Free-time activities 23-25/2/2007

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Fri Feb 23 12:48:02 CET 2007

23-25 FEBRUARY 2007

Free-time activities

A R T  &  E X H I B I T I O N S
This website gives details of all museums in Trieste and the surrounding

Below is a brief list of some other exhibitions going on locally.
Opening today 23 February, at 18:30, "Videospritz" an international visual
arts exhibit. Today meeting with Serbian visual artist Breda Beban. Open
daily until 13 April  from 6:30 pm.  Closed on Sundays.
International contemporary art Exhibition at Torbandena gallery, via
Torbandena, displaying works by Hubert Schiebl, Mark Tobey, Cveto Marsic,
Gao Xingjian, Ralf Peters, Simon Edmonson.  Open Tuesdays to Saturdays
10-13 and 16-19:30.; Monday 16-19:30. Open until 28 February 2007.
Solo exhibit "Architettando" at the Municipal Art Gallery in Piazza
Unita'. Works by Cosimo Fusco, designer at Illy Caffe'. Open daily from
10-13 and 17-20 until 5 March 2007.
"Is there anybody out there?" at the LipanjePuntin Gallery (via Diaz)
displaying the works of well-known international artists like David Byrne,
Martino Coppes, Angel Marcos, Arash Radpour, Thomas Rose, Sergio Scabar,
Marco Citron. Open until 10 March 2007. Open Monday-Friday 15:30-19:30 and
Saturday 16:30-19:30. Closed on holidays.
Open in the same gallery on Thursdays 19-21 .until 31 March "Nudes" by Tom
Photography exhibit by reknown Slovenian journalist Meta Krese at Narodni
Dom Info Centre in Via Filzi 14, close to piazza Oberdan.  Open until 5
March 2007,  Monday-Friday 17:30-19:30.
"Venice and its costumes" a photography exhibition by Olga Micol  at
Trieste's famous Café' San Marco in via Battisti - the haven of famous
triestino writers and intellectuals- Well worth even just to have a
capuccino there! Open until 27 February.
Group exhibition of well-known 1900 artists: Capogrossi, Carà, Negrisin,
Spacal, at the Ugo Carà museum in Muggia. Open until 28 February 2007.
>From Monday-Friday 17 - 19.

C H I L D R E N's  A C T I V I T I E S
L'Immaginario Scientifico
This science museum (located on the ground floor level of the Adriatico
Hotel, entrance at the rear of the hotel, opposite the 36 bus stop) has
exhibits which are particularly suitable for children.
A children's laboratory will be held on Sunday from 15.45-16.45 for those
aged 4-7 and from 15:30-17:00 for 8-11 year olds.  You can book by e-mail
at prenotazioni at More information on their
website:  The museum now hosts birthday
parties for groups of children aged 4-13.  More information on 040-224424
or online

F A I R S  &  M A R K E T S
On Saturday and Sunday at the Fair of Trieste at Montebello, SPOSI 2007,
everything you need to know if you're going to get married: costs,
clothes, materials, flowers, photographs, movies, restaurant, furniture,

M U S I C & C O N C E R T S
Casa della Musica: International folk music
This evening, at 21:00, at  Casa della Musica in via Capitelli,
international folk music by "Indovinatoduo": violinist Fulvia Pellegrini
and percussionist Pietro Sponton,

Trieste offers several possibilities for swimmers. More information, in
English, on all the local swimming facilities (including the pools also in
Altura, Monfalcone and nearby Slovenia) can be found on the following
Remember to take a swimming cap with you, as it is obligatory in all
The nearby seaside resort of Grado is nice to visit also in winter, with
its historical centre, basilica and roman remains.  You can read about the
town (in English) on the site:  Grado
also has a great indoor spa pool (more information in Italian on the site:
If you don't have a car, the best way to get to Grado is by bus.  The APT
number 21 bus goes direct to Grado leaving the bus station in Trieste at
7.50 on weekdays and Saturdays and 8.00 on Sundays (it reaches Grignano
bus stop about 5-10 minutes later).  The return from Grado bus station is
14.15 Monday-Saturday and 18.50 on Sundays.

Trieste by Bus
Every Saturday a bus leaves for a tour of Trieste from in front of the
train station at 14.00.  It takes in all of the main sights to see
downtown, and there is also a 30-minute stop at St. Giusto Castle, where
you can walk along the Castle walls or visit the Cathedral or simply enjoy
the spectacular views.  Tickets may be bought in the Sala Eurostar in the
main railway station and cost 5.20 Euro, with children under 10 travelling
Trieste by Boat
You can travel from the Molo Pescheria to Muggia and visit the
Istro-Venetian fishing village. Take advantage to admire Trieste from the
sea.  See the following web site for timetables and prices:
Have a look at Muggia on:  Take advantage to see
Carnival in full swing.
For more information on all of the above, and for more suggestions of what
to see and do locally, please contact the InfoPoint (ext. 433).

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