18-23 March 2009. Le cinque giornate di Milano commemorates the 161th anniversary of one of the most important episodes in the history of the Italian Risorgimento, symbolized by the popular uprisings in Milan in March 1848.
The events include guided tours, lectures, concerts and readings at various sites such as the Museo del Risorgimento, the Foundation Italy Russia, the Museo Martinitt e Stelline and the Cervantes Institute. On Monday 23 March there are celebrations at Casa Manzoni to mark the symbolic end of hostilities on the sixth day after five days of uprising. (tel. 02-86460403).