Next date Friday 14th June with the cunning "Fra' Cipolla", the most known character of Decameron.

Polis Association and L'Oranona teatre celebrate the VIIth Centenary of Giovanni Boccaccio's birth with a series of reading taken from the poet's masterpiece, The Decameron. Every second friday of the month, h 21.00 and 22.00, for all the 2013 (except for July and August), Boccaccio's house is going to be the stage for these performances, which are a sort of "Best of".  Here are all the dates:

14 June: VI, 10 Frate Cipolla...

13 September: VII, 9 Lidia Moglie di Nicostrato...

11 October: VIII, 8 Due usano insieme...

8 November: IX, 6 Due giovani albergano...

13 December: X, 10 Il Marchese di Salluzzo...

At the end it is possible take the numbered postcard made by the local painter Carlo Romiti, who is also the director of the show, have a glass of vinsanto with cantuccini, or buy the audio cd “Si racconta le novelle del Boccaccio”, with all the first day of The Decameron inside.
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  • Palazzo pretorio

    Built  at the end of the twelfth century, it was the Alberti count family's mansion house, later Vicar's seat.

  • Boccaccio's house

    Giovanni Boccaccio's house today is a museum and also a famous library which house in  translations of Boccaccio's work such as “The Decameron”, “Ninfale Fiesolano” , etc...

  • Museum of Sacred art

    Born as an Augustinian Convent, today the building shows religious paintings of important artists.