What's On This Weekend - 12-15 September 2013

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Thu Sep 12 13:22:49 CEST 2013


*WHAT'S ON THIS WEEKEND 12 - 15 September2013*


*Art Exhibitions*

*Tomorrow at 18.00*violinists will play at the*Filoxenia Space 
*(downtown, in via Mazzini 3) while visitors view the "Artists for 
Emergency" art show organized by Gino Strada'shumanitarian association. 
All the works displayed by 20 artists are on sale in order to contribute 
towards those in need. On Sat 14/9 at 19.00, last day of the event, 
there will be a small reception and a short musical session. Free for all.

At the*Fittke space *in Piazza Piccola 3 (behind Piazza Unita') see the 
exhibition "Portraits of women". Ongoing until 17/9,10.00-13.00/17.00-20.00.

At the*Salone degli Incanti *(former Fisherman's market, after Piazza 
Unità)**exhibit by famous artist*Jannis Kounellis *with one large 
installation.**The show will be open until 6 January 2014, Mon - Fri 
11-13/17-20 and Sat, Sun, hols 10-20. Ticket euro 6/head.


*International art and film festival "I mille Occhi" at Teatro Miela*

*The festival starts tomorrow *and will be on until 17/9. There will be 
many interesting movies and guest stars. Italian and foreign movies, of 
the present and the past, will be screened at Teatro Miela (close to the 
central railway station) as from 16.00 tomorrow; during the weekend, 
from 10.00 onwards (the last movie ends at around 23.00).Language: 
Italian. Ticket: 3 euro/head. For info, see: 


*Museum Revoltella: Take a coffee with Baron Revoltella*

*On Sat 14/9 and Sun 15/9, join the walking theatrical show in Italian 
*in this beautiful museum where an actor portraying Revoltella will lead 
you across the halls, dining rooms and bedroom of the former owner Baron 
Pasquale Revoltella who was born in Venice in 1795. This is a very 
unusual way of getting acquainted with this man who was born to a 
butcher and who became a millionaire thanks to his talents and 
intelligence. Ticket: Euro 12/head. Booking is compulsory, call 
0406754350. The museum is in Via Diaz, 27, next to Piazza Venezia.Shows 
are at 11.00 / 18.00 / 19.30.For more info, see: 



*First symphony of the season in Teatro Verdi *downtown tomorrow at 
18.00 with Sinfonia n. 94 in sol maggiore by Haydn and March in re 
maggiore KV 249 and KV 262 by Mozart.

Tickets for each concert: euro 5/head. For more info:



*Glamour at Caffe' Tommaseo, *

On Friday, 13/9 at 21.00 there is a Beauty contest to select "Miss JRS 
Summer 2013" amongst many participants at the historical Triestine 
Caffe' Tommaseo (located in Piazza Tommaseo 4/c, before Piazza 
Unita'.Free entry.



This is the largest food tasting event in the region and it will be held 
in UDINE from 12 - 15/9/13. There will be over 100 oil, wine, sweets, 
fish, food stalls spread around the city of Udine. The festival will 
start at around 10.00 and continue until late evening. For more info: 
www.friuldoc.com/blog/?page_id=112 . Go to Udine by car/train, check 
train timetables: www.triestetrasporti.it/index.php?linee-e-orari




*GUIDED TOUR OF TRIESTE*every day at 10.30 a.m.: A 2 hours guided 
walking tour through the main sites and monuments of Trieste. The tour 
is in Italian and English and costs euro 7/pers. Book your tour by 
calling the FVG Tourist Office in via dell' Orologio 1 (on the corner of 
Piazza Unità): 040 3478312.

*The Castle of Duino*is one of the most attractive castles in Europe and 
is still the official residence of the Torre e Tasso royal family. From 
its cliff top location it overlooks a small fishing village and is 
surrounded by extensive gardens. Inside, you can see the furnishings, 
pictures, books and mementoes collected over centuries, visit its 
beautiful park and the World War 2 bunker. Visiting time 9:30 - 17:30. 
Always closed on Tuesdays. Take bus 51 (the airport bus). Ticket price 
for ICTP visitors: Euro 5.Extra visit of the "Old Castle" and the Dama 
Bianca rock costs Euro 2. For more info/: *www.castellodiduino.it* /

The *Giant Cave - Grotta Gigante*is considered the largest tourist cave 
in the world, situated in

the Triestine Karst (Carso), half an hour from the city center. An 
exclusive feature of the cave is the horizontal pendulum, constructed by 
university researchers in order to calculate the slightest movements of 
the earth's crust. Visiting times every hour: 10:00 - 18:00. Each visit 
lasts one hour. Entrance ticket:Euro 11/each. For groups of over 15 
persons: Euro 5/head. Take bus 42 from Piazza Oberdan and get off at 
Borgo Grotta, Sgonico -- proceed by foot for 5 minutes -- follow road 
sign for Grotta Gigante. Wear comfortable shoes, no heels. Check 
website: /www.grottagigante.it/


*Visit the Oriental Art Museum *in Palazzetto Leo in via San Sebastiano, 
1 (near Piazza Unita') there are many oriental items, paintings, 
furniture, porcelains that have been collected by our seafaring 
ancestors here in Trieste.It is open on Wednesdays and Saturdays, from 
9.00 - 13.00. For more info see: www.muuseoarteorientaletrieste.it. 
Ticket: 4 Euro/person.


*Risiera di San Sabba*is a former rice-husking facility that was built 
in 1913. After September 8, 1943, the Nazi occupation forces used the 
premises as prison camp, headquarters where deported prisoners were 
sorted out to be sent to Germany and Poland, raided goods depot, prison 
and extermination camp for hostages, partisans, political and Jewish 
prisoners. On April 4, 1944 a crematory plant was installed and made 
operative. In 1965, a decree issued by the President of the Republic 
raised the "Risiera di San Sabba" to the status of National Monument. 
Free entry. Open daily from 9.00 - 19.00. Take bus 8 from the train 
station. For more info see :

inglese per e-brochure.pdf

The *Science Centre Laboratorio dell'Immaginario at the Adriatico 
Guesthouse, *(Grignano), is an interactive and multimedial *museum*. It 
has interesting experiments and videos and more. It hosts exhibitions, 
events and activities with the aim of spreading scientific and 
technological culture. There are special programs for children each 
month. Open January to May and October to December only on Sundays from 
12.00 - 20.00. Open from June to September on Saturdays and Sundays, 
from 15.00 - 20.00. /www.immaginarioscientifico.it/tel:-040 224424.




*/The Info Point takes no responsibility whatsoever for the correctness 
or completeness of the above information.Have a nice weekend!/*

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