If you plan to spend the last weekend of 2019 in Rome, with the capital ready to offer concerts, fairs, and exhibitions.
On the eve of New Year’s Eve, the Circus Maximus hosts a series of celebrations and music with Vinicio Capossela and rapper Achille Lauro.
For those who want to celebrate the last year in the name of the comedy, Gigi Proietti will be on stage at the Auditorium Parco Della Musica with his show “Cavalli di Battaglia”. The Rome Festival is scheduled several events that will entertain tourists and others. For this year also there will be a New Year’s concert at the Circus Maximus: protagonists of the 2019 edition, Vinicio Capossela and Achille Lauro. On below what to do in Rome on New Year’s Eve between celebrations in the square and music, and what to do in the rest of the long weekend between exhibitions, events, and parties, here is everything that is scheduled. Continue reading for details.
New Year’s eve in Rome at Circus Maximus
The whole center will be interested in live and spectacular performances over a thousand artists. 24 hours of festivities, over 100 performances and 1000 artists from 46 countries and 5 continents, involving a vast area of 70,000 square meters, between Piazza dell’Emporio, Giardino degli Aranci, Circus Maximus, via Petroselli, Lungotevere Aventino, Lungotevere dei Pierleoni and Tiber Island. On 31 December 2018 and 1 January 2019 the Rome 2019 Celebration will take place, dedicated to the Moon, paying homage to 50 years after landing. The journey will start at 21.00 on December 31 at the Circus Maximus designed as a large square, in which to await the arrival of the new year immersed in a show of lights, sounds, acrobatic performances, images and fireworks. At 21.30 will perform the Little Orchestra of Tor Pignattara, with a concert designed for the event and performed by 20 boys under 18 whose parents come from 14 different.
Pollok at Vittoriano Museums
Last weekend to admire, at the Complesso del Vittoriano – Ala Brasini, one of the most precious nuclei of the collection of the Whitney Museum in New York: Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko, Willem de Kooning, Franz Kline and many other representatives of the New York School with all the energy and the breaking character that made them eternal and unforgettable “Irascible”.
Anti-conformism, psychological introspection and experimentation are the three guidelines that accompany the spectator of the Pollock exhibition and the New York School.
Through about 50 masterpieces, – including the famous Number 27, Pollock’s large canvas, over 3m long, made iconic by the masterly balance between the brush strokes of black and the fusion of the clearest colors – vivid colors, harmony of shapes, subjects and abstract representations immerse observers in a magnificent artistic context: abstract expressionism.
Free admission to the Vatican Museums
Also this Sunday, December 30th, the Vatican Museums will be open to the public free of charge until 2:00 pm (last time available for access at 12.30). However, it will not be possible to make a reservation. Do not miss a visit to the Sistine Chapel.
Last of the year with We Run Rome
Monday 31 returns the “Atleticom We Run Rome 2018”, the competitive race of 10 km and non-competitive (10 and 5 km) now in its eighth edition.
The event is a limited number and between the different categories are expected about 10,000 athletes dressed in red.
The dedicated village will be at the Baths of Caracalla and then from the Circus Maximus you will pass through Piazza Venezia, Via del Corso, Piazza di Spagna, Piazza del Popolo, the Pincio, Villa Borghese, via Veneto, via dei Fori Imperiali.
For all info www.werunrome.com.