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A Wonderful Spring Party – by Jennifer Trovato

Kathrin Gövert and her husband Holger kindly welcomed IWA Modena members and their partners, as well as non-members, into their home for a fabulous party to celebrate spring!  The event took place on Saturday, March 11, and everything from the weather to the food and...

Boost of Energy – by Miana Pedro Nunes

On Sunday, January 22, we had an another fantastic event organised by our IWA Modena events team. The New Year Resolutions event took place at the Education Nest in Modena, and during three hours we exercised, we jumped, we danced and we had a very good time together!...

IWA Modena Christmas Party – by Jennifer Trovato

The year ended with a great evening out among fellow IWA Modena members at the annual Christmas party on Friday December 16 held at the Agriturismo Corte Manzini. Both familiar and new faces were able to meet to make this such a wonderful and fun evening. Guests...

Little Ones Christmas Party – by Karen Brayshaw

On the 3rd of December the Little Ones were treated to a delightful afternoon of play and entertainment by the wonderful IWA events team. The party took place at the Education Nest school in Modena, which proved to be a fantastic setting for the festivities. There...

Dinner & Visit to an Acetaia – by Elin Flyger

On Friday, November 11 we had an exciting event! We were able to spend the evening in a Traditional Balsamic Acetaia, The Gambigliani Zoccoli near Modena. I didn’t really know what to expect but I was hoping it wouldn’t be too commercial. I have to say that I was very...

Welcome Back Apericena – by Sabrina Sattler

After the long summer break, we all had a chance to catch up with each other at the Welcome Back Apericena on September 22. Thanks to the Events Team, we were able to discover yet another beautiful location. It’s always fun to see all the old and new members and I...

Winte Tasting Seminar – by Maria Rosa Costa

Today I will tell you about the wine tasting seminar organized by the IWA Museum & Cultural Interest group.  It was held on the 15th September at Romanica Language School by the lovely and very knowledgeable Oriana. To be honest, I’m not a connoisseur, but I know...

It Was a Night To Remember! – by Sandra Gabriele

When ProfiloDonna, the Modenese magazine for women asked for IWA Modena’s participation in their annual Gala event, IWA Modena accepted! The annual event, for the last 27 years is organized to honor, award and congratulate 10 extraordinary women who show...

Trip to Bersana Farm – by Anja Lehr

It was a beautiful day at Bersana Farm on Saturday, June 18.  Several families were able to participate in this fun filled day. The farm is located in the hinterland of Maranello on the top of a hill, from where you have a breath-taking view over the countryside. In...

Kick Off the Summer Party – by Jennifer Trovato

IWA Modena held its second annual family fun event with the Kick Off the Summer Party on Sunday, May 22 from 11am to 5pm at the beautiful Club La Meridiana.  The weather was perfect, the events were fun, and of course the food and drink were great too! The day began...

Feliz Cinco de Mayo – by Jennifer Trovato

The international food and drink fun continued with a wonderful IWA Modena Cinco de Mayo Fiesta on Friday 6 May 2016. As you may recall, this Mexican holiday commemorates the victory of the Mexican militia over the French army at The Battle of Puebla in 1862. It is a...

Intercultural Seminar – by Nikol Papadopoulou

On the 21st of April, 2016, our IWA Modena vice-president and qualified Intercultural Trainer, Kathrin Gövert, gave us the opportunity to enrich our knowledge on the Italian culture, during an exciting seminar at Romanica, together with the vital contribution of...

Gesture Seminar – by Annette Tornehoej

On February 11, 2016, 12 IWA Modena members attended the Italian Gesture Course at Romanica (accademia italiana di lingua e cultura) in the historic center of Modena. The very enthusiastic Oriana, from Romanica, taught us some of the more than 100 hand gestures. Did...