The weekend between Lucifer and events Fun Guide at

Warm, with weather forecasts announcing temperatures ready to reach forty degrees and more festive than ever (Sunday falls this year), Roman Ferragosto offers a virtually open city – especially in the historic center – and full of events on the front. entertainment and culture.

Tomorrow, for those who live or arrive in the capital, the doors are closed only to the Vatican Museums, while all the political museums, the archeological sites of the Mausoleum of Augustus, the Circus Maximus, the Imperial Forums, the Baths of Caracalla and the Colosseum are the open. Then, Castel Sant’Angelo, Macro and Mattatoio with the author’s shots from World Press Photo and the video installations of Ilaria Mancia’s Re-creatures. Reduced ticket for Maxxi (7 euros, from 11 to 19) where, in addition to the permanent collection, you can visit seven exhibitions, including Senzamargine. Passages in Italian art at the end of the millennium, with works by Carla Accardi to Jannis Kounellis and Mario Schifano and Casa Balla. From home to the universe and back between tapestry, furniture and furniture that belonged to the genius of futurism.

For those looking for scuba diving and sunbathing there are metropolitan swimming pools, including sports centers, neighborhood structures and luxury hotels. Among the pools that open on August 15, that of the Play Pisana club, the Sporting Club Paradise in Capannelle (semi-Olympic size, with six lanes) and the ultra-elegant Aleph Hotel with postcards above the rooftops of the center (reservation required) ).

The summer party is for children among the animals of the Bioparco, in the Luneur (in the Splash zone with slides, walks and pool), in the Magicland of Valmontone (which offers free tampons to guests without green fold), Roma World (the new theme park of the Roman Empire in Pontina), the Fantastico Mondo del Fantastico di Lenght and the Cinecitt World, where you will spend the summer party on foot in the great Cinepiscina and the final of the festival scheduled pyrotechnic stars fire’s.

Arena screens are on: Garbatella digital Unexpected by Benot Delpine with Gustave Kervern screened, Teatro India the cult of the zombie The Night of the Living by George A. Romero, Antonio Padovan’s Monk Il grande passo, and at the Casa del Cinema c ‘Il Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi in the edition directed by Charles Roubaud, at the Timvision Floating Theater on the Eur Black Widow with Scarlett Johansson (in the original language), and at the Notti di The Cinema in Vittorio Square and the Cinevillage Talenti hosts the national preview of Come un gatto at tangenziale. Return to Coccia di Morto by Riccardo Milani.

Open stages at the Globe Theater with Shakespeare’s dream one summer night, directed by Riccardo Cavallo, and at the Tor Bella Monaca Theater there are Franco Oppini and Debora Caprioglio at Plauto’s L’Anfitrione. Double performance at the Ferragostia Antica festival: the company Sosta Palmizi presents the specific performance Gratiae. The Attitude of the Heart and Tam Teatro Musica brings to the stage his Picablo, a tribute to Pablo Picasso between video and poetry screenings.

In mid-August to the music at the Village Celimontana with the psychedelic rock of Caltiki, then to the Parchetto Salario between violins and accordion with the Cardamom quartet, while at the Parco del Celio there is the saxophone Javier Girotto with the Tango of Aires. Jazz & Image.

Finally Ferragosto out of town in the gardens of Ninfa (with reservation). Or on the Roman coast at Bau Beach (historic dog beach in Maccarese) and Fiumicino for the traditional procession to the sea of ​​the Assumption. But without benches and fireworks (also prohibited in Santa Marinella and San Felice Circeo), according to anti-transmission regulations.

14 August 2021 | 07:29


Winston Ferguson

"Total travelaholic. Subtly charming zombie geek. Friend of animals everywhere. Music buff. Explorer. Tv junkie."

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