Known World Italian Salone

Please visit the site dedicated

to KWIS 2022 and beyond:

 https://historicalitaly.wordpress.com  

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We very happily provide you

with the archive information for

the first virtual Known World event (2020): 

Known World Italian Salone di Fiesole!

We enjoyed a Decameron style getaway at our villa in the hills of Fiesole to wile away the hours avoiding the plague with friends and fun.

Activities included:
•An open salon area via Zoom
•Classes hosted via the SCA Virtual Classroom
•Demos, challenges, performances, and a ball!

CLASSES & DEMOS

All KWISF class videos have been posted on this YouTube channel for viewing:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCe1Izj92BXlpjlCZbykKqVA 

Descriptions of the classes plus links to the handouts and videos on YouTube can be found in this google spreadsheet or in the schedule below (scroll down):

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1NFfRkWsxWRCVG-P1zd8Y4vwBBC6G-PjO2YDg61vKx3g/edit?usp=sharing

EVENT TEAM

Event Steward: Tellina di Giuseppe da Fiesole (Tiffany Ballard, West Kingdom)

Event Steward: Giada Magdalena Alberti (Gigi Coulson, Gleann Abhann)

SCHEDULE

YouTube Playlist of ALL classes https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlGtDzHzJOAoprmgiOELRo5T10bAcYILF

Friday, May 8 (EDT/ -4 GMT)

Saturday, May 9 (EDT/ -4 GMT)

SPONSORING FaceBook GROUPS

Salon di Fiesole Banner Final

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BELOW IS OUR MEMORIAL TO THE PLANNED EVENT THAT WAS CANCELED DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC OF 2020

The Known World Italian Salon & Symposium (KWISS) will be held during Gulf Wars (GW), an autonomous incorporated 9-day event held in Mississippi. KWISS will include classes, demonstrations, activities, and tournaments focused on the historical arts and sciences of the Italian peninsula. KWISS activities take place during the heavily attended final Wednesday, March 18, 2020 to Saturday, March 21, 2020.

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KWISS will be hosted and held on the land allocated to the Renaissance Village, a department of Gulf Wars and home of the Ca’ d’Oro Italian Salon. The Ca’ d’Oro Italian Salon founder, Maestra Giata Alberti, will be the event steward for KWISS with the support of this amazing staff:

  • DEPUTY STEWARD – Betty Eyer (Mistress Maymunah Al-Siquillah)
  • EXCHEQUER LIAISON – Heather Mbaye (Baroness Sibella Denton)
  • CLASS/ACTIVITIES COORDINATOR – Kathy Milne Whitaker (Baroness Dianora Cellini)
  • COOKING COORDINATOR – Andrea Mobley (Mistress Halimah of Calontir)
  • LOGISTICS/STRUCTURES COORDINATOR – Eric Whitaker (Baron Elijah Cameron)
  • VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR – Steph Sitzes (Mistress Arianna Stefana)

CLASSES AND DEMOS

See Gulf Wars Class Booklet or go online to these links

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1PYlHs9f94j69KIY6rSHCPCGAHHiFPiLJN_FUEdSC2PE/edit?usp=sharing

https://www.gulfwars.org/activities/arts-sciences-2/classes/class-schedule/

https://www.gulfwars.org/activities/main-schedule/

COOKING DEMONSTRATIONS

Da Vinci Challenge & More!

ACTIVITIES

Bocce Ball Tournaments ~ Italian Gaming ~ Italian Dancing ~ Musical Concerts ~ Italian Bardic Circle ~ Rapier Tournament & MORE!