Float “We Kids” - 2nd category
This float is a homage to toys and plays of yore. Even if they had not toys, kids invented and created them by usual objects founded in their houses. A handkerchief, a bottle or a ball made of newspaper. Kids used to play outside in the streets, surrounded by nature and later, in the night, they used to come back to house tired but satisfied.
Nowadays it’s different: smartphones and new devices made it simple! No more rocking horse, hide-and- seek or LEGOs.
The main subject of this float is Mario Collino – called “Prezzemolo” – for its capacity to move kids close to toys, made by him in his studio. He likes to think he is “The Child Grandpa”. It would be great to have one Prezzemolo for every city in the world. For the joy of Children of all ages…