Rome digital library lets commuters read e-books at bus stops

The wait for Rome's buses and trains just got more interesting. Italy's first mobile digital library uniting public transport with literature has been launched in Rome in what is being hailed as the...

What happens when English meets Italian

From 'backuppato' to 'zoomando': anglicisms as language enrichment or self-harm? By Martin Bennett In these days of problematic foreign travel, one could take an alternative pleasure (or horror?)...

Rome's Doria Pamphilj Gallery reopens in evenings

Doria Pamphilj Gallery in Rome open at weekends by reservation only. Rome's Doria Pamphilj Gallery and its priceless art collection has reopened to the public after an extended closure due to Italy's...

Domina: a mysterious statue of Livia Drusilla appears in Rome

A mysterious statue of Livia Drusilla appeared overnight among Rome's monuments to the great Roman emperors. When a statue depicting Livia Drusilla, Rome's first empress, appeared overnight near the...

Rome's Colosseum hosts Pompeii exhibition

The Colosseum is open to visitors seven days a week. The Colosseum has extended the end date of its exhibition highlighting the history of the long-standing relationship between Rome and Pompeii, unt...

Italy unveils winning floor design for Colosseum arena

Italian firm wins contract to build Colosseum's hi-tech arena floor, with a completion date of 2023. Rome's Colosseum will have a new retractable arena floor within the next two years thanks to a hi-...

Rome's Circus Maximus comes to life with virtual reality

Circo Maximo Experience offers 3D tours in six languages. The Circo Maximo Experience, reopens from 29 April until 31 July, offering visitors the chance to "relive the ancient splendours of the Circu...

Rome unveils the legendary Torlonia Marbles after decades in the dark

The Torlonia Collection finally sees the light of day in one of Italy's most eagerly-awaited exhibitions in living memory. The legendary Torlonia Collection, considered among the world's most importa...

Rome lights up landmarks to celebrate 2,774 years of history and culture

Rome lights up for Natale di Roma birthday celebrations. Rome is marking Natale di Roma, the city's 2,774th birthday on 21 April, with a series of video mapping projects and light shows around the Et...

Rome's art history and archaeology library reopens after petition

Prestigious Rome library has been closed since Italy's first covid-19 lockdown more than a year ago. Rome's celebrated library of books devoted to art history and archaeology at Palazzo Venezia will...

Rome opera house and S. Cecilia orchestra get new music directors

Accademia di S. Cecilia has announced that Antonio Pappano, the present music director, will become its music director emeritus at the end of his contract in October 2023. The announcement of this ne...

Civita di Bagnoregio: Italy's 'dying town' seeks UNESCO recognition

A hilltop village 110 km north of Rome has been proposed officially for UNESCO honour. Civita di Bagnoregio, a clifftop village surging out of a valley in Italy's central Lazio region, has been propo...

Antonio Pappano to become chief conductor of London Symphony Orchestra

It remains unclear if Pappano will remain as musical director of Rome's Accademia S. Cecilia. Sir Antonio Pappano is to replace Sir Simon Rattle as the chief conductor of the London Symphony Orchestr...

Rome fresco fragment is by Raphael, experts confirm

Raphael attributed officially as artist behind putto fresco fragment in collection of Rome academy. A fragment of fresco in the collection of Rome's Academy of S. Luca has been confirmed as the work...

Dante: Italy celebrates the Father of the Italian Language

Over 100 Dante-themed events taking place across Italy. Italy celebrates Dante Alighieri, the mediaeval poet and philosopher known as the Father of the Italian language, with the second edition of Da...

Italy celebrates Year of Dante

2021 marks 700 years since the death of Dante Alighieri, the Father of the Italian Language.  By Andy Devane Italy is marking the 700th anniversary of the death of the mediaeval poet and philosoph...

Dantedì: Italy celebrates Dante on 700th anniversary

Italy celebrates 700th anniversary of Dante in 2021. Italy marks the second edition of Dantedì, the national day dedicated to Dante Alighieri, on 25 March. The annual event in honour of the Father...

Naples celebrates Dante with giant Easter egg

Dante Easter egg is two metres high and contains 300 kg of chocolate. Naples continues to celebrate the 700th anniversary of Dante Alighieri, the Father of the Italian language, in its own unique way...

Visit Rome's museums with new interactive virtual tours

Rome museums can be visited from anywhere in the world with new augmented reality tours. Rome's museums may be closed due to covid-19 restrictions but that does not mean their riches cannot be explor...

Fendi funds restoration of Temple of Venus and Roma

Weekly livestreams of Fendi-sponsored restoration in Roman Forum. The Temple of Venus and Roma, located in the Roman Forum opposite the Colosseum, is currently undergoing a major restoration sponsore...
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