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Giovanna Borsato on a word she associates with Germany:

‘In Dresden, I was invited to Abendbrot. What’s that, I wondered? A friend explained that it was an invitation to dinner. I soon came to love the word. It sounds so quaint, so poetic. In Italian, it translates as pane della sera.’

Lives in: Ponzano Veneto (Treviso), Italy
Country of origin: Italy
Period in Germany: January 2001 to January 2002, Dresden and Hellerau
Educational institution: Tessenow Scholarship from the Alfred Toepfer Foundation
Occupation: Freelancer in the ‘Architecture and Tourism’ sector, specialising in bicycle touring

See Giovanna Borsato’s profile in the Community

March 2016

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