Sep 28, 1999
By tradition, Conferences are, as well, a good occasion, for
a pleasant and cultural entertainment of all participants and
their companions. Chep 2000 organizers have already planned some
activities which will delight the guests.
- On Sunday February 6th, along with the registration to the
Conference a welcome party will be offered from
14.30 to 19.30.
Price is included in the conference fee. During these hours, all
participants will be welcomed. It will be the occasion, after the
trip, to enjoy a few hours in relax and chatter with friends and
the Local Organizing Committee. Good wine, drinks and a quick
delicious bite of some good Italian savouries, will entertain all
- On Wednesday night, February 9th, a
classic music concert will be offered
at "Teatro Pollini", one of the most prestigious in
Padova. The concert will be given by "I Solisti Veneti",
the most popular and technically outstanding italian orchestra
and one of the finest orchestras in the world. Price is included in
the conference fee. Companions are,
as well, invited to participate with no extra charge.
- On Thursday night, February 10th, a social dinner
will be offered at "Villa Contarini". Among the many villas
scattered throughout the province of Padova, Villa Contarini degli
Scrigni at Piazzola sul Brenta, attributed to Andrea Palladio, is
distinguished for its incomparable splendour. Architectonic jewel of XVI
century surrounded by a 50 hectares park, it is of great interest also
for its naturalistic resources, like an intact oasis of the pre-roman
period, a lake, and botanical garden. In its rooms you can admire frescos
by the school of Giulio Romano and by Torti. Price for dinner is included
in the conference fee. Companions who wish to participate are warmly
welcome. An extra charge of Lit. 75.000 is due for each companion.
Ticket for companions dinner can be purchased upon arrival in Padova.
Dead line for companion reservation is Tuesday, February 8th.
- Companions who wish to visit the surroundings of Padova,
or the beauties of the city, will be helped by the local
organizers with suggestions and all needed information.
- We are still trying to organize some more events...