The 2022 edition of the Ryder Cup at Rome has been put off till 2023 after the 2020 edition in the USA was put off till 2021 due to COVID-19, PGA of America and Ryder Cup Europe said Wednesday. The first Italian-staged event will now take place at the Marco Simone Golf & Country Club at Guidonia Montecelio on the outskirts of the Italian capital in...

Lazio is certainly one of the most important regions of the Italian peninsula, and not only because of the presence of Rome, the bureaucratic capital of the Italian state and the moral capital of art and culture. Lazio is also a land full of charm and mystery, where the anthropic action has been able to mix well with the boundless beauties of the n...

When Napoleon declared himself emperor, he was reinvoking a title with strong links to Ancient Rome. However, his family also had very real links to the city which is how there came to be a Museo Napoleonico in Rome. The Napoleon Museum sits just off the Lungotevere, across from the Supreme Court. On the first floor of a noble Palazzo, the museum i...

Two female Siamese twins joined at the head were separated by surgeons at Rome's Bambino Gesù children's hospital last month, in the first such case in Italy and possibly the world, reports Italian news agency ANSA. The twins, from the Central African Republic, had been joined since birth from the back of the head, with their cranium and much of th...

Rightly considered a jewel of world art, visiting the Sistine Chapel is a defining experience, one that leaves a mark in the mind and the soul. Famously painted by Michelangelo, in truth other famous artists participated to its frescoing, too, including Perugino, Botticelli, Ghirlandaio and Rosselli. If you have not had the chance to see this magni...

A trip to Rome is definitely an experience not to be missed for lovers of Art and History. But the number of its prestigious monuments is so high that it would not take weeks to devote all the deserved attention to it. We then took the liberty of building a small itinerary for you that will allow you to taste its main attractions, while still leavi...

Rome's 2020 summer opera season presented by the city's opera house will take place at the Circus Maximus, from 16 July to 13 August, the Teatro dell'Opera di Roma has confirmed. The Circus Maximus will host a total of 21 shows under the stars, beginning with Verdi's Rigoletto conducted by Daniele Gatti, on 16 July.   Construction work on the stage...

Renzo Piano, the acclaimed Italian architect, received a Lifetime Achievement Award on 18 June during a digital marathon by Rome's MAXXI National Museum of the 21st Century Arts. The accolade, part of the Italian Architecture Award 2020, was organised by MAXXI and Triennale Milano, with the patronage of Italy's culture ministry. The award was prese...

During 2020, on the occasion of the five hundredth anniversary of his death, Raphael Sanzio will be celebrated with a number of events, exhibitions, debates, studies and publications truly out of the ordinary. Every area of his activity, every city in which he lived and every place where he worked will be involved in a total retrospective that will...

If you think about Rome, the magnificence of the glorious Coliseum, the magical atmosphere you can breathe on the banks of the Tiber river and the deliciousness of some typical culinary products, such as pizza and pasta come to your mind. What about that famous picture of a man wearing a cap and eating with greed a huge dish of pasta, pronouncing o...