New Zealand Embassy Rome, Italy
Legato exhibition opens in Cassino for the 70th Anniversary Commemorations
The New Zealand exhibition for commemoration and peace, Legato, forms part of the commemorations for the seventieth anniversary of the end of the battles for Cassino. Over 150 artworks and photographs by 37 New Zealanders will be on display in two venues in Cassino. The exhibition is also being supported by the Ngati Ranana culture group from London.
The opening event is at 1pm on Saturday 17 May in the Sala Pietro Malatesta, Biblioteca Comunale, when the exhibition will be opened by His Excellency Dr Trevor Matheson, New Zealand Ambassador to Rome.
A second opening event and blessing will be at the Historiale on Sunday 18th at 4.30pm when the exhibition by guest exhibitor Maree Wilks is formally opened (it will be able to be viewed prior to this).