Exhibition “Constantine the Great and Edict of Milan 313. – The birth of Christianity in the Roman Provinces on the territory of Serbia” and Opera “Aida” by Giuseppe Verdi on May 18th at Vuiminacium
On the occasion of the celebration of the Anniversary “Edict of Milan 313-2013, Serbia”, on May 18th, 2013, at the archeological complex “Vuiminacium”, will be held two manifestations: Exhibition, organized by The National Museum of the Republic of Serbia “Constantine the Great and Edict of Milan 313.-The birth of Christianity in the Roman Provinces on the territory of Serbia” and Opera “Aida” by Giuseppe Verdi, performed by Ensemble of the Belgrade Opera and two famous opera singers.
Exhibition “Constantine the Great and Edict of Milan 313.-The birth of Christianity in the Roman Provinces on the territory of Serbia”
May 18th, 18h, Viminacium, Roman Villa
The exhibition consists from seven visual and thematic parts and includes exhibits which belong to the World Cultural Heritage (sculptures, fragments of architectural stone decoration; jewelry, cult items, ceremonial objects and items from gold, silver, ceramics and glass; parts of military and formal equipment; roman imperial money and imperial medallions). It will be presented about 128 artifacts from the end of II to VI and VII century A.D.
The special attraction is a Portrait of the Constantine the Great in bronze, discovered in 1900, in Constantine birthplace Naissus (Nis). This collection is a part of the Collection family, saved in the most famous museums in the world.
Opera “Aida” by Giuseppe Verdi
May 18th, 20h, Viminacium, Roman Amphitheater
Opera “Aida” by Giuseppe Verdi will be put on by Belgrade Opera with participation of two famous opera singers: Francesco Anile, Italian tenor and Paolo Coni, Italian baritone and Conductor Ivan Kozuharov.
Entrance is free.
The Opera will be performed in the Roman Amphitheater in Viminacium that will be reconstructed especially for this manifestation and after 18th of May it will be suitable for many cultural events in the future.
President of Serbia Mr.Tomislav Nikolic, His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej, diplomatic corps etc. will attend the Event.
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