Educational experiences and study holidays

The Origin Cards: Stories. Discover Calabria in an interactive way. Play, learn and collect stories in the land of your roots.

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Luogo:Rosarno (RC)

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The experience

We invite you to an extraordinary adventure with “Distorie: carte delle origini” an engaging card game that reveals the emotions, traditions and stories of Calabrian emigrants. Each card tells a fragment of Calabria’s rich history.

The 162 game cards divided into categories and inspired by 5 books, represent characters, places, antagonists, objects, emotions, events and missions, each reflecting the rich history of Calabria: characters, historical figures and icons linked to the region, towns, cities and symbolic places of Calabrian emigration.

It faces challenges and obstacles that emigrants have overcome during the journey through significant objects that tell the story of departure and adaptation.

Experience the emotions of Calabrian emigrants, from the difficulties to the joys of new life.

Relive historical events related to the Calabrian diaspora and community building abroad.

Unveil quests to complete through knowledge of specific stories, traditions, and locations.

You can experiment with different customizable game modes, invent new stories, and use your family history.

Explore the origins, traditions, and secrets of Calabria through playing cards during a trip to the territory. Conclude your experience with a scavenger hunt, learning details about the traditions and history of each area.

The Maps of the Origins, with unique illustrations by artists such as Francesco Manenti, Giada Monsalves and Michelangelo Rossato, offer an immersive experience that blends the creativity of Distorie with the exploration of Calabrian roots and stories. It stimulates curiosity, creativity and knowledge of the territory, offering a unique way to connect with the culture and origins of emigrated Calabria through collaborative play and treasure hunts. An exciting and educational experience suitable for players of all ages.

FaRo, Fabbrica dei Saperi in Rosarno  is the structure that houses the municipal library and auditorium of Rosarno in the city center, easily accessible from the main communication routes (8 minutes by car from the motorway exit and 10 minutes on foot from the city railway station, a stop for high-speed trains and for the main regional trains). The space is a new town square, a place to meet, play, read, rest and engage in different activities. On the model of the “squares of knowledge”, FaRo is a place of cultural enjoyment and production, with an offer of services for the entire territory.

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Location/The place


Via Umberto I, 23, Rosarno, RC, Italia

How to get there

FaRo is located in Rosarno in the city center, easily accessible from the main communication routes. An 8-minute drive from the motorway exit and a 10-minute walk from the city’s railway station, a stop for high-speed trains and major regional trains. The nearest airports are Lamezia Terme and Reggio Calabria. From both airports there are shuttles, buses and regional trains to reach Rosarno.

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Kiwi Cooperative | Radici in Viaggio srl - Social Enterprise

Schedule and timetable

From Monday to Friday from 2.30 pm to 7.30 pm by reservation

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