Like every year , Marsala recalls the landing of a Thousand , key event of the delicate Italian Risorgimento . A series of initiatives will remember the epic , with the main day of May 11 , the day of the Landing at Marsala Giuseppe Garibaldi and his loyal and brave men , took place precisely on 11 May 1860 .
The 154th Anniversary of the Landing will begin to be remembered with the exhibition which will be held Friday, May 9 , at 11 am , at St. Peterīs Complex . " Sicily : Garibaldi Places of memory " is the title of the exhibition curated by Aldo Sessa , which will have to be relics from the background , the fascinating history and artistic clothes , uniforms and weapons of the Thousand , original documents, photo archive and even a chair on which he rested after the arrival of Garibaldi at Marsala. After the main hall of the museum , dedicated to " James Giustolisi " , you enter the room devoted to the Thousand and Mito, where there are portraits, paintings, photographs and prints that depict the faces of those who contributed to the unification process national ended March 17, 1861 . At 17, at the Municipal Library there will be the presentation of the publication " Operation Husky " , with Joseph Casarrubea . The day will conclude with a bike ride through the streets of Garibaldi : The meeting is at 21:30 in Piazza Piemonte and Lombardo - very representative name , which bears the name of two ships of Garibaldi .
Saturday, May 10 , at 9:30 pm , at the Municipal Theatre will host the screening of the film "Long Live Italy " , with commentary by Renzo Rossellini. In the afternoon , at 17 , in the former church of SantīAntonio Abate via XI Maggio, will open a new exhibition, "Marsala in miniature", curated by Vincenzo Genovese. At 19 , however, in Piazza della Repubblica , you can attend the performance of the Fanfare of the Sharpshooters Dismissal . At 20, at St. Peterīs Complex , you can taste the typical products in the course of " The Unification of Italy at the Table ," while at the end , at 21:30 , at the Municipal Theatre you can watch the show "The Leopard" , with the participation of well-known actor Sebastiano Somma .
Finally, it will be the turn of the " White night ... Waiting for the General " , with shops open all night .
Sunday, May 11 , at 9:15 , will be remembered , as well as the landing of the 1000 , even the British bombardment of 1943 , Marsala earned the gold medal for civil valor , with a commemorative moment in Villa del Rosario , where it will be placed a crown to the civilian victims of the bombing . Next, start the 14th Podistico Garibaldi Trophy , which will depart from the Port. So the re-enactment of the historic landing of a Thousand, at Marsala port, with the participation of the aforementioned Sebastiano Somma .