what to do from May 6 to 8 +++ DESIGN

The preview of the Maggio dei Monumenti with a guided tour to discover the cult of pezzentelle souls, the meeting with Jovanotti and Crocetti in the Spanish Quarter for the presentation of beach poems, Romito in concert for the review Napoli Unpluggedfree appointments with the Florida Spain the Trianon Viviani comes the tribute to Titina De Filippo and the Agnano Hippodrome an interactive exhibition to fully immerse you in the wonderful universe of butterflies.

New weekend full of initiatives in the city including exhibitions, shows, concerts, special tours and appointments for the little ones.

Here are our tips on what to do and see in Naples (and vicinity) from May 6-8

May preview of monuments 2022

The preview of the XXVIII edition of the Maggio dei Monumenti will take place in the heart of Secondigliano: on Saturday, May 7 at 11:30 am, a guided tour will be offered to citizens and tourists that will allow them to discover the church and the crypt of SS. Cosma e Damiano, considered one of the most evocative places of the soul cult in purgatory. Click here for all information

Jovanotti in the Spanish Quarter with Nicola Crocetti

On Saturday, May 7 at 7 p.m., the Foqus Foundation in the Spanish Quarter will host the meeting with Jovanotti and Nicola Crocetti for the presentation of Beach Poems (Crocetti Editore): an anthology of great poets from all times and countries, from Malcolm Lowry to Ghiannis Rtisos, from Wisława Szymborska to Mariangela Gualtieri. Free entrance with reservation. Click here for all information

plantaMarket exhibition dedicated to horticulture

The 8th edition of Planta, the garden and more will be held from May 6 to 8 in the spaces of the Real Botanical Garden of Naples. The protagonists are seasonal plants and flowers, exclusive seeds, botanical rarities, exotic essences, garden products, baskets and garden and outdoor supplies. Thematic meetings, book presentations, educational workshops, artistic and musical events will characterize the three days of the event. There will also be special sessions for children to introduce them to the secrets of botany. Click here for all information

Romito in concert for Napoli Unplugged

On Friday, May 6, Romito will give a concert in the Corte dell’Arte of the Quartieri Spagnoli Foundation, better known as FOQUS, guest of NApply Unpluggeda review of author’s music, organized by the Brodo Cultural Association, under the artistic direction of Viola Bufano. Click here for all information

At the Trianon the tribute to Titina De Filippo

This weekend at Trianon Viviani – as part of the review Scarpetta’s Legacy – goes on stage Titina the Magnificent, with the dramaturgy of Domenico Ingenito and Francesco Saponaro, freely inspired by the book Titina DeFilippo. The life of a theater woman by Augusto Carloni. Starring Antonella Stefanucci, in the title role, and Edoardo Sorgente, who plays all the other characters, male and female. The show tells about Titina De Filippo as an artist, but also about her private life as a mother, older sister and wife. Click here for all information

The Universe of Butterflies in Naples

Fairytale emotions in the park of the Agnano Hippodrome where the exhibition arrives from May 6 interactive, immersive and didactic “Universe of Butterflies and Butterfly Experience”. Click here for all information

The Cathedral of Water: A Musical Journey to the Mirabilis Pool

On Sunday 8 May, the Mirabilisbad will be transformed into a magnificent theatre. Federica Ottombrino, accompanying herself with accordion and guitar, sings about water and life and provides us with an evening full of suggestions. The event will also be repeated on 15 and 22 May. Click here for all information

In Capodimonte, between art and nature

The beautiful Capodimonte Museum is also open this weekend. An opportunity to admire – in addition to the beautiful collections on the site – the new layout of the Royal Apartment, the exhibition that has just been inaugurated Beyond Caravaggio [clicca qui per tutte le informazioni] e The Triumph of Death, 2019the monumental canvas (535.94 cm x 535.94 cm) by the artist Cecily Brown [clicca qui per tutte le informazioni]† Also not to be missed is a relaxing and invigorating walk through the beautiful avenues of the Real Bosco, which remains open every day, respecting the usual times.

The Tram closes the season with Pasolini Naples Decameron

The 2021/2022 season of the TRAM Theater will conclude with a final tribute to Pier Paolo Pasolini on the centenary of his birth: Pasolini Naples Decameron by Mirko DiMartino. The show tells the genesis of the Decameron from Pasolini’s point of view, his warm relationship with Naples, his search for a mythical past to contrast with the consumerist present, the recognition of failure. On the podium are Nello Provenzano, Angela Bertamino, Miriam Della Corte and Domenico Tufano. The show can be seen from May 5 to 7 and from May 12 to 15. Click here for all information

Van Gogh, exhibition event in Naples

The exhibition is on view to the public until June 26 in the monumental Palazzo Fondi Van Gogh multimedia and The secret room† Organized by Navigare Srl and curated by Giovanna Strano and Maria Rosso, the core of the exhibition is the troubled human and artistic figure of the Dutch master, presented through a multimedia path full of contributions and an evocative gallery of famous portraits, self-portraits , death of nature and landscapes that reproduces the original paintings with the greatest fidelity. Click here for all information

Florida Spa

A series of meetings dedicated to well-being in the greenery of the Villa Floridiana park will begin on Saturday, May 7. The agreements aim to bring the participants closer to wellness in nature through the encounter with different oriental disciplines, which will be illustrated from time to time by qualified instructors. Participation in the meetings is free, reservation is required. Click here for all information

Spring Stories in the Botanical Garden

Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 May, as part of the Market Exhibition dedicated to horticulture planta, the appointment with the Spring Tales of I Teatrini also returns to the Botanical Garden. On stage, at 11 and 17 years old, ‘Tale of a tree and a child’: a show by Giovanna Facciolo, freely inspired by an illustrated story by Shel Silverstein. Recommended age: 3 – 8 years. Click here for all information

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