Sunday, May 8 will kick off Castle Point Marettimo of Troy, recently restored after almost a century of decline and abandonment. For decades, the ancient fortress, a symbol of the Egadi was at risk of collapse and subsidence. After a long international administration, passed by the transfer of ownership of the manor from the State to the City of Favignana up the definition of the restoration project and its financing by the European Union, the castle has been renovated to be a museum and to Monitoring the marine protected area, with the aim of monitoring the specimens of the monk seal in the waters of Marettimo recently returned after half a century of absence. The Castle will be opened on Sunday at 11.30. During the day, entitled "Little Big Italy", an initiative organized by Legambiente, Marine Protected Area "Aegadian and Favignana, will present the new premises to house the Museum and Observatory. There is also the screening of documentaries on Punta Troia Castle and the video "Anita Garibaldi and The Thousand Marettimo by Egadi before landing at Marsala. It will also be shown the program of events taking place in the Castle in 2011. On the occasion of the reopening of the fortress on the island will also be organized for thematic meetings, as well as tastings and entertaining moments, with the musical group Ericetenika, scheduled for Saturday evening in the square of Marettimo. The celebrations for the inauguration of the castle will be opened right in the morning Saturday, May 7 with the Ecological Day, sponsored by Legambiente Egadi. Environmentalists and volunteers clean the beach of the master Scalo, the stretch of coast where you can reach the Castle along the path going up to the top of the hill at a height of 116 meters. Is scheduled at noon in the square with a tasting of typical local products, while at 17, the Museum of the Sea, near the Scalo Vecchio, will present the historical and archaeological exhibition in the coming weeks will be staged at the Castle and a special issue of " Journal of Egadi ", entirely dedicated to the fortress of Marettimo, after more than a century of neglect finally return to" live ", becoming a cultural hub in the heart of the Mediterranean Sea.
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