Christmas Cribs, Markets and Gospel in Rome

Nativity scene

The 42nd edition of 100 Presepi, the international nativity crib exhibition, takes place at Sala del Bramante in Piazza del Popolo and can be visited daily from 10.00-20.00, including Christmas Day, until January 7. Each year 100 Presepi hosts some 150 nativity scenes from Italy and more than 40 other […]

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Tiber river dive welcomes 2017 in Rome

Diving into the Tiber 2017

The tradition of jumping into the river on New Year’s Day, which was also captured in Paolo Sorrentino’s movie The Great Beauty, dates back to 1946. It was started by an unemployed lifeguard who was trying to find work as a stunt man and decided to jump into the waters […]

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