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Gran Ballo dell'Unità d'Italia

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Date: 28/05/2016

Piazza Carducci – Bologna

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On Saturday, May 28 over one hundred dancers dressed in period clothes are going to invade Piazza Carducci for the traditional and most important appointment of Museo civico del Risorgimento: the Grand Ball of Italy Unification.

Gran Ballo dellìUnità d'Italia 2016Starting from 9 pm the beautiful monumental complex dedicated to Giosue Carducci will turn into a natural stage where dancers will perform square dance, country dance, waltz, and mazurka, with music by the great composers of the 19th century. Meanwhile the 8 August 1848 battle – one of the most important moment in the history of Bologna Risorgimento, will be reconstructed by actors dressed in military costumes.

Here the programme of the day:
5.30pm to 10.30pm -  Special opening of Museo Civico del Risorgimento. At 6pm and at 8pm guided tours of the museum. Admission and tours are free.
9pm to 10.30pm  - Gran Ballo dell'Unità d'Italia

This year the Grand Ball is part of the celebrations for the 9th centenary of Comune di Bologna foundation  “Concives 1116-2016”

Further information and updates  www.8cento.org - www.museibologna.it/risorgimento

  • Date: 28/05/2016