“90 Times Tor Pignattara”
Since January 12, 2017 smany initiatives start to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the Torpignattara Roman neighborhood. A full calendar of events, from the laying of the stumbling blocks in memory of the neighborhood partisans killed at the Fosse Ardeatine, the historical walks between archeology and anthropology, through the comic on the partisan Giordano Sangalli life. To organize the rich program, the District Torpignattara Committee, the Association for Ecomuseum Casilino and Duas Lauros, the Popular School of Torpignattara and the cultural association Black and White.
The night between 17 and July 18, 1927 marks a historic moment for the neighborhood: an administrative act becomes Torpignattara, a rural village in the Roman countryside, 'one of the towns included in the common closed' of Rome.
The project 90 Times Torpignattara 'intends to build an annual program of events through direct participation of the many social and cultural organizations operating in the territory. Many shared events, to build a cultural offer plural, in which every reality can contribute.
The calendar of the celebrations will begin Thursday, January 12, 2017 at 9 am with the laying of 6 stumbling blocks (Stolpersteine) in memory of the partisans of the neighborhood killed at the Fosse Ardeatine. On January 15, however, are to start on Sundays Ecomuseum Casilino 2017, with an historical walk which will have the narrative thread of the events experienced by the district for the first nine months of struggle for the liberation of Rome from Nazi-Fascism. The urban hiking cycle will then continue in the months to accompany the public to discover the historical, archaeological, anthropological, artistic and landscape of the territory.
In April 2017, however, it will be presented the first comic book on the life of the partisan Giordano Sangalli realized thanks to the workshop held by Alessio Spataro for the Popular School of Torpignattara. On 25 April, however, room for the traditional Liberation Day, to be held, as usual, to the Park Giordano Sangalli.