Discover Pesaro, Italy's Capital of Culture for 2024

Apr 11, 2022 286

BY: Francesca Bezzone

Last week Pesaro, a lively town of about 100.000 in the Marche region, was proclaimed Italy’s Capital of Culture for the year 2024. The announcement was given by Italian Minister for Cultural Heritage and Activities, Dario Franceschini, whose recent proposition to help Ukraine rebuild the theatre of Mariupol, destroyed by Russian bombings, was embraced unanimously by the parliament.

Speaking of Pesaro’s victory, Franceschini explained that the choice was based on the fact that the city presented a project to valorize “the relationship between the city and its territory, with a program that involves the whole province.” 

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SOURCE: https://italoamericano.org

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