"The Museo dell’Arpa Victor Salvi, located at Piasco, at the entrance to the Varaita Valley, the area that used to be the old marquisate of Saluzzo, in the district of Cuneo, was inaugurated on 3 December 2005 and is managed by the Associazione Museo dell’ Arpa Victor Salvi.
It is the very first museum entirely dedicated to the harp, its history and music, in a multi-functional building with exhibition area, auditorium and historical archives now being prepared.
The Museum, promoted by the Comunità Montana Valle Variata, the Fondazione Victor Salvi and the company Salvi N.S.M. s.p.a. has been financed by the European Union F.E.S.R., the Ministero dell'Economia e delle Finanze, the Regione Piemonte Direzione Industria-Turismo–Economia Montana, by G.A.L. (Tradizione delle Terre Occitane I.C. Leader AZ. 3.1) and N.S.M. s.p.a.
Work started in July 2004, the Musuem was inaugurated on 3 December 2005 and was opened to the public on 28 January 2006. " Visit website for more information. (ed.)
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