Today the city of Rome is full of joy: its anniversary is celebrated in a large scope. Numerous installations, concerts and performances have been organized.
On 22th April 2019 Rome, Italian capital, celebrates its anniversary. This year holiday coincided with the Easter week, so the celebrations achieved a really large scope. The program of the events is various: the citizens and the guests of the city can enjoy every day concerts of local and foreign bands at Circo Massimo, where a scene was installed.
Circo Massimo 22th April 2019 Rome
At the same zone there was organized a parade, where took part numerous folkloric groups, dressed in traditional clothes, as well as images of mythology protagonists: nymphs, gods and giants. The parade started at Circo Massimo and continued through the streets nearby, bringing joy and happiness to the locals and numerous visitors. It was accompanies by traditional roman music. Various TV channels and printed media representatives were recording this fantastic event.
Initially, the celebrations of Rome anniversary played a role of imperial propaganda, in order to reinforce the Emperor’s power and was colligated to San Cesareo day.
As a result, it achieved a significance of power promotion. During the Christianism diffusion this celebration was abandoned, as well as numerous imperial traditions and rites. During the Renaissance, anniversary celebrations came back, but were postponed to the late spring period.
With fascism arrival, the day of the city anniversary was also claimed to be an official fascism day, as a tentative to make a natural correlation between the regime and the traditions of the country.
By the Mussolini ordonnance, the 21st of April became also a Labor day. Twenty one year later, the Labor day was postponed to the 1st of May, remaining the 21st of April the status of the official anniversary day of Rome.
Twenty years ago mass celebrations were renewed.
Twenty years ago mass celebrations were renewed, thanks to Historical Roman Group and today we may see these fantastic costume parades and enjoy a beautiful music during the concerts. Apart from street celebrations, the guests of the city can enjoy numerous theatre performances and parties in local night clubs.
Evening program : Today 22 April 2019 Rome
For example today, April 22, you can enjoy a Tropicantesimo Crew performance at Fanfulla club (Pigneto area), or the scenes of Henrik Ibsen at Teatro Argentina. Also, you can enjoy electro, house and techno music in Nur Bar, which organized a special party called “Any given Monday”. La Casa di Jazz proposes to your attention an amazing jazz concert, performed by Italian musicians, headed by famous Enrico Pieranunzi. The concert starts today at 21h.
Don’t miss this amazing opportunity to go deep inside the traditional roman life, facing its history and discovering folklore music, and take your time to see a real roman life of nowadays, visiting the most popular modern places, where you can also get acquainted with Italians, who are very friendly and always ready to talk and speak about their favorite city of Rome.
Be sure, during Rome anniversary you won’t get bored, just follow these recommendations and spend your best vacations in this immortal city, which will always have something interesting for you to discover!
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Article by: Ekaterina Vyurkova
Foto: Ekaterina Vyurkova
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