"Monumenti Aperti", is a cultural event, that reached its 23rd edition, in which hundreds of cultural, naturalistic and landscapes sites are rediscovered in Sardinia (and in other regions of Italy) during several weekends, from May to October. Every site is narrated by young volunteers, through a special participatory storytelling. Not everyone knows that the event was born in 1993, from the idea of five boys of Cagliari: young students who dreamed of committing themselves to “give back” to the population their own abandoned cultural heritage, left for too long to oblivion. From the first edition, when 36 sites were opened to the public, until today, "Monumenti Aperti" concerns over 800 spaces, including museums and art galleries, archaeological sites, historic buildings, churches, crypts, archives and libraries. And now the torch is passed to a small “army” of active citizens composed of over 23 thousand volunteers. But back to those five boys...
Community engagement, Education