Italy as a Panorama in Vanderbilt Hall, Grand Central Terminal, New York City. Courtesy of Fondazione Altagamma & its participating companies.
AN IMMERSION INTO ITALIAN BEAUTY. “MADE IN ITALY” PANORAMA INSTALLATION CAME TO NYC’S GRAND CENTRAL TERMINAL
More than 16.000 New Yorkers and tourists alike have had the opportunity to experience Italy and immerse themselves in Italian beauty without ever leaving the U.S, from June 25th through July 27th.
The Ministry of Economic Development, the Italian Trade Agency, and the Altagamma Foundation brought Italy to New York City’s iconic Grand Central Terminal with an extraordinary 360° panoramic video installation – PANORAMA – that takes guests on a journey through Italy’s culture, landscapes, and craftsmanship. Panorama was brought to life by a pool of public institutions and private associations including also SIMEST, the National Chamber for Italian Fashion, Salone del Mobile.Milano, the Chamber of Commerce of Milan, and the Municipality of Milan.
The Opening Cocktail was held on June 27th, with the participation of Mr. Ivan Scalfarotto, Undersecretary of Economic Development, Michele Scannavini, Chairman of ITA – Italian Trade Agency, Salvatore Rebecchini, Chairman of SIMEST and Andrea Illy, Chairman of Altagamma, representing all the partners of the initiative. During the Cocktail 62 Altagamma companies donated items to a silent auction open through July 20 at www.panoramaforcharity.org. Courtesy and with thanks Fondazione Altagamma. Schermata