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The 65th Venice International Film Festival opens on 27 August with the world premi
An ancient Greek ship thought to have sunk around 500 BC off the coast of Gela, Sicily has been brought to the surface by Sicilian department of culture. Experts say that the ship has the same design as those described i...
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Culture Minister Sandro Bondi has outlined his planned makeover of Pompeii after the government declared a state of emergency there in early July because of
The Italian government has declared a year-long state of emergency at the archaeological site of Pompeii in a bid to save the crumbling ruins from poor management, looting and lack of maintenance. Culture minister Sandro...
Rome mayor Giovanni Alemanno has announced that this year
Archaeologists have uncovered a huge Roman necropolis containing some 270 tombs south of Rome at Ponte Galeria following a tip-off from the art police. The police had become suspicious that there might be an archaeologic...
The Italian director Dino Risi, whose films included Profumo di Donna (1974, Scent of a Woman) and Il Sorpasso (1962, The Easy Life), has died in Rome aged 91. Along with Mario Monicelli, Risi was one of the last survi...
The annual selection of films from the Cannes Festival will be on show in Rome from 5-12 June at eight cinemas in the capital. Taking part in the initiative are the Intrastevere (Vicolo Moroni), Nuovo Sacher (Largo Ascia...
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To celebrate the beginning of Michelangelo Buonarroti
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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From 10 to 25 May the villages of Fara Sabina con l
Italian archaeologists have found 27 new Etruscan tombs at the well-known burial site at Tarquinia, a town north of Rome. They have been digging since April after a chance discovery at a building site about 500 metres fr...
According to figures for the first quarter of 2008 released by the administrative governing body of the Fondazione Musica per Roma on 5 May, the number of visitors to the Auditorium Parco della Musica continues to grow....
Gianni Alemanno, the new conservative mayor of Rome, says a controversial covering structure for a major ancient Roman monument should be torn down, but says he will allow Romans to decide for themselves in a referendum....
The seventh Tekfestival will take place in Rome from 6-11 May at Cinema Farnese (Campo de Fiori) and Cinema Trevi (Vicolo Puttarello, 5) with screenings from 16.00 to midnight each day. The Tekfestival is an internationa...
Around 100 stolen paintings, statues, letters and manuscripts recovered by Italian art police from the black market have gone on show at Castel S. Angelo. The annual display highlights the behind-the-scenes operations in...
Rome marks its 2761st birthday on 21 April, based on its mythical founding date in 753 BC, with various events on the day itself and the days that follow. This year the city has chosen musical events in particular to cel...
Excavations for the new Metro C line station at Piazza Venezia have revealed an ancient Roman staircase in the middle of the square. The white-marble staircase inset into pink granite has been dubbed
World-renowned architect Massimiliano Fuksas, acclaimed film director Ettore Scola, and one of the most respected voices on politics and current affairs and founder of the newspaper the Repubblica, Eugenio Scalfari, are...
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