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WDEC in Messina (Monumental Cemetery), Italy

#EuropeForCulture WDEC 2018 at the Monumental Cemetery of Messina, Italy.


On the occasion of the Week of Discovering European cemeteries (WDEC) 2018, wich takes place from May 28th to June 3rd, Municipality of Messina, Italy, organizes 3 events aimed at enhancing the huge heritage existing in the Monumental Cemetery of the city.



The programme, coordinated by architect Teresa Altamore, features:



Monday 28 May
9.30 am

Adopt a monument of the "Great Cemetery"

Presentation of the Children section, recovered by the marble workers of the cemetery.


Tuesday 29 May


9.30 am

Open lesson to the students of the Liceo Artistico "Renato Guttuso" of Milazzo, related to the stone restoration procedures. Curated by Salvatore Mangano, Alma Restauri.

11.30 am
Guided tour to the historical chapels, under restoration.

Friday 1 June
9.30 am
Canova legacy in Messina
Guided tour curated by Dario De Pasquale.


Free admission to all the events

Info:
Cimitero Monumentale di Messina
via Catania 120
98124 Messina (Italy)