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Oct 2 2003

NRDC-IT Celebrates its First International Day

SOLBIATE OLONA (VA), 2nd October 2003. the base of the NATO Rapid Deployable – Italy was peacefully invaded, for a whole day, by music, dance and flavours from 11 countries. On this date the multinational headquarters held its first International Day aimed to strengthen and deepening friendship and mutual understanding in a happy and informal atmosphere.

The event was organized with the involvement of all the international staff from l the 11 nations that contribute to this Headquarters: Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, The Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Turkey, The United Kingdom and the United States of America.

All the national displays were allocated inside three big tents, set up by the Signal Brigade personnel, where all the staff and their relatives had the chance to taste typical national dishes, listening and dancing folk music and get a feel for the local culture of each country.

All the participants were enthusiastic for the performances of three musical and dancing groups from Hungary, Greece and Italy that played their melodies and national dances, like the Greek Syrtaki.

This is a real taste of internationality, I am really pleased and grateful to all the participants for the success of the event, I am looking to open it to the public for the next year Gen Fabrizio Castagnetti, NRDC- IT Commander, declared.

Story by NRDC Public Affairs Office


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