WDEC 2014 in Certosa, Bologna Monumental Cemetery

Get ready to visit Bologna.

For this years Week for Discovering European Cemeteries organised by the Museo civico del Risorgimento of Bologna inside the Certosa, there will be guided visits by day, evening events and the inauguration of the photographic exhibition of Mauro Squiz Daviddi, dedicated to sculptor Cincinnato 

The events planned include the following:

Wednesday 28th May, 8.30 pm - guided visit for the evening
The fathers of Bolognese archaeology and the Certosa
This itinerary is dedicated to the founding fathers of Bolognese archaeology: Giovanni Gozzadini and his wife and collaborator, Maria Teresa Serego Alighieri, Antonio Zannoni and Edoardo Brizio. Visitors will be taken on a fascinating voyage of discovery of their activities, lives and enthusiasms through which to recover ones memory of ones own ancestors.
Organised by Didasco. Meeting point at 8.30 pm at the entrance to the Certosa (church courtyard), via della Certosa 18. Booking required by calling +39 348.1431230 (afternoon - evening)

Saturday 31st May, 11 am - inauguration of the exhibition of works by Bolognese photographer Mauro Squiz Daviddi who for the photographic campaign undertaken for the publication of the volume dedicated to Cincinnato Baruzzi (1796 - 1878) interpreted details, views and atmospheres of œuvre of the most Bolognese sculptor of the mid-19th century with his own sensitivity. On top of the photographs and a video projection by Squiz Daviddi, the exhibition will present some historic documents concerning Baruzzi.
Museo civico del Risorgimento
Piazza Carducci 5, Bologna
Info +39 051.225583

Saturday 1st June, 9 pm - event
Tenebrae factae sunt
A visit and a voyage through late-Renaissance Spanish music. The Accademia dei Galanti quartet will be offering a musical journey from De Victoria to Guerrero and some South American music in the enchanting space of the Certosa.
Organised by the Associazione Vox Vitae.
Tickets €10, of which €2 will be donated for the restoration of the Certosa. Prior booking required by calling 345.2699200 (afternoon - evening)

The whole programme may be consulted on the website of the Museo civico del Risorgimento