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Christmas in Piacenza 2018

A rich program of events will animate Piacenza in December and January: music, markets, activities for the little ones and much more to celebrate together waiting for Christmas and New Year.

 

Discover how to celebrate together: Many events are going to liven up the city in Christmas period.
The hole program is avilable on facebook succedeapiacenza.

The Program is always work in progress,visit and stay tuned!


> Exhibitions, artistic lightening and other events

 

 


 

Dates day by day


Saturday 1st December

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Christmas tree lighting ceremony

and symbolic lightning of the hole city
h 5.30 pm, piazza Cavalli
lightning of the tree and the square with a concert of Banda Ponchielli.


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A Mano Market

from 11 am to 7 pm, piazza Cavalli, under the arcades of Palazzo Gotico
Market of hand made and art and crafts productse
New appointment with A Mano Market!
Under the ancient porches of the old City Hall a selection of craftmen will present new creation dedicated to Christmas, non conventional gifts, hand made products out of mainstream circuit!


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"Nataleggiando" in Roma street

from 4 to 7 pm, via Roma
Re-use market.
Infusion-Tea Party of the gods with cacao leaves and hot chocolateconceived and made by La Dolciaria and Ma Maison.

h 4 pm, piazzetta San Savino
Waiting for Christmas by I Tasti Neri

Veenta luxury Vintage: exhibition of clothes, vintage and second hand accessories.
Charity chestnut sale for Telethon by "Gruppo Alpini di Piacenza"


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Kids in Museum

Natural History Museum, via Scalabrini 107
Labs for kids
from 3.30 to 5 pm: Botany and Maths
from 5 to 6.30 pm: Nature in winter
> info


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Trees and neighbours

6.30 pm, Natural History Museum, via Scalabrini 107
vernissage photo exhibition Giuseppe "Pino" Balordi
(open til 13th January)


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Choruses under the tree

from 4 pm, piazza Cavalli
Concert by "Piccoli Cantori di Padre Gherardo" and Corale "Città of Fiorenzuola"


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Living Carillon

from 4 pm, city center
A special piano will go around the streets and play music in all the city center. It's a special piano: the dancer on the carillon will come to life and dance for kids and adults.


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Kids in Museum

Natural History Museum, via Scalabrini 107
Labs for kids
3 pm - Hotel of Insects - Birds' nests
h 3.30 pm - A trip in the Museum's forest
h 4.30 pm - A geologist in the museum
> info


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Quality merchants

from 9 am to 7 pm, via Campagna
Valuable products Market. Shopping enriched by, vin brulè and chestnuts.


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Christmas for kids

h 4.30 pm, piazza Cavalli
Fairy tale reading animation


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Christmas for kids

h 4.30 pm, piazza Cavalli
Pappa e pero Christmas Labs


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Christmas for kids

h 4.30 pm, piazza Cavalli
Ludos, wooden carousels of elfs and sprites - Company of "San Giorgio e il Drago"


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Christmas for kids

h 4.30 pm, piazza Cavalli
Pappa e pero labs for kids. Production of an small Christmas object


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Christmas for kids

h 4.30, piazza Cavalli
Puppet show "Santa claus and Rudolf the reindeer - Company of " San Giorgio e il Drago"


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Santa Claus bands

from 4 pm, piazza Cavalli
Ensemble "Giovani Armonie"
Chorus "I Tasti Neri"


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Merry Christmas - corso Vittorio Emanuele

h 4 pm, corso Vittorio Emanuele II
Happy hour and carriages for kids
by Enoteca del Corso


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Christmas for kids

ore 16.30, piazza Cavalli
Santa Claus meets the kids- Kids make-up


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3rd Memorial Antonio Merlo

Skating rink B.Metti, via Stradella, 49
In collaboration with Lepis to remember a great coach.
Come and skate with:
Andrea Aracu – skating world champion
Alessandro Amadesi – 3rd place world championship 2018
Silvia Lambruschi – 3rd place world championship 2018
Silvia Nemesio - Worlr Champion 2018
Sharon Giannini and Matteo Rizzo – 2nd place world championship 2018
Alice Esposito and Federico Rossi – junior world champions 2018


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Kids in Museum

Natural history museum, via Scalabrini 107
Labs for kids
h 3 pm - Minerals from the world
h 3 pm - restaurant for birds
h 4.30 pm - Chrystals under the tree
> info


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Museum's fests

h 4 pm, Civic Museums of Palazzo Farnese, piazza Cittadella
When does St. Lucy come?
Lab and snack for kids. The participation is free, booking necessary
> info


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Chasing the beauties of the city

h 4 pm, piazza Duomo
A special treasure chase dedicated to primary school kids.
With the help of the Association Arti e Pensieri, the kids will discover and find some of the beauties in the churches of Piacenza.
Courious prices available!
organised by Associazione Arte e Pensieri


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Choruses under the tree

from 4 pm, piazza Cavalli
- White voices of Padre Gherardo
- Chorus Ana Val Tidone


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Christmas for kids

h 4.30, piazza Cavalli
Santa Claus meets the kids


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A Christmas Carol by Dickens
A Christmas Carol

h 4 pm, auditorium Sant'Ilario, via Garibaldi 17
The kids company ChezActors debuts with this Christmas tale.
Come and discover the beauty of theater in the eye of these young actors that will act for the first time.
For those who don't know it, Dickens tells the story of a businessman, Scrooge, mean and egoist, who is unable to pay attention to his family and appreciate the small things such as the warmth that Christmas can give. One day Scrooge coming back home more angry than usual meets the three ghosts of Christmas: past present and future in the end Scrooge will regret his own egoistic behaviourand change his way!
organised by Gruppo Teatrale ChezActors


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Christmas for kids

Natural History Museum, via Scalabrini 107
Labs for kids
h 3 pm - Christmas under the covers
h 4 pm - ...and if they come...
> info


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Christmas for kids

h 4.30 pm, piazza Cavalli
Fairy tale animation reading and kids make-up


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Christmas for kids

h 4.30 pm, piazza Cavalli
Show "Who framed Santa Claus" organised by “Compagnia di S. Giorgio e il Drago"


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Christmas for kids

h 4.30 pm, piazza Cavalli
Show with lots of soap bubbles


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Saint Lucy meets the kids

from 4.30 pm,city center
St Lucy, with three lovely ponies and their coaches from La Bosana stable, will walk around in the city center.
the parade will start from piazza Borgo at 4.30 pm, she will stop in: via Calzolai, piazza Cavalli, via XX Settembre, via Chiapponi, via Sopramuro, piazzetta Plebiscito, corso Vittorio Emanuele and back to piazza Borgo.
Event organised by ChezMoi in collaboration with Associazione Vita in centro.


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Christmas for kids

h 4.30 pm, piazza Cavalli
The show of Santa Claus'sprites with fire - Compagnia di San Giorgio e il Drago


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Christmas for Kids

h 4.30 pm, piazza Cavalli
Creative lab for kids


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Sonata per pianoforte

h 5, piazzetta Mercanti (piazza Cavalli)
Sonata for piano by Pietro Galizzi
Classical music under the tree in piazza Cavalli for a charity event dedicated to "Associazione Oltre l’autismo".


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Christmas choruses

h 3.30 pm, piazza Sant'Antonino (church, under the porch)
Chorus concert by Coro Polifonico Farnesiano.


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Christmas for kids

h 4.30pm, piazza Cavalli
Santa Claus meets the kids


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All I want for Christmas

h 5 pm, Largo Battisti
Flashmob – happy hour


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Music in Piazza Duomo

piazza Duomo


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Kids in museum

Natural history museum, via Scalabrini 107
Labs for kids
h 3 pm - Crystals under the treee
h 4 pm- Celebration dinner for animals
> info


freccia orizzontale exhibitions, artistic lights and other events


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Music under the tree

from 4 pm, piazza Cavalli
- Liceo Respighi's band
- Gospel chorus InCanto Libero
- Liceo Colombini's band


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Waiting for Christmas in Piazza Duomo

from 9 am to 7 pm, piazza Duomo
Creative market and chestnuts, christmas model, bagpiper, exhibition of ancient tabarro(coat).


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Christmas for kids

h 4.30, piazza Cavalli
Santa Claus meets the kids


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Kid in museum

Natural history museum, via Scalabrini 107
Labs for kids
h 3 pm - A trip in the forest
h 4.30 pm - On the tracks of animals
> info


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Quality market

from 8am to 7pm, viale Pubblico Passeggio
The market of selected products is back.


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Christmas for kids

h 4.30 pm, Piazza Cavalli
Fairy tale animation reading and kids make-up.


freccia orizzontaleexhibitions, artistic lights and other events


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il natale dei bimbi

Christmas for kids

h 4.30 pm, Piazza Cavalli
Pappa e pero: Christmas labs for kids. Creation of Christmas objects.


freccia orizzontaleexhibitions, artistic lights and other events


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Christmas for kids

h 4.30 pm, Piazza Cavalli
Show "Il Drago mangia doni, il perfido Grinch e animazioni itineranti“ - Compagnia di S. Giorgio e il Drago


freccia orizzontaleexhibitions, artistic lights and other events


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Christmas for kids

h 4.30 pm, Piazza Cavalli
Christmas with Harry Potter - Compagnia di S.Giorgio e il Drago


freccia orizzontaleexhibitions, artistic lights and other events


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Christmas for kids

h 4.30 pm, Piazza Cavalli
Pappa e pero: Christmas labs for kids. Creation of Christmas objects.
Project in collaboration with "Centro per le Famiglie" and UNICEF


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Music under the tree

h 4.30 pm, piazza Cavalli
Crazy Sound band concert.


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christmas notes in the city

from 10.30 am the students of "Scuola Media Nicolini" will play music around the city
h 11am, Passerini-Landi's Library: Scuola Media Nicolini's band concert


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Kids in museum

Natural history museum, via Scalabrini 107
Labs for kids

h 3 pm - trees make Christmas
h 3 pm - Crystals under the tree
h 4.30 pm botany and maths
h 4.30 pm - the rocks tell a story
> info


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Christmas for kids

h 4.30 pm, Piazza Cavalli
Santa Claus meets the kids. Kids make-up and baby dance. Photo boot in Santa Claus house.


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Santa's Run

h 10 am, city center
christmas charity run in the city center


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Choruses under the tree

piazza Cavalli
h 4 pm: Piacenza Cai chorus
h 4.30 pm: Placentia Gospel Choir (50 people)


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Quality merchants

from 9 am to 7 pm, piazza Borgo and corso Garibaldi
Stands for a valuable market.


Le bande di babbo natale

Christmas tricks in piazza Duomo

from 9 an to 7 pm, piazza Duomo
fairy tales in the city center: The pied piper
The Pied Piper, of the well known tale, performed by Giovanni Rosa, in collaboration with ChezActors, will enchant all the kids playing music with his flute and will carry them in a parade along the streets to reach the Christmas tree in piazza Cavalli for a Ring a Ring O' rosie!
Traditional songs and Christmas greetings.


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Kids in museum

Natural history museum, via Scalabrini 107
Labs for kids

h 3 pm - Christmas under the covers
h 4.30 pm - Restaurants for birds
> info


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Museum fests

h 4 pm, Civic museum of Palazzo Farnese, piazza Cittadella
Aspettando Natale
Lab for kids and snack. Free participation, booking necessary
> info


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Santa Claus bands

h 4 pm, piazza Cavalli
Officina della Musica concert.


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...Aspettando il 2019 a Piacenza

New Year's Eve in piazza Cavalli


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The Befana comes from the sky

h 4 pm, piazza Cavalli


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Feste al Museo

ore 16, Civic Museum of Palazzo Farnese, piazza Cittadella
The befana is coming!
Lab and snack for kids.
Free participation, booking necessary.
> info


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Annibale. Un mito mediterraneo

Civic Museum of Palazzo Farnese, piazza Cittadella
16th December 2018 - 17th March 2019
Exhibition curated by prof. Giovanni Brizzi, expert of Annibal, it's conceived as a trip in the Mediterranean see during the age of Punic Wars, seen through the eyes of the man whodared to challenge Rome.
A fascinating and immersive way among precious finds and historical and artistic objects the will live again thanks to the new technologies, video performances, olograms, videowall, made to re-create the adventure of Annibla and the context he experienced, between Roma, Carthago and the whole Mediterranean see.
Info www.annibalepiacenza.it


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Palazzo Farnese.Thirty years of Museum. 1988-2018

Civic Museum of Palazzo Farnese (duchy chapel), piazza Cittadella
2 - 31 December 2018
Documentary photography exhibition
Free entry


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Piacenza on ice

via Alberici
from 24th November 2018 until 20th January 2019
Ice skating rink


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Christmas houses

piazza Cavalli
until 24th December
everyday 10 am - 7 pm
christmas market


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The squares are dressed by light

piazza Cavalli and piazza Duomo
until 6th january
everyday from 5 until midnight
The Palaces and facades in the main squares will be decorated by images made of light


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Visit us on Facebook dedicated to the upcoming events https://www.facebook.com/succedeapiacenza "like" it to stay tuned.


 

freccia orizzontale- experience the city: calendar including all the EVENTS

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