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MIRó! Sogno e colore

MIRó! Sogno e colore

Joan Miró is arriving in Bologna, at Palazzo Albergati: one of the most important Spanish artists ever revealed through more than 130 works among oil paintings, drawings and sculptures.

Ocarina Festival - 9th edition

Ocarina Festival - 9th edition

Budrio becomes the international capital of the Ocarina on the occasion of the event dedicated to the terracotta wind instrument typical of this town in the plain near Bologna: happenings, concerts,  exhibitions, with of guests, musicians and ocarina makers from all over the world.

Le colline fuori della porta - Spring 2017

Le colline fuori della porta - Spring 2017

Walkings, hikes and long queues of nature lovers scrolling through the hills. From March to June and from September to November a programme of appointments in Bologna and its surroundings.

Ayrton Senna - The last night

Ayrton Senna - The last night

At Lamborghini Museum an exhibition dedicated to Ayrton Senna with the  photos by Ercole Colombo, personal effects and all the race cars he drove.

Kelemen Quartet

Kelemen Quartet

For Musica Insieme concert season, a quartet capable of taking on the most difficult pages of the repertoire for violins, viola and cello. Music by Haydn, Schubert, Schumann and Bartók. 

Patti Smith - Grateful

Patti Smith - Grateful

A concert to express her sense of gratitude to Italy. The rock poetess is accompanied on stage by her sons and the bassist, guitarist, and music director Tony Shanahan.

Live Arts Week VI

Live Arts Week VI

Four days fully dedicated to live arts: an opening in the city center, involving galleries, non-profit spaces, the Teatro Comunale, and the spaces of the Ex GAM which will extraordinary reopen on this occasion.

Gusto Nudo Festival

Gusto Nudo Festival

Eight days of events to promote a new earth culture: exhibitions, conferences, films, music, theatre, guided visits, tastings, labs and the wine fair Fiera dei vignaioli eretici.

La democrazia in America

La democrazia in America

Romeo Castellucci, leading figure of the international scene, honored with numerous awards, faces a current theme.