The event this year involves 28 European countries and 62 Italian cities
Who are the Jews? What are their traditions and their customs? How is a synagogue? In this and many other questions can be answered Sunday 5 September 2010, The 26 Elul 5770 Hebrew calendar, at European Day of Jewish Culture, which this year comes at the eleventh edition.
The festival 'opens doors' of the Jewish world is celebrating twenty-eight countries in the continent and sees the involvement of well sixty-two locations in Italy. from North to South, East-West, Judaism gives Italian life and guided tours, concerts and shows, exhibitions and conferences, Food and wine tours, meetings and discussions, characterized by knowledge of a great culture, even old deeply immersed in modernity.
Theme chosen this year as a 'common thread' that ties all the events, It Arts and Hebraism: combination of a very charming and full of ideas and suggestions, considering also the complex relationship between figurative representation and the Jewish tradition.
Each year is indicated as an ideal 'leader' of the localities involved a city, from which they ideally off events. for editing 2010 was chosen Livorno, Jewish city with a history of great importance, home to important rabbis and Kabbalists, of printers, Jewish artists and writers. The provincial capital of Tuscany, inter alia, gave birth to Amedeo Modigliani, certainly the most important artist of the 900 Italian jew.
The European Day of Jewish Culture - Which enjoys the patronage of the President of the Republic and is supported by the Ministry of Heritage and Culture, by the Ministry of Education, University and Research and the Minister for European Policies - sees rise year on year by the public: last year, Only in Italy, more than sixty thousand people took part in the events.
The Program, continuously updated and already available at www.ucei.it/giornatadellacultura, allows you to build and experiment with many different routes, depending on their tastes and their own sensitivity: religious traditions to the customs, from art to literature, good food to music, from history to archeology, Judaism Italian and European offers of young and old, di studenti, Jewish culture enthusiasts, and visitors wishing to enjoy a day of discovery, culture, comparison and, why not, fun.
Queste le località dove si svolge la Giornata in Italia: Alexandria, Ancona, Until, Biella, BOLOGNA, Bova marina, Cocoon, Carmagnola, Carpi, Casale Monferrato, Cherasco, Chieri, Cittanova, Correggio, WEDGE, Ferrara, Finale Emilia, Fiorenzuola D'Arda, Florence, Genoa, Gorizia, Ivrea, Livorno, Lugo di Romagna, Mantova, Merano, Milan, Modena, Moncalvo, Mondovi, Monte San Savino, Naples, Ostiano, Padova, Parma, Pesaro, Pisa, Pitigliano, Pomponesco, Reggio Calabria, Reggio Emilia, Rome, Sabbioneta, SALUZZO, San Nicandro Garganico, Senigallia, Siena, Syracuse, Soncino, Soragna, Torino, Trani, Trento, Trieste, Trino Vercellese, Udine, Urbino, Venice, Vercelli, Verona, Viadana, Vicenza.
Action by 28 European countries are available at: www.jewisheritage.org