Bar del Boschetto, in the Parco Giovanni Paolo II,
in front of Parco del Castello
8:30 am - 12:30 am
2.30 pm - 6.30 pm
How we move:
History, Culture, Art, Legends of the territory, craftsmanship of papier mache, Living History.
WE WARMLY WELCOME
Italian and foreign tourists who wish to immerse themselves, as protagonists, in a historic representation of the splendid scene of Matera, who are going to deepen their knowledge on the art and culture and also learn craftsmen work techniques of papier mache in accordance to local traditions.
Meeting Aurelia at the Bar del Boschetto
Until you walk to the Castello Tramontano (still incomplete) Aurelia will explain to you the coat of arms of Matera
You will enter the story as a citizen of Matera of the 500 and will learn to live the epoch when the revolt against the tyrant was promoted
You will be a participant of a revolt under the Tower of the Castle where the Count will try, for the last time, to address and take advantage of the kindness of the Matera people
While you follow a map to reach a secret place where a laboratory of an authentic craftsman of papier-mache is found, a demonstration of his art, exclusively for you, will be held.
A licensed guide will help you appreciate the course of study emphasising the history and art of Matera and consequently will be ready to bring you to the final of the adjacent square of the Cathedral Church (a guided visit) to ambush the Count.
Epilogue “ by surpise… “
The people of Matera are tired of the tyranny of the Matera Count Giancarlo Tramontano. Today is the 29 Decembre 1514 and we all are called to come in front of the Castle of Matera. Brunetta, courageous daughter of the gunsmith of Matera, has gather the most intrepid citizens of Matera to promote a riot to overthrow and oust the evil and hated Count.
Also you, come immediately as time is our enemy! And bring arms and sticks to make legendary this moment, so important for our city of Matera.
Aurelia, in the shoes of the legendary Brunetta, will help you relive this dramatic moment, which really happened in the Medieval lands of Matera. You will find out the reasons for which the Castle of Tramontano had remained incomplete, will relive the feelings which moved the population to hunt the tyrant who had tired the people of Matera and feelings which bothered the people with the Count’s manias of power and conquest; you will enjoy a guided visit along the streets of the Duomo of Matera and assist a craftsmen demonstration of the characteristic local working of papier-mache.
- Children under 12 are welcomed only if accompanied by an adult.
- Wear comfortable shoes to move easily on the streets of Matera.
Artès animator who will be animating you along the entire course of the story, a licensed tour guide for the city visit, historical reference to the historical reenactment, demostration of papier-mache craft in a local laboratory, beverage and coffee at the venue bar Bar del Boschetto, Tarallucci and Wine to conclude, awarding of certificates to celebrate the end of the rebellion.
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