The director Lia Calabria, in collaboration with the art expert and tourist guide Paola Morano, with the support of the “Sviluppo Consentia” Association of the president Angelo Perrongelli and with the patronage of the Municipality of Cosenza, presents, from 18 to 22 December , the artistic-social event “The magic of Christmas and the sacredness of the family”
“Among the various initiatives that make up the substantial program of the exhibition, it begins on Sunday 18 December, at 3.00 pm, with a guided tour by Paola Morano, of the works of a sacred nature in the National Gallery of Cosenza.
The tour aims to help invite the inhabitants of Cosenza to be the first users of the historical and artistic beauties of the city and of the important museum institution with a modern layout.
Also in Palazzo Arnone, the majestic sixteenth-century building in the historic center of the city, now the prestigious seat of the National Gallery, the Conference on “Sacredness of the family, food for thought and links between art and spirituality” will be held at 4.00pm.
After the greetings of Angelo Perrongelli, and Sandro Frattalemi, president of the military union “Itamil Esercito”, reflections on art will follow, as a privileged language to express faith, by Luigi Bilotto, art historian and historian, Massimiliano Battaglia, president of the Italian Association “Friends of the crib”, Sergio Caruso, psychologist and criminologist, Don Salvatore Fuscaldo, director of the “Diocesan Museum of Cosenza” and Francesco De Marco, writer, who will go to dwell on the Church, a family of families, the works of religious art on the Holy Family, the nativity scene to experience all the magic and spirituality of Christmas.
Tuesday, December 20 second guided tour by Paola Morano to the National Gallery of Cosenza and the churches of Colle Triglio.
On Wednesday 21 December, in the traditional “San Nicola” cinema-theater, at 7.30 pm, the “I Lunari” theater company will present the amusing philosophical comedy “God wants it this way, or everything on the contrary”, written by Francesco De Marco for directed by Lia Calabria.
The actors Anna Angellina, Luca Aiello, Francesca Gaudio, Rosanna Giordano, Patrizia Grosso, Elena Massaro, Rodolfo Perri, Cesarina Petramale.
Assistant director Francesca Gaudio, costumes by the fashion designer Vincenza Salvino, installation of “cultural clothes” by the identity designer Luigia Granata Finally, at the end of the comedy, the poems by Cesare Castiglione and Mariagrazia Marrone will follow, declaimed by Lia Capalbo, Francesca De Luca, Piera De Marco, Katia Diesse, Miriam Pugliese, William Pugliese, with the participation of Antonio Buffone.
Finally, Thursday 22 December, at 16:00, to close the program of the Christmas event, the third and last guided tour of the National Gallery of Cosenza and the churches of Colle Triglio will be held.