White Night in Florence (6th Edition)
April 30, 2015 in Florence: THE BLACK NIGHT
It will be called 'The Black Night' Hosting Live Music and Shows all around the city, from suburbs to township, passing by the Oltrarno. It'll take place on April 30, it will open, unlike past years, with a concert (open to the public) in Sollicciano county prison, featuring musicians and jailbirds.
MUSICAL PROJECT: 'The Black Night' will focus on live music in the city, leaning towards blues, jazz, rock, funk, gospel and reggae. The new edition besides music, will revolve around children activities,the treasuring of craftsmanship, the theme of the Oltrarno, the enhancement of the suburbs and the less known places of the city, the reinstating of temporary abandoned spaces, books and libraries.
MUSEUMS: On the occasion of the White Night in Florence and the festivities of May Day quite a number museums of the Polo Fiorentino will be open.
On Thursday evening, April 30: Bargello Museum, the Museum of Cappelle Medice and the Cenacolo Ognissanti will be open for visits from 8 pm till midnight.
Friday May Day: Boboli Gardens (from 8.15 to 18.30), the Bargello (from 8.15 to 13:50), the Museum of Palazzo Davanzati (from 8.15 to 13:50), the Church of Orsanmichele (10 to 17) and the Cenacolo by Andrea Del Sarto (from 8.15 to 13:50).
Also on May Day will open the Villa La Petraia, the Villa Medici in Cerreto Guidi, the Villa Medici at Poggio a Caiano and the beautiful Garden of the Villa Medici at Castello.
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