PulArchàios 2014

PulArchàios 2014

“The story and new secrets of Nora in the foreground, to bet on culture and promote better and better our tourism.” The commissioner for culture at the council Annalisa Capobianco says so about the exhibition PulArchàios, which will be the flagship of ‘Pula Dimension Summer…Autumn’, a rich program of shows and cultural events organized for September and mid-October. And the cultural season offer is extended including concerts of any kind in the square with also a medieval evening, on Sunday September 7th, organized by the association ‘Sala d’Arme delle quattro porte’ (Arms chamber of the four doors) from Cagliari.

Everything starts from PulArchàios: the tenth edition will have an interesting preview on September the 11th, with the show at Casa Frau ‘In De meri meri’, cured by the theatre director Rossella Dassu, from Pula. September 12th will see the start of the conferences, which will be held by professors coming from the four Universities which also this year decided to take part in the excavations in Nora: Genoa, Milan, Padua and Cagliari. The first conference will be on the 12th of September with ‘Nora Dress’, by Professor Bejor from the University of Milan.

Conferences will be four in total:

On the 19th, the topic will be ‘Ornamenta- from small spas to the neighborhoods’ with professors Giannattasio, Parodi and Tesserin. On September 26th, Prof. Jacopo Bonetti from the University of Padua will discuss the topic ‘Nora between earth and sea’; on the 10th of October, the researches conducted by the University of Cagliari will be unvealed by Professors Juman and Angiolillo.

Furthermore there will be other parallel initiatives. September 17th: the evening will be dedicated to children, with a creative workshop open to all children from 5 to 10 years called ‘A particular mosaic’; the aim is to discover the Roman mosaic of Nora. The same children can be protagonist, on September 23rd, of another workshop dedicated to history, on this occasion about the Phoenicians.

With the cooperation of the ‘Coptur’ boys, there will be free guided tours for schools (9th and 10th October), and during the Heritage Day, scheduled in September 20th, with one euro it will be possibile to visit both the tower of Coltellazzo and the underwater exhibition in Casa Frau. “Put Nora at the center means promoting the history of Pula in an all round view, explains the commissioner Capobianco-. For 25 years the excavations allowed us to discover new archaeological treasures and this makes us proud; the goal is to attract more and more visitors in our territory. On tthe last day will be held the traditional Romanum Convivium, final appointment of Pulàrchaios with the chefs of the Scuola alberghiera (School for tourism) Azuni of Pula and with the music of the violinist Barbara Sarigu. In the evening the curtain will fall with a show of Gianluca Medas entitled ‘On Contu Maria de Farranca’.

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