The Call For Makers Is Open! Are you ready to show and tell?

The Call For Makers Is Open! Are you ready to show and tell?


If you are a maker living in Europe and you’ve been looking at the Maker Faire events with enthusiasm and wishing to be there, this is the moment to spring into action because The Call for Makers for the 1st Maker Faire Rome – The European Edition, is now OPEN until Sunday 2 June 2013!

The Call is the opportunity you have to submit your great project to the Maker Faire Team and become one of the protagonists of this amazing Show (and Tell) taking place next October in Rome.

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Events for Makers in March that you can’t miss!

Makers’ spring is full of events not to forget: labs, workshops, festivals to involve the new creatives of Europe.


Let's start with a traveling exhibit around the world: the Global Service Jam. A jam session dedicated to design and projecting: groups of students, creatives, designers will have the opportunity to change the world in two days. To follow the event hashtag #gsj13.
Where: EveryWhere – When: 1-2-3 March 2013

The same weekend you can follow a second event in Italy: the Elelettroexpo, an important exhibition settled in Verona about the electronic and informatic world, that arrived to the 48th edition.
Where: Verona, Italy – When: 2 March 2013

Always in Italy, always in March you cannot miss the Codemotion, an event for hackers, coders, and passionated in new technologies: four days of workshops and conferences of people thinking that to program is to make art.
Where: Roma, Italy – When: 20-21-22-23 March 2013

New tecnologies are the main character in another important festival too, the Resonate: a three days event based on performances, readings and workshops about visual art and digital culture.
Where: Belgrado, Serbia – When: 21-22-23 March 2013

The Call for Makers just closed and in these days judjes are choosing makers that will show their projects at the BristolMiniMakerFaire: will you be there?
Where: Bristol, UK – When: 23 March 2013

“Smart surface, Complessità costruttiva di facciate continue” workshop second edition, signed by Medaarch & TEKLA, will start this March too: five days to learn digital production and computational sketching. During the workshop working groups will be organized with all the instruments that they need to realize their ideas.
Get informed, because ten scolarships are available.
Workshop Smart Surface
Where: Sarno, Località Ingegno – When: 25-29 March 2013

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Look What Joey’s Making!


“Don’t be bored … MAKE something!”

This is the motto of Joey Hudy, young American maker, inventor of the Marshmallow Cannon Extreme, a project that was even presented to President Barack Obama during the science’s day at the White House.

Joey Hudy will be among the international guests of the Maker Faire Rome, he has accepted our invitation with great enthusiasm and we are looking forward to meet him!

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How Arduino is open-sourcing imagination

Massimo Banzi, curator of Maker Faire Rome with Riccardo Luna, helped invent the Arduino, a tiny, easy-to-use open-source microcontroller that’s inspired thousands of people around the world to make the coolest things they can imagine – from toys to satellite gear.

Because, as he says,

“You don’t need anyone’s permission to make something great.”

- Massimo Banzi

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