|Newsletter 9/ 21 DECEMBER 2009
||ON SALE FROM 1 DECEMBER 2009
2009 TORINO PIEMONTE MUSEUM CARD
The exclusive card allows free admission to museums, royal palaces, castles, gardens and fortresses, permanent collections and exhibitions in Turin and Piedmont for a full year!
In addition, cardholders also get special reductions on concert tickets, entry to fairs, events and purchases at some bookshops.
COST: full price 45 Euros, reduced price of 28 Euros for under 26’s. On sale from museums involved in the initiative and online at official website
||SUBSCRIPTIONS TILL 15 JANUARY 2010
UNIVERSITY SNOW SATURDAYS
The first snow of the year has arrived and the Olympic ski slopes are ready for the new season! Cus Torino proposes all-inclusive skiing trips for those who know how to ski and those who want to learn alpine skiing, downhill skiing and snowboarding. Inclusive Saturdays are 23 and 30 January, 6, 13, 20 and 27th February 2010.
The package offer includes: return journey by coach, daily ski pass, 2 hours of ski school per day with trained instructors based in Bardonecchia and reductions on the hire price of skis and boots.
Registration for the university “Settimana bianca” ski break (24-30 January 2010) is also open.
INFO: www.custorino.it – firstname.lastname@example.org – T 348 4038891
COST: university students 270 Euros, all others 350 Euros, “Settimana bianca” ski break 420 Euros
|TILL 23 DECEMBER 2009
BORGO DORA CHRISTMAS MARKET
Following its opening on 4th December, the Borgo Dora Christmas Market continues to delight the visitors to its 100 stalls and 52 chalets with alternative gifts for Christmas.
WHERE: Cortile del Maglio (via Andreis 18) and piazza Borgo Dora – Torino. Free bus service departs from piazza Castello every 30 mins on 12, 13, 19 and 20 December
INFO: www.mercatinonataletorino.it. Open everyday from 3-8 pm during the week and from 10am-8pm at weekends
|Museum and exhibitions
DECEMBER AT THE EGYPTIAN MUSEUM
The Egyptian museum presents a whole month of activities for adults and families with children.
Wednesday 9 December, at 8.30 pm: “Teshorus Hunt”
Friday 11 December, at 8.30 pm: “The Love of the Egyptians”
WHERE: Egyptian Museum – via Accademia delle Scienze 6, Torino
INFO: bookings email@example.com – T 011 4406903
ADMISSION: full price 7.50 Euros, 3.50 Euros for people up to the age of 25
|TILL 18 DECEMBER 2009
CASTELLO DI RIVOLI AFTER-DINNER TOURS
Castello di Rivoli museum of contemporary art has organised evening visits of the current Gianni Colombo exhibition and of the permanent collection, with special guest tours led by artists and art world professionals. A return bus service, leaving at 9 pm from piazza Castello, is available to all participants.
WHERE: Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea – p.zza Mafalda di Savoia, Rivoli
INFO: www.castellodirivoli.org (en) – firstname.lastname@example.org
TICKETS: 4.50 Euros (incl. bus journey, admission and a welcome drink in the museum cafeteria)
|TILL 24 JANUARY 2010
PASSAGES: PHOTOGRAPHY IN AFRICA
The Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher photography exhibition is an exceptional testimony of their journey across 26 countries of the world, featuring rituals, stories, cultures and ceremonies that have never been documented before.
WHERE: Museo Regionale di Scienze Naturali – via Giolitti 36, Torino
ADMISSION: full price 5 Euros, reduced price up to 25 years of age is 2.50 Euros
|TILL 14 FEBRUARY 2010
ROYAL PORCELAIN FROM THE ERMITAGE COLLECTIONS
The Senato Wing of Palazzo Madama displays three important 17th century porcelain table settings from the Ermitage Museum of Saint Petersburg.
WHERE: Palazzo Madama – piazza Castello, Torino
INFO: www.palazzomadamatorino.it (en). Opening times: Tuesday ro Saturday from 10 am to 6 pm, Sunday from 10 am to 8 pm
ADMISSION: full price 7.50 Euros, reduced price 6 Euros
|Theatre and dance
|FROM 11 TO 23 DECEMBER 2009
THE NUTCRACKER SUITE BY P.I. CAJKOVSKIJ
The Nutcracker Suite and the King Rat by Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann: a chance to
see this marvellous fairy tale in three acts, played by ballerinas from the Vaganova Dance Academy of Saint Petersburg.
WHERE: Teatro Regio, piazza Castello 215 – Torino
INFO: www.teatroregio.torino.it (en) – email@example.com
TICKETS: prices vary according to performance time and sector type
|FROM 14 TO 20 DECEMBER 2009
LAUREATO STUDENT FILM FESTIVAL
A new festival to promote student filmmakers, to exchange ideas and learn on an international level. The programme features an international competition for student films, talks with film directors and a Wong Kar Wai film retrospective.
WHERE: Politecnico di Torino – corso Duca degli Abruzzi, 24 Torino
INFO: www.laureatofilmfest.it (en) – firstname.lastname@example.org – 011 0907238
|10 AND 17 DECEMBER 2009
LA VOCE SEGRETA DELLE PAROLE
Two new dates in the Cinema Massimo original language film series:
Thursday 10 December at 4.30, 6.15, 8.30, 10.15 pm – orig. lang. English with Italian subtitles
“Whatever Works” by Woody Allen (USA 2009, 92 mins)
Thursday 17 December at 4.30; 6.30; 8.30; 10.30 pm – orig. lang. English with Italian subtitles
“The Informant” by Steven Soderbergh (USA 2009, 110 mins)
WHERE: Cinema Massimo, screen 3 – via Verdi 9, Torino
INFO: www.museocinema.it (en) – email@example.com – T 011 8138574
TICKETS: full price 7 Euros, reduced price of 5 Euros for university students
|TILL 17 DECEMBER 2009
INDIA AL CINEMA
A unique chance to explore another side of film in India through a series of documentaries. We recommend:
Thursday 10 December, at 5 pm: “Colours of Earth”
Thursday 17 December, at 5 pm: “Bilal”
WHERE: Laboratorio Quazza Palazzo Nuovo – via Sant’Ottavio 20 (first basement room), Torino
INFO: www.labquazza.unito.it – T 011 6703031
TICKETS: free entry to all screenings. Better to book in advance by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org