What events will there be this week in Turin?
Here are the main events scheduled in the city from Monday 26 to Friday 30 September 2022.
It’s festival week: from music to cinema, from graphics to spirituality. There will be concerts and cultural evenings in the symbolic places of the city.
If you are looking for ideas on what to do in and around Turin this week, here are some ideas.
Monday 26th September
Monday starts To Listen To, the first experimental listening festival that places listening as an act of awareness. To cheer the audience with a live performance there will be, among others, Jean-François Laporte. Inventor of a fascinating instrument set with the principle of compressed air, the Canadian musician presents in the first performance four works resulting from the collaboration with other composers. Appointment on Monday 26 September, at 8.30 pm at the Concert Hall of the Turin Conservatory.
Tuesday 27th September
From 27 September to 5 October 2022 the Torino Underground returns to the Baretti Cinema. Nine days of independent cinema from all over the world. Scheduled meetings with the directors of the films in competition and with industry professionals.
Wednesday 28 September
In the Sala ‘900 of the Polo del’ 900 will be hosted the photographs taken by Guido Rossa, worker and trade unionist murdered during the years of lead. The figure of him will be deepened through the photographs of him, which tell an important part of his life experience. Paolo Borgna (president of Istoreto), Alberto Sinigaglia (president of the Polo del ‘900), Emiliano Paoletti (director of the Polo del’ 900), Serena Bertolucci (president of the Palazzo Ducale Foundation of Genoa), Enrico Camanni (writer and journalist) and Guido Rossa’s family.
All the info on www.istoreto.it
The Aurora district lights up with “I Colori delle Culture”, the Videomapping festival. From 28 to 30 September, from 19.30 to 22.30 the facades of the Parini school, of the office building in Corso Emilia at the corner of Corso Vercelli and the trees of the Santa Madre Teresa di Calcutta Garden, will light up, bringing citizens to regain possession of those places. less frequented at night. The goal is to enrich the suburbs through new artistic languages, bringing citizens to observe the most problematic places in their neighborhood in another light. The video projections will impress the audience, leading them to reflect on the theme of the comparison between cultures and points of view.
The inauguration event is scheduled for September 28th at 7.30 pm in Corso Vercelli at the entrance to the Garden of Santa Mother Teresa of Calcutta.
Thursday 29 September
Torina Torino Spirituality, the festival promoted by the Circolo dei readers Foundation. It is a space for reflection and confrontation between consciences, faiths, cultures and religions. Four days of lessons, dialogues, workshops and readings to reflect on oneself and on the present.
Turin Spirituality opens on Thursday 29 September at 6.30 pm at the Church of San Filippo Neri with the dialogue between Lilian Thuram, former footballer and activist against racism, the missionary priest Alex Zanotelli and the journalist of Internazionale Annalisa Camilli. We will talk about skin, inequalities and discrimination, the rejection of the other and the creeping racism that pervades the “white tribe”.
Comics School Turin joins forces with the Incanti Festival (International Puppet Theater Review) for a magical evening. An artistic exhibition of tables produced by former students will be proposed, with the theme “Enchanted Illustrations”. The images will bring the viewers back to feelings related to childhood, play, dream and fantasy.
In the afternoon at 5.30 pm and in reruns at 6.30 pm, Il Castello di Bluebeard will be staged, with free access subject to availability, a micro shadow theater show.
You can also participate in a workshop dedicated to anyone who wants to create their own small shadow theater. The entrance to the workshop is also absolutely free and freebut subject to availability.
Graphic Days® – In the city is the calendar of events spread throughout the city and dedicated to visual design. Discover the festival program on www.graphicdays.it
Icelandic mùm, now an icon of European synth-pop, and one of the most innovative bands on the international scene, have just finished recording their latest album in Italy. Their music has always been a skilful blend of Central European electronics and dreamy melody enriched by traditional strings and instruments.
On Thursday 29 September they will take the stage of the Hiroshima Mon Amour in Turin to re-embrace the public in an all-Italian tour.
Friday 30th September
Born and raised in Turin, Cicco Sanchez is an urban pop artist and author. On December 3 his first Ep “Nostalgia Liquida” was released, preceded by the single “now or never” which sees the featuring of Casadilego and the production of Jvli.
On Friday 30 September he will perform on the Off Topic stage.
On Friday 30 September, music, science and art meet at the Royal Palace on the occasion of the European Researchers’ Night. Club Silencio takes you to the Royal Museums to discover the fascinating profession of the researcher through interactive installations, immersive musical performances and virtual reality. Interactive installations, VR experiences, games, quizzes and immersive experiences will reveal the importance of research for the life of all of us.
- Entrance + drink + museum visit: € 15
- Guided tour of the Royal Library: + 5 € (limited places, online accreditation)
- The event takes place from 19.00 to 24.00.
- Last admission and visit at 11.00 pm