Francesco Spreafico

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  1. April 14-15th ItLUG held not one but two important events in Italy: "Mattoncini in Villa", in the town of Villa di Serio (near Bergamo) and "Mattoncini in città", in the town of Udine, in north-eastern Italy. "Mattoncini in Villa" was at its third edition, and to the two classic gyms we used in the past for the exhibition, a third one was added this year, and it really helped with the children play area and with the flow of visitors. At the event we displayed our two community projects built last year, the reproduction of the "Centro Piacentiniano" of Bergamo (for the first time so close to its "hometown", Bergamo), and the "Pirellone", the reproduction, almost 2 meters tall, of the historical Milan skyscraper, that is generally in display inside the actual building (it's back there now, if you happen to pass by, right at the entrance). Besides these big projects we also had dozens of other MOCs and activities for the public and for AFOLs (like a LEGO® Serious Play course). "Centro Piacentiniano" of Bergamo "Pirellone", the historical Milan skyscrape Complete Flickr album for Mattoncini in Villa. The other event of the week-end was "Mattoncini in città" in Udine, also at its third edition. We had many great creations there too (some of which recently seen in the Kockice event in Croatia), just let me point out the amazing 1960s train display, with a huge brick-built LEGO Gnome/Mascot and all its little "brothers". 1960s train display LEGO Gnome/Mascot Complete Flickr album for Mattoncini in città. Please remember to follow the blog by clicking the "Follow" button on the Blog main page for more great articles.
  2. BorgoBrick - ItLUG Borgoricco 2018

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    ItLUG midsummer event is back in the town of Borgoricco once more, with a big exhibition and activities for adults and children alike.
  3. Tree of Creativity –LEGO House exclusive retail model

    That's just awesome! Can't wait to get one!
  4. Book around the LEGO House

    We were told, at the LEGO House, that they will not sell out. 2000 should just be the initial print run.
  5. Book around the LEGO House

    I could see it and touch it at the LEGO House a couple of weeks ago... it's really wonderful! Unfortunately it was not for sale yet and couldn't buy it!
  6. ItLUG Lecco 2018

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    They main ItLUG event will be back again in 2018, as it is now tradition on the last week-end of July in the wonderful modern location of the Lecco branch of the historical Politecnico di Milano. As usual it will be filled with activities for the public and expecially for AFOLs.
  7. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

    Merry Christmas and a happy New Year to you too!
  8. ItLUG Villa San Carlo 2018

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    Our small biennial event in the town of Valgreghentino (LC) will be back this year!
  9. ItLUG partecipa a "Comix sul Serio 2018"

    For the first time ItLUG will take part in this Comic Book convention in Seriate (Bergamo).
  10. Oriobricks 2018

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    Second edition of the small event of the town of Orio al Serio (Bergamo)
  11. ItLUG Udine 2018 – Mattoncini in città

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    The ItLUG north-eastern event returns for its third year with lots of MOCs and activities.
  12. Mattoncini in Villa 2018

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    We're back in the town of Villa di Serio (Bergamo) with a new edition of "Mattoncini in Villa", this year twice as big as last year, with two gyms full of MOCs and many activities.
  13. LEGO® Certified Store Program - LCS

    As a follow-up to this... the Italian LCS have just adopted a loyalty card that works just as Kim wrote about a year ago!
  14. Build the Florence Cathedral

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    Event by ToscanaBricks and ItLUG where we'll be building "live" a model of the Florence Cathedral (including the Baptistery and Giotto's bell tower) in the museum next to the actual Cathedral, in the heart of Florence.
  15. ItLUG partecipa a "GameCom Pordenone" 2017

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    For the second year ItLUG will have a space inside the GameCom-Comics Movies & Games Pordenone convention. With MOC Exhibition.