HOSTEL DES ARTISTES ROME BLOG

FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS AT PIAZZA COLONNA

By | January 5, 2015

Hostel Des Artistes’ guests will have the chance to take part to a special event between January 3 and 7, 2015 in the prestigious backdrop of Palazzo Ferrajoli, at stroll distance from the Parliament. The exceptional opening of Palazzo Ferrajoli happens on the occasion of the Festival delle Luci, a four-day event of music, art, […]

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EXPO MILANO 2015 IN ROME

By | December 27, 2014

Italy is looking with excitement at 2015, the year of Expo Milano, the Universal Exposition taking place in the biggest north Italian city from May 1 to October 31, 2015. It will be a colossal event involving almost 140 countries, supposed to attract about 20 million visitors. Rome is contributing to it by offering any […]

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FREE CONCERTS IN ROME ON NEW YEAR’S EVE!

By | December 27, 2014

If you are in Rome and you wish to inaugurate 2015 by having a bath in the river of people who will joyfully fill up Roman roads on the night of 31 December, then you have 2 options which we shortlisted here for you. Both of them are in the heart of Rome, and are […]

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CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR WITH THE SHAKESPEAREAN MASTERPIECE

By | December 27, 2014

“Romeo & Juliet. Love and change the world”, on stage in Rome until 6 January 2015 won’t leave anyone disappointed: the musical transposition of the most famous tragedy by Shakespeare is a colossal production which is perfectly refined up to its most tiny details, if one just considers that the technical equipe includes 35 people. […]

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NEW CHRISTMAS LIGHTS AT THE VATICAN

By | December 18, 2014

Christmas & New Eve 2014 will be particularly exciting at St. Peter’s: beyond a huge Christmas tree and the traditional Nativity scene, we will see the Church itself dressed up with new lights. December this year coincides indeed with the installation of a new lighting system on St. Peter’s dome. It will be launched on […]

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POPE TURNS ON THE BIGGEST CHRISTMAS TREE IN THE WORLD

By | December 16, 2014

8500 electric cables, 550 light spots, 650 m high, a star 1000 m² wide: it’s the biggest Christmas tree in the world, and Pope Francis I just turned it on few days ago. The same pleasent office was given to Pope Benedict XVI in 2011. The tree lays on a side of Mount Ingino, behind […]

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DEEP RED, DEEP ARGENTO IN ROME

By | December 15, 2014

From Tuesday 16 to Sunday 21 december 2014 Rome’s hosts a retrospective in honor of Dario Argento, the world renowned horror movies director, who recently gained the Lifetime Achievement Award at Rome Film Festival 2014. The one-week event is very rich, the meeting with Dario Argento himself being planned for Tuesday 16: he will be […]

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IMAGO MUNDI: LUCIANO BENETTON’S VISIONARY PROJECT IN ROME

By | December 12, 2014

Luciano Benetton, one of the most successful Italian stylists, as well as renowned collectors of works of art, is also at the head of a research foundation sponsoring projects of cultural development. On display in Rome a section of the latest visionary project founded by them: “Imago Mundi”, which aims at uniting our world’s diversities […]

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