in Acqui

EVENTS IN ACQUI TERME
DECEMBER 2019

THE SANTA CLAUS VILLAGE
from 7th to 25th December
– SANTA CLAUS VILLAGE in Piazza Italia and Corso Dante
– SANTA’S GROTTO in Piazza Italia – come and meet Father Christmas on Saturdays and Sundays
– THE TOY FACTORY -Palazzo Chiabrera – via Manzoni where to meet the Elves on Saturdays and Sundays
– ENTERTAINMENT AND ANIMATION – throughout the historic centre on 8th, 14th- 15th, 21st -22nd December
– ICE-SKATING RINK in Piazza Italia – open every day until the 20th January 2020
– MERRY-GO-ROUND and BUNGEE JUMPING in Piazza Bollente

Sunday 1st
 “RAVIOLATA” A FUND-RAISING EVENT – aimed at raising funds to support solidarity initiatives
Congress Centre – viale Antiche Terme from 12.00am to 4.00pm
Organised by: Stand By Me Onlus amministrazione@standbymeacqui.it

Thursday 5th
 SCENIC READINGS OF THE ODYSSEY
commentated by Carlo Prosperi – Conference room Palazzo Robellini (1st floor), Piazza Levi 5 – at 9.00pm
Organised by Enzo Roffredo and the CSA Cultural Association
Info: Biblioteca Civica tel. 0144.770267

Saturday 7th
 INAUGURATION OF THE SANTA CLAUS VILLAGE
Piazza Italia from 10.00am
OPENING of Santa’s Gro1o – from 3.00pm to 6.00pm
OPENING of the Toy Factory, Palazzo Chiabrera, Via Manzoni from 10.00am-12.00 and from 4.00pm-7.00pm

 INAUGURATION OF THE 33ª INTERNATIONAL NATIVITY CRIB EXHIBITION
Movicentro Exhibition Centre – via Alessandria Inauguration at 11.30am
Open on the 7th – 8th – 14th and 15th and from the 21st December to the 6th January open every day
Opening times: from Monday to Saturday 3.30pm to 6.30pm; Sundays 3.00 to 7.00pm; Christmas Day 5.00pm to
8.00pm.
Organised by the Proloco voluntary Association of Acqui Terme. www.prolocoacquiterme.it

 GUIDED TOUR TO THE MUSEUM STORAGE ROOMS
at 3.30pm Archaeological Museum / Paleologi Castle
The guided tour is included in the entrance ticket to the Museum € 4.00 + € 2.00 p.p
Info: Civico Museo Archeologico 0144.57555

Sunday 8th
 16ª UPHILL TIMED RACE “BAGNI-LUSSITO-CASCINETTE”
Track race starting in Viale Micheli, Zona Bagni at 9.30am

 SPECIAL EDITION of the MARKET
Piazza Addolorata and Via Garibaldi
Info: Confesercenti Acqui Terme

 SANTA CLAUS VILLAGE
Via G. Bove, from 3.30pm to 7.00pm
Entertainment with street artists, face-painting, baby dance, photos

 Presenta4on of the volume “DI UOMINI E DI ANIMALI” by Donatella Mascia – Published by Stefano
Termanini – at 4.00pm – Conference room, Palazzo Robellini (1st floor) in piazza Levi
Introduced by the Councillor for Culture Alessandra Terzolo. With the participation of Stefano Termanini, Carlo Sburlati and Carlo Prosperi.
Info: Ufficio Premi Letterari 0144.770203

Friday 13th
 Presentation of the volume of poems “Ho bisgono di te / I need you” by Innocente Foglio
The author will be present
Public Library “La fabbrica dei libri” , Via M. Ferraris – at 9.00pm
Info: Biblioteca Civica 0144.770267

Saturday 14th
 SANTA CLAUS VILLAGE
Via G. Garibaldi, from 3.30pm to 7.00pm
Entertainment with street artists, face painting, baby dance, photos

 Presenta4on of the volume “DON LORENZO MILANI. SACERDOTE DI DIO. PROFEZIE E POLITICA” by Alessandro Mazzerelli – Published by AIEP
Conference room Palazzo Robellini, Piazza Levi 5 – at 4.00pm
Introduced by the Councillor for Culture Alessandra Terzolo
With the participation of the Publisher Giuseppe Morganti, Carlo Sburlati, the Vatican Journalist Emanuele Piccini
and the representative of the Training and Research Centre Don Lorenzo Milani and Scuola di Barbiana of Vicchio di
Mugello (FI) Manrico Casini Velcha.
Info: Ufficio Premi Letterari 0144.770203

 GOSPEL CONCERT “JESUS THE MESSIAH” – SILOE CHOIR OF PADOVA
Ex Kaimano Conference room, Piazza M. Ferraris -at 5.00pm (free entrance)
Info: Chiesa Cristiana Evangelica 347.5993557

Sunday 15th
 SPECIAL EDITION of the MARKET
Piazza Addolorata and Via Garibaldi
Info: Confesercenti Acqui Terme

 SANTA CLAUS VILLAGE
Corso Italia, from 3.30pm to 7.00pm
Entertainment with street artists, face painting, baby dance, photos

 CHRISTMAS CONCERT with the MARCHING BANDSMEN / CORPO BANDISTICO ACQUESE
Church of Cristo Redentore, Via San Defendente – at 4.30pm

Tuesday 17th
 PRONTI…NATALE…VIA / READY….GET STEADY..CHRISTMAS GO!!!”
Scenic readings presented by the “Mele Volanti” Cultural Associa4on for the pupils of the Istituto Comprensivo 1
primary school and the School Santo Spirito of Acqui Terme
Public Library “La fabbrica dei libri” Via M. Ferraris 15 – at 10.00am
Info: Ufficio Biblioteca Civica 0144.770267

Wednesday 18th
 ANGELO BRANDUARDI in CONCERT
Ariston Theatre, Piazza Ma1eotti at 9.00pm
Tickets € 32,00 per person available at the Ariston Theatre tel. 0144 58067 or online www.webtic.it
Organised by the Associazione Isola in Collina in collaboration with the Comune of Acqui Terme

Saturday 21st
 PRIZE-AWARD CEREMONY – 1ST EDITION ACQUI PUBLISHED AND UNPUBLISHED
– at 10.00am – Presentation of the volume “UCCIDENDO IL SECONDO CANE” by Valerio Gaglione and Fabio Izzo
Ex Kaimano conference room, Piazza M. Ferraris 3
– at 11.00am – Presentation of the volume “DA CAPORETTO ALLA VITTORIA LA STORIA DI UN ALPINO” by Walter Riccio, Luigi Picca1o, Giulia F. Massagliati ex Kaimano conference room, Piazza M. Ferraris 3
– at 4.00pm – Presentation of the graphic transposition of the novel “CANALE MUSSOLINI” by Antonio Pennacchi
(Winner of the Premio Acqui Storia 2010) – Graziano and Massimiliano Lanzidei and Mirka Ruggeri.
Conference room, Palazzo Robellini – Piazza Levi 5
– at 5.00pm – Presentation of the winners and prize-award ceremony
Info: Ufficio Premi Letterari 0144.770203

 SANTA CLAUS VILLAGE
Piazza San Francesco, from 3.30pm to 7.00pm
Entertainment with street artists, face painting, baby dance, photos

 CHRISTMAS CONCERT “GREETINGS TO THE CITY”
with the Chorale City of Acqui Terme
Church San Francesco – at 9.00pm

Sunday 22nd
 SGAIENTO’ ANTIQUES MARKET – antiques, second-hand and used goods
Corso Bagni – from 8.30am to 7.00pm

 SPECIAL EDITION of the MARKET
Piazza Addolorata and Via Garibaldi
Info: Confesercenti Acqui Terme

 GOSPEL CONCERT – CHRISTMAS VILLAGE
Piazza Italia
– at 3.00pm: Performance by the pupils of Twin Pigs & Pav
– at 5.45pm: Greetings to the city with the GOSPAV Choir

 SANTA CLAUS VILLAGE
city centre from 3.30 to 7.00pm
Entertainment with street artists, face painting, baby dance, photos

Monday 23rd
 CLASSICAL MUSIC CONCERT “WOODWIND PRESTIGE QUINTET ”
with artists from the Regio Theatre of Turin
Federico Giarbella, flute, Alessandro Cammilli, oboe. Luigi Pica1o, clarinet, Natalino Ricciardo ,cornet, Orazio Lodin, fagottoo.
Sala Consiglio Palazzo Comunale (1st floor), Piazza Levi at 9.00pm with free entrance

Sunday 29th
 5° TROFEO TDA COMPRESSORI. 4° SHORT TRACK – COPPA PIEMONTE TRIAL
Mombarone Sports Centre from 9.30am

ART EXHIBITIONS
 all month
Exhibition “LE CENERI DEGLI STATIELLI. The IRON AGE NECROPOLIS of MONTABONE”
Archaeological Museum Paleologic Castle – Via Morelli, 2
Opening times: from Wednesday to Saturday 9.30am to 1.30pm & 3.30– 5.30pm; Sundays 11.00-1.30pm & 3.30-5.30pm
Closed on Mondays and Tuesdays
The admission ticket to the Museum includes access to the exhibition.

➢ Until the 13th December
Exhibition “OGGETTI” – by Rossana TorreKa
Art room of Palazzo Robellini in piazza Levi (1st floor)
Opening times: Mondays and Thursdays from 3.00-6.00pm; from Friday to Sunday from 11.00am to 6.00pmOther days by reservation tel. Signora Torre1a 338 6239357 / fiorecolore@alice.it
➢ from Saturday 21st December to the 5th January 2020
Inauguration of the collective exhibition “Scorsci del Quotidiano”
at 4.30 pm Art room palazzo Robellini – piazza Levi
Open from 4.00-7.00pm. Organised by the Circolo Culturale “M. Ferrari”
Closed on Mondays and 25th-26th 31st December