The press conference in Bari and the lunch overlooking the roofs of Manduria

The contestants of Miss Progress International 2017 were presented to the media in the Palace of the Puglia Regional Council. In the afternoon, lunch at Corte Borromeo Hotel in the city of Primitivo wine and visit to the wine museum.

BARI – In Puglia, during these days, everybody talks about nothing else than Miss Progress International’s candidates.
They have captured the attention of the public thanks to their social projects and the numerous journalists attending the press conference held in the Palace of the regional council, Sala Finocchiaro, where today the Region Puglia has welcomed them, gave to the event and to the brand #WeAreInPuglia the deserved visibility.

the press conference (among the contestants, the regional counselor Luigi Morgante)

Luigi Morgante, Counselor Secretary for the regional Parliament, reiterated the importance of the event, exalting its originality and goals who have a great impact on the public opinion.
In addition to Giuseppe Borrillo, director of the competition that summarized the program of the event, Giuseppe Moro, representing Pugliapromozione, took the word and highlighted the potential in terms of promoting the Puglia brand in the world.

the gift to the Corte Borromeo hotel

For lunch, it was chosen the terrace of the sixteenth-century palace of Corte Borromeo Hotel, overlooking the roofs of the historic center of Manduria where the group then faced, discovering the wonders.

the team toasting among the roofs of Manduria

The Museum of Primitivo wine, always in the Messapic City, was the last date of the day.

at the Primitivo wine museum

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Manduria and the GAL welcome Miss Progress International

Press release # 5

LEUCA, 9 de mayo – The representatives of the five continents have reached today the capital of Primitivo wine and ventured through the alleys of the old town. Among the ancient Roman walls and fascinating buildings of later periods, there were many times dedicated to the souvenir photo.

in Piazza Garibaldi at Manduria

in Piazza Garibaldi at Manduria

The tour ended at the Palace of Servite, in whose cloister has been put at their disposal everything necessary to make cakes, bagels and pasta, under the wise guidance of the chef Clemente and a team of employees made available by the Gal Terre del Primitivo. Seeing the beautiful special guests engaged in the preparation of recipes of the best local cuisine was fun and, above all, effective in conveying their knowledge on the healthy Mediterranean diet.

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The day ended with a dinner show opened by “pizzica” dance by Leonardo Moscogiuri and Giulia Dalemmo and cheered by the Giuseppe Mazza & Antonio Nisi quartet. Giuseppe Borrillo, director of Miss Progress International, turned out to be a skilled auctioneer, as the sale of the items carried by the Ambassadors of Progress earned 675 eur that the cultural association In Progress will entirely transfer to the Italian Red Cross, asking to donate everything for the people of Nepal.

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