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M’illumino di meno at Da Aristo

M’illumino di meno at Da Aristo

Candles, lamps from the second world war and even an antique 130 year old oil lamp lit up the evening as all the streets lights in Barga Vecchia are turned off for an hour to celebrate National Saving Energy Day

19th February is the National Saving Energy Day, “M’illumino di meno” which is held each year in Italy when people try out various systems that visibly show that they are attempting to save energy. The campaign was launched by the Italian radio programme Caterpillar in 2005 and seeks to reduce private and public energy use. […]

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National Saving Energy Day – “M’illumino di meno”

National Saving Energy Day –  “M’illumino di meno”

This year once again they used the well tried and tested bicycle powered music system.

14th February is the National Saving Energy Day, “M’illumino di meno” which is held each year in Italy when people try out various systems that visibly show that they are attempting to save energy. The campaign was launched by the Italian radio programme Caterpillar in 2004 and seeks to reduce private and public energy use. […]

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M’Illumino… di swing

M’Illumino… di swing

Anche quest’anno Barga – come molte altre località della valle del Serchio e d’Italia – si è illuminata di meno, aderendo alla campagna di sensibilizzazione lanciata dal programma radiofonico Caterpillar. La ricetta barghigiana è ormai consolidata ed è entrata di diritto nelle manifestazioni che fanno parte delle tradizioni della cittadina: luci spente nel palazzo comunale […]

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La Media Valle del Serchio per la giornata nazionale del risparmio energetico

La Media Valle del Serchio per la giornata nazionale del risparmio energetico

Anche per l’edizione 2012 la Media Valle del Serchio si fa trovare in prima linea per i festeggiamenti della giornata nazionale del risparmio energetico, “M’illumino di meno”, l’ormai tradizionale appuntamento con la campagna di sensibilizzazione, quest’anno in programma per il prossimo 17 febbraio, ideata dalla nota trasmissione radiofonica Caterpillar su Radio 2. Lo sottolinea il […]

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Conto alla rovescia per M’Illumino di Meno 2012

Conto alla rovescia per M’Illumino di Meno 2012

Sta per tornare M’Illumino di Meno, l’iniziativa dedicata al risparmio energetico che quest’anno andrà in scena il 17 febbraio prossimo. Nell’occasione – che a Barga si ripete da almeno sei anni – i Sindaci di tutta Italia parteciperanno assieme ai cittadini mettendo in pratica comportamenti virtuosi per ridurre gli sprechi, per avvicinarsi alla produzione di […]

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RAI radio – m’illumino di meno, theme tune results

RAI radio – m’illumino di meno, theme tune results

17th February is the National Saving Energy Day, “M’illumino di meno” which is held each year in Italy when people try out various systems that visibly show that they are attempting to save energy. The campaign was launched by the Italian radio programme Caterpillar in 2005 and seeks to reduce private and public energy use. […]

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Torna M’illumino di meno… la colonna sonora sarà di Emma e gli Aristodemos?

Torna M’illumino di meno… la colonna sonora sarà di Emma e gli Aristodemos?

Il 17 febbraio tornerà  M’illumino di Meno, la giornata nazionale dedicata al risparmio energetico, ogni anno caratterizzata da iniziative di enti e singoli cittadini impegnati a trovare, almeno simbolicamente e per qualche ora, fonti alternative alla corrente elettrica. L’invito a “illuminarsi di meno” fu lanciato nel 2005 dal programma radiofonico Caterpillar con lo scopo di […]

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A new theme song for RAI radio programme – m’illumino di meno

A new theme song for RAI radio programme – m’illumino di meno

17th February is the National Saving Energy Day, “M’illumino di meno” which is held each year in Italy when people try out various systems that visibly show that they are attempting to save energy. The campaign was launched by the Italian radio programme Caterpillar in 2005 and seeks to reduce private and public energy use. […]

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Aristo’s – M’illumino di meno

12th February is the National Saving Energy Day, “M’illumino di meno” which is held each year in Italy where people try out various systems that visibly show that they are attempting to save energy. That evening the lights that normally illuminate many national monuments in Rome and Milano will be switched off to “highlight” this […]

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M'illumino di meno – pedal power

The 100 year old coffee machine has been dusted off and tested (article here), the antique coffee bean grinder has been completed restored and this week the preparations have been going on all over Barga for the other vital part of National Saving Energy Day, “M’illumino di meno” to be held at Aristo’s bar in […]

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Nicolao Valiensi Quintet at Barga Jazz Club

A welcome return to the Barga Jazz Club this evening to Nicolao Valiensi and his formidable quintet: Simone Venturi on piano, Sauro Donati on guitar, Luca Franchini on double bass and, of course, Franco Mariani driving the whole thing along on drums. Today the 16th February is National Saving Energy Day in Italy where people […]

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National Saving Energy Day celebrated in style

Today the 16th February is National Saving Energy Day in Italy where people trying out various systems that visibly show that they are attempting to save energy. This evening the lights that normally illuminate many national monuments in Rome and Milano will be switched off to “highlight” this attempt at saving energy on a large […]