the Castle of Reszel

10.30pm - transfer to the hotels in Lidzbark Warmiński

Saturday 25.06.2011


Location: Krasicki Hotel


07.30am - participants registration

08.00 - 01.30pm - Opening of the session:


Introductory report by the President, Gian Luca Marconi

Nomination president of the assembly and constitution of the seat

Legislature activities reporting of last 3 years

Presentation of the draft for the new certification system

Presentation of Slow Food international projects, "Terra Madre" and "A Thousand Gardens in Africa" by Slow Food International

scheduled speeches by Cittaslow members - "Cittaslow 2020 - a new vision of the town to design a way of life for the 21st century"(debating)

Nomination declarations

Elections of the President and other authorities


01.30 - 02.30pm - lunch in the hotel in Lidzbark Warmiński

02.30 - 06.30pm - programme in Lidzbark Warmiński, participation in the Cittaslow Festival

a guided tour to in the Lidzbark Warmian Chapter Castle

06.45pm - departure to Gietrzwałd

08.15 - 10.00 pm - dinner 'Warmian Pierogi Feast' in 'Inn Warmińska', Gietrzwałd

Transfer to the hotels in Lidzbark Warmiński


10.00am - 11.30pm - Cittaslow Festival, Lidzbark Warmiński

Project: 'Cittaslow the Network of Cities from Warmia Mazury Powiśle Promoting Good Quality of Life'

Cittaslow Bazaar

Location: under the High Tower [Wysoka Brama]

10.00am - 06.00pm - Promotional stands of six member cities of Polish National Network of Cittaslow Cities: Reszel, Lidzbark Warmiński, Bisztynek, Biskupiec, Murowana Goślina and Nowe Miasto Lubawskie, stands of members of European Culinary Heritage Network, stands of craftsmen from the cities of Polish National Network of Cittaslow Cities

Location: under the High Tower [Wysoka Brama]

10.30am - 06.00pm - performances of local bands (bands from the cities of Polish National Network of Cittaslow Cities: Bisztynek, Biskupiec, Lidzbark Warmiński, Reszel, Nowe Miasto Lubawskie, Murowana Goślina)


Location: Amphitheatre in the city centre

06.30 - 11.00pm - concerts

Sunday 26.06.2011

„Mazury the Wonder of Nature"

Tourist programme (voluntary) - Route of the Great Masurian Lakes

09.00 - 11.00am - transfer by bus to Mikołajki from Lidzbark Warmiński

11.15 - 02.15pm - Mikołajki (Lake Śniardwy) a boat trip degustation of regional food 'Culinary Heritage Warmia Mazury Powiśle'

02.30 - 04.30pm - transfer to Olsztyn

04.45 - 06.45pm - a guided tour in the Old Town in Olsztyn (English, German, Italian, Polish)

07.00- 08.30pm - dinner at the 'Staromiejska Restaurant' in Olsztyn

08.45 - 09.45pm - transfer to the hotel in Lidzbark Warmiński


* For participants who are leaving:


Transportation of members of foreign delegations to the airports

Monday 27.06.2011


Transportation of members of foreign delegations to the airports


Note: the organization could bring slight change on programme in future