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Meetings / Other Activities

Meetings / Other Activities

Activities in Eastern Europe
During the last few months the Eastern countries (Romania, Moldova and Russia) have shown to be particularly receptive thanks to the activity of the Representatives of those countries, inspired by the Guide of the Center, with about 100 new adhesions to Man Center.

Natural Agriculture Project
At Sargiano, since spring 2004, Man Center has been developing a more extensive project for natural agriculture by planting new fruit trees and using more land for vegetable gardens. The woods have also been designated for particular care.



Alessandria (Italy)
13-14 May 2017

Como (Italy)
18-19 March 2017

Salsomaggiore (Italy)
5 February 2017

Pisa (Italy)
19-20 November 2016

Pisa (Italy) - National Research Council
25 October 2016

Bergamo (Italy)
10-11 September 2016

Reggio Emilia (Italy)
16-17 April 2016

Piacenza (Italy)
7 February 2016

Verona (Italy)
17-18 October 2015

Busto Arsizio (Italy)
23 - 24 May 2015

Cremona (Italy)
18 - 19 April 2015

Parma (Italy)
8 February 2015

Parma, February 2015

A crowd of members of Man Center gathered in Parma in February 2015 to commemorate the birth anniversary of Sant Kirpal Singh, former President of the "World Fellowship of Religions", considered one of the greatest Masters of spirituality and life of all times for the breadth of his activity.

Genua (Italy)
18 - 19 October 2014

University of Genua, Main Hall, October 2014

The many spiritual researchers fill the Main Hall of the University of Genua
(Genua, 18 - 19 October 2014).

Lugano (Switzerland)
10 May 2014

Lido di Camaiore (Italy)
9 February 2014

Piacenza (Italy)
21-22 September 2013

Visit to Moldova and Russia 2013


Chisinau (Moldova)
1 June 2013

Moscow (Russia)
8 June 2013

Dubna (Russia)
15 June 2013

St. Petersburg (Russia)
22 June 2013

Milan (Italy)
18-19 May 2013

Venice (Italy)
14 April 2013

University of Venice, Main Hall, April 2013

The many spiritual researchers fill the Main Hall of the University of Venice
(Venice, 14 Apil 2013).

Parma (Italy)
10 February 2013

Ferrara (Italy)
20-21 October 2012

Brescia (Italy)
21-22 April 2012


Alessandria (Italy)
24-25 September 2011

Modena (Italy)
12-13 March 2011

La Spezia (Italy)
17 October 2010

Treviso (Italy)
18-19 September 2010

Bergamo (Italy)
17-18 April 2010

Nuremberg (Germany)
17th October 2009

Fürth (Germany)
24th October 2009

Turin (Italy)
Sunday 20 Septembre 2009

Vicenza (Italy)
28-29 March 2009

Under the Patronage of the city Hall and the Province of Vicenza, Pier Franco Macenaro held, with grest success, two Conferences on the subject "The experience of the spirit in our time". After the Conferences a good number of people started attending the follow-up course organized to deepen the subject.

Vercelli (Italy)
27-28 September 2008

On 27 and 28 September Pier Franco Marcenaro successfully held two Conferences on the Experience of the spirit in our time and on the teachings of the various traditions.

Parma & Reggio Emilia (Italy)
April - May 2008

Pier Franco Marcenaro held two Conferences at Parma and Reggio Emilia organized by the local Seats of Man Center. The events were held on 20 April at Parma and on 18 May at Reggio Emilia and they had the topic of spiritual research and how to make one's life happier and more harmonious. The events had such good results that a good number of people applied to the courses which were inmediately set up afterwards.

Rovigo (Italy)
September 2007

Under the Patronage of the Council and the Province, Pier Franco Marcenaro held two Conferences in Rovigo on September 2007 with great success of public attendance.

Visit to the Est European Countries
May-June 2007

In May and June 2007 Pier Franco Marcenaro visited Moldavia and Russia where with the grace of God he was very successful.

In the afternoon of 16 May, he arrived from Florence by plane at Kishinev, the capital of Moldavia, where he had already visited with profit in 2001. A hundred celebrating people, together with the Representative of Moldavia, Ion Fabian, and his collaborators were waiting for him at the airport. Pier Franco Marcenaro gave a brief speech of greeting to all of them at the airport, before proceeding to his hotel. On Saturday, May 19, he then spoke to a vast attentive audience in the prestigious town auditorium "Hall of the Organ". From his arrival at Kishinev, every night he held Meetings with talks at the House of Culture, with the participation of large groups of people. He also met three people from Brasov, a city in Romania, where a new Center has now been formed.

In the evening of May 23, he left Kishinev for Moscow. A large group of people accompanied him to the airport to say an emotional good bye.
At Moscow, where he was visiting the Man Center for the first time, he was received by people from various other cities in Russia and he was taken as a guest, together with his group by Group Leader of the city. On Saturday 27 May, he spoke in the "Semionovski Hall" of the Russian capital. During the following days he then conducted meetings and gave talks to the numerous people.

On May 30, accompanied to the airport by many people, he left by plane for St. Petersburg, the ancient winter residence of the Czars situated on the Baltic Sea, where he was received by Dora Hoagland, his Representative for Russia, and by her collaborator, Galina Koroleva. Also many people from Dubna, Murmansk, Soci, Ucta, Voronesh and other cities of Russia were present. In the afternoon, on Saturday, June 3, he spoke in the hall of the Hotel of the Baltic Countries. Every evening he held Meetings, talks and interviews. In the afternoon, on 6 June 2007, he was accompanied by a group of loving, emotional people to the airport, where he left for Florence.

Thus ended this fruitful visit of three weeks in the Eastern Countries. Overall, the presence of Pier Franco Marcenaro left an indelible trace of love in the people who received his words.

Sesto S. Giovanni (Italy)
21-22 April 2007

Under the care of the Milan Man Center and with the collaboration of the Monza Center two Conferences were held on the 21 and 22 April 2007, by Pier Franco Marcenaro in Sesto S. Giovanni (Milan). After the Conferences a free Course began for the many interested who wished to deepen the subjects treated during the Conferences.

Visit to Colombia (South America)
February 2007

Pier Franco Marcenaro's visit to Colombia, which took place in the month of February 2007, gave results beyond all expectations, with the grace of the Lord.

He arrived on 31 January at Bogotá, where he held the first Conference in the afternoon of Saturday 3 February in the vast modern auditorium of the city's Chamber of Commerce. The participation of the public was so numerous that the maximum capacity of 450 people of the hall was reached, and about 100 people could not attend the Conference. So he decided to schedule a second Conference for them on Saturday 24 February.

On 7 February he left by air for Santa Marta, where a Conference was held in the afternoon on Saturday the 10th in the "San Juan" Cultural Center of the University of Magdalena. Such a large number of people came that the hall was completely full again and another time more than 100 people had to be stopped at the door of the building, leaving their contact information so they could be notified about the succeeding activities of Man Center. Also this time a second Conference had to be scheduled, which was held in the same place Saturday 17 February.

On 21 February he left by plane for Bogotá, where he held a second Conference as established on Saturday the 24th. Also this time the hall was full.

Carrara (Italy)
14-15 Octobre 2006

With the Patronage of the City Hall, Pier Franco Marcenaro held at Carrara, in the Chamber of Commerce of the Province, two Conferences organized by the local Man Center on the days of 14 and 15 October. After the Conference a free Course on information began, attended by a good number of interested people.

Padua (Italy)
25-26 March 2006

Turin (Italy)
15 and 16 October 2005

3rd World conference for the Peace and Prosperity of the Nations
4-5 June 2005

Monza (Italy)
19-20 March 2005

Parma (Italy)
October 2004

Marina di Massa (Italy)
20-21 March 2004

Visit to Ghana
November 2003

Pier Franco Marcenaro opened in Ghana (Africa), with a speech of 30 minutes, the "1st International Conference for Peace and Welfare" organized by the Civilian Peace Service - Maranatha Christian Fellowship in Accra, on November 19-21, 2003. Representatives from the World Ecumenical Center in the USA and Germany attended the Conference together with African religious and political leaders.

Reggio Emilia (Italy)
September 2003

May 2003

Busto Arsizio (Italy)
22-23 March 2003

Sarzana (Italy)
16 Nov. 2002

Milan (Italy)
19 Oct. 2002

Venice-Mestre (Italy)
21 Sept. 2002

Bergamo (Italy)
20-21 April 2001

Alessandria (Italy)
16-17 March 2003

La Spezia (Italy)
20-21 Oct. 2001

Moldova e Rumania
30 Aug. - 12 Sept. 2001

Venice-Mestre (Italy)
22-23 Sept. 2001

Florence (Italy)
19-20 May 2001

Montecatini Terme (Italy)
21-22 Oct. 2000

Milan (Italy)
30 Sept. - 1 Oct. 2000

Brescia (Italy)
18-19 March 2000

Chioggia (Italy)
23-24 Oct. 1999

23 Sept. - 4 Oct. 1999

Casale Monferrato (Italy)
24-25 April 1999

Catania (Italy)
20-21 March 1999

Nov. 1998

Sarzana (Italy)
24-25 Ottobre 1998

Monza (Italy)
9-10 May 1998

Alessandria (Italy)
28-29 March 1998

Milan (Italy)
11 October 1997

Busto Arsizio (Italy)
27 September 1997

Bergamo (Italy)
24-25 May 1997