Art & Culture


Count down begins for the ALL-NEW-Neptune Fountain

Friday, October 27th, 2017
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Inauguration set for December 22 Il Gigante is about to reveal a shocking new ‘cleaner’ look. There’s still a few more weeks for historic monument to see the light again – just in time for Christmas. The elaborate maze of scaffolding that has intertwined the fountain for more than a year during the delicate restoration […]

Young Bolognese writer aims for the literary stars

Friday, October 20th, 2017
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Bolognese by adoption but half Filipino half Tunisian by birth Amira Dridi thanks her luck on having such a diverse background and one that possibly gave her the insight to write and publish her first book about Bologna, called: ‘LE SUE MANI’ (‘HER HANDS’). “My book brings the reader through Bologna from the 1950s to […]

Astrid Kirchherr with the Beatles

Monday, September 11th, 2017
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By Giorgia Ferro If your a fan of the Beatles, you’re not going to want to miss ‘Astrid Kirchherr with the Beatles’, an exhibition on now at Palazzo Fava running until the 9th of October and organized by Genus Bononae in collaboration with Ono artecontemporanea, Ginzburg Fine Arts and Kai-Uwe Franz. Hamburg Days A retrospective […]

Dutch blogger: ‘Bologna’s potential to surprise’

Saturday, August 19th, 2017
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Bologna: High on my list of favourite Italian cities By guest writer: Emiel Van Den Boomen The Italian region of Emilia Romagna, with the city of Bologna at its center, was honestly speaking not high on my list of places I wanted to visit. How wrong I was… Early July I spent some days in […]

Morandi Museum committee sues the Comune

Sunday, July 16th, 2017
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The lawyer representing the committee who are overseeing the restoration of the museum at Palazzo di Accursio has filed a suit against the municipality. The case is demanding that the works of Giorgio Morandi be returned to Palazzo di Accursio. The organisation ‘Ape-Confedilizia’ does not accept the decision to leave Morandi’s works at Mambo. The […]

Bologna’s Clock Tower to open for business

Thursday, June 29th, 2017
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Tourist access to more breath taking views over city center At an ad hoc council meeting mayor Merola has decided to open the roof terrace of Palazzo D’Accursio to visitors. They will be treated to stunning views over the city centre as well as the immediate surroundings below in Piazza Maggiore where the summer’s main […]

Huge turnout for S.Stefano Community Project

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017
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Parco Lunetta Gamberini Workshop ideas to improve neighbourhood €150,000 set aside for education, social inclusion, digitalization, sport and culture. Parco Lunetta Gamberini & Surrounding Areas Santo Stefano Workshop 2017 for Parco Lunetta Gamberini area has two objectives: -The development of proposals and the vote on projects in public spaces within the participatory budget for a […]

Bologna Photographed

Monday, June 26th, 2017
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By Giorgia Ferro Photography which tells a story. In fact, so many stories. Those of Bologna and of the Bolognese, of their faces and of their changes through the lens of the photographers. Bologna Photographed, this is the title of the new exhibition that the Cineteca di Bologna has set up under Piazza Re Enzo, […]

Luvin’ Bologna

Monday, June 19th, 2017
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Japanese tourist can’t get enough… By Raffaella Rossi If you ask an Italian aficionado what their biggest dream is, they would probably say “living like an Italian.” Well, with Love Italian, a personal teaching Italian experience, this dream came true for a Japanese woman who spent 7 days living, speaking and eating like an Italian, […]

Multi-ethnic Party in Cirenaica

Sunday, June 4th, 2017
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Presenting 25 menus from around the world Dedicated to refugees and asylum seekers Via Bentivogli held it’s annual festa of multi-ethnic traditions, which featured an abundance of mouth-watering dishes from 25 countries around the world displayed on banquets stretching the whole street. The day was devoted entirely to cultural exchange not only through food, but […]