Tuesday, December 23, 2008

Rome - Culture, Museum, Things to Do January 2009

Roma Gospel Festival
20 - 31 Dec 2008 (annual)
Auditorium Parco della Musica
The Auditorium Parco della Musica hosts the Roma Gospel Festival, a 10-day blues event directed by Mario Ciampà and featuring some of the best spiritual and gospel music groups from the USA… More

New Year's Eve in Rome
31 Dec 2008 - 1 Jan 2009 (annual)
Piazza del Popolo
New Year's Eve in Rome takes place all over the city's squares, although Piazza del Popolo is where celebrations are bigger and better with fireworks, rock and classical music concerts lasting… More

One Hundred Nativity Scenes
27 Nov 2008 - 6 Jan 2009 (annual)
Sala del Bramante
One Hundred Nativity Scenes is an annual Christmas crib exhibition, held at the Sala del Bramante within the famous Piazza del Popolo in Rome. More

Christmas at the Auditorium
6 Dec 2008 - 6 Jan 2009 (annual)
Auditorium Parco della Musica
Rome's Auditorium Parco della Musica organises Christmas at the Auditorium, a month-long celebration of music, puppet shows, gastronomy labs, a market and other family-oriented events. More

Piazza Navona Christmas Market
26 Nov 2008 - 6 Jan 2009 (annual)
Piazza Navona
Rome's Piazza Navona hosts a traditional Christmas market, complete with Santa Claus, nativity scenes and stalls selling Christmas goodies, including endless representations, in all shapes and… More

Blessing of the Animals
Jan 2009 (annual)
Chiesa di Sant'Eusebio
Cat-chasing, unmarried fornication and keeping neighbours up at night certainly won't earn Rex a place in doggie heaven. Bring him to Rome's St Eusebio Church during the Feast of St Anthony… More

Roman Purim
27 Jan 2009 (annual)
Roman Purim, a Roman-Jewish holiday also called "Lead Mo'ed", celebrates with prayers a miraculous event that took place in 1793 (5553 in the Hebrew calendar). In the evening, Rome's Jewish… More



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