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Smell Festival 2017

Smell Festival 2017

Smell – Festival dell’Olfatto is the event dedicated to the culture of smell and the art of perfume. With international guests, exhibitions and paths dedicated to niche perfume.

Van Gogh Alive - The Experience

Van Gogh Alive - The Experience

After the success in Australia, United States, Russia, and recently in Rome, the world most visited multimedial exhibition arrives in Bologna for the first time. At the former church of San Mattia, until July 30.

Gran Ballo dell'Unità d'Italia

Gran Ballo dell'Unità d'Italia

Bourgeois table and the tradition of street food in the nineteenth century is the theme of this Grand Ball with 120 dancers and 30 reenactors in their historical costumes.

IT.A.CÀ Migranti e Viaggiatori

IT.A.CÀ Migranti e Viaggiatori

2017, International Year of Sustainable Tourism as declared by the ONU, opens the door to IT.A.CÀ Migrants and Travelers, the first and only Italian festival of responsible tourism: 10 Cities in Italy from May to October.

La Forza delle immagini

La Forza delle immagini

From the MAST collection of industrial photography, over one hundred works by sixty-seven authors from the 1920s to present days, showing the disruptive power of the photographic language.

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.

AngelicA 27

AngelicA 27

Twenty-seventh edition of  the International Music Festival featuring a rich programme of events dedicated to contemporary and research music.

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.