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Museums open on New Year's Day

Museums open on New Year's Day

If you would like to visit a museum, a monument or cultural venue on New Year’s Day, here is a list of places in Bologna that will be open on 1st January 2017.

Strolling through markets in December 2016

Strolling through markets in December 2016

Whether you are looking for an original Christmas gift or a special dress and clothing accessory to wear, for a tree decoration or a new statue for your crib, Bologna turns into a huge glittering window in December.

Dalì Experience

Dalì Experience

A great event designed to get people familiar with the lesser known aspects of the genius Salvador Dalì, through a cutting edge approach.

Juan Diego Flórez

Juan Diego Flórez

The charming tenor is going to perform on the stage of Teatro Auditorium Manzoni the 4th of December, with the Filarmonica of Teatro Comunale di Bologna and Michele Mariotti as conductor.

Hugo Pratt e Corto Maltese

Hugo Pratt e Corto Maltese

Over 400 works and the 164 original plates for “Una balata del mare salato” (A Ballad of the Salt Sea) to celebrate Hugo Pratt and the 50 years of his alter ego Corto Maltese.

Festa degli alberi 2016

Festa degli alberi 2016

From November 19th to December 8th, in the historical center, in the suburbs and in the hills, many interesting opportunities for adults and children will take place on the occasion of the Festa degli alberi 2016 (Arbor days 2016), initiative of the Comune di Bologna and Fondazione Villa Ghigi.