A great day at the Milan Monumental Cemetery

Musical interlude with La Banda d'Affori
On the 2nd of April 2023, the unveiling ceremony of the restored Maciachini’s family tomb took place at the Milan Monumental Cemetery in Italy.

A glorious spring day on the 2nd of April 2023 marked the unveiling ceremony of the restored Maciachini’s family tomb at the Milan Monumental Cemetery. The Association of Amici del Monumentale di Milano, promoter of the restoration, could count on the contribution of Fondazione di Comunità Milano and the Municipality of Induno Olona.

The rich program of the day featured around 60 people attending the high-value conference on Maciachini. A musical interlude by La Banda d’Affori, one of the most ancient and famous bands in Milan, took place in the “secret garden” of the cemetery and during the unveiling ceremony.

Many representatives of the institutions, among them Mrs. Gaia Romani – Councillor of Milan Municipal Services, Architect Federica Cavalleri, Monuments and Fine Arts Office, Mr. Marco Cavallin, mayor of Induno Olona, Maciachini’s birthplace, praised the achieved result for its remarkable significance in terms of monument preservation, historic and artistic memory of this great architect.

The notes of Aida Triumphal March and Hymn to Joy resonated during the unveiling ceremony attended by a large public. The brochure “Account of a restoration work” relating to the different steps from 2018 to the final achievement was distributed.

The family tomb of one of Milan’s most illustrious protagonists was finally given back to its original beauty.

Unveiling ceremony Maciachini’s family tomb before the restoration Maciachini’s family tomb after the restoration