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Events and main happenings in Milan

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Events and main happenings in Milan

Following the idea of my friend Stefano91, who opened the same topic in the italian forum, this post should help visitors to discover the events and initiatives taking place in Milan.

Any contribution is welcome.

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1. Re: Events and main happenings in Milan

Free guided tour of the Milan Monumentale cemetery, an open cast museum

Tours are available Saturdays and Sundays morning at 10.00am.

The tour lasts approximately 90 minutes.

For reservations: phone number 02.884.41274 (calling from Monday to Friday from 9.00am to 3.00pm) or email DSC.VisiteGuidateMonumentale@comune.milano.it

The land of the avenues is uneven and covered with gravel, comfortable shoes are recommended.

more info: http://www.comune.milano.it/portale/wps/portal/CDM?WCM_GLOBAL_CONTEXT=/wps/wcm/connect/contentlibrary/Per+Saperne/Per+Saperne/Cimitero+Monumentale/ENGLISH/

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Every Wednesday, until the 25th of July: museum Poldi Pezzoli, "appetizer on the terrace"

Evening visits and several cultural and musical events from 6pm to 9pm. Reservations are recommended: phone number 02 794889 or 02 796334

The museum is the house of a great collector, a treasure in the heart of Milan.

program (in italian): museopoldipezzoli.it/sites/…202012.pdf

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Verdestate from 21th June to 23th September (an initiative by Milan city hall).

The Parco Sempione in Milan becomes the heart of the summer with sports, music and culture. An Olympic Village will be set up in Piazza del Cannone in coincidence with the London Games.

Thursdays in the parks, with courses Course Tai-chi, yoga and Pilates, children's activities, shows with magic tricks, animation and baby dance, street theater with magic tricks, juggling and circus performances. Do not miss the concerts of different music genres with jazz and ethnic music.

In addition, many other initiatives at affordable prices: the "Barabitt Festival" at Villa Simonetta, the show Rhythm of Town, Night at the Villa.

And yet, Altromercato program, Milan Flamenco Festival, the nights of observation by the Civic Planetarium and much more.

Verdestate ends 21, 22 and 23 September with the Green Night in farmhouses.

Throughout the program, constantly updated, is available (in italian) at www.comune.milano.it/verdestate

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From June 21 to August 27 Latin American Festival at the Assago Forum, now in its 22nd edition.

25 local cuisines of various countries, 4 dance floors, library, concerts.

Admission:

€ 6* on monday

€ 12* every day

€ 3 Ladies' night every tuesday (reserved for women, throughout the evening)

(*excluding special concerts)

All day free admission for children up to 12 years.

Tickets allow access to the event and all activities. Any changes and/or cancellation of the shows for organizational reasons due to extraordinary events will not allow any ticket refund.

How to reach it: take the green line MM2 and go down at Milanofiori Assago Forum. On the way back a shuttle service will take you from Latinoamericando Expo till Milan center.

Full program and deals (in italian): www.latinoamericando.it

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5. Re: Events and main happenings in Milan

Free visits to the Last Supper thanks to Eni sponsorship

Mark on the agenda the following special openings of the Last Supper:

- 21 August

- 25 September

- 27 November

- 18 December 2012.

Free admission with reservations required by telephone at 0292800360 (Monday 'to Saturday from 8.00am to 6.30pm).

more info about The Last Supper: tripadvisor.com/Travel-g187849-d314197/Milan…

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"Sofa-Sundays", the first Sunday of each month from June to September

A mix of art, music and fun, in a nice location. A series of Sunday appetizers that will make protagonists young artists from Milan.

The first Sunday of each month, from June to September, it will open a new exhibition and the two following Sundays will be devoted to live music, especially unplugged.

A drink, a talk with the artist of the month, culture and fun can go together well.

The meeting is from 18.30 onwards at Café Sofa, Ripa di Porta Ticinese 7, Milan.

Admission: Free [€ 7 cocktails]

Edited: 5:42 pm, July 15, 2012
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7. Re: Events and main happenings in Milan

Initiative "Open for you"

Thanks to the volunteers of the Touring the following places of interest are open:

- Church of San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore

- Gallery of Contemporary Religious Art at Villa Clerici (Niguarda)

- Church of Saint Anthony

- Park the Roman amphitheater and Antiquarium "Alda Levi"

- Studio Museum of sculptor Francesco Messina

- Casa Museo Boschi Di Stefano

- Crypt of San Giovanni in Conca

- Remains of Imperial Mausoleum at San Vittore Body

- Grassi Collection at Gallery of Modern Art

- Archaeological Area of the Basilica of Saints Nazario and Major

info (in italian): www.touringclub.it/iniziative/dettaglio/37

Admission: free

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Until the 6th of September, "Summer Evenings" at the Diocesan Museum, from Tuesday to Saturday from 7:00pm to midnight

free concerts, lectures on art, children's shows, cabaret, cocktail

www.museodiocesano.it

Admission: free

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9. Re: Events and main happenings in Milan

From June 19 to August 26,

Thanks to an agreement between Eni and Milan City Hall, free admission to civic museums in Milan:

- Museum of the twentieth century (http://www.museodelnovecento.org/en/)

- Archeological Museum (http://www.comune.milano.it/portale/wps/portal/CDM?WCM_GLOBAL_CONTEXT=/wps/wcm/connect/contentlibrary/Per+Saperne/Per+Saperne/Museo+Archeologico/),

- Museum of Natural History (…milano.it/dseserver/…)

- Museum of the Castello Sforzesco (http://www.milanocastello.it/ing/home.html)

- Museo del Risorgimento (http://www.museodelrisorgimento.mi.it/).

The initiative will offer the opportunity to admire all the museums treasures, with a special attention to children for whom educational workshops will be organized.

Do not forget that the following museums are always free entry: Civic Aquarium, Gallery of Modern Art, Palazzo Morando, Studio Museum Francesco Messina, Casa Museo Boschi-Di Stefano.

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10. Re: Events and main happenings in Milan

This evening (July 16) at St. Mary of the Passion (tripadvisor.it/Attraction_Review-g187849-d24…) at 8:30pm, Choir of the Moscow Patriarchate.

Info: 02/76317176

cost: 10€