Besides the usual February highlights of Carnival and Valentine’s Day, a lot of activities and events start in February.
We made a selection of what we consider the most interesting happenings, hoping that you can enjoy some of them.
It’s already Carnival in Rome. With confetti and season sweets everywhere. The top three days are the 12th, Fat Thursday, Saturday the 14th and the 17th, Mardi Gras, which marks the end of Carnival here. Don’t forget all the Carnival celebrations in the towns around Rome like the one in Ronciglione.
From February 2, the Japanese Culture Institute presents a new film season with the latest additions. Free screenings with subtitles (English or Italian) at 5pm and 7:30pm.
From February 4 Rigoletto by Verdi will be on stage in Rome’s Opera Theatre.
On the 6th the Pelanda – MACRO Testaccio Museum hosts the Italian indie rock gathering Roma Caput Indie dedicated to the national independent scene.
The Six Nations Rugby Tournament kicks off in Rome on the 7th with a match between Italy and Ireland.
The Rome Boat Show is the country’s second-best Fair in the business (Genoa’s is #1, in October). At the Rome Fair from February 26.
On the 7th, the Contemporary Dance Festival Equilibrio begins. This year’s theme is the Couple-Community relationship.
From the 14th the ballet Le Chant du Rossignol coupled with the opera Carmina Burana is on stage in the Rome Opera Theatre.
For a preview of what you can do here on February 14, read our last post.