The event program

The event program

May 25th - Olympic Stadium

09:00 am
Opening of the Children's Village (Foro Italico)

12:30 pm
Opening of the Olympic Stadium

2:30 pm
We welcome and meet

3:00 pm
Children discover the Joy Cross by Mimmo Paladino

3:15 pm
Official anthem of the GMB sung by the Zecchino d'Oro choir

3:30 pm
Carlo Conti greets the 101 delegations in traditional dress and presents the GMB with the guests

4:45 pm
Arrival and greeting by the Holy Father

5:00 pm
Boys and girls in dialogue with the Holy Father

6:30 pm

May 26th - St. Peter's Square

07:00 am
Entrance to St. Peter's Square

10:00 am
Introduction to the Eucharistic celebration
with songs from the Zecchino d'Oro

10:30 am
Eucharistic celebration presided over by the Holy Father

12:00 pm
Regina Coeli

12:10 pm
Speech by Roberto Benigni

12:20 pm
The Holy Father greets the boys and girls
from around the world