2015 TIMES HAPPY NEW YEAR!

Capodanno-2015-rome

2015 celebrations in Rome coincide this year with two series of musical events right in the heart of the Eternal City, which will warm up the atmosphere before and after midnight. The core areas will be Circo Massimo and Fori Imperiali, according to the following programme: – CIRCO MASSIMO: from 9.30 pm onwards there will […]

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EXPLORE EXPO IN ROME!

Roma verso Expo 2015

2015 Milan Universal Exposition is almost at the doors. The greatest culture & trade event of 2015 is expected to take to Italy about 20 million visitors, and Rome is ready to provide Milan with any type of support to welcome them, either in terms of communication and services. Stands to purchase tickets for Milan’s […]

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ENLIGHTENED BY THE POPE: GUBBIO & THE GUINNESS’ CHRISTMAS TREE

Pope Francis and Gubbio Christmas tree

Pope Francis just lighted up an entire valley in central Italy. Not only with His faith, but also by turning on a huge Christmas tree. Its size actually makes of it a Guinness’ Christams tree: 650 m high, more than 500 light spots, 8500 m electric cables, a 1000 m² wide comet. It stretches on […]

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TRADITION AND ORIGINALITY IN “THE NUTCRACKER” OF ROME

Nutcracker 2014 Rome

The most traditional ballet ever, “The Nutcracker”, is back again in Rome from 30 December 2014 to 6 January 2015 at Auditorium Conciliazione (St. Peter’s area). Despite being more than one hundred years old, the fascinating russian piece left room for an impressively original interpretation by Mario Piazza, both director and coreographer of the present […]

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“BELLISSIMA”: ITALY AND FASHION DESIGN 1945-1968

Bellissima exhibit at MAXXI in Rome

A new exhibition in Rome shows for the first time the origins of Italian high fashion design. Between 1945 and 1968 stylists such as Valentino, Sorelle Fontana, Gattinoni and Balestra – just to name a few – introduced a new conception of refined cloth making in Italy, different from the French standards either in terms […]

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GET A GLIMPSE OF ITALIAN EXCELLENCE THROUGH THE NATIVITY SCENES!

100 Presepi exhibit in Rome

Until 6 January 2015 Rome offers you & your kids a chance to go a bit deeper into Italian handicraft, but in a fancy way: 212 Nativity scenes made out of the most incredible materials will be on display at the exhibit “100 Presepi”, just besides the most central Piazza del Popolo. Nativity scenes building […]

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Some Hints on Christmas Markets in Rome

Christmas markets in Rome

Rome is dressing up for Christmas, and between the last week of November and the first of December traditional stands and markets will be finally installed all around the city to delight both adults and kids alike. We listed for you the main spots in Rome where you can think about your Christmas gifts, or […]

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THANKSGIVING DAY IN THE ROMAN WAY

Thanksgiving Day in Rome

In few days USA people will celebrate one of the most important festivities in the year: the Thanksgiving Day, which falls in 2014 on November 27th (as usual, the fourth Thursday of the current month). The food traditionally associated with this day includes stuffed turkey, pumpkin soup, potato puree, salad, green beans, to conclude with […]

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Norman Rockwell: The optimism of American “Golden Age”

Norman Rockwell exhibit in Rome

Norman Rockwell: The optimism of american “Golden Age” On exhibit until February 2015 “American Chronicles: the Art of Norman Rockwell” at Palazzo Sciarra (besides Via del Corso, in the heart of Rome). Paintings, documents, photographs and 323 original covers of the “Sunday Evening Post” by the iconic painter & illustrator Norman Rockwell testify over 50 […]

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Rome Food & Wine Week

Roma wine & food 2014

Rome Food & Wine Week Until 15th November Rome will be hosting more than 300 different culinary events entirely dedicated to food & wine, as by world-renowned Italian tradition. Museums, theatres, schools, bookshops, hotels, restaurants and shops will gather cooking lovers & professionals for six days. Approaches to food & wine are changable according to […]

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