Wednesday, January 29th, 2020
art fiera_2020

By Giorgia Ferro The weekend dedicated to Arte Fiera has just ended, the longest running modern and contemporary art fair in Italy at its 44th edition this year. For some, the new location, the pavilions number 15 and 18 of the Fiera di Bologna previously at 25 and 26, could be criticized, inconvenient for the […]

SetUp exhibition – I am still here

Tuesday, January 21st, 2020

By Giorgia Ferro This week is the hottest time of the year for the Bolognese art scene and Alice Zannoni, CEO of SetUp Art srl, announces the exhibition “I am still here. SetUp to be continued” which will be held from the 24th to the 26th of January 2020 in the spaces on the first […]


Saturday, January 11th, 2020
concerto russo_4

  Parish of San Paolo del Ravone host Corpo Bandistico G. Puccini – DLF Bologna Thanks to the hospitality of the Parish of San Paolo di Ravone in Bologna, the usual Orthodox Christmas and New Year concert was hosted with full attendance in the church in via Andrea Costa. It boasts one of the best […]

Cinema, exhibitions and restorations

Friday, January 10th, 2020
Corte Isolani porticoes

Cineteca Foundation to receive €70,000 from Palazzo D’Accursio Tandem partners An exhibition on the porticoes is being set up to coincide with the reopening of the underpasses on Via Rizzoli alongside the restoration of the short film ‘Guide to walking in the shade’ by maestro Renzo Renzi. The short film is a historical colour document from […]

Huge success for Anthropocene exhibition

Wednesday, January 8th, 2020
poster Antropocene

150,000+ visitors squeezed into Anthropocene It was only supposed to remain open for four months, instead it closed on January 5 after eight months of extraordinary turnout. Anthropocene was the exhibition of photographs on the changing environment hosted by the Mast of Bologna. Since May 16 it had been visited by 155,000 people, impressed by […]

St. Petronio Statue moving back home

Monday, January 6th, 2020
San Petronio statue made in 1683 by Gabriele Brunelli

Almost twenty years later, the statue of San Petronio made in 1683 by Gabriele Brunelli will soon return to the basilica that bears his name.  Since 2001, at the behest of the Guazzaloca junta and Cardinal Bifi, it was decided to move the statue of the saint under the Two Towers. Historically, the statue was […]

ALERT: Bolognese food under threat from Street Food

Monday, January 6th, 2020

Comune warns not enough being done The alarm is also ringing out for sheet pastry cooks.  It might sound funny, but it’s all very real indeed. Bologna risks ending up without one of its recognised characteristic symbols: high quality cuisine. Councilor for Culture, Lepore has thrown down the gauntlet by saying, “You can’t find enough […]

Bolognese United in New Year’s March for Peace

Thursday, January 2nd, 2020
marcia per la pace 2020_2

Religious and secular associations, civic and third sector networks, unions and many citizens filled the ranks for the ‘Marcia per la Pace 2020’, now on its fifth annual event. The day was organized on behalf of the University of Bologna under the theme “Together: open and supportive cities.” The long coloured line of marchers was […]