Cersaie to Mark 25th Anniversary Next Month

Bologna — Cersaie, the trade show considered to be the premier international exhibition of ceramic tiles and bathroom furnishings, will mark its 25th anniversary next month with a series of programs dedicated to industry, art and culture, show organizers announced.

The five-day trade fair, scheduled for Oct. 2-6 in Bologna, is expected to attract some 1,000 exhibitors from 32 countries, according to show organizers.

The 2007 spotlight will be on “Creativitiles,” a special exhibition that explores the versatility and multifaceted capability of Italian ceramic tile. The one-of-a-kind exhibit will feature 16 famous paintings, including works by Renoir and Van Gogh that have been recreated using Italian tile collections available in the market, show officials said.

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