Events In Rome

Rome European Heritage Days 2016

Posted 26.08.16 by Leigh

If you are in Rome during the 24th and/or 25th September you should take note that it is Rome European Heritage Days 2016 for these two days. This means that many of the state-owned historical sites and tourist attractions are free to visitors. Some of the Eternal City's most famous sights are included... [Read more]

Taste Of Roma 2016 In Rome

Posted 19.08.16 by Leigh

Italy, and of course that includes Rome, is not only know for its astonishing ancient Roman attractions and Renaissance Period art, but also for its delightful cuisine, which has become popular all over the world. This September (2016), from the 15th to the 18th, the 5th edition of 'Taste Of Roma' takes... [Read more]

Il Giardino Ritrovato At Palazzo Venezia Rome

Posted 12.08.16 by Leigh

Construction of the famous Palazzo Venezia in Rome begin in 1455 by the Venetian Cardinal Pietro Barbo, who later became Pope Paul II. The architecture of this popular famous tourist attraction is one of Rome's most significant of the Renaissance Period. Previously a kind of oasis in the heart of historic... [Read more]

Retake Roma - The Citizens Regain Possession Of Rome

Posted 05.08.16 by Leigh

This week we would like to bring to the attention of an endearing story of volunteer work which has literally swept across Rome. 'Retake Roma' is a non-profit organization formed by normal citizens who have decided to fight against urban decay which is occurring in many towns and cities throughout... [Read more]

Art Nights At Hadrian's Mausoleum In Rome

Posted 29.07.16 by Leigh

Hadrian's Mausoleum (Castel Sant'Angelo in Italian) is Italy's fifth most visited tourist site and is located in the heart of Rome, on the city's left bank and overlooking the River Tiber. Commissioned by Emperor Hadrian as a mausoleum for himself and family, it was built during the second century... [Read more]

RomaEuropa Festival 2016 In Rome

Posted 22.07.16 by Leigh

The 31st edition of the RomaEuropa festival (2016) begins on the 21st September and finishes on the 3rd December. This year's slogan is 'Be Elsewhere' and the festival's name has been abbreviated to 'REF16'. In total, this fascinating festival, which brings together a vast array of dance, music and the... [Read more]

Ludovico Einaudi Elements Tour In Rome

Posted 15.07.16 by Leigh

Renowned Italian pianist and composer Ludovico Einaudi has two concerts in July as part of Rome's 'Luglio Suona Bene 2016' (July Sounds Good) event. Both concerts start at 9.00pm and take place at the impressive Auditorium Parco Della Musica; one of the city's most outstanding music venues. Although... [Read more]

Tattoo Forever Exhibition In Rome

Posted 08.07.16 by Leigh

Tattoo Forever is the largest international exhibition dedicated to tattoos as being portrayed as an original artistic expression in modern times. The exhibition can be found at the MACRO until the 24th July 2016 and has been created under the artistic direction of Marco Manzo, one of Italy's best... [Read more]

Luglio Suona Bene July Sounds Good 2016 In Rome

Posted 01.07.16 by Leigh

The fourteenth edition of Luglio Suona Bene (translation: July Sounds Good) takes place in Rome from the 14th June to the 3rd August 2016. This year again some great music will be heard at the beautiful Auditorium Parco della Musica; designed by Renzo Piano and is one of the most picturesque outdoor... [Read more]

Barbie The Icon Exhibition In Rome

Posted 27.05.16 by Leigh

Although 'born' as Barbara Millicent Robert over 50 years ago, she is better known as just Barbie by the millions of young girls who own or have owned and played with this toy doll. However, now aged 56, Barbie is more than just a doll, as she has become a global icon; breaking down every cultural... [Read more]

Bruce Springsteen In Rome

Posted 20.05.16 by Leigh

On the 16th July the mighty Bruce Springsteen arrives in Rome to play at the open-air Circo Massimo (Circus Maximus). Along with his E Street Band, this is the third and last date in Italy as a part of the worldwide River Tour. Little introduction is needed for Bruce, who is nicknamed 'The Boss'; his... [Read more]

Night Of Museums In Rome May 2016

Posted 13.05.16 by Leigh

Saturday 21st May sees this year's Night Of Museums In Rome taking place; this European-wide event has been happening annually since 2005 and now involves more than 3,000 museums in approximately 30 countries in Europe. Many of Rome's main civic and state museums will be open on this evening until 2:00am... [Read more]

Hugo Pratt Incontri E Passaggi Exhibition In Rome

Posted 06.05.16 by Leigh

The 'Hugo Pratt. Incontri e Passaggi' (Meetings and Journeys) exhibition takes place at the MACRO centre until the 24th May (2016). There are over 120 original works, photographs and rare treasures on show. It maps a compelling story of meetings, both imaginary and real, that influenced the father of... [Read more]

Cyndi Lauper In Rome

Posted 29.04.16 by Leigh

Eighties pop icon and influential singer/songwriter Cyndi Lauper comes to Rome in July. As a part of her worldwide tour, she touches down only twice in Italy, with her other Italian concert taking place in Turin (7th July). Cyndi will be taking the stage at Parco Della Musica (Auditorium Cavea) on... [Read more]

Rome Exhibition The Art Of Brick

Posted 22.04.16 by Leigh

Rated as one of the top ten must-see exhibitions by CNN, 'The Art Of Brick' exhibition has just had its stay in Rome extended to the beginning of next week (25th April 2016). This international exhibition was created by American artist Nathan Sawaya who has solely used LEGO® bricks to create over 80... [Read more]

Caravaggio Experience In Rome

Posted 15.04.16 by Leigh

The Palazzo delle Esposizioni is the Italian capital's largest interdisciplinary exhibition area in the centre of Rome and from March to the beginning of July it is hosting a highly interesting and novel exhibition about one of Italy's most influential artists. The exhibition is named the 'Caravaggio... [Read more]

Romics Convention In Rome April 2016

Posted 08.04.16 by Leigh

If you are a fan of comics, animation and gaming of any type and are in Rome between the 7th and 10th April 2016, then you should visit the Fiera Roma, where the biannual Romics comic convention takes place. This is the 19th edition of Romics and this edition is entitled 'Grendizer, Dragons and direwolves... [Read more]

Triumphs And Laments 2016 Frieze In Rome

Posted 01.04.16 by Leigh

Rome is thought to be founded on the 21st April 753 B.C., which is known as 'Natale di Roma' in Italian. This year, like most years, many of the city's civic museums are open to the public for free. Also for free this year will be an inspiring frieze that will be installed along the walls of the River... [Read more]

Rome Marathon 2016

Posted 25.03.16 by Leigh

The Rome Marathon 2016 takes place in the Italian capital on Sunday, the 10th April 2016. It must be one of the world's most picturesque marathons; starting off and ending at the Fori Imperiali, a 26-mile course that zigzags around some of the city's most famous tourist sights, including St. Peter's... [Read more]

Rock In Roma 2016 Festival In Rome

Posted 18.03.16 by Leigh

Rock In Roma 2016 has just announced most of the line-up for its event at the this Summer Ippodromo delle Capannelle and rock fans will not be disappointed! The event has become one of Italy's largest music festivals and attracts around 300, 000 music fans from all over Italy and the world. Several... [Read more]

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