The city of Rome is kicks off 2017 with La Festa di Roma, an all-day extravaganza from sunrise to well past sunset that promises to entertain with a slew of exciting events. La Festa swaps traditional stages for the Capital’s bridges, unfolding on Ponte della Scienza, Ponte Garibaldi, Ponte Vittorio Emanuele II, Ponte della Musica, Ponte Mazzini, Ponte Duca D’Aosta, Ponte Sisto, and Ponte Sant’Angelo, from 3.30 in the morning until 10 at night.
DJ sets, Concerts, musicals, theater, readings, video installations, and dance performances are scheduled throughout the day, with appearances by the Rane Jazz Quartet, James Hall & Worship & Praise, 100Cellos, the Testaccio Jazz Orchestra, Ascanio Celestini, Erri De Luca, Teho Teardo, Lucrezia Lante della Rovere, and many more. Participants include Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Teatro di Roma, the MAXXI, Speciale Palaexpo, and la Casa del Cinema among others, uniting a spectacular range of talent. Got little ones in tow? Workshops and shows for kids are also on tap.
Download the full list of performers and when they’re on at comune.roma.it.
LA FESTA DI ROMA 2017