The 41-st festival of artists Madonnari Fiera Delle Grazie,Mantova in Italy took place from 14-th to 15-th of August. Grazie is the small village about 100 ml to the south from Milan nearby Mantova.
This place is famous for his St.Maria church since 1200 year. And every year a lot of artists are coming to this place to take part in this festival that would get the high title Maestri Madonnari. This place is also famous for his visiting by the famous artists like Kurt Wenner, Melanie Stimmel Van Latum ( the first woman who got the hight title Maestri) Julie Kirk Purcell, Remko Van Shaik, Leon Keer, Tony Cuboliquido and many others.
In this year I had been taking part in similar but smaller festival in Nocera,Italy where I took second place and in Grazie I’ve got second place too in category Madonnari Semplici.