The President of the C.E.R.S. – Consortium of European Re-enactment Societies,
is Massimo Andreoli (firstname.lastname@example.org)
On December 27th, 2011 the President of the Italian Republic conferred to Massimo Andreoli the honour of “Knights of the Italian Republic” (Cavaliere al Merito della Repubblica Italiana) for special cultural merit.
1. Main professional assignments
2013: Artistic Advisor for Living History at “Renaissance Festival”, in Rethymno - Crete (Greece)
2011/2013: Art Director of the Festival “Il Rinascimento di Colle”, in Colle di Val d’Elsa – Siena (Italy)
2011/2012: Artistic Advisor for Festival “Knights of Jerusalem: the City of Lions”, in Jerusalem(Israel)
2012: Artistic Advisor of Sky Productions Tel Aviv for Gala Dinner at Opera Garnier Paris (France)
2007/2010: Art Director of the Medieval Festival in Monteriggioni – Siena (Italy)
From 2004: Historical Advisor of National Television in Italy (RAI), Austria (ORF), France/Germany (ARTE)
From 1999: Artistic Director of European Festival as historical opening week end of Venetian’s Carnival
From 1997: President of the C.E.R.S. – Consortium of European Re-enactment Societies
2. Official assignments on 2010/2011
2014: Project Manager for the “European Routes for Aquae 2015”, within Milano EXPO 2015
2011/2013: Advisor for Cultural Routes development for the Venetian Office of the Council of Europe
2011, March: expert at the International Tourism Conference in Jerusalem (Israel).
2010, November: expert at the Cultural Routes EU-Council of Europe Joint Program 2010/2011 Study on the Impact of European Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs’) Innovation and Competitiveness, organized by the The Council of Europe - Directorate of Culture and Cultural and Natural Heritage, Strasbourg (France).
2010, October: person in charge by the Italian University of Milan “Bicocca” (Prof. Tullio Scovazzi) to study the Venetian Carnival as candidate to the “Intangible Cultural Heritage” UNESCO (1st report at international conference in Venice, October 22nd 2010 / 2nd report November 23rd 2013)
2010, September: chairman of the “Diano Medievale” project in South Italy for a sustainable tourism in historical field
2010, May: Italian representative to the international Medieval Rose Symposium Rhodos with the report: Tourism of memory and re-enactment - History and cultural identity as a driver for an effective action of territorial marketing.
2010, May: person in charge by “Expo Venice Committee” and by the European Commission to organize the Italian delegation to the European Parade at the International Shanghai Expo 2010.
3. Chairman of Italian Delegation to international cultural and historical events:
Venetian Carnival Gala Event (Italian Embassy in Istanbul, Turkey 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014)
“Fête des Remparts” (Dinan, France 2010, 2012)
Lepanto’s Battle International Re-enactment (Nafpaktos, Greece 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011)
Historical Festival in Preveza (Castle of Preveza, Greece 2011)
European Parade (Shanghai Expo, China 2010)
“Vinitaly” international wine fair – Inauguration event at Veneto’s stand (Verona, Italy 2010)
Venetian Carnival Gala Party (Italian Embassy in Athens, Greece 2010)
Italian Days (Corfu Island, Greece 2009)
International Fair (Thessaloniki, Greece 2008)
Venetian fest at Peterhof palace (St. Petersburg, Russia 2007)
Venetian fest at Tzarskoe Selo palace (St. Petersburg, Russia 2006)
Art Exhibition Venice - Views on Ghetto at the Italian Embassy (Tel Aviv, Israel 2006)
“Miao-Li International Mask Festival” (Miao-Li, Taiwan 2004)
L’Epopée Imaginaire d’un Marchand de Flandre, international open event of “Lille European Capital of Culture 2004” at the Chamber of Commerce (Lille, France 2003)
European Medieval Festival Horsens (Horsens, Denmark 1999, 2000, 2001)