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Culture and History

Famous people

Guglielmo Marconi

Guglielmo Marconi

The Bolognese scientist Guglielmo Marconi, inventor of wireless  communications in 1895 and winner of the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1909.

The Women of Bologna

The Women of Bologna

An invitation to discover an essential aspect of Bologna: the history of ‘its’ women,   both those who became famous and the manifold who remained in the shadows.

Lucio Dalla

Lucio Dalla

Every day at 6 pm, just after the strokes of Palazzo d'Accursio's clock, Lucio Dalla comes back in hearth of Bologna with one of his manifold songs.

Pier Paolo Pasolini

Pier Paolo Pasolini

Bologna owes Pier Paolo Pasolini a lot. Poet, narrator, essayist, film maker and playwright, he was one of the most acute and profound observer of our time.