May of Monuments 2019: the program of events and exhibitions


All the events of the program of May of Monuments 2019 in Naples with exhibitions, guided tours, festivals, and meetings!

On the occasion of the 220esimo anniversary of revolutionary motions of the 1799, the Department of Culture and Tourism of the Municipality of Naples dedicates the 25th edition to Gaetano Filangieri with the theme "The right to happiness. Filangieri and the '700 dei Lumi'.

Various bodies have participated in the implementation of the program such as the University of Naples Federico II, the University of Naples "L'Orientale", the University "Suor Orsola Benincasa" of Naples, the Academy of Fine Arts of Naples, the Institut Français of Naples, the National Library of Naples, the San Carlo Theater and many others.

The events are divided into a series of initiatives such as concerts, shows, theater and guarattelle, conferences, exhibitions, conferences and guided tours.

Here are some of the most important events while the complete program can be consulted at the link at the end of the article.


The right to happiness. Filangieri and the '700 of the Enlightenment

Wednesday 24 May hours 19: 00, Auditorium “D. Scarlatti ”of the Rai of Naples

Scarlatti Junior opens the May of Monuments 2019 in the name of the right to happiness
Concert of the Scarlatti Junior Orchestra (112 elements)
A symphonic event full of emotions, energy and joviality. Free admission subject to availability

from 1 May to 15 June
inauguration of 1 May Day 12.00 | open from Monday to Friday 9-18 hours; Saturday hours 9-13
National Library, Exhibition Hall
The right to happiness. The season of reforms in the Kingdom of Naples.
Bibliographic and iconographic exhibition that illustrates the movement of opinion that develops around the figure of Gaetano Filangieri. Free admission
Info: URP 081 7819210 / 081 7819231

Until the 2 June
Maschio Angioino
Gaetano Filangieri. The State according to reason
Educational exhibition that reproduces documents and works of art that retrace the steps of the life of
Gaetano Filangieri. Info: |

Saturday 4 May 20.00 hours
Hall of Mirrors of the Italian Institute for Philosophical Studies - via Monte di Dio, 14

Eleonora Pimentel Fonseca, with civic expansion of heart written and direct theatrical show
by Riccardo De Luca, with Annalisa Renzulli in the role of Lenòr. Cost 18 euro
Info: Cell. 3277022940 - 3393113514

May in places of culture

Sunday 28 April 19.00 hours
Church of San Potito - via Salvatore Tommasi, 65
Thats Napoli Live Show! Info: 3665997946 -

Sunday 28 April hours 11.00 and 12.30
Church of Donnaregina Vecchia - largo Donnaregina
Save by Miracle
Theatrical performance with the same actors and the same technique as the tableaux vivants. Info:

Tuesday 30 April hours 20.30
Church of Santa Maria della Colonna - via Tribunali, 282
The Three Tenors in Concert
Concert by the three tenors Delfo Paone, Fabio Andreotti and Emmanuel Lombardi. Cost starting from € 20.00
Info and reservations:

Guided tours

from the April 25 to the 2 June
1) Naples womb
2) Outside the walls
appointment: Porta San Gennaro every day, including holidays and weekends, free time a
starting from 9.00 to 16.00 (last rental, maximum duration 3 hours). info: 0815571101, 0815571912, 3518293339 (also whatsapp),

26 April 17.00 hours
Discovering the Royal Palace of Naples
appointment: Piazza Trieste e Trento. cost: 8 €, reduced from 8 to 17 years 4 € (ticket of the Royal Palace Museum: 6 € full, 2 € reduced from 18 to 25 years)
info: 3770994320, info @ heartofthecity,

26 April from 10.00 to 13.00
The search for happiness: from Gaetano Filangieri to Symbolism
appointment: Palazzo Venezia, via Benedetto Croce n. 19
Visit with figures in period costume of Palazzo Venezia, a noble building of the '700. Cost: free admission
info: 3332886212,,

Event information

When: from 25 April to 2 Giungo 2019

Where: various places in Naples

Contacts: complete program 


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Written by Serena De Luca
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