Milan 12th of April. From June to September how to spend the summer is changing. After its success last year with over one thousand participants the "Milan Summer School” is preparing for its third edition. An unmissable study occasion to spend your free time in a fun, professional way.
From the 14th of June until the 9th of August in fact the Milan City Council is promoting special courses for both Italians and foreigners organised by the main schools and universities in the city. 12 different fields to choose from: fashion, design, theatre, music, cinema, art, Italian culture and language, handicrafts, tourism, international relations, medicine and surgery. 26 schools and universities involved offering more than 130 courses of various levels, 2 business games for those who are planning on launching their own business and 1 community for high school graduates, university graduates and new graduates from all over the world.
The Milan Summer School however does not only offer courses. For the students of the “summer edition” there are numerous events: the “Welcome party” every Monday to welcome the new arrivals and meet all the Community participants; weekly guided tours to the major city monuments and the artistic sights in the city such as Leonardo’s “Last Supper”, the Scala Theatre, the Pinacoteca di Brera- the Brera Art Gallery, Leonardo’s Atlantic Codex; concerts at San Siro stadium, unbeatable musical performances at the Scala Theatre such as opera, ballet, concerts and recitals and also live music around the city; happy hour and reduced price evening events in charming and fashionable places where you can enjoy music, theatre, art and sample a few of the local Milanese specialities.
The Milan City Council – explains Alessandro Morelli, Councillor for Tourism, Territorial Marketing and Identity – has always recognised the importance of knowledge, training and creativity. With the Milan Summer School, Milan wants to increase its appeals to young people especially in the summer. A cultural centre of attraction for young talent from all over the country and above all from abroad who, by staying in Milan can take advantage of the possibility of improving their knowledge in a culturally creative context”.
The only thing left to do then is to become a fan of the community at milanosummerschool.ning.com, to keep in contact, before, during and after the summer and find useful information at www.milanosummerschool.com, the new portal entirely dedicated to young people from all over the world who want to spend their summer holidays in Milan to discover the city and improve their skills.
The international magazine néo has dedicated a special feature to the Milan Summer School. A real mini-guide for the youth fun capitals with features on: musical festivals that are invading Europe; emerging artists and new art forms; a hit parade of the best loved quarters by European young people; the ESN Erasmus network and the trends of summer 2011.
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