Vittorio Sgarbi inaugurates '' Asciano city of art ''

From Friday 8 to Sunday, April 10 a series of events for the rediscovery of the artistic and cultural treasures in the heart of the Crete Senesi

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Asciano celebrates the art for a long weekend in the spring: from Friday 8 to Sunday, April 10 in the heart of the Crete Senesi three days dedicated to culture and the extraordinary artistic heritage of this corner of Tuscany. It is "Asciano City of Art", which offers a rich program of initiatives aimed at the discovery and the wider dissemination and use of artistic and cultural treasures of the area. Special guest for the ribbon-cutting will be Vittorio Sgarbi, who at 18 in the church of St. Francis held a lecture entitled "The (lost) role of the intellectual".

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"Asciano City of Art" continues then on Saturday 9 and Sunday, April 10 with the extraordinary opening of churches and museums combined with free guided tours, thematic tours and tastings."I am very proud of returning to Asciano Vittorio Sgarbi after several years of absence - said the mayor of Asciano Paul Bonari -. 

Character controversial but great disseminator of culture, has always been very fond of our places, that on several occasions cited and Asciano its museums within their works. Certainly we expect a great weekend that will be first of all an opportunity to discover or rediscover our huge artistic heritage which is what, in fact, a City of Art. a weekend that was certainly the culmination of a great work we've done in these two years on the cultural level and promotion of the territory, but also the starting point for a tourist season that will see many other events to mark a calendar full of events. 

"Doors open in the museums and churches in very exceptional cases on 9 and 10 April tourists and citizens can get lost discovering the artistic and cultural treasures kept in the Civic Museum, Archaeological and Religious Art of Palazzo Corboli and Amos Cassioli Museum as well as in the churches of St. Francis and St. Augustine as well as in the basilica di Sant'Agata. Free guided tours are scheduled from 15 to 17 on Saturday 9 April and a visit to the 10 and then at 15 and 17 on Sunday, April 9. The meeting point is the tourist office and after each visit will be offered the participants a tasting of local products. The tours can be booked at the tourist office (phone 0577 718 811) or at the time of arrival at Asciano, going to the office itself.

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