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On Saturday 1 October, 106 buildings belonging to 55 Italian banks will open their doors and offer free guided tours of their cultural assets to the general public. The buildings, in 59 cities all over Italy, vary from m...
It is now possible to visit the complex of S. Spirito in Sassia, attached to the hospital of the same name on Lungotevere in Sassia, close to St Peters. The original foundation is attributed to King Ine of Wessex, who ab...
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Plans for a new nine-day international film festival in Rome next year were officially announced by Romes mayor, Walter Veltroni, during the Venice film festival. However the mayor of Venice, Massimo Cacciari, is concer...
Keen to improve cultural and social integration in the capital, Rome city council has announced it will be offering free courses in Arabic to adults and children in Rome. Lessons will start within a month at the S. Loren...
The Venice film festival, which opened on 31 August, is screening 19 films in the annual competition this year from 1-9 September. Candidates for the Leone dOro (the Venetian equivalent of an Oscar) come from Europe, Nor...
Cinecitt Holding, a company set up by the ministry of fine arts in 1998, is launching a special private equity fund for new cinema productions in Italy, called Cinefund. The fund is expected to receive a first 25 million...
At the beginning of August, another hurdle was cleared for making the capital a true city of sport, when ownership of the Foro Italico passed from the government to the Coni sporting services group. The firm plans to red...
Piazza del Colosseo and the surrounding roads are getting a new layer of make-up this summer. Work on tarmacking the ancient square began on 9 August and will also involve resurfacing the road from Via dei Fori Imperiali...
After a period of exceptionally hot weather, Rome was struck by thunderstorms of unusual violence. During the storms a whirlwind funnelled into the Colosseum and dashed one of the leading works on display, a marble statu...
The Jewish catacombs are set to become the new archaeological wonder of Rome following a 1.4 million grant from Italys Ministero dei beni culturali (ministry of cultural heritage). First unearthed in 1918, forgotten for...
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Ancient statue unearthed in Rome. Even after centuries of plunder by popes, princes and foreign invaders, archaeological treasures are still being unearthed in Romes historic centre. Ongoing excavations in Trajans Forum...
"An attempt to open up the Czech Republics rich culture to a new audience" this is how director Miloslav Hirsch has described the aim of the new Czech Cultural Institute. The institute will offer a chance to learn more...
The United States, Britain, Holland, Finland and Spain are among 24 nations contributing to the second international "Rome art documentary festival" a platform for films and documentaries. Productions this year include...
The Rome Independent Film Festival (RIFF) will take place from 15-21 April at the Nuovo Olimpia cinema in Via in Lucina 16/g. Over 50 films will be shown from all over the world including the Czech Republic, France, Iran...
19-20 March FAI, Fondo per lambiente italiano, is opening more than 400 different places free of charge to the public in 190 venues all over Italy. Most of these monuments, palaces, churches, gardens, lighthouses are n...
Lovers of popular music are in for a busy few months, with a series of top-level performers coming up. In the spring Queen will be in Rome on 4 April at Palalottomatico as part of the European tour. The reunited group wi...
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