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Emi Ota
Emi Ota

Nationality: Japan
Course: Internship
Program: Internship
Period: Sept 1,2016- Sept 30,2017


I am an intern photographer and assistant at Accademia Riaci.
I quit my job as a photographer in Japan and came here with my husband who wanted to work at a restaurant in Italy. I took a Gelato Internship Course at Accademia Riaci meanwhile.
After my new challenge, however, I began to think that there was more possibility in the photography field in Italy so I decided to go back to my area of expertise and restart.
I love coffee, so I enjoy visiting coffee bars in and around town.
I hope I can let you know useful and helpful Italian daily-life and school information in my reports.

Oct. 27, 2016 | Posted in Top Stories, Internship , | Tags:, | Language:
Reporter: Emi Ota | Course: Internship

Internship 1-Internship Course 2016

近日イベント情報 [Eurochocolate Perugia 2016]

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“Eurochocolate” is the biggest chocolate festival in Europe that chocolate lovers long for every year. Chocolates from all over Europe can be found here.
(These pictures are from 2015.)

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The moment you arrive, the sweet aroma of chocolate surrounds you.
Countless number of shops gathers here and I warn you, if you eat too much chocolate in the beginning, you can end up getting sick of chocolate at the end.
I found really cute chocolate-colored knick-knacks, but I ended up buying so many real chocolates instead.

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And I was really excited by chocolate sculptures that I saw for the first time! I couldn’t tell what was going on when they started sculpting, but later when I came back, I was really amazed by the beautiful chocolate sculptures done.
Chocolate sculpture performance is scheduled every Sunday, and I totally encourage you to see this wonderful art performance.

There are so much more in this festival. There are people playing music, ladies wearing dresses reflecting the image of chocolate, and a great spot to look over Perugia.


Firenze S.M.N.駅から電車で2~2時間半くらいです。

Come join the fun next time.
Official website:

Open Days (2016): October 14th – October 23rd, 2016
Direction: About 2 -2.5 hours from S.M.N. Station on train

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