Our greeting to Franco Origone, great Italian and Genoese cartoonist. Last year, he sent us this wonderful cartoon that awarded the "City of Genoa Prize" in the international competition Palatifini Cartoons.

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Genova Pesto World Championship

Alitalia logoThe Cultural Association of Palatifini promotes high quality Ligurian food and supports the project "Vivi l'Italia" promoted by Alitalia, Italian airlines. 10% discount at reastaurants with the Alitalia ticket!

2013 lug 16 gara chiavariOn the occasion of the 156th edition of "Mostra del Tigullio", the exhibition to promote the productive excellence of Tigullio, Associazione Palatifini organizes a Genoa pesto preliminary competition valid for the V World Championship.


Marchio-R copiaSaturday, March 29, 2014, the beautiful historical Hall of Palazzo Ducale in Genoa will host the fifth edition of the world's most popular and fragrant challenge! 100 competitors from all the world. 30 selected judges. And many, like every year, guests, friends, supporters of the most delicious and fragrant Championship in the world.


P7120184On the occasion of theater summer festival in Villa Imperiale, Genoa, on stage even the pesto prepared by marble mortar and wooden pestle!

Thanks to the organization of Osteria La Italia and Rosticceria Solferino, Roberto Panizza prepared an excellent pesto accompanied by some guests and diners, here all pics!


foto1Roberto Panizza, president of Palatifini Cultural Association, prepares Genoese Pesto using marble mortar and wooden pestle, during Geo&Geo, the famous tv show presented by Sveva Sagramola.


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