Valerio Novelli

Forum of Caesar and the Forum of Augustus


Travel in Ancient Rome: the Forum of Caesar and the Forum of Augustus two stories and two curated pathways Piero Angela and Paco Lanciano After the extraordinary success of the last few years, from 22 April to 30 October return to the enhancement projects of the “Forum of Augustus” and “Caesar’s Forum” available in 8 languages The Rome of Caesar and Augustus comes back to life in all its charm thanks to “Travel in Ancient Rome”, 2 stories and 2 routes promoted by Roma Capitale – Superintendent Capitolina Cultural Heritage and produced by Zètema Culture Project. The design and care…

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By popular demand, Nightwish are back in Italy for a single date in 2016 with their tour in support of the new album “endless forms most beautiful” (Nuclear Blast / Warner) for a date that promises to be very special. Yes, because together with Nightwish and Apocalyptica Epica there will also be a must-see event!

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Night visits to the Vatican museums


Also this year the Vatican Museums renew the customary round of the season with Aperture Notturne. Every Friday evening, from 6 May to 28 October – except for the month of August – the monumental door of the Pope’s Museums will hatch at dusk to reveal in an unusual light on the age-old treasures of the Vatican collections. Also there are free tickets to the Vatican Museums on the last Sunday of the month. Here are the upcoming dates for 2016: Sunday, May 29, 2016 Sunday, June 26, 2016 Sunday, July 31, 2016 Sunday, August 28, 2016 Sunday, September 25,…

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The moon at the Roman Forum: Guided Night Scene


Since April 22, 2016 a charming night tour of the Roman Forum with evening guided tours every Friday from 20.15 to 24 hours (last admission 22:45) The route starts from the Basilica Emilia, founded in 179 BC, whose original function was in welcoming in the bad season, in a covered area, all activities of the Forum. Of this area, the lights perfectly punctuate the sequence of the columns that divided the space of the basilica. Continue to the right passing in front of the Temple of Caesar, and to the impressive building of the Curia Iulia, seat of the Roman…

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Show Hundred Painters Via Margutta


April 28 to May 1, they return the “One Hundred Painters of Via Margutta”: more than three thousand works to the artistic exhibition of the most anticipated capital. The exhibition, with free admission, will be open from 10 to 22. That the Hundred Painters of Via Margutta, which is one of the most anticipated events of the Roman spring, has now acquired the value of a wonderful tradition. An important event of painters in one of the most famous streets: popular, for the succession of generations of artists who lived from 600 onwards. And then by the artists exhibiting since…

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Anniversary of the founding of Rome ( Dies Natalis )


Anniversary of the founding of Rome We are now at the fourteenth edition of the celebration of Christmas in Rome organized by the Gruppo Storico Romano. As every year, our intent is to remember, with a series of events and initiatives, the origins of our city, that small settlement, which was founded on the Palatine, became the Caput Mundi, which is the largest city in the world then known, whose rule lasted over a thousand years. Roma still arouses a fascination and admiration, unrivaled in the world and our aim is to keep alive the interest in our città.Roma was…

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Through a selection of masterpieces from the most important museums in the world, the exhibition compares the paths of two absolute stars of the Italian Renaissance, Antonio Allegri called Correggio (1489-1534) and Francesco Mazzola called Parmigianino (1503-1540). Thanks to the formidable talent of these two artists, the city of Parma became the beginning of the sixteenth century, an artistic center able to fully compete with the great Italian art capitals like Rome, Florence and Venice. Correggio went to Parma at the end of the second decade of the sixteenth century, when it was already at the peak of his career,…

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Rome, March 15, 2016 at 16:00 and at 17:00 will be the Ides of March, the day of the killing of Julius Caesar. In memory of the historical event, in ‘immediate proximity Area Sacra di Largo Argentina (due to renovations) The Gruppo Storico Romano for the XIII edition, offers the historic commemoration of the tragic events of March 15, 44 BC Idi_di_marzo_gruppo_storico_romano-The commemoration, in historical clothing, with strictly philological reconstruction, is divided into three scenes. In the first Marco Antonio, Cato, Cicero, senators and tribunes of the people, will be the protagonists of the Senate at the end of the…

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Rome free evening concerts at the Conservatory Santa Cecilia


Opens Saturday, February 20 and until 09 April, in the Conservatory of Music Academic Hall “Santa Cecilia” (Via dei Greci, 18), the third edition of the Festival “A body for Roma” designed by Giorgio Carnini and promoted by the Camerata Italica, in collaboration with the Accademia Filarmonica Romana, the Conservatory “Santa Cecilia” and, this year, the University Concert Institution (IUC). The concerts are free and evening The festival is sponsored by the Lazio Region, the City of Rome and the Dante Alighieri Society, it is part of a larger project that tends to draw public attention and the institutions on…

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Rome Appia Antica street : The nymph Egeria


The nymph Egeria is located near the ancient Via Appia in the Caffarella park. According to tradition, the nymph Egeria was one of the deities related to the sources of water and milk offers reciprocated by giving prophecies; generally accompanied them heroes or important characters, so ‘Egeria is one‘ to the origins of Rome by marrying the Roman king Numa Pompilius, the successor of Romulus. Legend has it that they should meet in this place to chat and make love, here inspired nymph groom in making laws and treat the religious order of primitive Rome. On the death of King…

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