Events In Rome

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]

Rome Creative Handicrafts Fair

Posted 11.03.16 by Leigh

The Spring edition of Rome's creative handicrafts fair 'Abilmente Mostra-Atelier della Manualità Creativa' (Skilful Handmade Creativity Exhibition and Workshop) starts on Thursday 17th March at one of the city's main exhibition centres, Fiera Di Roma. The first edition of the Abilmente-Roma attracted... [Read more]

Craft Beer Week In Rome

Posted 04.03.16 by Leigh

From Monday the 7th March to Sunday 13th March (2016), Rome, and many other parts of Italy, will be celebrating a week devoted to craft beer. The craft beer and microbrewery movement began more or less in the United Kingdom during the Seventies and has since expanded and become popular in North... [Read more]

Via Street Photography Exhibition In Rome

Posted 26.02.16 by Leigh

'"Via!" - Fotografia di strada da Amburgo a Palermo' is a photography exhibition that is taking place at the Museo di Roma in the Trastevere district of Rome until the 30th April 2016. 'Via' is the Italian word for both 'go' and 'street' - using a play on words - while the rest of the exhibition's title... [Read more]

Rome MAXXI National Museum Of The 21st Century Arts

Posted 19.02.16 by Leigh

The MAXXI National Museum Of The 21st Century Arts in Rome is one of Italy's most prestigious museums and exhibition centres. Located in the Flaminio district of the Eternal City, on a site that was originally a disused military compound (Caserma Montello), the MAXXI project was first announced in... [Read more]

Rugby Six Nations 2016 In Rome

Posted 12.02.16 by Leigh

The annual RBS Six Nations Rugby Championship has now began. Tagged as being Rugby's 'Greatest Championship', the city of Rome hosts the country's home matches. Italy's home matches are at the glorious Stadio Olimpico, where the 1960 Summer Olympics were held. The stadium has a capacity of over... [Read more]

Official Guided Tours Of The Quirinal Palace Rome

Posted 05.02.16 by Leigh

Starting from the 23rd June, Romans and tourists will be able to reserve an official guided tour of the Quirinal Palace in the heart of the Eternal City. The Quirinal, originally created by Pope Gregory XIII to be the papal summer residence and completed in 1583, is now the official residence of the... [Read more]

CoBrA Exhibition In Rome

Posted 29.01.16 by Leigh

The CoBrA movement is considered by many modern art aficionados to be the final great period of European Avant-Garde. The name was coined in 1948 by Christian Dotremont and is an acronym of the first few letters of the founding members' home cities: Copenhagen (Co), Brussels (Br) and Amsterdam (A)... [Read more]

The Cure In Rome

Posted 22.01.16 by Leigh

Originally formed way back in 1976 in the small English town of Crawley, West Sussex, The Cure need no introduction to any music fan. Their expansive career has moulded them into one of the most successful and influential independent bands of all time. Their music and songs have spanned a whole range... [Read more]

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