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Italian writer was born on 15 October 1923. Italy's finance ministry has issued a special coin to mark the centenary of the birth of Italo Calvino, one of the most important figures in 20th-century Italian literature....
FAI opens historic sites in Italy on 14-15 October. More than 700 noted Italian buildings and historic sites open to the public for free on the weekend of 14-15 October as part of the Giornate FAI d'Autunno event. Th...
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Fate of Rome theatre hangs in the balance. Rome's Globe Theatre, a full-scale timber replica of Shakespeare's Globe in London, risks being demolished following the collapse of a staircase just over a year ago, Italian m...
Rome's Piramide Cestia can be visited every Sunday in October. Rome will open the Pyramid of Caius Cestius every Sunday in October with free guided tours, the city's archaeological superintendence said on Friday. The...
San Casciano bronzes on display at Quirinale. A trove of ancient bronze statues unearthed last year at the San Casciano thermal bath site in Tuscany can be seen at the Quirinal Palace in Rome until 22 December 2023....
Newly restored Roman palace opens to visitors. The Domus Tiberiana imperial palace on Rome's Palatine Hill reopened to the public on Thursday, after almost 50 years, following a major restoration by the Colosseum Archae...
Italy marks Giornate Europee del Patrimonio. Italy hosts a nationwide programme of cultural events to mark the 2023 edition of European Heritage Days on the weekend of 23-24 September. Under the theme Patrimonio InVi...
Restored Domus Tiberiana to reopen to visitors after almost 50 years. The newly-restored Domus Tiberiana, one of the main imperial palaces on Rome's Palatine Hill, will reopen to the public on 21 September, the Colosseu...
Botero to be laid to rest in Pietrasanta beside his wife. Colombian artist Fernando Botero, who died in Monaco on Friday at the age of 91, is to be buried in the Tuscany region of Italy, his family announced.   Botero...
Visit Baths of Caracalla by the light of the moon. Rome's majestic Baths of Caracalla will open to visitors on nine special evenings from 14 September until 26 October, the city announced on Tuesday. Organised by the...
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Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia
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Italian culture minister says visitor numbers confirm decision to introduce entry free. The Pantheon generated €1 million in ticket sales in August, following the launch of an entry fee at the Rome landmark this summer,...
Rome tourism councillor hits back at Italian culture minister. Video footage of rats running around amid rubbish near the Colosseum has sparked a row between Rome officials and Italy's culture minister Gennaro Sangiulia...
Florence landmark vandalised in graffiti attack. Italian police on Wednesday identified two German tourists allegedly responsible for spraying graffiti on Florence's Vasari Corridor which links the Uffizi Galleries with...
Uffizi director calls for "iron fist" response to vandalism. Italy's culture minister slammed the defacing of the Vasari Corridor in Florence on Tuesday night as "another very serious act of vandalism" against one of th...
Key museum contracts in Italy set to expire soon. Italy's right-wing government has given a further signal that the practice of hiring foreign directors for top Italian museums could be coming to an end, following new r...
MIC Card gives Rome residents unlimited access to municipal museums for one year. Rome's MIC Card, which costs €5, entitles the capital's residents to unlimited access to city-run museums for 12 months from the date of...
State museums in Italy stay open for Ferragosto 2023. Italy's state museums, archaeological sites, galleries and historic villas will open on the Ferragosto public holiday on Tuesday 15 August, the culture ministry has...
Travis Scott show sparked calls for no more concerts at Circus Maximus. Rome is to continue staging concerts at the Circus Maximus after authorities reached an agreement following the controversy over the recent show by...
Murgia died in Rome after battle with cancer. Michela Murgia, the award-winning Italian writer, intellectual and rights activist, died in Rome on Thursday aged 51, a few months after announcing that she had stage four k...
Sangiuliano says Circus Maximus was not suitable venue for Travis Scott concert. Italy's culture minister has waded into the debate over the concert by American rapper Travis Scott at the Circus Maximus on Monday night,...
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