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Bologna Events, Italy

Bologna, as a great cultural capital and trade show center, hosts an impressive series of all types of events: music, art, dance, culture, sports, trade shows and markets.

Netmage - January, various locations in the city - creative and innovative images on art, media, communication. International festival dedicated to live media and new trends in electronic and digital creative production.

Artefiera - end of January, Fiera di Bologna. International exhibition and market of contemporary art, one of the longest running shows in Italy for the art market, with more than 250 exhibiting galleries.

Celebrations of Madonna di San Luca. The weekend of the 6th Sunday of Easter Bologna's most important religious festival is held: the image of the Madonna kept in the Santuario di San Luca descends into the city for the blessing in the church of S. Petronio. The celebration closes with the solemn return procession of the image to the Sanctuary.

Artelibro - end of September. The only event of this kind in Italy. A great art book festival, which covers each product connected to the sector: from show catalogs to art books for children. The show is held in Palazzo Re Enzo, in the heart of the city. A full schedule of related events: book presentations, meetings with the author, debates and exhibits.

Bologna Festival a classical music festival which has brought the most prestigious names of the international concert world to Bologna for more than 20 years. The festival is held at two separate times during the year: in the spring between March and May and in fall between October and November. Various venues: Europauditorium, Teatro Comunale and others.

Motor Show - in December, at the Fiera di Bologna. International car and motorcycle trade show, which has been sold out for years. The best of two wheel and four wheel international production, with numerous debuts and a thrilling race and exhibition schedule.

Opera and Ballet Season at Teatro Comunale - Teatro Comunale is the historical theater of Bologna, a masterpiece by Antonio Galli Bibiena, famous 18th century architect, set designer, painter and decorator. The season proposes an excellent lineup of opera and symphony music.


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