Cittaslow Sunday 2022


Cittaslow International organizes an international event to promote, across the world, “concepts” and “projects” which represent the reality and the idea of being Cittaslow. Cittaslow Int'l, establishes the world Cittaslow Day to spread the word about us.

On this day every year all Cittaslow can propose and organize one or more of their own local initiatives in order to promote and disseminate the concepts of our collective action.

We have to respect and love the Earth, our “Mother Earth”, as Carlo Petrini asserts, and this is possible if everyone realizes the Cittaslow projects, day by day, all of us – mayors of Cittaslow towns, citizens and visitors, entrepreneurs and policy makers – by making one’s contribution to a “cleaner, better, fairer” world. The issues are the same as Cittaslow confronts: environmental policies (energy, transport – bicycle and pedibus, climate change, use and defence of the soil, enhancement of the landscape, biodiversity, etc.), social policies (inclusion, social responsibility, education, identity, etc.), agriculture and local produce Cittaslow Markets, etc.), sustainable tourism, citizens’ awareness of being a positive counter-culture, even more necessary nowadays, when the crisis of the system of fuel, food and finance is linked to another crisis of relations, values and the prospects of quality of life of the future generations.

“Cittaslow future” is our perspective for the mayors, the citizens of the 287 associated Cittaslow, scattered in 33 different countries. “Cittaslow Future” is the proposal for a “positive contamination” that, through the little Cittaslow, engages the big metropolises and the entire society, with positive effects on the overall ecologic imprint of global human activities.

Discover all the events for the world day of the Slow Cittaslow "Cittaslow Sunday 2021" (events in update)