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Liberation of Rome marked a turning point in Allied campaign in Europe. Today marks the 80th anniversary of Rome's liberation from German occupation, with the arrival of Allied troops in the Italian capital on 4 June 19...
Italy remembers victims of deadly terrorist attack. Italy's president Sergio Mattarella attended a commemoration ceremony in the northern city of Brescia on Tuesday to mark the 50th anniversary of the Piazza della Loggi...
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Rome remembers American founder of Roseto Comunale. Rome has paid tribute to Mary Gayley Senni, the American founder of the city's rose garden, with a plaque at the Roseto Comunale on the slopes of the Aventine hill....
Notorious attack on Michelangelo's Pietà occurred on 21 May 1972. 52 years ago today, a Hungarian man called Laszlo Toth climbed over an altar rail in St Peter’s Basilica and attacked Michelangelo’s Pietà with a geologi...
Rome unveils a series of projects that offer a glimpse of ancient glory. Rome's recent historic re-enactments for its annual birthday - celebrated on 21 April in an annual tradition called Natale di Roma - attracted rec...
Italy marks Festa della Liberazione on 25 April. Italian culture minister Gennaro Sangiuliano visited the Historic Museum of the Liberation of Rome on Thursday to mark Liberation Day, a national public holiday in Italy....
Italy celebrates global legacy of Marconi. Guglielmo Marconi, the Italian inventor and electrical engineer who pioneered the science of radio communication, was born in Bologna on this day in 1874. Known as the fathe...
How a 19th-century protest folk song became the anthem of Italy's anti-fascist Resistance. Every year on 25 April, Bella Ciao is sung across Italy on the Festa della Liberazione which marks the country’s liberation from...
Italy marks 79th anniversary of Liberation in 2024 Italy celebrates Liberation Day, known in Italian as Festa della Liberazione, with a national public holiday each year on 25 April. In addition to the closure of sch...
Rome marks Natale di Roma on 21 April. Rome celebrates 2,777 years today, Sunday 21 April, in a popular birthday tradition called Natale di Roma. The annual celebration - known in ancient times as Dies Romana or Roma...
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Rome's birthday, on 21 April, is known as Natale di Roma. This year the city will celebrate its 2,777th birthday. Traditionally the Eternal City marks its birthday with historical re-enactments of ancient Roman rituals,...
Rome blows out 2,777 candles in 2024. The Eternal City celebrates its 2,777th birthday on 21 April with historical re-enactments including costumed parades past the Colosseum and gladiator fights in the Circus Maximus....
Rome commemorates anniversary of Nazi raid. Rome on Wednesday marked the 80th anniversary of the Nazi raid on the Quadraro district during the German occupation of the city in world war two. The capital's mayor Rober...
Sun lights up Pantheon entrance on Rome’s birthday. Rome's birthday, known as Natale di Roma, falls on 21 April, and this year the city marks 2,777 years since its legendary founding by Romulus in 753 BC. One spectac...
Mussolini bunkers at Villa Torlonia reopen to public. A wartime air-raid shelter and bunker built by Italian fascist leader Benito Mussolini reopen to visitors on Friday following renovation works and the addition of a...
Binario della Memoria unveiled at Tiburtina. A multimedia memorial commemorating Italian victims of the Holocaust was unveiled at the Tiburtina train station in Rome on Wednesday. The memorial was installed on Platfo...
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