latest events of the first season of the “Beppe Fenoglio 22” calendar –

The first of the four seasons of the “Beppe Fenoglio 22” calendar for the celebration of the centenary of the birth of Beppe Fenoglio ends with a rich bouquet of events May 25-29.

It’s still a Spring of Beauty the one during which Wednesday May 25 at 8:30 p.m. ACAdemy – Predicting the future, the reality born in theACA Albese Traders Association for the purpose of cultural dissemination – offers to the associates, at the Sala Alba of the headquarters in Piazza San Paolo 3 in Alba, the screening of the film by Guido Chiesa “Il partigiano Johnny”. The initiative is part of the initiatives with which, since the inauguration of the centenary program, the merchants of Albese have shared the spirit and content of the events organized by the Beppe Fenoglio Study Center from the self-supporting leaflets with the guiding image of Beppe Fenoglio 22 which are present in all the stores of Alba and which, thanks to a qr code, allow you to always be up to date with the latest planned initiatives. Free admission by reservation at 0173/226611 or

Saturday May 28 in Mondovi inaugurates a new edition of the festival I Tightrope walkers – Words in balance which this year devotes the entire edition to Fenoglio. “R-existenze: from the Langa di Fenoglio to the siege of Sarajevo» Is the red thread of the 2022 edition of the cultural event organized by the cultural association Gli Spigolatori. A vast and ambitious theme, inspired by the centenary of the birth of the writer and partisan and the thirty years since the beginning of one of the bloodiest sieges in contemporary history and which aims not only to compare military and civilian resistance in European history, but to recall the importance of peace and respect for human rights, and which will bring illustrious names from the Italian journalistic and literary scene to the city of Cuneo. The first appointment in the busy calendar of the event opens on May 28: in the medieval walls of the Palazzo di Città, the photographic exhibition from which the title of the 2022 edition was born with the photos of the journalist Paul Siccardi he was born in Beppe Fenoglio Study Center and, in the evening, the presentation of the book by Toni Capuozzo Balkan. The Last European War. ”

FOR Borgofranco di Ivreaas part of the project of Borgolibri Literature Festival, Saturday 28 May at the Palazzo Marini at 5.30 p.m. the lecture by prof. Giacomo Verri – author of partisan winter tells the ethical will to put the theme of the Resistance before the eyes of readers, looking for a way different from the usual to tell it, to try to make it really see with different eyes. His Tribute to Beppe Fenoglio – Saturday salary it is organized by the Center for Studies Beppe Fenoglio d’Alba. Free admission subject to availability.

From May 29 to June 5 at the Palazzo Mostre e Congressi the exhibition titled “Far behind the clouds. Path of discovery through the places, culture, language and history of Fenoglio”.
The exhibition contains the works of the “Officina Fenoglio” project created by the schools of the Istituto Comprensivo Quartiere Moretta. The inauguration will take place on Sunday May 29 at 10 a.m. The exhibition will be open on Sunday May 29, Thursday June 2, Saturday June 4 and Sunday June 5 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., while on working days and on public holidays (30 and 31 May, 1 and 3 June) the opening hours will be from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Free admission.

Sunday May 29 with an appointment at 10:30 a.m. a new meeting with “Between the Lines of Fenoglio”, a pleasant route and a guided tour of 11 stages in the city, in the historic center of Alba. It starts from Piazza Rossetti 2, seat of the Center for Studies and the ideal place to begin the story of the life of Beppe Fenoglio, which winds between private and civil life, of the beloved Liceo classico “G. Govone” at the town hall and the other places described and experienced by the writer. Inscriptions
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keep on going until June 2 to the cultural association ace of cups in via Gioberti 7 in Alba the photographic exhibition “In the shade of a beautiful flower” which presents a series of images of tombstones, located in the Campo di Gloria of the Alba cemetery, in memory of the partisans who fell in battle during the Resistance. Many of these young people who sacrificed themselves for our freedom were friends of Beppe Fenoglio like Dario Scaglione, who died after the Battle of Valdivilla in February 1945, to whom the writer from Alba dedicated a moving and poignant letter. The exhibition is open until June 2 at the following times: Thursday, Friday and Saturday 5:00 p.m. / 7:00 p.m. – Sunday and public holidays: 10:00 a.m. / 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. / 7:00 p.m. (other times by reservation)

It remains open to visitors until June 4 to Municipal Library “G. Ferrero” of Alba the exhibition of “Phenoglian Manifestos” presented by the Liceo Leonardo da Vinci in Alba. The exhibition consists of 17 literary-figurative posters, made with different techniques, but with the common intention of drawing and illustrating a Phenolic epic. The students’ approach to Beppe Fenoglio’s novels and short stories offered them the opportunity to discover and reflect on new heroes, both fragile and strong, and to rediscover the spirit of solidarity, the sense of belonging to a community and sacrifice, that they are more relevant than ever. By creatively reworking the works of the writer through poems, reflections, drawings and photographs, the students were also able to identify the strengths and weaknesses of humanity and, consequently, develop their personal growth. The hours of the exhibition will follow the opening hours of the library, i.e. from Tuesday to Friday 9:00 a.m./12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m./6:00 p.m. and Saturday 9:00 a.m./12:30 p.m.

Throughout the Centenary of Fenogliano, in collaboration with the Municipality of Alba, the installation is set up “Piazza Rossetti 1” a structure – designed and built by architect Danilo Manassero with photographs by Antonio Buccolo – that reveals the interiors of what was Casa Fenoglio a century ago through a polygonal game.

Until August 28or one Mango the photographic exhibition can be visited in the “Don Bosso” room “Places of Malora”. The images in this exhibition – organized by the Manganum cultural association in collaboration with the municipality of Mango and the Albese photographic group – are dedicated to the Langa di Fenoglio with reference to the photographic book of the same name, published in October 1999 and composed of a total of 153 images. A work of great documentary and cultural value, in a well-finished quality frame, gives new life to a work that constitutes a real milestone in the history of the territory.

The calendar of appointments, in constant evolution, is updated on the Fenogliano centenary website


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