NEW YEAR’S EVE - DANCING UNDER THE MOLE. A JOURNEY THROUGH DANCE MUSIC FROM THE 30s TO DATE
Turin dedicates New Year’s Eve to an exciting journey through the history of dance music over the last 85 years, from American swing to Berlin electronics. A night full of dancing, conducted by Maestro Matteo Negrin. In Piazza San Carlo, from 21.30.
TORINO INCONTRA BERLINO
As occurred in 2013 with Torino incontra la Francia
(Torino meets France); 2015 is characterised by a new journey, that of Torino incontra Berlino
(Turin meets Berlin), a journey that embellishes, by its rich agenda of initiatives and events, the cultural offers of Turin for the EXPO and leads to the knowledge of art and culture of two populations which are not afraid to engage in new ways, by sharing the wealth of similarities and the beauty of differences.
A TORINO UN NATALE COI FIOCCHI
From 1st December to 11th January 2015, once again this year a magical Christmas atmosphere will captivate tourists and citizens in the streets and squares of Turin, illuminated by Luci d'Artista
, with the now historic Nativity by Emauele Luzzati at the Borgo Medievale (Medieval Town), the Advent Calendar and a majestic Christmas tree in Piazza Castello, and on 31st December, the New Year celebration in Piazza San Carlo.
THE NEW GALLERIA SABAUDA AND THE POLO REALE
The opening of the New Savoy Gallery – which was inaugurated on December 4th 2014 - is the last piece that completes the design of the Polo Reale, a museum complex which is amongst the largest and most significant not just in Italy. With the transfer of the Sabauda Gallery from the Palazzo del Collegio dei Nobili to the manica lunga
(wing) of the Royal Palace, a new and updated construction has been created, strengthened not only by innovative museography solutions, but also by more spacious and functional exhibition spaces.
LEONARDO AND THE KING’S TREASURES
From 30th October to 25th January 2015, in the Biblioteca Reale, a selection of over eighty masterpieces: the famous Self-portrait
, Portrait of the girl
, and the Codex on the Flight of Birds
by Leonardo da Vinci, drawings by Raphael, Carracci, Perugino, Van Dick and Rembrandt, illuminated manuscripts, charts and other graphic works from the precious Library collections.