Opening of Parma 2020

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  • Place
    Piazza Giuseppe Garibaldi - Parma
  • Events
    Multiple events
  • Interests
    Art & Culture
  • Date
    11 - 13 Jan
  • Price
    Some paid events

The opening of Parma 2020 Italian city of Culture, presents three days of events, exhibitions, concerts, performances and theatre.

Programme of the three days:

Saturday January 11

After the opening of the exhibition “Noi, il cibo, il nostro pianeta”, the city of Parma, all gathered in the historical center, welcomes every Italian city in a magnificent parade dedicated to "the words of Culture”. The procession will depart from the Ducal park, then along Via D’Azeglio to Piazza Garibaldi, where the Mayor will greet everybody and will launch the jingle created by Raphael Gualazzi especially for Parma 2020. At the end of the ceremony, videomapping and concerts, words, poetry and music everywhere in town.

Sunday January 12

Room for literature during the opening days: meetings with the authors and other events that will touch places far from the hsitorical center, hospitals, prison, the smallest villages “On the line of Culture: stops for everyone”. In the afternoon, at the Regio theatre, official opening ceremony, with the President Sergio Mattarella, then opening of the exhibition Time Machine at the Governor's palace.

Monday January 13

On Patron's day, Parma will turn museums and art places in a stage of unusual stories, thanks to a journey into the Golden city, books presentation and concerts all day long. In the afternoon, opening of the exhibition “Parma è la Gazzetta”, then Holy Service in the Cathedral, followed by concerts and videomapping.


  • Piazza Giuseppe Garibaldi - Parma
11 - 13 January 2020
monday, tuesday e sunday

Information offices

Tourist Information Office Parma
Piazza Giuseppe Garibaldi Parma (PR)
telephone:+ 39 0521 218889 Opening: Annual
Last update 13/07/2020

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