Welcome is Bologna

Christmas and New Year in Bologna

New Year's Eve: Bologna dances during the holiday season

A truly unmissable New Year’s Eve!
Bologna dances during the holiday season  with the dances ofDancin'Bo, the events that makes adults and children dances along the city streets among porticoes and palaces.

Lights, videomapping and dancing scenes  from great films will light up the city with Lightin'Bo, a festival involving the Bologna porticoes and square that will light up its most beautiful palaces.

There is the traditional burning of the Vecchione in Piazza Maggiore, FICO, theatres and a thousand other events from Imola and theAppennines to the towns in the plain.

Dancin'Bo

Dancin'Bo

From 27th December 2019 to 5th January 2020, Dancin’BO returns on stage: the event that makes young and old people dance along the streets of the city, between the arcades and the buildings.

Lightin'Bo

Lightin'Bo

Experience the festival among the arcades and squares of Bologna and admire its buildings under a different light.