Mario Belforti

Hand-made bow-nets

 Mario Belforti was born in 1931 in Monticelli d'Ongina. In this interview, conducted in 2007, he tells us about his experience with the Po river and the construction of the "traps".
Mario Belforti continues to produce bow-nets as his father taught him. The money obtained from the sale help him to cover expenses. He describes his work, which he has continued for over thirty years, and his life-long experience with the river.

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Geographic information

Country: IT

Region: Emilia-Romagna

City: Monticelli d'Ongina

District: PC

Altitude: 100m s.l.m.


Mario Belforti

Date of birth: 12-09-1931
School: Primary
Profession: Pensioner

Document by: Marcello Marengo
Video by: Dario Leone e Piercarlo Grimaldi
Created: 10-07-2007

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