Italian Government Tourist Board - North America

 NEWSLETTER # 109 - March 19th, 2010

Holy Shroud

Torino - April 10th - May 23rd, 2010


In the spring of 2010, just ten years after the Exposition in the jubilee year, the Holy Shroud will once again be on display in the Cathedral of Torino starting on 10 April to 23 May and also Pope Benedict XVI will be there to revere it. The Pope will be in Turin Sunday 2 May 2010. In 2010, and for the first time ever, it will be possible to see the Holy Shroud following the intervention it underwent in 2002. New and more detailed information will be provided along the introductory route to the Shroud which, among other things, will also include, in the pre-reading area, super high resolution photographic documents.




12th Week of Culture

April 16th - April 25th, 2010  



The MIBAC, the Ministry of Italian Culture and Arts, will organize the 12th Edition of the Week of Culture. For 10 days, from 16th to 25th April 2010, all the museums, monuments, libraries will be open free of cost. And there will be also many events, related to the Week of Culture. Over the course of the week, you'll be able to catch special events and get free entry to sites normally closed to visitors--including state museums and other artistic and historic sites.

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