Published 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Laura Keys

World Pizzaiolo Day in Naples: 2 euro pizzas and a statue to celebrate the art of pizza

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The World Pizzaiolo Day is coming to celebrate the ancient craft: a statue will be erected in Naples and in some pizzerias the pizzas will cost 2 euros!

Making pizza, as we know, is a real art, which in recent years has received numerous awards. The latest comes with the establishment of the World Pizza-Maker Day, that the 2018 will be celebrated every year 17st January. The chosen date is not random: in fact, on this day, it is celebrated Sant'Antonio Abate, protector of pizza makers and bakers. For the occasion, some pizzerias will offer the pizza at 2 euro.

Just last December 7 the art of the Neapolitan pizza maker has been declared by Unesco cultural heritage of humanity. Also following this important recognition, the Associazione Verace Pizza Napoletana is committed to obtaining one day of celebration dedicated to the ancient craft, rooted in the Neapolitan culture. But the good news is not over.

Statue dedicated to the art of the pizza maker

The City of Naples, in addition to approving the World Day of Pizzaiolo, will make available a prestigious square where to welcome one statue dedicated to the art of the pizza maker. The work will be created by an important artist, whose name, like that of the square, has not yet been made known. The statue, over two meters high, will be in bronze.

Pizzas at the special price of 2 euro

To celebrate the recognition, some pizzerias in the Vesuvian area will offer, on January 17th, the margherita and the marinara for 2 euros, while all the others for 4 euros. They are the following:

Information on the Day of the pizza maker

When: January 17 2018

Where: pizzerias in the province of Naples

Price: margherita and marinara to 2 euro, other pizzas to 4 euro

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