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"German Week in Italy" - Open Day

On the occasion of German Unity Day, Villa Vigoni will open its doors to the public on 2 October 2019. The initiative is part of the "German Week in Italy", promoted by the German Embassy in Rome. Two themes of particular relevance for the German area will be presented at Villa Vigoni: the history of the Villa and the history of the fall of the Berlin Wall.

2 October 2019, Villa Vigoni, Menaggio*

11 am:

presentation of the book "Enrico Mylius (1769-1854). A biography", released on the occasion of the Focus of the Year 2019 "Creativity, Sustainability, Development. 250 years Enrico Mylius"

Giovanni Meda Riquier (Curator of the historical and artistic collections, libraries, archives, Villa Vigoni)

11.45 am:

guided tour of Villa Mylius-Vigoni and the park

Giovanni Meda Riquier

4 pm:

guided tour of the Villa Mylius-Vigoni and the park

Caterina Sala Vitale (Research Fellow, Villa Vigoni)

5 pm:

projection of a historical film shot in the early months of 1990 from a low-altitude helicopter over the Berlin wall

commentary by Francesca Zilio (Research Fellow, Villa Vigoni)

6 pm:

debate on the thirtieth anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall and the new prospects for Europe

Antonio Padoa Schioppa (Professor emeritus at the Università statale di Milano), Matteo Scotto (Research Fellow, Villa Vigoni) e Francesca Zilio.

Event free of charges. Reservations required at: segreteria@villavigoni.eu

Facebook event here

Event poster here.

*The event will be held in Italian