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Korea Week in the Eternal City

A Week of K-Pop, Taekwondo, Opera more

Korean Institute's Culture week The beginning of next week sees the start of the beautiful Korea Week in Rome, which is organised by the Korean institute and is in association with the Korean ambassador’s office. It will prove to be a fascinating insight into the lives of Koreans that call Rome their home. With events covering Korean food…

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Autumn in Rome

Celebration of Cinematography

Roma is a city of art, pleasure and love. A broad environment where culture, history and expression thrives. This makes Rome the perfect place for the Autumnal Rome Film Festival.  This is the 11th Rome Film Festival and it runs from 13th to 23rd October primarily at the Auditorium Parco della Musica. This place has been the heart of this…

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2016 Gelato Festival

Travel Italy with taste

Try about 100 flavours of Italian-style ice cream, created for the 2016 Gelato Festival. You will find some of the best ice cream makers in the country, challenging for the title of the best Gelato. Every Festival venue will also include unique and original flavours. If you love traveling and gelato, why don’t you plan your trip around…

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Don't miss any part of Rome

Italy, inspiring and vibrant

In Rome, try to vary your experiences as you explore. Take your time and enjoy la dolce vita in a park or sidewalk café. The National Monument to Victor Emmanuel II was built to celebrate the success of the Risorgimento and achievement of Italian unity. It is immense: 135 meters long by 130 meters deep, and rears up to a height of 70…

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Rome, world most beautiful and inspiring capital

Italy Eternal City

In a city so filled with icons of antiquity and the Christian faith, it's hard to know where to go first. The largest structure left to us by Roman antiquity, the Colosseum still provides the model for sports arenas. It was large enough for theatrical performances, festivals, circuses, or games. The Vatican is the smallest independent state in…

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Merry Christmas & Happy New Year

A 2016 full of Happiness

www.smayloss.com Just to make sure that you all get our seasons greetings, here are 139 other ways to say "Merry Christmas and Happy new year"! Enjoy and stay safe! Afrikaans - Geseende Kerfees en 'n gelukkige nuwe jaar Albanian - GÃzuar Krishlindjet Vitin e Ri! Amharic - Melkam Yelidet Beaal Arabic - I'D Miilad Said ous Sana…

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What to to do in Rome at Christmas

The Holiday season in Italy

www.smayloss.com watch youtube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yx700JwWa1s The city is quite alive and only a few places close on Christmas Eve and/or Christmas Day, but there is still plenty to do. The Christmas holiday season in Rome starts on December 8, which is the holiday of the Immaculate Conception and ends on January 6, the Epiphany…

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Unusual Christmas traditions

From around the World

Santa Claus takes on many different forms, and Christmas traditions vary greatly from country to country. Here is a list of 15 interesting ones. Maybe you can incorporate some of them in your home. 1. Serbia Here it's not tradition to give presents at Christmas, but on the Sundays before. Two Sundays before 25 December, the children tie up…