Matera 2019 events, hosts the exhibition From Matera to Tus.
The exhibition represents a collection containing 40 photos that compares the sacred places of the city of Mashhad seen by the illustrious Materan Antonio Raffaele Giannuzzi (1818-1876) and the sacred places of the same city in our times.
An initiative that foresees in the events of Matera 2019 the naming of a street in Matera to the city of Khorasan and the donation of the statue (bust) of the great Persian poet Ferdowsi (920-1020) to the city of Matera and the naming of a via a Tus in Matera.
The initiative stems from the collaboration between the Cultural Institute of Iran in Rome, the Municipality of Matera, the Matera 2019 Foundation, the Abruzzo Avventure Cultural Association and the Municipality of Mashhad with the precious contribution of dott. Pasquale Doria and Iranian citizens residing in Matera.
The exhibition can be visited until the next 19 October at the Hypogeum of Piazza San Francesco with free admission.
Open every day with the following schedule:
From 09.00 to 13.00
From the 15.00 20.00