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5 5 things to do in Bologna in September

Posted on 02 September 2022 From Bologna Welcome

September is a month full of events in the city and the region, a fantastic month because we will be moving around a lot: in our imagination, in science fiction, the art of the past and the world of the future. Among the many initiatives on offer - discover them all in this article: September events in and around Bologna-here are five we particularly recommend!


1- Travel into the past in Pompeii...

The painters of Pompeii is one of the most eagerly awaited autumn exhibitions throughout Italy. Immerse yourself in the past and relive the splendour and beauty of a unique and indelible historical era thanks to the incredibly preserved pictorial masterpieces of the Vesuvian area, admiring the frescoes and  decorations that adorned the walls of Roman domus. 

2- ...and into the future with the Future Film Festival

We present Retro Future, that special way that cinema has of recounting, predicting and imagining the events to come. The future seen from the past is the theme of the Future Film Festival, the first international Made in Italy animation, visual effects, virtual and augmented reality, gaming and media arts event.

3- The excitement of great Davis Cup tennis

The time has come: from 13 September, the Davis Cup is ready to set tennis players' and sportsmen's hearts ticking. Italy will be fielding a strong team: Berrettini, Sinner, Musetti, Fognini and Bolelli. Come and cheer! Info and tickets HERE.

4- Unleash your inner dragon in Fantastika

Every two years, the dragon Fyrstan that sleeps in the tower of Rocca di Dozza awakens, and this September it will wake again! It is Fantastika, the fantasy festival that sees artists and illustrators bring magical worlds and mythological creatures to life.

5- Get excited about PhMuseum Days photography

The internationalphotography festival, also halfway between past, future and fantasy, is back in Dumbo: the theme of the second edition is 'Today Is Yesterday's Tomorrow'.



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