March 8th is Festa della Donna – International Women’s Day

A global day celebrating the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future.

Celebrated throughout the world, here’s a quick look at what’s on tap this year in Naples.

Don Trastullo at the San Carlo Theater
March 2 – 11  – Special Promotion
The show, Don Trastullo by Niccolò Jommelli will be dedicated to the the public “in pink” with a special promotion: free entrance for all women and for their escorts, one ticket at 40€ vice 80€

Free Guided visit at MADRE Museum
March 8th 1200 – 1700
Free guided visit with purchase of a ticket

3 Days Events on Gender at Naples Science Center
March 7 – 9

Screening of Terraferma by Emanuele Crialese
Biblioteca Universitaria di Napoli
Screening starts at 10:00 at the Cinema Pierrot, via A. C. De Meis, 58, Ponticellii followed by a debate on the theme of immigration and in particular the condition of female immigrants in Italy.

Imperatrici e principesse nella Campania romana. Testimonianze storiche, epigrafiche, iconografiche
Conference at the National Archaeological Museum
March 8th at  1500
Reservations required  +39 0814422273

La città delle Regine – The City of Queens
Guided Visit at the San Martino Charterhouse
March 8th at 1100
A look at the personality of Naples Queens through Royal Bourbon Iconography

Le donne e l’arte al Museo di Capodimonte – Women and Art at Capodimonte
Guided Visit at the Capodimonte Museum
March 8th at 1130

Lucia Migliaccio fra grazia e potere
Guided Visit at the Duca di Martina Museum
March 8th at 1100
Reservations required +39 0815788418
The museum pays tribute to Lucia Migliaccio, the original owner of Villa Floridiana, given to her by Ferdinand I of Bourbon after the wedding took place in Palermo in 1814.

TOMASO BINGA – SOGNO un MONDO che È maschile trasformarsi al FEMMINILE
Presentation at Novecento a Napoli Museum
March 8th at 1700

La signora col tacco si racconta
Literary and artistic performance at Capodimonte’s 19th Century Gallery
March 8th at 1600

And as always, the Minister for Cultural Activities, MiBAC offers free entry to all Italian National Museums, Monuments, and Archaeological Sites on 8 March 2012.

Participating Museums and Sites in Naples

Participating Museums and Sites in Campania