|The World Choir Games|
in performance and church venues throughout downtown from July 4 to 14. A total of 41 categories will be judged with an estimated 400+ choirs from 70 countries competing. They’ll be singing in the streets and public areas and to one another as they show off Cincinnati to the world.
|The Big Pig Gig|
In conjunction with the World Choir Games will be the return of the Big Pig Gig. Last seen in 2000, the fiberglass pig statues will be installed throughout downtown for encounters from visitors to the games. As before, local artists and schools will decorate the pigs with various themes.
A Day in Pompeii, will allow visitors to the Museum Center at Union Terminal to examine archeological treasures frozen in time by the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in 79 A.D. The artifacts rarely leave Italy, but are stopping off in Cincinnati on a national tour. It’s a glimpse at ancient history preserved for all time through frescoes, marble and bronze sculptures, gold coins, jewelry, and hundreds of finds as well as body casts of the volcano’s victims.
|Monet in Giverny|
|Artist's Rendering of the Completed Washington Park|