The Under-30 Lazio Youth Card is back: There are good books for young people

one hundred thousand euros at good books, for more 120 independent libraries All over Lazio, it is meant Under 30 of the area: After the success of the adhesions of the previous edition, also for 2022 and on the occasion of the National Day for the Promotion of Reading, the Lazio region has relaunched the book voucher initiative with Lazio Youth CardRe-propose the virtuous formula that last year made a decisive contribution to winning the award for the Best European Youth Card.

“We want to help our children fall in love with reading because reading is essential to the growth and development of each one of us. Today for small, Exposed to an infinite amount of information often transmitted very instantaneously and very quickly by new technologies, the book becomes a very important medium for them to remain able to dream, to deepen and awaken their most intimate interests and dreams, as well as increase their cultural background. We are particularly proud of the YOUth Card, which has been recognized for two consecutive years as the best youth card in Europe for the many services it offers. This application is undoubtedly a tool that we put in the hands of our children to arouse their curiosity and push them to take on new challenges and introduce them to the world, even through books”, explains Nicola, President of the Lazio Region. Roma.

From 24 March 2022, every child under the age of 30 in the region, through the LAZIO YOUth Card (the Lazio Region app for children aged 14-30) will be able to benefit from: Good book From €10 to use in one of the participating independent libraries, while at the same time promoting smaller libraries by creating a truly poetic network of regional realities and encouraging young people to buy books and read. To use it, users must go directly to the cashier and show a file Lazio Youth Card, It features a unique alphanumeric code, the full name of the owner and a QR code, along with the identity document. For those not registered, simply download the app and register. For libraries, it is still possible to join through the public notice (here).

“A good book is another opportunity we offer with LAZIO YOUth CARD for girls and boys in Lazio, who can go Free to me Cinema On Tuesdays and Wednesdays, attend performances at the opera and auditorium, travel to Lazio in summer, experience the region and much more. We want to help young people get closer to the world of culture, sports and training by supporting local production activities,” adds Lorenzo Scarita, Delegate of the President for Youth Policies. It is no coincidence that in 2021, for the second year in a row, LAZIO YOUth CARD was awarded the Best Youth Card in Europe aboutBenefits and discounts‘, thanks to its ability to Cross Young people from the entire regional territory. The award was given by the European Youth Cards Association (EYCA), a non-governmental and not-for-profit association that sees 38 active organizations across Europe and more than 6 million young people in 36 countries across Europe. An important milestone that shows how LAZIO YOUth CARD – with more than 2,000 partner organizations including culture, theatre, books, music, film, entertainment and sports – has found smart and effective answers to the demand of an increasingly complex context of activities and events, also due to the pandemic that has affected most of all young people.

Launched in 2019, Charter now has a community of 120,000 young people and more than 2,000 local, regional, national and international partners. The Lazio, Together with Sardinia, it is the only Italian region with a youth card that is recognized in Europe. Since 2019, more than 15,000 free movie tickets, 3,000 concert tickets, 10,000 book vouchers to spend at independent bookstores, 78,000 tickets for the Opera, 10,000 tickets for sports events and fairs, and 15,000 vouchers for tourism activities from theme parks to spas , thanks to the cooperation between the Department of Tourism and FSC funds, over 80,000 young people traveled free of charge in public transport (trains and buses) in the summer with LAZIO in TOUR. In addition, during the pandemic and lockdown to support the community Lazio youth cardhas been provided 200,000 vouchers For streaming movies and music, smooth navigation, and audiobooks.

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