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Will be lots of events and celebrations in the coming months will take place across Italy to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Unit. The National Programme of Celebrations for the 150th anniversary of the unification of Italy enjoys the patronage of the Presidency of the Republic. The individual municipalities were invited to create events to celebrate the unification of Italy.


The biggest project is on "Places of Memory": a wide-ranging classification, restoration, enhancement and narration of places, people and events of the Italian Risorgimento located along the national territory. 400 sites are involved. For example, there will be recovery work to places full of symbolic significance such as the restoration of the rock in Genova Quarto dei Mille, with the birth of the "Memorial of the Thousand", or the restoration of the park's memory Gianicolo in Rome.

But the celebrations also provides a rich chapter of exhibitions. In Rome, the exhibition will be held and the testimony of the Regions of Italy, which will renew the tradition of the two major exhibitions of the regions in 1911 and 1961. The exhibition will be held in places where the exposure took place in Rome in 1911.

Among the shows already made the shows we are the founding fathers in the Senate, the rebellious youth show, produced in cooperation with the Ministry of Youth, the exhibition Volturno 1860. The Last Battle of a Thousand at the Royal Palace of Caserta, the exhibition 1861. The painters of the Renaissance is currently in progress at the Quirinal Stables, made Rome the capital from Palexpo, the exhibition's journey around the world Eleonora Duse by Maurizio Scaparro.

Rich and exciting program is the experience of Italy. From March 17, 2011 all that Italy has to offer the best in the world will be told on stage in Turin: works of art, creativity, innovation, fashion, quality of life, history, food, landscape, will star in a full calendar of exhibitions, events, sports events, shows, concerts and conferences. Italy will experience a major opportunity for national celebration of unity but also an opportunity to reflect on the process of unification and construction of the Italian, looking to the future of the country.

Fine art and culture, creativity, innovation, fashion, quality of life, history and food, from March 17, 2011 all that Italy has to offer the best in the world will be told on stage in Turin and Piedmont. The program includes a packed calendar of exhibitions, events, sports events, shows, concerts, lectures, which will also be an opportunity to reflect on the process of unification and construction of the Italian, looking to the future of the country.

Rome

Here are the events scheduled this year for the celebrations of the 150th Anniversary of the Unification of Italy
March 16, 2011: MUSEUM OPEN
White Night, Red and Green with the extraordinary opening of all museums.

March 17, 2011: NATIONAL DAY
WELCOME TO COUNTRY
7.00: flag raising across the country, to honor the Alba Italy.

150 hits SYMBOLIC
The cannon will fire 150 of the Gianicolo symbolic shots.

PARLIAMENT IN EXTRAORDINARY SESSION
Greeting from the meeting at Parliament in the whole country on his birthday.

ROME. EVENT IN THE SQUARE
19.00: in People's Square will be a launch of doves followed by a concert of light music

Celebratory concert
21.00 - Teatro dell'Opera di Roma: Maestro Riccardo Muti will conduct the Nabucco, the most renaissance of Verdi operas.

Closing Event
Festivities end with the explosion of fireworks in all the Italian squares.

Shrine OF FLAGS
From March 17, 2011, this area of the Vittoriano museum will house a permanent exhibit on the battles of the Risorgimento.