Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia
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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Not many people would expect relocating to London, New York, Paris or Moscow to be easy. They wouldnt anticipate picking up a well-paid job, a cheap (and beautiful) apartment in the centre of town, an excellent neighbour...
The next traffic free day in Rome will be on Sunday 26 September. The "ZTL" the zones of the city where traffic is limited, which includes the historic centre, Trastevere and S. Lorenzo, will be closed to all private c...
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Major supermarket chains in Italy have announced a price freeze on their branded goods until the end of 2004. The new development is a reaction to increased pressure from Italian consumer associations for price reduction...
Ten new Iveco double-decker buses are to operate on the tourist route 110 in Rome. The roofless red buses have special features that will allow easy boarding, alighting and increased comfort for the disabled. Presentin...
The restoration of the Fontanone, the large marble fountain that overlooks the city of Rome from the Janiculum hill, will be unveiled on Saturday 18 September during the all-night-long festivities of the Notte Bianca. T...
The last stage of the American presidential elections has seen the often-overlooked constituency - overseas Americans - turning out in higher numbers than ever before to register to vote. There has never been an official...
On 15 September there is a 24-hour countrywide local public- transport strike. Rome's city buses and the underground will strike from 8.30-17.00 and then again after 20.00.
The last of Italy's volunteers working for small non-govenmental organisations in Iraq have left the coutnry. Their withdrawal comes after the kidnapping of two Italian women on 7 September. Simona Pari and Simona Torr...
An accident at Palazzo delle Esposizioni, one of Rome's largest exhibition spaces, injured seven people who were working on the renovation of the building. Two are in a serious condition. The incident occurred on 14 Sept...
Oliviero Toscani, the famous Italian photographer, has produced a new series of road safety advertisments for the insurance company Genertel. Simple photographs of brake marks on the road and buckled guard rails, things...
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Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia
Last year, 282,683 foreign children were registered in Italian state schools, 3,25 per cent of the total. In the city of Brescia, foreign children make up 10 per cent of the total (1,900 out of 19,000 children), most of...
Diane Kerry, sister of the presidential candidate for the Democrat Party, John Kerry, will be in Rome on 14 September at the Economy Book and Video Center in Via Torino from 15.30-17.00. She will be talking about the imp...
The second annual "Notte Bianca", when Rome stays awake all night, will be held this year between Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 September. The initiative is jointly run by the city council, Rome's chamber of commerce and the...
Puliamo il mondo is the Italian edition of the world-wide initiative "Clean up the World". In Italy it is organised by Legambiente and the aim is to clean up public spaces such as streets, parks, woods and beaches as wel...
The Italian football season officially kicks off Sunday 12 September with a total of 20 teams in Serie A, compared with 18 last season. The promoted sides are Atalanta, Cagliari, Livorno, Fiorentina and Messina. Last s...
Italy has more people reported suffering from Aids than any other western European country, according to a report recently released by the European Union commission, ahead of an international conference due to be held i...
There will be a multi-religious demonstration in Rome's Piazza del Campidoglio on Saturday 11 September at 20.30 in memory of the innocent victims of the attack on the Twin Towers in New York in 2001. The event is being...
Many banks across Italy will be closed on 10 September as staff strike in favour of better pay and work conditions. Alitalia employees called off a 24-hour strike in protest against thousands of layoffs threatened by...
Italian non-governmental agencies will not be withdrawing volunteers from Iraq in the wake of the kidnapping of two Italian women in Baghdad, along with two of their Iraqi colleagues on 7 September. The determination to...
Rome's first toy museum is set to open in Villa Ada on Via Salaria in spring 2006. The 30,000 piece collection is one of the largest and most prestigious in the world and was sold to the city by the Swedish entrepreneur...
Rome's moderate Muslims are being invited to hold a demonstration at the Campidoglio, the famous square on the Capitoline hill in Rome, on 11 September. The demonstration, against terrorism, will be in memory of the inno...
The bones of two British soldiers killed in action during world war two have recently been found by a farmer near Aprilia. The two soldiers will be given a solemn funeral on 9 September at 10.00 at the Beachhead (Falasc...
Schools in Rome are about to re-open. Some high schools open on Friday 10 September and by 16 September all of the 420,000 school children in Rome and Lazio will be back at work. As a result traffic throughout the city w...
From 9 - 17 September there will be special showings in Rome cinemas of more than 60 films from the Venice film festival every evening from 20.30. This is an opportunity to see festival films in advance of their general...
Critical Mass is an international event that takes place in more than 200 cities around the world the last Friday of every month. The idea is for a mass of cyclists to take to the roads together in order to force polluti...
A festival dedicated to "porchetta", the famous roasted suckling pig will take place in the small town of Ariccia in the Castelli Romani south-east of Rome on 3-5 September. The origins of the speciality dates back to th...
Almost 25 countries around Europe will take part in the annual European Day of Jewish Culture on Sunday 5 September. A wealth of exhibitions, conventions and guided tours have been organised with an "open door" policy in...
The unemployed in Italy are amongst the unhappiest in Europe. A survey conducted by a European economic research institute, Enepri, between 1994 and 2001 on the unemployed in 14 countries, has revealed that people out of...
Anyone flying from an Italian airport who wishes to be reassured about the reliability of the company they are flying with (particularly charter companies), may now telephone a toll free telephone number: 800 898 121, to...
The city of Matera in Basilicata, famous for its old abandoned town "I Sassi" used by Mel Gibson as a setting for his recent film "The Passion of Christ" has had an invasion of biblical proportions, not of tourists, as...
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