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Free Trieste celebrates the 71st Independence Day
On Saturday, September 15th, and on Sunday, September 16th, the Free Trieste Movement celebrates the 71st anniversary of the coming into force of the Treaty of Peace that establishes the Free Territory of Trieste, and the 70th anniversary of the Marshall Plan, with two events: one in front of its head office, in piazza della Borsa, and another at S.Giovanni di Duino – Štivan.
On September 15th, at 11.30AM, in piazza della Borsa takes place the opening ceremony of history exhibit «Trieste thanks America – the Marshall Plan in the Free Territory», open until 1.30PM.
On the same day, and until Sunday, September 16th, takes place a demonstration at the cross border post of S.Giovanni di Duino – Štivan; the event starts at 10AM with a Flag Raising Ceremony, and ends the day after at 6.30PM with a Flag Lowering Ceremony. On both days there is a barbecue (to participate, it is necessary reserving a place). On Sunday morning takes place also a hike on the nearby Mt. Hermada.
The Marshall Plan exhibit can be visited from Monday 17th to Wednesday 19th at the social Club of the Free Trieste Movement, in piazza della Borsa 7 (1st floor; opening hours: 10AM to 12PM and 5PM to 7PM).)
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The Free Trieste Movement is a legalitarian organization established in 2011 to protect the present-day Free Territory of Trieste - FTT, an independent, sovereign State with an international Free Port, established on 15 September 1947 under the expected provisional regime of Government, entrusted, since 1954, to the Government - not to the State - of Italy. Its head office is in Piazza della Borsa 7, Trieste...
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