Victoria Day

No class on Victoria DAY weekend - niente lezioni sabato 19 e lunedì 21 maggio

2013/04/25

Il caffé sospeso - ‘Suspended Coffee’ movement

Abbiamo parlato tante volte in classe delle tradizione tutta napoletana di pagare un caffè per una persona che verrà dopo di noi e che non potrà pagarsi la consumazione.
Complice la crisi questa bella prova di solidarietà si sta diffondendo anche a Toronto e in altre città.
 Ce ne informa il Toronto Star in un articolo del Primo aprile 2013:
"How about buying a cup of coffee for someone you’ll never meet?
The idea, begun in Naples, Italy, and called “Suspended Coffee” — i.e., a customer pays for a coffee and “banks” it for someone less fortunate who could use a jolt of caffeine and good will — has become an international internet sensation with coffee shops in Europe and North America participating in the movement. The Facebook page alone has more than 28,000 “likes.”
The tradition of “suspended coffee” — or caffe sospeso” in Italian — is a long-standing tradition in Italy that increased in popularity after the Second World War. Agence France-Presse reported last week that the practice was starting to take hold in other European countries hit hard economically. More than 150 cafés in Bulgaria were taking part..."



Per migliorare il vostro Italiano leggete queste pagine del libro "Il caffè sospeso " scritto dallo stesso scrittore intervistato qui sopra: Luciano De Crescenzo
Read some few pages from this book of above writer Luciano De Crescenzo to improve your Italian understanding.