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Baths of Caracalla and Opera: starting on 24th June with Carmen

The summer season 2014 of the Opera of Rome at the Baths of Caracalla begins with the “Carmen“. There are so many famous masterpieces like “La bohème” by Giacomo Puccini directed by Daniel Rustioni, and “Il barbiere di Siviglia” by Gioacchino Rossini directed by...

“1564-2014 Michelangelo. A universal artist” at the Capitoline Museums

On the occasion of the 450 years after the death of Michelangelo, Capitoline Museum are hosting the exhibition “Michelangelo. A universal artist” from 27th May 2014 until 14th September 2014. The heart of Rome is the chosen location for the value that the city had for this...

From Italy 90 to Brasil 14: magical nights keep on

An Italian couple like Gianna Nannini and Edoardo Bennato used to sing “Un’estate italiana” (an Italian summer) to celebrate the magical nights of Italy 90, second World Football Championship organized in our country after the one in 1934. The 52 matches, held over 31...

Cerealia, the Festival of Cereals in Rome from 6th ’till 9th June

“Cerealia, the festival of cereals. Cerere and the Mediterranean” is now in its fourth edition. The event is scheduled from June 6th until June 9th and each year is dedicated to a different state of the Mediterranean. In 2014 Cerealia is dedicated to the island of Cyprus...

Sagra of Rigatone all’amatriciana: a week end of fun

The first weekend in June is greeted by Festa di Inizio Estate, Summer Beginning Party, scheduled for Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th at Parco della Torresina, situated in Indro Montanelli Street in Rome. There are so many activities planned for these days: sports, with groups of...

“Melodies&Wine”: unforgettable nights on the hills of Rome

Opera and wine come together in a marriage 100% Made in Italy in the first edition of Melodies&Wine, an event that combines Italian gastronomic delights, music and the overwhelming landscape of Rome at sunset in an unforgettable night. This event will take place for the...

Pasolini Roma: exhibition at Palazzo delle Esposizioni

Rome celebrates, ‘till 20th July 2014, with an exhibition at Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Pier Paolo Pasolini’s figure, eccentric and open minded genius, that made the Italian capital one of his favourite places, frequently named and quoted in many of his works. The exhibition is...

It’s still possible visiting the Japanese Garden in Rome

For all the lovers of Japanese culture the opportunity of visiting the traditional garden of the Japanese Cultural Institute in Rome, Via Gramsci 74, is renewed. In order to satisfy the numerous application, the exhibition will be open to the public for other dates : the visit...

World War II Sites: Anzio and Montecassino

Just a few miles away from Rome, you will find the settings of two of the most dramatic moments in the history of World War II: the beach of Anzio and the abbey of Monte Cassino.

Sagra of bruschetta in Lariano: real Italian taste!

For all the street food and real italian taste lovers this week end, from 16th to 18th of May, will be unmissable a trip to Lariano, just one hour drive far from Rome, to join the events of Sagra of Bruschetta. This is the 11th edition and also this year this event offers the...

“Hogarth, Reynolds, Turner. The dawn of modernity”, at Palazzo Sciarra, an unmissible exhibition!

The great exhibition “Hogarth, Reynolds, Turner. The dawn of modernity” will be opened ‘till 20th July at Palazzo Sciarra still for two months. It’s organized by Foundation Rome-Art Museums and promoted by Foundation Rome, in collaboration with the Special Superintendence for the...

After Milan, Andy Warhol’s exhibition is in Rome

On 18th April was inaugurated in Rome, at Palazzo Cipolla, the exhibition “Warhol, extemporary pop visits”, a polished american artist’s selection of works from Brant Foundation. The exhibition will be visitable ‘till 28th September 2014 and offers to the visitors a wide set of...

Internazionali BNL d’Italia: the tennis show is in Rome

From 10th to 18th of May 2014 Rome will be the set of an unmissable event for all tennis lovers: the Internazionali BNL d’Italia. The location, as usual, will be the Foro Italico: all the matches of the 71st edition will take place there followed by a lot of enthusiastic fans....

Underground Rome: Inside the Tomb of the Scipios

The Tomb of the Scipios, also known as the Hypogaeum Scipionum,is one of the greatest archaeological findings of the Roman Republic.

Underground Rome: Inside the Insula of the Ara Coeli

Set at the base of Capitoline Hill, the Insula of Ara Coeli is a stunning example of a very popular urban structure: the insula romana, the Roman ancestor of the modern condominium.