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Also this weekend will be full of music, art and events in the city

Also this weekend will be full of music, art and events in the city. From the musical events with the three reviews that enrich the summer of Varese: the Varese Estense Festival Menotti 2022, which is staged with a full program that mixes opera, music and theater; the In canto festival in Varese, the initiative dedicated to choral music to encourage the meeting of different cultures and musical genres, which offers concerts in squares, churches and gardens, and workshops for choir directors on Saturdays and Sundays; finally ECHI URBANI, the science, art and music festival that offers new itineraries that combine music with astronomy.

Varese then returns to celebrate Renato Guttuso, the artist of Sicilian origin whose artistic and vital path is deeply linked to our city. In the rooms of the Castle of Masnago, an unpublished exhibition dedicated to one of the great exponents of the twentieth century: The times of painting come to life today, Friday 17 June to 20 November. Chronography of some works by Renato Guttuso painted in Velate: the archive of Nino Marcobi, curated by Fabio Carapezza Guttuso and Serena Contini.

This weekend is also a chance to get a spot for the show, which will take place on Monday, June 20, with summer theater criticism with great actors in Varese. After the great public success of Luca Zingaretti, in fact, everything is ready for the second show: on Monday, June 20, at 9.30 pm, on the stage of the summer area of ​​the Estensi Gardens there will be the show The fatality of rhyme. . Tribute to Giorgio Caproni, who will see Fabrizio Gifuni as the protagonist as creator and performer. Extraordinary actor, winner of the David di Donatello for Best Supporting Actor for Human Capital, Gifuni brings to the stage of the Giardini a tribute to one of the deepest Italian poets of the twentieth century, Giorgio Caproni, with a poetic journey in which he explores the themes of the poet, such as love, family relationships, beloved cities, Genoa, Livorno, Rome, the incomprehensible mystery of existence, the farewell of life. With a brilliant intelligence, a sharp irony, playing not to be taken seriously, Caproni accompanies us on a long poetic and musical journey to the moment of his ‘ceremonious’ farewell. An incursion into the sharp forest of his thoughts, into the secret galleries of the soul of one of the greatest poets of the twentieth century. Tickets and advance sale: click here

This weekend also sees the return of the event organized at the Schiranna by the Lions Club Varese Sette Laghi, with the aim of raising awareness about the state of health of Lake Varese. A charity event, the proceeds of which will be donated to POLHA Varese, characterized by the conference “Vivere il Lago di Varese” scheduled for Saturday, June 18 from 10 at the Canottieri Varese alla Schiranna, and many sports, cultural activities and entertainment that will alternate throughout the weekend of June 18 and 19.

The appointments return to the Civic Library with the review #INBIBLIOTECA: on Saturday at 9 pm there will be space for board games for young and old, while on Sunday there will be a drawing workshop. Saturday at 10.30 in the Sala Montanari, appointment with the presentation of the book on the Tre Valli Varesine, while Sunday 19 is the time of Note sull’acqua, a meeting of bands in the Rasa di Varese. Then there will be Varese Pride on Saturday afternoon for Pride Week 2022.

In the districts the weekend will be characterized by the patron saint’s day of the district of Avignon, while from Monday 20 to 29 in the district of Masnago returns the 44th edition of the Palio di Masnago, with many moments of entertainment, culture and gastronomy in the historic district. district.

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