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Per Sant’Apollinare 2015
Dates: from 17/07/2015 to 27/07/2015

The city of Ravenna celebrates its Patron Saint Apollinaris on 23rd July. This year, a full programme of cultural events and initiatives will take place throughout the city centre and in the surroundings between 17 and 24 July.  

GUIDED TOURSFriday, 17 July 
The iconography of Saint Apollinaris, bishop of Ravenna | From 5.30pm to 6.45pm
Meeting point 15 minutes before the tour starts at the Bookshop of the Archiepiscopal Museum - Piazza Arcivescodado 1
Guided tour through the Cathedral and Archiepiscopal Museum. Organized by Giovanni Gardini, consultant for church cultural heritage at the Diocese. 
Free tour and admission. Reservation required (max 35 participants): Opera di Religione della Diocesi di Ravenna (Monday-Friday: 9am-4pm): 0039 0544 541688

Quattro passi nell’arte | 6pm
Basilica Sant’Apollinare in Classe - Classe (Ra)
Free guided tour. Admission to the Basilica: 5 €
The booklet Un Santo più dolce del miele will be offered to all children participating in the tour. 
An event by Ministero per i Beni e le Attività culturali e del Turismo - Polo Museale dell’Emilia Romagna. Organized by the staff of the National Museum of Ravenna. 
Info: 0039 0544 543711.

Tuesday, 28 July
L’Antico Porto al Chiaro di luna: In the footsteps of St. Apollinaris | 5.30pm
Meeting point: Piazza del Popolo  
A cycling tour stopping at the Church Santa Eufemia (the church where St. Apollinaris first preached), Basilica of Sant’Apollinare Nuovo, Ancient Port of Classe, Basilica of San Severo and Basilica of Sant’Apollinare in Classe. Start and end of the route at the Ancient Port of Classe.
Sponsored by Fondazione RavennAntica, Scuola Superiore di Studi sulla Città e il Territorio - Università di Bologna, Trail Romagna and Fondazione Flaminia.
Admission fee. Per info:

CONCERTSSunday, 19 July
Bible, art and music. Horeb to Tabor: the veiling and revealing of God  | 9pm 
Basilica Sant’Apollinare in Classe - Classe
Concert of the Cappella Musicale of the Basilica San Francesco in Ravenna.
Conductor: Giuliano Amadei.
Music by: Haendel, Bach, Buxtehude
Event organized by Diocesi di Ravenna-Cervia. 
Free admission

Wednesday, 22 July 
Concert for the Patron Saint | 9pm
Basilica Sant’Apollinare Nuovo, Via di Roma 39
Sarti Quintet featuring harpist Agnese Contadini.
Music by Vivaldi, Bach, Mozart.
Organized by Associazione Emilia Romagna Concerti in collaboration with BCC 
Ticket price: 8€ (unnumbered seats). Tickets on sale at the Basilica on the concert day from 7pm

Thursday, 23 July
St. Apollinaris’ Concert
 | 9.15pm
Church San Giuseppe, Via Tito Speri 20 - Marina di Ravenna 
Featuring Cappella Musicale of the Basilica San Francesco in Ravenna
Giuliano Amadei | conductor
Music by Haendel, Buxehude, Vivaldi
Free admission. Organized by Capit Ravenna

Tuesday, 28 July
Joe Castellano Super Blues & Soul Band
 | 9.30pm
Blues & Wine Soul Festival – Summer Circuit Italy 2015
Viale Romagna - Lido di Savio (Ra)
Free admission

RELIGIOUS EVENTSWednesday, 22 July 
First Vespers of St. Apollinaris | 6pm
Basilica Sant’Apollinare in Classe - Classe

St. Apollinaris' Pilgrimage | 8pm
Meeting point: Cathedral of Ravenna, Piazza Duomo 
An evocative pilgrimage to the Basilica of Sant’Apollinare in Classe 
Organized by Diocesi di Ravenna-Cervia.

Thursday, 23 July
Holy Mass for St. Apollinaris in the Cathedral | 10.30am
Cathedral of Ravenna, Piazza Duomo

Second Vespers of St. Apollinaris | 6pm
Holy Mass for St. Apollinaris | 6.30pm
Basilica of Sant’Apollinare in Classe - Classe

IN ADDITION:From 22 to 24 July
Saint Apollinaris and the 203 golden bees - 2015 | 9pm
“...sì come schiera d’ape che s’infiora...” Divina Commedia, Paradiso, Canto XXXI
Former church S. Maria delle Croci - via Guaccimanni 5/7
Works, screenings, performances, video installations and live music within the exhibition "Il Cerchio della Luna e del Gomitolo sull’Albero". Organized by Liceo Artistico Nervi-Severini of Ravenna.
Coordination Elena Pagani and Michela Perla.

Wednesday, 22 July 
Yarn Bombing. Crochets for everyone! ...for "intrecci ad Arte"
In collaboration with Intrecci Preziosi

Thursday, 23 July 
Saint Apollinaris and the bees
Link with EXPO 2015 - Pavilion of the United Kingdom 
Video-performance on the mosaic vision of bees. 
Tasting of different types of honey produced by Fausto Ridolfi

Friday, 24 July 
Yoga and zen. The irruption of the innermost part as an art form
In collaboration with ASCIG Association - Italy-Japan Cultural Exchanges  

Screening of "Giuseppe Maestri e la sua Ravenna sognata" | 7pm
MAR - Ravenna Art Museum, Via di Roma 13
Directed by Ugo Antonelli, length 56'
Afterwards, conversation with Angelina Tienghi Maestri and Walter Pretolani in the Loggetta 

Tuesday, 28 July
The archaeological site of the Ancient Port of Classe. Opening | 7pm
Antico Porto, via Marabina 7 - Classe (Ra)
In the presence of the Minister of Heritage, Culture and Tourism, Mr. Dario Franceschini. 
Organized by Fondazione RavennAntica
Info: tel. 0039 0544 36136.

From 22nd to 27 July 
St. Apollinaris’ Festival | from 7pm
Opposite the Basilica of Sant’Apollinare - Classe
Food stands, events for children, orchestras and and music contests

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