What's On In Rome, Events Including Concerts & Festivals
Rome Independent Film Festival
Cinema Pasquino, Cinema Roma & Ripa Hotel Rome
Showcasing more than 40 movies from over 25 different countries The Independent
Film Festival is Rome's foremost cinema event.
Birth of Rome Celebrations
Aventine Hill, Rome
Witness the proud Romans celebrate the birth of their city by covering the
Aventine Hill with long burning candles.
May Day Music Festival
Piazza San Giovanni, Rome
Rome celebrates the arrival of spring this gigantic and heavily televised music
festival which attracts musicians from all over the world.
Montemario Motorcycling Circuit
Piazza Risorgimento, Rome
Hundreds of vintage motorcycles gather for this motorbike spectacular organised
by the Moto Guzzi Club. Scooters, period motorbikes and other two-wheel beauties
manufactured before 31 Dec 1979 compete for one of the five cups that make up
the final prize.
Opera in Piazza del Popolo
Piazza del Popolo, Rome
Annual free production.
Until end of June
Villa dei Medici Gardens
The Villa dei Medici Gardens, Rome
Taking up 17 sprawling acres on Pincio Hill above the Piazza di Spagna, they
offer a stunning panoramic view of the city as well as a welcome break from its
June - July
Fandango Jazz Festival
Palma Club, Rome
Featuring 68 concerts by leading jazz artists throughout June and July.
June - August
Miracle Players at the Roman Forum
Each summer, this English speaking theatre group performs a new comedy in the
ancient splendour of the Roman Forum.
June - August
Ippodromo delle Capannelle, Rome
Annual festival of Latin- American music with a strong Cuban bias.
June - August
Basilica di San Clemente, Rome
A summer-long festival of concerts and operas.
July Sounds Good
Parco della Musica, Rome
A series of open-air concerts by top acts over the month.
San Crisogno, Rome
A statue of the 'Vergine del Carmine' is taken out from the church of Sant'Agata
and paraded throughout the streets of the Trastevere quarter. It remains on display
at San Crisogno for eight days.
International Urban Theatre Festival
Theatre takes to the streets of Rome in the annual 'Festival Internazionale
del Teatro Urbano'.
Visual arts, music, dance and theatre events throughout the night - shops
and eateries also stay open all night long
September - November
Huge cultural event spanning dozens of theatre, music and dance events throughout
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