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Saturday 21 May 2022
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Great expectations for Orvieto THE CITY 'OF CORPUS CHRISTI

The atmosphere of the medieval festival folk to spiritual reflection of the Sacred Drama
And yet the documentary film about the Holy Land, the play in the basement of the Cathedral
and the exhibition of Pope John Paul II

Under the eyes of citizens and tourists, outfits in place in the Piazza del Duomo in Orvieto are transforming the large space in the setting of an exceptional and highly anticipated event, Saturday, June 14 that will liven up the city. After the success of last year, on the occasion of the Jubilee Eucharistic extraordinary and the 750th anniversary of the Miracle of Bolsena, THE CITY 'OF CORPUS CHRISTI will combine the great history and cultural heritage of the city with a feast of flavor and a spiritual reflection on the fourteenth Miracle of the Corporal.

L 'art event is presented by the Teatro Stabile of Innovation and Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Orvieto, in collaboration with the Ministry of Heritage and Culture, Umbria Region, Municipality of Orvieto, Chamber of Commerce of Terni, Opera del Duomo Orvieto, Diocese of Orvieto-Todi, ORP, Cassa di Risparmio di Orvieto-Banca Popolare di Bari, Engineering, AS.TRO

The event will open at 18, with the MEDIEVAL FESTIVAL in Piazza Duomo, which will become the occasion for a great board for the CHESS GAME TO PEOPLE LIVING which will be held between the City of Orvieto and the City of Marostica. Participants' representatives Historical Parades of Orvieto and Marostica and flag-wavers of the districts and villages Florentines. Along the lines of Historic Chess Match living characters which takes place every two years in Marostica and which was recognized heritage of Italy for the tradition, ladies, gentlemen, armed, and standard-bearers appearing in period costume will give rise to a show fascinating and unique medieval atmosphere that will bring us back. Leading the game will be the Giullar Gianluca Cortese Foresi, while the direction is the Artistic Director of Arts Maurizio Panics, who worked in the latest editions also the director of the Chess Game in Marostica.

Afterwards, waiting to go in Piazza Duomo to witness the Sacred Drama, from 19:30 to 21:30 you can participate in a typical medieval dinner at local restaurants and trattorias of Orvieto (Mauritius, La Buca di Bacco, Ancient Bucchero, Antica Cantina-L'Osteria of Women, at the St. Francis Le Grotte del Funaro, Dell'Ancora).

At 22, in front of the Cathedral is scheduled for the preparation of MIRACLE DE THE SACRED BODY, a free adaptation of Joseph R. Baiocco anonymous Sacred Drama of 1300. Sacred Representation of the Miracle of Bolsena, revived with modern visual technologies and acoustic, wants to be a spectacular contribution was added to a greatest moment of attention and prayer for one of the holidays most representative of Christian culture. The director, once again, is headed by Maurizio Panics, while the scenic-view is curated by Paolo Micciche, a leading expert on visual show, and the lights from Roberto Rocca. Among the actors in the major roles include Paola Gassman, Louis Diberti, Renato Campese, Alexander Frederick, Massimiliano Franciosa, Massimiliano Iacolucci.

The extensive program of the event The City of Corpus Christi also provides, Friday, June 13 to 18, the premiere presentation of Living Stones ... from Orvieto to Jerusalem, documentary film produced by Clipper Media in collaboration with Rai Cinema and in association with Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Orvieto. This is the first of a series of documentary film whose central theme the Holy Land pilgrimage and which will be presented (13-14-15 June), with free admission, the Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Orvieto (Piazza Febei 3, Orvieto ).
The documentary film scheduled for Saturday are 14 Rome, Jerusalem, The twin cities of Constantine (11 hours) and Mountains of Jesus (15:30). Sunday, June 15th will instead be presented Weaving Peace in the Middle East (11 hours) and Jerusalem three times (15 hours). Interventions will follow the screenings of men of faith and internationally renowned archaeologists.

Instead continue until June 30 in St. James Church (Cathedral Square), the photographic exhibition KAROL the pope who changed history. A series of images dedicated 26 years of my Pontificate viewed from the lens of photographer Gianni Giansanti, who was able to capture the most intimate aspects, as well as its man of the Pope.

Then resume June 19 (and will end on June 22), in the picturesque setting of the basement of the Cathedral of Orvieto, the replicas of the theatrical Pietre Vive, where Andrea and Renato Brugnera Campese, directed by Maurizio Panics, interpret Thomas Aquinas and Bonaventure of Bagnoregio.


Complete package € 55
Medieval Festival (seat in the stands) - Medieval Dinner - Sacred Drama (numbered seat)

Single events
Medieval Party - 20 seats in the euro
Medieval Dinner € 25
Sacred Drama - numbered seats € 20

Theatrical Whole Living Stones 10 € - Reduced Membership TeMa € 7

Docufilm free admission

KAROL Show - The Pope who changed the history of euro 3

For info and reservations: tel Ticket Teatro Mancinelli. 0763.340493 (from Thursday to Saturday 10-13 and 16-18) biglietteria@teatromancinelli.it Friday, 13 and Saturday, June 14 a ticket office will also be active in the Piazza del Duomo (10-19 hours).

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