Italy 22 May: Paderno d'Adda - Brescia

Pace

In the middle of the morning we arrive at Manzoni Primary School in Bergamo

This school receives around 30 children from Belarus each year in the summer

Our second school is Don Bosco Primary School in Bergamo

We are invited for lunch with the children

At the Palazzo Frizzoni in the centre of Bergamo we are welcomed by Council President Marzia Marchesi

The city is having a festival of Peace - hence the Picasso peace bird

The torch finally arrives in Brescia

Runners from the local running club - Corrixbrescia – receive the torch. Once a week they organise a run around the city attended by 300 people. They aso have a Gruppo Guida - a Guide Group that assists blind people in running races

Sports representative from Brescia, Fabrizio Benzoni, receives the torch

Our runners receive a present each from the local running club

Head of Education - Roberta Morelli - receives a Certificate from the Peace Run along with Fabrizio Benzoni