Events In Rome

Rome Exhibition Ovid. Loves, Myths And Other Stories

Posted 16.11.18 by Leigh

Publius Ovidius Naso (43 BC – 17/18 AD), known as Ovid in the English-speaking world, was a Roman poet who lived during the reign of Augustus. He was a contemporary of the older Virgil and Horace, with whom he is often ranked as one of the three canonical poets of Latin literature. Among the authors of Ancient Rome, Ovid is undoubtedly one of the most loved; for two thousand years his verses, which speak to us of love or which narrate... [Read more]

Low Form Exhibition In Rome

Posted 09.11.18 by Leigh

The MAXXI Museo Nazionale delle Arti del XXI secolo (National Museum of 21st-Century Arts) in Rome is hosting the 'Low Form. Imaginaries And Visions In The Age Of Artificial Intelligence' exhibition from the 20th October until the 24th February 2019. The exhibition is an exploration of the technological and surreal imaginary of contemporary artists, from computer-generated dreams to creative algorithms and avatars that question... [Read more]

Rome Exhibition Andy Warhol The True Essence

Posted 05.11.18 by Leigh

Born Andrew Warhola on the 6th August 1928 in Pittsburgh, USA, Andy Warhol was no doubt one of the most influential artists of modern times, and was a leading figure in the visual art movement known as Pop Art. To celebrate what would have been his ninetieth birthday, one of Rome’s largest and most important exhibition complexes, namely the Complesso del Vittoriano, has dedicated an exhibition to the myth of Mr Warhol, entitled... [Read more]

Giorgio Moroder Live In Rome 2019

Posted 26.10.18 by Leigh

At the ‘tender’ age of 78, Italian singer, songwriter, DJ and record producer Giorgio Moroder has announced his first ever world tour! Often cited as the 'Father of Disco' and frequently credited with pioneering Italo Disco and electronic dance music, Moroder has so far publicised 15 European dates as part of his 'The Celebration Of The '80s Tour'. He has already toured around the world as a DJ, but this is the first time he is heading... [Read more]

Rome Art Week 2018

Posted 19.10.18 by Leigh

The third edition of Rome Art Week 2018 (RAW for short) is an innovative project that involves the entire city of Rome through different events in its art galleries and professional art studios. It was created to give a new impetus to the contemporary art scene and market of the capital and to bring it to the attention of the international art circuits. During the Rome Art Week participating galleries and institutions will organise one or... [Read more]

DREAM. Art Meets Dreams Exhibition In Rome

Posted 12.10.18 by Leigh

The Rome exhibition 'DREAM. Art Meets Dreams' is the third part of a trilogy of exhibitions curated by Danilo Eccher. The exhibition takes place from the 29th September 2018 to the 5th May 2019 at the Chiostro del Bramante and succeeds on from the success of the previous two exhibitions; LOVE (2016) and ENJOY (2017). Quoting Mr Eccher with regards to the latest installment, he says "DREAM is the representation of the... [Read more]

Laura Pausini Live 2018 In Rome

Posted 05.10.18 by Leigh

Italian recording artist Laura Pausini has started her ninth concert tour which is entitled the Fatti Sentire World Tour and named after her latest studio album ‘Fatti Sentire’. The album was released on the 16th March 2018 and sees Laura singing in Italian, Spanish, Portuguese and English. At the 19th Annual Latin Grammy Awards, the album received a nomination for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album. The singer will perform over 50 shows... [Read more]

Rugby Six Nations 2019 In Rome

Posted 28.09.18 by Leigh

The annual Six Nations Rugby Championship begins on Friday 1st February 2019. Tagged as being Rugby's 'Greatest Championship', the city of Rome hosts the country's home matches. Italy's home matches are at the glorious Stadio Olimpico, where the 1960 Summer Olympics were held. The stadium has a capacity of over 70,000 spectators and provides a great venue for a day of invigorating sport and a warm, friendly atmosphere. All... [Read more]

RomaEuropa Festival 2018 In Rome

Posted 21.09.18 by Leigh

RomaEuropa Festival 2018 has been described as ‘Italy’s most eclectic and cosmopolitan festival’. As far back as 1985, the RomaEuropa Festival has been a yearly event that brings together a fascinating selection of world class events from the arts sector, including dance, theatre, contemporary circus... [Read more]

Spring Attitude Festival 2018 Rome

Posted 14.09.18 by Leigh

This year's edition of the Spring Attitude Festival takes place from the 4th to the 6th October.'Fall is the new Spring' is this year's slogan and the festival is being housed in two excellent venues; the Mattatoio Testaccio and the Ex Dogana. This is one of Rome's most prestigious... [Read more]

Morcheeba Live 2018 In Rome

Posted 31.08.18 by Leigh

British downtempo band Morcheeba return to Rome to play at the city's spectacular Parco della Musica Auditorium venue on the 4th November. Formed in1995 by brothers Paul and Ross Godfrey and sultry vocalist Skye Edwards, the band hit the UK mainstream charts in 1996 with... [Read more]

Chinese Resonance Oil Paintings Exhibition In Rome

Posted 17.08.18 by Leigh

After the great success in Paris at the Palais Brongniart and in China at the Museum of the Academy of Fine Arts of China (Hangzhou), the Chinese Resonance Oil Paintings Exhibition has come to Rome and will be hosted at the until the Complesso del Vittoriano until the 9th September 2018. Showcasing the world's greatest masterpieces of Chinese oil paintings for the first in Rome, there are over 150 pieces from over 60 artists which tell... [Read more]

Rome Exhibition Pixar 30 Years Of Animation

Posted 10.08.18 by Leigh

The Pixar Animation Studios need no introduction to movie lovers. The studios created the highly successful Toy Story series; the first film ever to be totally 'animated' on a computer. The reputation of Pixar, founded in California in 1986, is based on its skill in combining art and technology and on its innovative use of digital media to create original stories and timeless characters. In October (2018), the Pixar 30 Years Of Animation exhibition... [Read more]

Along The River Tiber Festival 2018 In Rome

Posted 03.08.18 by Leigh

If you are visiting the beautiful city of Rome during this August, then you really should take a pleasant evening walk along the city's main artery, the River Tiber. It hosts the Along The River Tiber Festival 2018 In Rome (Lungo Il Tevere Festival 2018) until the 3rd September and this year marks the festival's 16th edition. It spans along the revier from Porta Portese all the way to Piazza Trilussa and there are two separate entrances at street level... [Read more]

Rome Exhibition Zevi's Architects. History And Counter-History Of Italian Architecture 1944-2000

Posted 27.07.18 by Leigh

Bruno Zevi was a great historian, lecturer, critic, politician and designer who was born in Rome (22nd Jaunary 1918) and was a vocal critic of "classicizing" modern architecture and postmodernism. The 'Zevi's Architects. History And Counter-History Of Italian Architecture 1944-2000' exhibition represents both a new overview of Italian architecture from the post-war years through to the end of the 20th century and an opportunity... [Read more]

Ministry Live In Rome 2018

Posted 20.07.18 by Leigh

Cult Industrial/Metal band Ministry come to Rome on the 1st August (2018) to take part in the 'Roma Incontra Il Mondo' (Rome Meets The World) festival which takes place throughout the summer at the beautiful grounds of Vila Ada. Pioneers of the music genre normally referred to as Industrial, the band was formed in 1981 in Chicago, USA and has influenced many on the music scene, ranging from Depeche Mode to Nine Inch Nails... [Read more]

Silvano Toti Globe Theatre In Rome Summer Programme 2018

Posted 13.07.18 by Leigh

The open-air Silvano Toti Globe Theatre in Rome is located in the beautiful gardens of Villa Borghese in the centre of the Italian capital. The theatre was built in 2003 thanks to funding from the Silvano Toti Foundation and it was designed as a reproduction of the world’s most famous theatre of the Elizabethan period, the Globe Theatre in London, which was originally built in 1599. The Silvano Toti Globe has a standing area at the front of... [Read more]

Roma Jazz Festival 2018 Summer Edition In Rome

Posted 06.07.18 by Leigh

The summer edition of Rome's biannual jazz festival takes place this July (2018), from the 1st of July right up to the 5th of August. Now in its 42nd edition, the main venues that are hosting 'Roma Jazz Festival 2018: Jazz Is Now' are the Auditorium Parco della Musica, Museo Maxxi, Parterre Farnesina and Casa del Jazz. Rome has always been an attraction for jazz artists and past headliners have included musical icons like... [Read more]

Village Celimontana 2018 In Rome

Posted 29.06.18 by Leigh

Lovers of Jazz should not miss out on the jam-packed program offered this summer at the evocative gardens of Villa Celimontana in Rome for 'Village Celimontana 2018'. Up until the 8th September, the festival, now in its third year, proposes to offer more than 100 live concerts that will see some of the greatest jazz, swing and big band musicians from both Italy and abroad on the stage. Villa Celimontana is located on the summit... [Read more]

Rome Exhibition The Other Look Italian Photographs 1965-2018

Posted 22.06.18 by Leigh

The Palazzo delle Esposizioni in Rome hosts a new photo exhibition entitled 'L'Altro Sguardo. Fotografe Italiane 1965-2018' (The Other Look Italian Photographs 1965-2018) from the 8th June 2018. Having been previously displayed at the Milan Triennale in 2016, L'Altro Sguardo showcases a selection of over 200 photographs and books of photographs from the Donata Pizzi Collection. The collection was formed to acquaint as broad an audience... [Read more]

Rome Festival Roma Incontra Il Mondo 2018

Posted 15.06.18 by Leigh

'Roma Incontra Il Mondo' (Rome Meets The World) festival is a yearly event that takes part during the summer months in the gardens of Villa Ada in the northern part of central Rome. Labelled primarily as a music festival, the event also promotes a more cultural concept and the music concerts are complemented by art exhibitions, crafts, and culinary delights. In fact, its first edition in 1994 based its ethos as being against racism, war and... [Read more]

Ennio Morricone The 60 Years Of Music Tour In Rome

Posted 08.06.18 by Leigh

Italian Ennio Morricone (Grand Officer OMRI) is one of the world’s most accomplished composers and thus far has a career in movie and TV composing and orchestra conducting that spans an incredible 60 years. To celebrate this impressive milestone, he has been touring many of Europe’s major cities under the title of 'The 60 Years of Music Tour', which also promotes his latest release entitled 'Morricone 60'. This June (2018), he... [Read more]

Wine Exhibition In Rome Vinòforum Spazio Del Gusto 2018

Posted 01.06.18 by Leigh

Wine lovers should not miss out on the 15th edition of the 'Vinòforum Spazio Del Gusto' (Wine Forum Area Of Taste) wine exhibition in Rome, which is located near the River Tiber in the northern suburb of Farnesina. The 9-day event brings together a large selection of Italian wineries and foreign ones, who will be showcasing thousands of wines, with wine tastings available, as well as technical presentations and so forth. This year, there... [Read more]

Canaletto 1697-1768 Exhibition In Rome

Posted 18.05.18 by Leigh

Giovanni Antonio Canal (1697 – 1768), who is better known as Canaletto, was an Italian painter of city views (known as vedute) of mainly Venice, Rome, and London. He also painted imaginary views (referred to as capricci) and was an important printmaker using the etching technique... [Read more]

The Chemical Brothers In Rome 2018

Posted 11.05.18 by Leigh

As mentioned in a previous post, Rock In Roma 2018 begins in June, and you might be surprised to read that The Chemical Brothers (in Rome 19th July), who are more noted for their electronic music, have been added to the festival's line up. However, saying that they have won a Best Rock Instrumental Performance Grammy for one of their seminal tracks, namely 'Block Rockin' Beats'. They have also collaborated with some... [Read more]

World Press Photo 2018 Exhibition Rome

Posted 04.05.18 by Leigh

The World Press Photo 2018 Exhibition is being held in Rome at the Palazzo delle Esposizioni from the 28th April to the 28th May 2018 as the Italian premiere exhibition. The World Press Photo is one of the most important awards in the field of photojournalism. Every year, for over 60 years, an independent jury of international experts, is called upon to express themselves on thousands of requests sent to the World Press Photo... [Read more]

The Killers In Rome 2018

Posted 27.04.18 by Leigh

Originating from Las Vegas, USA and forming in 2001, The Killers are one of just a handful of bands hailing from the '00s rock scene that can still fill a large concert stadium. They are currently on a world tour, entitled 'Wonderful Wonderful World Tour', which started way back during February 2017 in Orlando, USA. The tour takes them to nearly every part of the globe and finishes in September 2018 in Vancouver, Canada; that... [Read more]

TURNER. Works From Tate Exhibition In Rome

Posted 20.04.18 by Leigh

From the 22nd March to the 26th August 2018, the Chiostro del Bramante in the centre of Rome is dedicating an exhibition to British artist Joseph Mallord William Turner, entitled 'TURNER. Works From Tate'. It is the first of its kind to be shown in the Eternal City and also marks... [Read more]

Outdoor Festival 2018 In Rome

Posted 13.04.18 by Leigh

Contemporary street art comes to Rome in April and May 2018 in the form of the 'Outdoor Festival 2018'; an urban art and culture festival which is now in its eighth edition and takes place at the Mattatoio Testaccio, close to the city's modern MAXXI museum. This year the... [Read more]

Liu Bolin The Invisible Man Exhibition In Rome

Posted 06.04.18 by Leigh

The Complesso del Vittoriano in Rome is hosting a new exhibition in the Italian capital entitled 'Liu Bolin. The Invisible Man'. This is the first major exhibition in Italy devoted to Liu Bolin, the internationally-acclaimed Chinese artist who has been described as 'the invisible man'... [Read more]

Beyoncé And Jay Z In Rome 2018

Posted 30.03.18 by Leigh

Ex-Destiny’s Child lead singer Beyoncé returns to Rome in July 2018 as a part of the On The Run II joint tour along with her husband, Hip-Hop rapper Jay Z. Having sold more than 200 million records combined, both musicians are two of the world's best-selling music artists... [Read more]

Rome Marathon 2018

Posted 23.03.18 by Leigh

The Rome Marathon 2018 takes place in the Italian capital on Sunday, the 8th April 2018. It must be one of the world's most picturesque marathons; starting off and ending at the Fori Imperiali, a 26-mile course that zigzags around some of the city's most famous tourist sights, including St. Peter's Basilica, the Mausoleum of Hadrian (Castel Sant'Angelo) and Piazza del Popolo. This is now the 23rd edition of the city's... [Read more]

Rome Exhibition Terry O'Neill Icons

Posted 16.03.18 by Leigh

After the critical and public success of this year's Grand Masters 100 Years Of Leica Photography exhibition, the Complesso del Vittoriano venue in Rome continues with its photography theme with the 'Terry O'Neill Icons' exhibition. Terry O'Neill is one of the world's most collected photographers with work hanging in national art galleries and private collections worldwide. From presidents to pop stars he has photographed... [Read more]

Rock In Roma 2018 Festival In Rome

Posted 09.03.18 by Leigh

The line-up for Rock In Roma 2018 is now almost complete! The event has become one of Italy's largest music festivals and attracts around 300,000 music fans from all over Italy and the world. And this 2018 version looks likely to be the best yet. Over 10 concerts have already been organised over the Summer months at Rome's Ippodromo delle Capannelle in the south-east of Rome on the Via Appia Nuova. The concert... [Read more]

Rugby Six Nations 2018 In Rome

Posted 02.02.18 by Leigh

The annual NatWest Six Nations Rugby Championship begins this weekend (Saturday, 3rd February 2018). Tagged as being Rugby's 'Greatest Championship', the city of Rome hosts the country's home matches. Italy's home matches are at the glorious Stadio Olimpico, where the 1960 Summer Olympics were held. The stadium has a capacity of over 70,000 spectators and provides a great venue for a day of invigorating sport... [Read more]

Rome Exhibition Grand Masters 100 Years Of Leica Photography

Posted 12.01.18 by Leigh

The Rome exhibition 'Grand Masters 100 Years Of Leica Photography' takes place until the 18th February (2018) at the capital's Complesso del Vittoriano (Ala Brisini) venue in the heart of the Eternal City. Leica, founded in 1914, is a German camera manufacturer which revolutionised photography more than a century ago. The cameras were compact with collapsible lenses, ideal for taking anywhere and making them... [Read more]

Simple Minds Live 2018 In Rome

Posted 05.01.18 by Leigh

Simple Minds take to the road in 2018 to premiere and promote their new studio album, Walk Between Worlds, while performing many iconic classics. The album will be their 17th studio album of their career and it heralds a major lineup change, their first album since 2002 without drummer Mel Gaynor or keyboardist Andy Gillespie. This iconic Scottish rock band originally formed in Glasgow way back in 1977. Since then... [Read more]

La Festa Di Roma New Year's Eve In Rome

Posted 22.12.17 by Leigh

If you are in Rome over the New Year period, then do not miss the Eternal City’s celebrations, especially its annual 'La Festa Di Roma' festival which begins at 9:30pm on Sunday 31st December and ends at 9:00pm on Monday 1st January. The festival will be swapping the city’s more conventional stages for some of Rome’s more famous bridges, squares and theatres, such as Circus Maximus, Piazza Bocca della Verità... [Read more]

Roma Gospel Festival 2017 In Rome

Posted 15.12.17 by Leigh

To complement last week’s events in Rome blog, which was about Christmas At The Auditorium, we would like to provide you with some further information about one of that event’s most popular festivals, namely the Roma Gospel Festival. This year marks its 21st edition and again it will take place at the Auditorium Parco della Musica from the 21st - 31st December. The festival features the best choirs and gospel... [Read more]

Christmas At The Auditorium 2017 In Rome

Posted 08.12.17 by Leigh

The festive season is quickly approaching us and from this weekend in Rome (Friday 8th December), the Auditorium Parco della Musica is opening its doors to its annual Natale All'Auditorium (Christmas At The Auditorium) festival. This is one of the most anticipated moments of the Parco della Musica programming. A unique opportunity to experience the magic of Christmas at the Auditorium which aims to cater for all... [Read more]

Arcimboldo Exhibition In Rome

Posted 01.12.17 by Leigh

The Arcimboldo Exhibition in Rome is dedicated to Giuseppe Arcimboldo (born in Milan 1526), who was an Italian painter best known for creating imaginative portrait heads made entirely of objects such as fruits, vegetables, flowers, fish, and books. The exhibition takes place at the Palazzo Barberini in the centre of the Eternal City, from the 20th October 2017 until the 11th February 2018. Organised by the National... [Read more]

Bernini Exhibition In Rome

Posted 24.11.17 by Leigh

The beautiful and elegant Galleria Borghese in Rome celebrates the 20th anniversary of its reopening with an exceptional exhibition dedicated to one of Italy’s most skilled and influential sculptors and architects, namely Gian Lorenzo Bernini. Born in Naples (1598), Bernini is often credited with creating the Baroque style of sculpture, along with the architect Francesco Borromini and the painter and architect Pietro... [Read more]

Mangasia: Wonderlands Of Asian Comics Exhibition In Rome

Posted 17.11.17 by Leigh

The Mangasia: Wonderlands Of Asian Comics exhibition in Rome takes place until the 21st of January 2018 at the Palazzo delle Esposizioni. The exhibition presents the largest selection ever of artworks from Asian comics. It is curated by Paul Gravett and has been developed by The Barbican Centre (London). Displayed alongside the original artworks, many of which have rarely been exhibited outside their country of... [Read more]

Roma Jazz Festival 2017 In Rome

Posted 10.11.17 by Leigh

Rome's annual jazz festival takes place this November (2017) from the 5th to the 30th. Now in its 41st edition, the main venues that are hosting 'Roma Jazz Festival 2017: Jazz Is My Religion' are the Auditorium Parco della Musica and Casa del Jazz. But concerts are also taking place all over the Eternal City, including the Pantheon, Chiesa di San Nicola da Tolentino, Live Alcazar, Il Pitigliani and Sagrestia del Borromini... [Read more]

Hokusai In The Footsteps Of The Master Exhibition In Rome

Posted 20.10.17 by Leigh

Katsushika Hokusai (1760 - 1849) was a Japanese artist who is famous for his printmaking and woodblock printing. His most renowned piece of work comes from his woodblock print series 'Thirty-Six Views Of Mount Fuji', which includes the internationally iconic print 'The Great Wave Off Kanagawa'. The print depicts an enormous wave threatening boats off the coast of the town of Kanagawa (Yokohama) with Mount Fuji... [Read more]

Welcome To Rome Exhibition In Rome

Posted 13.10.17 by Leigh

Welcome To Rome is a new multimedia exhibition devised by Paco Lanciano, where you experience something truly unique: diving into 2700 years of history of the Eternal City. The exhibition space is located at the old Cinema Augustus on Corso Vittorio in the centre of Rome. Through an exciting 'time machine', visitors will be able to go through the fundamental stages that have brought Rome to become the... [Read more]

ENJOY. Art Meets Amusement Exhibition In Rome

Posted 06.10.17 by Leigh

The 'ENJOY. Art Meets Amusement' exhibition in Rome follows on from the success of the Love. Art meets Love exhibition which finished in March 2017. The original exhibition attracted more than 150,000 visitors, primarily young visitors, in just 6 months. The Chiostro del Bramante in Rome again proposes a noteworthy exhibit of unique contemporary artworks from some of the most important and provocative... [Read more]

Gigi D'Alessio Live Tour 2017 In Rome

Posted 29.09.17 by Leigh

One of Italy’s most popular singers tours the country this winter; Gigi D'Alessio introduces his Live Tour 2017, in order to promote his latest album, 24.02.1967, which was released in February of this year. He plays at Rome’s impressive Auditorium Parco Della Musica in the northern part of the city centre on the 23rd October. Having released 18 albums to date and selling more than 20 million records... [Read more]

Picasso Rome Exhibition. Between Cubism And Classicism: 1915-1925

Posted 22.09.17 by Leigh

The Scuderie del Quirinale in Rome is hosting its newest exhibition that is dedicated to the great Pablo Picasso. This exhibition concludes the events that began at the beginning of the year showcasing one of Spain’s most successful artists. Entitled ‘PICASSO Between Cubism and Classicism: 1915-1925’, the exhibition takes place from the 22nd September 2017 to the 21st January 2018 and features 100 masterpieces... [Read more]

Taste Of Roma 2017 In Rome

Posted 15.09.17 by Leigh

This sixth edition of the 'Taste Of Roma' festival kicks off on Thursday 21st September 2017 at Rome’s Auditorium Parco della Musica. Lasting four days, until the following Sunday, this food extravaganza show brings together some of the most exciting chefs in the capital, as well as cooking demonstrations, food tasting and sampling, and some exclusive cooking experiences. There is an added feature to this year’s... [Read more]

Alt-J In Rome 2018

Posted 08.09.17 by Leigh

Alt-J, usually written as alt-j, are playing at Rome’s Palalottomatica venue on Thursday 1st February 2018 to promote their recently released album ‘Relaxer’. The English indie rock band formed in 2007 (Leeds, UK) and their first album came out in 2012 in both Europe and the USA. Entitled ‘An Awesome Wave’, their debut album won the 2012 British Mercury Prize. The follow-up album ‘This Is All Yours’ was released... [Read more]

RomaEuropa Festival 2017 In Rome

Posted 25.08.17 by Leigh

RomaEuropa Festival 2017 has been described as ‘Italy’s most eclectic and cosmopolitan festival’. As far back as 1985, the RomaEuropa Festival has been a yearly event that brings together a fascinating selection of world class events from the arts sector, including dance, theatre, contemporary circus, art, technology and music. This is the 32nd edition and it will host over 300 artists from 32 countries... [Read more]

Jason Blunt In Rome 2017

Posted 18.08.17 by Leigh

Jason Blunt has recently announced that he will embark on a European tour in October and November 2017, in order to promote his latest album. Entitled ‘The Afterlove’, the album was officially released on the 24th March 2017 and it has hit the Top Ten in most European countries. The Afterlove Tour will reach three cities in Italy, with Rome being the first (12th November at the Palalottomatica), followed by Florence... [Read more]

Monet Exhibition In Rome

Posted 11.08.17 by Leigh

From the 19th October visitors of the Complesso Del Vittoriano (Ala Brisini) in Rome can see an exhibition dedicated to the father of Impressionism, namely the one and only Oscar-Claude Monet. The Monet Exhibition, conceived and administered by Marianne Mathieu, presents about sixty pieces of some of his best pieces of work. They have been loaned from the Musée Marmottan Monet in Paris... [Read more]

National Gallery Of Modern Art In Rome

Posted 04.08.17 by Leigh

The National Gallery of Modern Art in Rome was established in 1883 and originally located in the Palazzo delle Esposizioni until 1915; it was founded a few years after the unification of Italy, when Rome became the capital Kingdom of Italy. The ‘Galleria nazionale d'arte moderna e contemporanea’ (its full name in Italian) was conceived in order to house the newly unified Italian state’s most important contemporary... [Read more]

Cross The Streets Exhibition In Rome 2017

Posted 28.07.17 by Leigh

The Cross The Streets exhibition in Rome takes place at the MACRO Museum of Contemporary Art until the 1st October 2017. This multimedia exhibition is a collection of street art and writings which convey the 40 years of history of this urban spectacular. Once a counterculture, which has now largely gone mainstream, street art is a unique avant-garde art movement that unifies youth, minorities and the marginalised... [Read more]

Hollywood Icons Exhibition In Rome

Posted 21.07.17 by Leigh

The Hollywood Icons Exhibition in Rome takes place at the Palazzo delle Esposizioni until the 17th September 2017. The exhibition, from the John Kobal Foundation, comprises around 160 images by more than 50 photographers. The portraits have been organised in decades, from the silent 1920s right through to the swinging 1960s, presenting the most prominent names in motion picture history. Starting with silent... [Read more]

Silvano Toti Globe Theatre In Rome

Posted 14.07.17 by Leigh

The open-air Silvano Toti Globe Theatre in Rome is located in the beautiful gardens of Villa Borghese in the centre of the Italian capital. The theatre was built in 2003 thanks to funding from the Silvano Toti Foundation and it was designed as a reproduction of the world’s most famous theatre of the Elizabethan period, the Globe Theatre in London, which was originally built in 1599. The Silvano Toti Globe has a... [Read more]

Gay Village 2017 In Rome

Posted 07.07.17 by Leigh

The Gay Village in Rome is a summertime festival which is now into its 16th year. The 2017 Village is held at the 'Parco del Ninfeo' in the EUR district in the south of the city. The Gay Village is open to all, homosexual, heterosexual, metrosexual, asexual, etc and aims to promote the concept of having fun and enjoyment, while also raising public awareness on the issue of homophobic discrimination... [Read more]

Just Music Festival 2017 In Rome

Posted 30.06.17 by Leigh

The third edition of the Just Music Festival in Rome began on the 20th June and ends on the 9th July and takes place in three or Rome's main venues – MAXXI Museo, Ex Dogana and Spazio Novecento – all of which have an exhilarating acoustic ambience. The Just Music Festival is a leading international music festival that, every year, transforms Rome into the stage of a big contemporary event: DJ sets... [Read more]

Caracalla Opera Summer Season 2017 In Rome

Posted 16.06.17 by Leigh

The Caracalla Opera Summer Season 2017 is to commence on the 13th June at the beautiful Baths of Caracalla. The setting of the stage is open air, making Caracalla a unique and truly sensational place to watch some of the best opera in the city. This summer's list of operas performed by Rome's Teatro dell'Opera includes Carmen (28th June - 4th August), Tosca (8th July - 8th August) and Nabucco... [Read more]

Giovanni Boldini Exhibition In Rome

Posted 09.06.17 by Leigh

The Giovanni Boldini Exhibition takes place at Rome's Complesso del Vittoriano - Ala Brasini in Rome from the 4th March to the 16th July 2017. It is one of the most comprehensive and spectacular retrospectives to be held in recent years. It features the most representative oils and pastels in Boldini's oeuvre and works by other artists who were his contemporaries, as well as a small selection of... [Read more]

Rock In Roma 2017 Festival In Rome

Posted 02.06.17 by Leigh

The line-up for Rock In Roma 2017 is now almost complete! The event has become one of Italy's largest music festivals and attracts around 300,000 music fans from all over Italy and the world. And this 2017 version looks likely to be the best yet. Over 15 concerts have already been organised over the Summer months at Rome's Ippodromo delle Capannelle in the south-east of Rome on the Via Appia Nuova... [Read more]

Spring Attitude Festival 2017 Rome

Posted 19.05.17 by Leigh

This year's edition of the Spring Attitude Festival takes place at the MAXXI National Museum and the Guido Reni District, an old industrial building that is now used as an art space. This is one of Rome's most prestigious annual electronic festivals which has hosted some of Europe's top electronic music acts, such as Air and Four Tet. Now in its eighth year, the festival is going from strength to strength... [Read more]

Giomici Castle Our New Property In Umbria

Posted 12.05.17 by Leigh

We at Roma Termini Suites are very excited to introduce you to our latest property and venture, a medieval castle located in the alluring countryside of Umbria! Giomici Castle, located in the heart of Umbria, between Perugia, Assisi and Gubbio, dates back to the 11th century and was originally built to defend the Chiascio Valley from attacks from the nearby towns. It is set on the top of a hill... [Read more]

World Press Photo 2017 Exhibition Rome

Posted 05.05.17 by Leigh

The World Press Photo 2017 Exhibition will be held in Rome at the Palazzo delle Esposizioni from the 28th April to the 28th May 2017 as the world premiere exhibition together with Seville and Lisbon. The World Press Photo is one of the most important awards in the field of photojournalism. Every year, for over 60 years, an independent jury of international experts, is called... [Read more]

Rome Exhibition The Forums Since The Forums

Posted 28.04.17 by Leigh

The Imperial Forum in Rome is located in the ancient heart of the city and it is now an architectural complex like no other in the world in terms of size and urban continuity. Over the years it has been subject to extraordinarily intensive excavations, studies and research. To celebrate the last 25 years of excavations and discoveries the Trajan Market - Museum of the Imperial Fora is holding... [Read more]

Jean-Michel Basquiat Exhibition In Rome

Posted 21.04.17 by Leigh

The Chiostro del Bramante in Rome pays tribute to Jean-Michel Basquiat, an iconic and controversial artist in New York culture during the late 1970s and throughout the 1980s, with its extensive exhibition that includes some of his most important works. From the 24th March to the 2nd July 2017, the Chiostro is presenting 'JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT. New York City (Works from Mugrabi Collection)... [Read more]

Tiziano Ferro Il Mestiere Della Vita Tour 2017 In Rome

Posted 14.04.17 by Leigh

He may not be a big star in many English-speaking countries, but Tiziano Ferro is a mega star in his native Italy, as well as having major success in several Spanish-speaking countries and Continental Europe. He continues touring Italian stadiums in 2017 with his 'Il Mestiere Della Vita' tour with two dates at Rome's Stadio Olimpico; Wednesday 28th June and Friday 30th... [Read more]

Colosseum, An Icon Exhibition In Rome

Posted 07.04.17 by Leigh

Without a doubt, the Colosseum is one of Rome's most famous buildings and also one of the most iconic structures in the world. From February 2017 until January 2018, it will be housing the Colosseum, An Icon exhibition which comprises of twelve sections that have been arranged in chronological order. The exhibition aims to reveal the historical and cultural... [Read more]

Birthday Anniversary Of Rome 2017

Posted 31.03.17 by Leigh

Rome celebrates its birthday anniversary every year on the 21st April. Known as "Natale di Roma" in Italian (previously referred to as "Dies Romana" and also "Romaia"), the city comes alive in celebrating its birth. According to legend, narrated by Marcus Terentius Varro, a Roman scholar, two orphaned twins named Romulus and Remus, who were suckled by a wolf... [Read more]

Rome Marathon 2017

Posted 24.03.17 by Leigh

The Rome Marathon 2017 takes place in the Italian capital on Sunday, the 2nd April 2017. It must be one of the world's most picturesque marathons; starting off and ending at the Fori Imperiali, a 26-mile course that zigzags around some of the city's most famous tourist sights, including St. Peter's Basilica, the Mausoleum of Hadrian (Castel Sant'Angelo) and Piazza del Popolo... [Read more]

Simple Minds In Rome 2017

Posted 17.03.17 by Leigh

The iconic British rock band Simple Minds come to Rome on the 23rd April as part of their "Acoustic Tour 2017" which takes them around the whole of Europe to promote their latest album "Acoustic". Released in November 2016, the album contains beautiful acoustic versions of some of their biggest hits to date... [Read more]

Anish Kapoor Exhibition In Rome 2017

Posted 10.03.17 by Leigh

After a 10-year gap, British sculptor and visual artist Anish Kapoor finally returns to Italy with an exhibition at the MACRO centre (Rome) until the 17th April (2017). The exhibition showcases some of his most outstanding works, including the extraordinary "Sectional Body Preparing For Monadic Singularity"... [Read more]

Rome Exhibition DNA The Great Book Of Life From Mendel To Genomics

Posted 03.03.17 by Leigh

The Palazzo delle Esposizioni in Rome is hosting the DNA The Great Book Of Life From Mendel To Genomics exhibition until the 18th June 2017. Mendel, a misunderstood genius born "too soon" and in the wrong place, was to become the posthumous father of genetics, a science that has changed our way of understanding nature forever. Gregor Mendel is one... [Read more]

21st Edition Romics Convention In Rome 2017

Posted 24.02.17 by Leigh

If you are a fan of comics, animation and gaming of any type and are in Rome between the 6th April and 9th April 2017, then you should visit the Fiera Roma, where the biannual comic convention takes place. This is the 21st edition of Romics and this edition's highlights include the unveiling of the great artists who will receive the Golden Romics Award... [Read more]

The Japanese House Exhibition In Rome

Posted 17.02.17 by Leigh

The Japanese House. Architecture And Life After 1945 exhibition continues at the MAXXI Museum until the 26th February 2017. Between tradition and innovation the architecture of the Japanese house recounts an entire culture. Co-produced by the Japan Foundation, (Tokyo), National Museum... [Read more]

Zaha Hadid And Italy Exhibition In Rome

Posted 10.02.17 by Leigh

Zaha Hadid redefined the architecture of the 21st century, capturing the imagination of the whole world. Considered to be one of the most influential and visionary architects our time, the MAXXI National Museum is hosting the Zaha Hadid And Italy exhibition which is devoted to Zaha and... [Read more]

Rugby Six Nations 2017 In Rome

Posted 03.02.17 by Leigh

The annual RBS Six Nations Rugby Championship has now began. Tagged as being Rugby's 'Greatest Championship', the city of Rome hosts the country's three home matches. All the best of Europe's rugby nations take part in the championship with the final matches being played on the 18th March 2017... [Read more]

Depeche Mode In Rome 2017

Posted 27.01.17 by Leigh

One of the world's greatest bands starts a new worldwide tour in 2017 and they will be playing three concerts in Italy, including Rome. Depeche Mode, the iconic Eighties electronic band from England, will be playing at the gigantic Stadio Olimpico (capacity: 72,698) on the 25th June 2017. Depeche Mode last appeared... [Read more]

Rome Art Week 2016

Posted 30.09.16 by Leigh

The first edition of Rome Art Week 2016 (RAW for short) is an innovative project that involves the entire city of Rome through different events in its art galleries and professional art studios. It was created to give a new impetus to the contemporary art scene and market of the capital and to bring... [Read more]

The Cure In Rome 2016

Posted 23.09.16 by Leigh

The Cure have announced a new European tour this Autumn with 30 shows in 17 countries: their first major European stadium tour since 2008! The monumental British band, led by Robert Smith, will be in Rome at the city's impressive Palalottomatica stadium on the 30th October 2016. Over the past seven years... [Read more]

20th Edition Romics Convention In Rome 2016

Posted 16.09.16 by Leigh

If you are a fan of comics, animation and gaming of any type and are in Rome between the 29th September and 2nd october 2016, then you should visit the Fiera Roma, where the biannual Romics comic convention takes place. This is the 20th edition of Romics and this edition's highlights include the unveiling of the second... [Read more]

Roma Classic Motors 2016 In Rome

Posted 09.09.16 by Leigh

Classic car and motorbike enthusiasts should make their way to the Fiera Di Roma on Saturday the 17th September and/or on Sunday 18th September (2016). Located to the south west of Rome, close to Fiumicino and the city's main airport, the exhibition centre is hosting the Roma Classic Motors 2016... [Read more]

Rome European Heritage Days 2016

Posted 26.08.16 by Leigh

If you are in Rome during the 24th and/or 25th September you should take note that it is Rome European Heritage Days 2016 for these two days. This means that many of the state-owned historical sites and tourist attractions are free to visitors. Some of the Eternal City's most famous sights are included... [Read more]

Taste Of Roma 2016 In Rome

Posted 19.08.16 by Leigh

Italy, and of course that includes Rome, is not only know for its astonishing ancient Roman attractions and Renaissance Period art, but also for its delightful cuisine, which has become popular all over the world. This September (2016), from the 15th to the 18th, the 5th edition of 'Taste Of Roma' takes... [Read more]

Il Giardino Ritrovato At Palazzo Venezia Rome

Posted 12.08.16 by Leigh

Construction of the famous Palazzo Venezia in Rome begin in 1455 by the Venetian Cardinal Pietro Barbo, who later became Pope Paul II. The architecture of this popular famous tourist attraction is one of Rome's most significant of the Renaissance Period. Previously a kind of oasis in the heart of historic... [Read more]

Retake Roma - The Citizens Regain Possession Of Rome

Posted 05.08.16 by Leigh

This week we would like to bring to the attention of an endearing story of volunteer work which has literally swept across Rome. 'Retake Roma' is a non-profit organization formed by normal citizens who have decided to fight against urban decay which is occurring in many towns and cities throughout... [Read more]

Art Nights At Hadrian's Mausoleum In Rome

Posted 29.07.16 by Leigh

Hadrian's Mausoleum (Castel Sant'Angelo in Italian) is Italy's fifth most visited tourist site and is located in the heart of Rome, on the city's left bank and overlooking the River Tiber. Commissioned by Emperor Hadrian as a mausoleum for himself and family, it was built during the second century... [Read more]

RomaEuropa Festival 2016 In Rome

Posted 22.07.16 by Leigh

The 31st edition of the RomaEuropa festival (2016) begins on the 21st September and finishes on the 3rd December. This year's slogan is 'Be Elsewhere' and the festival's name has been abbreviated to 'REF16'. In total, this fascinating festival, which brings together a vast array of dance, music and the... [Read more]

Ludovico Einaudi Elements Tour In Rome

Posted 15.07.16 by Leigh

Renowned Italian pianist and composer Ludovico Einaudi has two concerts in July as part of Rome's 'Luglio Suona Bene 2016' (July Sounds Good) event. Both concerts start at 9.00pm and take place at the impressive Auditorium Parco Della Musica; one of the city's most outstanding music venues. Although... [Read more]

Tattoo Forever Exhibition In Rome

Posted 08.07.16 by Leigh

Tattoo Forever is the largest international exhibition dedicated to tattoos as being portrayed as an original artistic expression in modern times. The exhibition can be found at the MACRO until the 24th July 2016 and has been created under the artistic direction of Marco Manzo, one of Italy's best... [Read more]

Luglio Suona Bene July Sounds Good 2016 In Rome

Posted 01.07.16 by Leigh

The fourteenth edition of Luglio Suona Bene (translation: July Sounds Good) takes place in Rome from the 14th June to the 3rd August 2016. This year again some great music will be heard at the beautiful Auditorium Parco della Musica; designed by Renzo Piano and is one of the most picturesque outdoor... [Read more]

Barbie The Icon Exhibition In Rome

Posted 27.05.16 by Leigh

Although 'born' as Barbara Millicent Robert over 50 years ago, she is better known as just Barbie by the millions of young girls who own or have owned and played with this toy doll. However, now aged 56, Barbie is more than just a doll, as she has become a global icon; breaking down every cultural... [Read more]

Bruce Springsteen In Rome

Posted 20.05.16 by Leigh

On the 16th July the mighty Bruce Springsteen arrives in Rome to play at the open-air Circo Massimo (Circus Maximus). Along with his E Street Band, this is the third and last date in Italy as a part of the worldwide River Tour. Little introduction is needed for Bruce, who is nicknamed 'The Boss'; his... [Read more]

Night Of Museums In Rome May 2016

Posted 13.05.16 by Leigh

Saturday 21st May sees this year's Night Of Museums In Rome taking place; this European-wide event has been happening annually since 2005 and now involves more than 3,000 museums in approximately 30 countries in Europe. Many of Rome's main civic and state museums will be open on this evening until 2:00am... [Read more]

Hugo Pratt Incontri E Passaggi Exhibition In Rome

Posted 06.05.16 by Leigh

The 'Hugo Pratt. Incontri e Passaggi' (Meetings and Journeys) exhibition takes place at the MACRO centre until the 24th May (2016). There are over 120 original works, photographs and rare treasures on show. It maps a compelling story of meetings, both imaginary and real, that influenced the father of... [Read more]

Cyndi Lauper In Rome

Posted 29.04.16 by Leigh

Eighties pop icon and influential singer/songwriter Cyndi Lauper comes to Rome in July. As a part of her worldwide tour, she touches down only twice in Italy, with her other Italian concert taking place in Turin (7th July). Cyndi will be taking the stage at Parco Della Musica (Auditorium Cavea) on... [Read more]

Rome Exhibition The Art Of Brick

Posted 22.04.16 by Leigh

Rated as one of the top ten must-see exhibitions by CNN, 'The Art Of Brick' exhibition has just had its stay in Rome extended to the beginning of next week (25th April 2016). This international exhibition was created by American artist Nathan Sawaya who has solely used LEGO® bricks to create over 80... [Read more]

Caravaggio Experience In Rome

Posted 15.04.16 by Leigh

The Palazzo delle Esposizioni is the Italian capital's largest interdisciplinary exhibition area in the centre of Rome and from March to the beginning of July it is hosting a highly interesting and novel exhibition about one of Italy's most influential artists. The exhibition is named the 'Caravaggio... [Read more]

Romics Convention In Rome April 2016

Posted 08.04.16 by Leigh

If you are a fan of comics, animation and gaming of any type and are in Rome between the 7th and 10th April 2016, then you should visit the Fiera Roma, where the biannual Romics comic convention takes place. This is the 19th edition of Romics and this edition is entitled 'Grendizer, Dragons and direwolves... [Read more]

Triumphs And Laments 2016 Frieze In Rome

Posted 01.04.16 by Leigh

Rome is thought to be founded on the 21st April 753 B.C., which is known as 'Natale di Roma' in Italian. This year, like most years, many of the city's civic museums are open to the public for free. Also for free this year will be an inspiring frieze that will be installed along the walls of the River... [Read more]

Rome Marathon 2016

Posted 25.03.16 by Leigh

The Rome Marathon 2016 takes place in the Italian capital on Sunday, the 10th April 2016. It must be one of the world's most picturesque marathons; starting off and ending at the Fori Imperiali, a 26-mile course that zigzags around some of the city's most famous tourist sights, including St. Peter's... [Read more]

Rock In Roma 2016 Festival In Rome

Posted 18.03.16 by Leigh

Rock In Roma 2016 has just announced most of the line-up for its event at the this Summer Ippodromo delle Capannelle and rock fans will not be disappointed! The event has become one of Italy's largest music festivals and attracts around 300, 000 music fans from all over Italy and the world. Several... [Read more]

Rome Creative Handicrafts Fair

Posted 11.03.16 by Leigh

The Spring edition of Rome's creative handicrafts fair 'Abilmente Mostra-Atelier della Manualità Creativa' (Skilful Handmade Creativity Exhibition and Workshop) starts on Thursday 17th March at one of the city's main exhibition centres, Fiera Di Roma. The first edition of the Abilmente-Roma attracted... [Read more]

Craft Beer Week In Rome

Posted 04.03.16 by Leigh

From Monday the 7th March to Sunday 13th March (2016), Rome, and many other parts of Italy, will be celebrating a week devoted to craft beer. The craft beer and microbrewery movement began more or less in the United Kingdom during the Seventies and has since expanded and become popular in North... [Read more]

Via Street Photography Exhibition In Rome

Posted 26.02.16 by Leigh

'"Via!" - Fotografia di strada da Amburgo a Palermo' is a photography exhibition that is taking place at the Museo di Roma in the Trastevere district of Rome until the 30th April 2016. 'Via' is the Italian word for both 'go' and 'street' - using a play on words - while the rest of the exhibition's title... [Read more]

Rome MAXXI National Museum Of The 21st Century Arts

Posted 19.02.16 by Leigh

The MAXXI National Museum Of The 21st Century Arts in Rome is one of Italy's most prestigious museums and exhibition centres. Located in the Flaminio district of the Eternal City, on a site that was originally a disused military compound (Caserma Montello), the MAXXI project was first announced in... [Read more]

Rugby Six Nations 2016 In Rome

Posted 12.02.16 by Leigh

The annual RBS Six Nations Rugby Championship has now began. Tagged as being Rugby's 'Greatest Championship', the city of Rome hosts the country's home matches. Italy's home matches are at the glorious Stadio Olimpico, where the 1960 Summer Olympics were held. The stadium has a capacity of over... [Read more]

Official Guided Tours Of The Quirinal Palace Rome

Posted 05.02.16 by Leigh

Starting from the 23rd June, Romans and tourists will be able to reserve an official guided tour of the Quirinal Palace in the heart of the Eternal City. The Quirinal, originally created by Pope Gregory XIII to be the papal summer residence and completed in 1583, is now the official residence of the... [Read more]

CoBrA Exhibition In Rome

Posted 29.01.16 by Leigh

The CoBrA movement is considered by many modern art aficionados to be the final great period of European Avant-Garde. The name was coined in 1948 by Christian Dotremont and is an acronym of the first few letters of the founding members' home cities: Copenhagen (Co), Brussels (Br) and Amsterdam (A)... [Read more]

The Cure In Rome

Posted 22.01.16 by Leigh

Originally formed way back in 1976 in the small English town of Crawley, West Sussex, The Cure need no introduction to any music fan. Their expansive career has moulded them into one of the most successful and influential independent bands of all time. Their music and songs have spanned a whole range... [Read more]

Rome Exhibition Elective Affinities From De Chirico To Burri

Posted 15.01.16 by Leigh

The Galleria d'Arte Moderna is exhibiting 40 masterpieces from the Fondazione Magnani Rocca in Parma, Italy, alongside the works of art from the Capitoline collection. Entitled 'Affinità elettive. Da de Chirico a Burri' (Elective Affinities. From De Chirico To Burri), the exhibition concentrates on... [Read more]

Toulouse-Lautrec Exhibition In Rome

Posted 08.01.16 by Leigh

The beautiful and iconic Ara Pacis Museum in Rome has a new exhibition called 'Toulouse-Lautrec: The Budapest Arts Museum Collection' which continues until the 8th May 2016. On display are 170 works of art, including posters, litographies, illustrations, sheet music covers and fliers created by the... [Read more]

Gillo Dorfles Exhibition In Rome

Posted 16.12.15 by Leigh

The 'Gillo Dorfles. A Life Of The Times' exhibition at the MACRO centre in Rome celebrates the life and works of Gillo Dorfles; a prominent Italian art critic, painter and philosopher, who is often referred to as the father of Italian visual culture. The exhibition in Rome is open from the 27th November... [Read more]

Christmas Markets In Rome

Posted 09.12.15 by Leigh

During the festive season Christmas markets have become popular all over Europe and not just in the area from where they originated; the German-speaking areas of Europe. Rome, Italy's capital and largest city is no exception, where you can find several exciting Christmas markets scattered throughout... [Read more]

Christmas At The Auditorium Rome

Posted 03.12.15 by Leigh

Christmas is nearly upon us and Rome is home to many festive events, before, during and after the season of goodwill. Once such joyful event is 'Christmas At The Auditorium' (Italian: Natale all'Auditorium) which organises cultural and religious events over the period. Christmas At The Auditorium is... [Read more]

Balthus Exhibition In Rome

Posted 27.11.15 by Leigh

Balthasar Klossowski de Rola was a Polish-French modern artist born in Paris (29th February 1908), who spent most of his childhood in Berlin, Berne and Geneva. Better known as Balthus, he was one of the most original and enigmatic artistic masters of the 20th century; he often rejected the usual... [Read more]

Henry Moore Exhibition In Rome

Posted 20.11.15 by Leigh

The breathtaking Baths of Diocletian in Rome are home to an exhibition dedicated to one of the most influential sculptors of the twentieth century, namely Henry Moore (1898-1986). The British artist is best known for his semi-abstract bronze sculptures which are located around the world as public... [Read more]

Open House At Rome's Palaces 2015

Posted 13.11.15 by Leigh

The tourism operator, Turismo Culturale Italiano, who specialises in cultural and artistic tourism, has scheduled its third edition of 'Palazzi di Roma a Porte Aperte' (Open House At Rome's Palaces). During the whole of November 2015 various private palaces and houses, several of which once belonged ... [Read more]

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