What's On This Weekend - 20-22 September 2013

INFOPOINT info_pt at ictp.it
Fri Sep 20 16:36:45 CEST 2013


*WHAT'S ON THIS WEEKEND 20 - 22 September2013*


NEAR and TRIESTE NEXT events, next week 27-29 September 2013*

These two upcoming major events will be held downtown next week from 
27-29 September.

*NEAR - Notte dei ricercatori*(Researchers' Night) will take place _only 
on Friday 27th September_ 2013 (9.00 - 23.00) and it will be held at the 
same time as another event called *Trieste NEXT*, the *Salon for 
European scientific research* which will be focussed on everything 
concerning water. It is entitled WATERWISE.*NEXT* will carry on during 
the weekend, _on Saturday 28/9 and Sunday 29/9_, (Fri. & Sat.10.00 - 
23.00, Sun. 10.00 - 19.00).

Both events will take place in Piazza Unita', Piazza Verdi, Magazzino 
delle idee, Piazza Piccola and other neighbouring areas.


Only on Friday 27/9, ICTP will have a stand in Piazza Unita' all day 
long, with talks by our scientists, 3D printing demos by Carlo Fonda's 
group, guided tours for schools, concert by Joe Niemela at 22.00, ping 
pong tables for on-the-spot tournaments, a photo exhibit with portraits 
of researchers around the world in Sala Veruda, etc. ICTP will also 
present a video on "Seminando scienza. Trieste nel cuore dell'Africa" at 
the Magazzino delle idee.

For Info: www.near-nottedeiricercatori.it


Continues until Sunday 29/9 and will host scientists, experts, lecturers 
and many other professionals to inform you about everything you'd like 
to know about water: building a naval park in Trieste, the amount of 
water in our bodies, in our food, the grottos, seafood, fossils. 
Moreover, it will offer guided tours, art installations, a fashion show, 
exhibits, videos on the giant grotta, plays, music and much, much more. 
For info: www.triestenext.it


*Art Exhibitions*

Last two days showing at *Palazzo Costanzi* behind Piazza Unita', art 
show "Pop art in Trieste, Steve Kaufman, the former assistant of Andy 
Warhol". Open until 21/9; from 10.00-13.00/17.00-20.00. Free admission.

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.

*Music & apertif in Duino*

*On Sunday at 11.00 in the auditorium of the United World College*in 
Duino you maylisten to the TRIO SANDOR's concert organized by the 
International Chamber music Academy and by the College. Free entrance 
and toast.


*Cycling rendezvous downtown tomorrow*

*Tomorow at 14.30 cyclists can join in the "Bicincitta'" event, meeting 
point in Largo Barriera *with a great cycling route around town, 
reaching Servola for a snack and back. Sign up (euro 5/head) tomorrow in 
Largo barriera. For info, call 040639382**


*Operetta at Caffe' degli Specchi*


*Tomorrow, Sat. 21/9, at 18.00 at Caffe' degli Specchi *(Piazza Unita'), 
enjoy your drink while listening to a concert by Andrea Binetti and 
soprano Marianna Prizzon


*Latin American dancing at Paradiso*

*Every Friday*from 22.00 at Dancing "Paradiso" in via De Franceschi, 3, 
Trieste, lovers of latin american music and Caribbean rhythms can go 
dancing. Free entrance. Take bus 20 or 21 from the central train 
station. Check the bus schedules: 



*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 Val Rosandra Valley encloses a remarkable natural environment which 
reveals its true beauty in autumn. It is situated half an hour by bus 
from the city centre. There are several hiking routes from easy to not 
so easy, an old railway station that once connected Trieste to Vienna in 
the past centuries, now converted into a cycling path. There is a 
stream, a Roman aqueduct, a restaurant and rock climbers enoy training 

See: www.turismofvg.it/Parks-and-natural-reserves/Val-Rosandra-Reserve

Take bus 40 from the train station (it goes to Dolina) and get off in 
strada della Rosandra.


*The Revoltella Modern Art Museum is *located downtown; it was**founded 
in Trieste <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trieste> in 1872 
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1872> by Baron Pasquale Revoltella 
who left his house to the city (located in Piazza Venezia) after he 
passed away. It still displays all the art works, furniture and books of 
his time. The main building was built in 1858, designed by Friedrich 
Hitzig <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Friedrich_Hitzig> and later on, in 
1907 the City acquired the Brunner Building located nearby in order to 
expand the original collection. This building has been completely 
utilized only since 1963 <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1963>, following 
its restructuring of Carlo Scarpa 
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carlo_Scarpa>. Its entrance is from Via 
Diaz 27. It has a remarkable collection of modern art (1860 to 1970), 
baroque art and 1700s and 1800s furniture, located in a superb 
environment. Not to be missed! COpen from 10:00 - 19:00, closed on 


*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 every day, from 9.00 - 19.00.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 Info Point takes no responsibility whatsoever for the correctness 
or completeness of the above information.Have a nice weekend!/*

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