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ARABESQUE MATISSE AT SCUDERIE DEL QUIRINALE!

ARABESQUE MATISSE AT SCUDERIE DEL QUIRINALE!

March marks the beginning of several important exhibitions in Rome, that dedicated to French painter Matisse being one of the most awaited. From March 6th to June 21th, over one hundred paintings by the artists will be on display in the enchanting backdrop of Scuderie del QuIrinale (opposite the Quirinal…
EXPO MILAN 2015 & AMERICAN FOOD 2.0: UNITED TO FEED THE PLANET

EXPO MILAN 2015 & AMERICAN FOOD 2.0: UNITED TO FEED THE PLANET

The American pavilion at Expo Milano 2015 will be showing us the role of the U.S.A. in food production activities, from the past till today. We will be told the history of American food, with great attention on culture, science and business related aspects. Interactive exhibits and state-of-the-art digital media…
ROME MARATHON: JUST ONE MONTH TO START!

ROME MARATHON: JUST ONE MONTH TO START!

Exactly one month is left to the biggest sport event in Italy: Rome Marathon (21 edition), and according to tradition it will be held in March, precisely on Sunday 22nd. Preparations are in full effect since weeks. We remind you here just few details: – two events are in programme:…
QUIRINAL PALACE: THE LARGEST BUILDING IN THE WORLD OPENS TO PUBLIC EVERY DAY

QUIRINAL PALACE: THE LARGEST BUILDING IN THE WORLD OPENS TO PUBLIC EVERY DAY

The largest building in the world will be soon open to public every day: this is one of the first disposals by the newly elected President of the Italian Republic Sergio Mattarella with reference to his institutional abode, i.e. the Quirinal Palace in the heart of Rome. Dating back to…
BAROQUE FIREWOKS AND PARADES AT ROMAN CARNIVAL

BAROQUE FIREWOKS AND PARADES AT ROMAN CARNIVAL

Carnival in Rome gives the chance for a trip back to Renaissance and Baroque age. Celebrations of this yearly event in the Eternal City take visitors into colors, customs and atmospheres which were in vogue five hundred years ago: masquerades, horse parades and even fireworks have been set up in…
GETTING READY FOR ROME’S INTERNAZIONALI DI TENNIS…

GETTING READY FOR ROME’S INTERNAZIONALI DI TENNIS…

Qualification tennis tournaments have started all over Italy to give any tennis players the chance to take actively part to the prestigious “Internazionali d’Italia” competition which will be held from 9 to 17 May, 2015. According to a tradition initiated in 2011, a few months before the beginning of the…
CARNIVAL: A STORY OF MASKS, PARADES, BATTLES AND FOOD!

CARNIVAL: A STORY OF MASKS, PARADES, BATTLES AND FOOD!

One of the most typical Italian festivity has just begun: Carnival. For about two weeks this ancient tradition, which has likely its roots in pagan and pre-Christian cults, will live again all over Italy with more or less emphasis according to the region. Some cities gained popularity far beyond national…
THE POPE’S SWISS GUARD: FIVE CENTURY OLD TRADITION

THE POPE’S SWISS GUARD: FIVE CENTURY OLD TRADITION

Swiss Guard’s birthday was celebrated just few days ago in the Vatican City: 22 January traditionally marks the official recruitment of this corp by the Holy Seat in order to guarantee the Pope’s safety. A fascinating story is at the origin of these guards’ proverbial loyalty to the chief of…
EVEN ROME HAS GOT HER PYRAMID!

EVEN ROME HAS GOT HER PYRAMID!

Did you know Rome has a pyramid? Pyramid of Cestius is actually one of the most intriguing and still less known monuments in the Eternal City, standing at the crossroad between via Ostiensis and another fundamental lane in ancient times. Its story is kind of unusual: it was built in…