Francesco Campanoni’s proposal for our 2008 Calendar is in perfect harmony with the spirit of innovation – but still with an eye to tradition – a main feature of the cultural events promoted by Caffè Barbera for many years. The Company’s deeply felt effort is well known, never too imposing, always aimed at encouraging various artists, from different backgrounds, to express themselves. Their approach to “the magic drink”, therefore, goes beyond mere commercial purpose and is freely inspired. Campanoni, this versatile artist, has delivered a pleasantly surprising and fascinating interpretation, with a thin, gentle, but at the same time determined touch. This series of anecdotic, almost fairy-like pictures brings cheer, encouraging hope in a 2008 where fairy tales may come true.