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« Wonders. The Peninsula of Treasures »

Date:

01/12/2018


« Wonders. The Peninsula of Treasures »

During the month of January, Rai1 will devote four prime-time shows to the Italian sites inscribed on the World Heritage List. Hosted by Alberto Angela, each episode of « Wonders. the peninsula of treasures » will allow us to discover the unique artistic heritage and beauty of 3 among the 53 sites.

The first episode, which will be aired on January 4, will be devoted to the Church and Dominican Convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie with “The Last Supper” by Leonardo da Vinci, the Historic Centre of Siena and the Archaeological Area of Agrigento.

The second episode, aires on January 10, will unveil the 18th-Century Royal Palace at Caserta with the Park, the Aqueduct of Vanvitelli, and the San Leucio Complex, the Vineyard Landscape of Piedmont: Langhe-Roero and Monferrato and to Assisi, the Basilica of San Francesco and Other Franciscan Sites.

During thèse first two shows, Ambassador Vincenza Lomonaco, Permanent delegate of Italy to UNESCO, explained the value of each inscription on the World Heritage List and of the protection of cultural heritage.

During the first two episodes, Ambassador Vincenza Lomonaco, the Italian Permanent Delegate to UNESCO, explained the importance of each inscription on the World Heritage List and of the protection of cultural heritage.

The third episode brings us to discover the wonders of Pisa's Piazza del Duomo, the Sassi and the park of the rupestrain churches of Matera and the Dolomites, one of Italy's five natural WH sites.

In the fourth and last episode, the following Italian sites were presented: Castel del Monte, the Trulli of Alberobello, the  Etruscan Necropolises of Cerveteri and Tarquinia and the Palladian Villa of the Veneto.

 

 

Intervention by Ambassador Vincenza Lomonaco on January 4, 2018 

Intervention by Ambassador Vincenza Lomonaco on January 10, 2018

 

Full episode of January 4, 2018

Full episode of January 10, 2018

Full episode of January 17, 2018

Full episode of January 24, 2018

 


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