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Festa della Liberazione is a public holiday in Italy. Italy will open its state museums and archaeological sites for free on Thursday 25 April for the 2024 edition of Liberation Day, or Festa della Liberazione. A nat...
100 Pittori takes place on Via Margutta. 100 Pittori, Rome's historic open-air art event, returns to Via Margutta with its 121st edition from 27 April to 1 May 2024. The five-day art festival will feature works by ar...
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2024 marks bicentenary of Lord Byron's death. The bicentenary of the death of English Romantic poet Lord Byron is being marked in Rome with a year-long programme of events organised by the Keats-Shelley House. The mu...
Israeli pavilion shut amid calls for Gaza ceasefire. The artist and curators representing Israel at the Venice Biennale say the Israeli pavilion will not open until "a ceasefire and hostage release agreement is reached"...
Frescoes hailed as among the finest ever found in Pompeii. A black banquet hall with pristine frescoes depicting Greek mythological figures has been unveiled in Pompeii, the ancient Roman city buried in an eruption of V...
Where to find Bramante's High Renaissance buildings in Rome and the Vatican. Donato Bramante (1444-11 April 1514), was an Italian architect who introduced the High Renaissance style to Rome, where his original plan for...
MIC Card gives Rome residents unlimited access to city-run museums. Rome is offering a year of unlimited free entry to municipal museums and archaeological sites to residents of the capital who are 18 or turn 18 in 2024...
Ancient bath site installs a new reflecting pool. Rome's Baths of Caracalla has unveiled a pool whose waters reflect the ruins of the ancient bath complex 1,800 years after its construction in the second century. The...
State and city-run museums open in Rome at Easter but Vatican Museums shut. Italy's state museums and archaeological sites will be open to the public on Easter Sunday and Easter Monday this year, on 31 March and 1 April...
Raphael, Titian, Rubens exhibit runs from 29 March until 30 June. Two priceless art collections in Rome merge this spring when Palazzo Barberini hosts 50 masterpieces from Galleria Borghese while the latter undergoes re...
Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia
Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia
Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia
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Carlo Fuortes set to appeal sentence. A court in Rome on Wednesday sentenced the former superintendent of Rome's opera house, Carlo Fuortes, to 16 months in jail over the accidental death of a cleaner in 2017. Oberda...
Florence celebrates Easter with spectacular fireworks display. Florence marks Easter Sunday morning with a centuries-old tradition called the Scoppio del Carro, or the Explosion of the Cart, which attracts large crowds...
Italy celebrates Father of the Italian language. Italy marks the fifth edition of Dantedì, the national day dedicated to Dante Alighieri, on Monday 25 March. The annual event in honour of the mediaeval poet and philo...
Historic sites across Italy open for 2024 edition of Giornate FAI di Primavera. More than 750 noted Italian buildings and historic sites open their doors to the public on 23-24 March for the Spring Days initiative organ...
L'Aquila to be Capitale Italiana della Cultura 2026. L'Aquila, the city devastated by the massive earthquake that struck Italy's central Abruzzo region almost 15 years ago, has been announced as Italian Capital of Cultu...
Palazzo Farnese to regain its original splendour. The ongoing restoration of the exterior of Rome's Palazzo Farnese, seat of the French embassy to Italy and the École française de Rome, has entered its third and penulti...
On International Women's Day we highlight Rome's leading museums and archaeological sites that are run by women. Everybody knows that Rome is home to some of the world's greatest museums but not every one is aware that...
Museo Mario Praz reopens after four years. Rome has reopened the house museum dedicated to the celebrated scholar, art critic and anglicist Mario Praz, following a restoration by the Italian culture ministry. Located...
Italian museums celebrate Giornata internazionale della Donna. Women will have free entry to Italy's state museums and archaeological sites on Friday 8 March as part of an initiative by the culture ministry to mark Inte...
Pompeii unveils latest spectacular discovery. A newly-unearthed fresco depicting the Greek mythological twins Phrixus and Helle was unveiled on Friday in Pompeii, the ancient Roman city destroyed by the eruption of Vesu...
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