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Date
24 Feb 2009
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IOC News , museum-news-articles

This week at the Museum... 24.02-01.03.09


Olympic’Art exhibition
Until 1 March 2009
Sport and art are universal languages - two traditions that lie at the heart of civilisation itself. The founder of the modern Olympic Games, Pierre de Coubertin, envisioned the Olympiad as more than just a celebration of physical strength. Rather, he felt it should be endowed with an artistic and moral dimension that more closely aligned body and spirit. Through Olympic’Art, visitors can view the history of the Olympism as a fascinating chapter in the history or art… unless it is the other way round.
 
The week’s events at The Olympic Museum
 
Sunday 18 January: Sunday concert: Beethoven & Miaskovski
Wen-Sinn Yang, violoncello, and Ferline Studi, piano, interpret sonatas by Ludwig van Beethoven and Nicolai Miaskovski. At 11 a.m., Museum auditorium, price: CHF 22, subscription: CHF 60 for the five concerts.
 
Opening hours: Tuesday-Sunday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
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