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New Year's Eve in Rome

Rome greets the new year with Roma Capodarte 2022: the protagonists of the world of culture meet the public in museums, theaters, cinemas, libraries, and other extraordinarily open spaces for the occasion, such as the archaeological area of ​​the Imperial Forums, the Palazzo delle Esposizioni, the Macro and the Auditorium Parco della Musica.

Among the important personalities from the world of art, cinema, music, literature and theater who have generously made their time and expertise available to the city: Giovanni Allevi, Luca Barbareschi, Marco Bellocchio, Francesco Bruni, Andrea Carandini, Ascanio Celestini, Teresa Ciabatti, Stefano Di Battista, Paolo Di Paolo, Ilaria Gaspari, Raffaella Lebboroni, Loredana Lipperini, Giuliano Montaldo, Silvio Orlando, Daria Paoletta, Sandra Petrignani, Nicola Piovani, Christian Raimo, Lidia Ravera, Sergio Rubini, Vittorio Sgarbi, Paola Soriga, Claudio Strinati, Carola Susani, Mario Tozzi.

To make your New Year's Eve unforgettable, visit the Safe in Rome section of the site for the rules to follow, information, and updates on anti-COVID-19 measures.

Entry to the places is allowed in compliance with current legislation on the measures to combat and contain Covid-19.


Exceptionally open and free from 2 pm to 8 pm (last admission at 7 pm), except the Serra Moresca, which closes at 5 pm (last admission 4 pm), the main spaces of the Museums of Roma Capitale. Online booking is recommended at

Starting at 3 pm, Cesare Pietroiusti is the protagonist of a meeting about the Materia Nova exhibition at the Gallery of Modern Art. Appointment at the Capitoline Museums with the special visit of Vittorio Sgarbi, who awaits you in the room of the Painters of Ferrara (at 4 pm), with the academic of the Lincei Alessandro Zuccari, who will focus on Caravaggio (at 5 pm) and with Professor Michele Ainis, the protagonist of the meeting Rome e l'Europa (6 pm).

In the heart of ancient Rome is the archaeologist Andrea Carandini, inside the Trajan's Markets, and the archaeologist Rita Paris, in the nearby archaeological area of ​​the Imperial Fora. They are ready to meet you for two unmissable appointments at 4 pm and 4:30 pm.

At the Museum of Rome in Palazzo Braschi, double appointment at 5.30 pm with the art historian Claudio Strinati, at 6.30 pm with the historian Marina Formica: the topic is Roma, città di libertà.

The Serra Moresca (Moorish Greenhouse) of Villa Torlonia, with its exotic plants and painted windows, hosts the intervention of the art historian and essayist Costantino D'Orazio at 4 pm.

At 5 pm, at the Centrale Montemartini, an appointment with the guided tour of the archaeologist and academic Giuliano Volpe, and again at 5 pm, the meeting with Patrizia Gioia at the Casal de 'Pazzi Museum begins. At 6.30 pm, a meeting at the Ara Pacis Museum with the archaeologist and academic Eugenio La Rocca.

Among the open spaces are the Alberto Moravia House Museum, which at 4 pm, offers readings from Moravia's texts Man as an end and European Diary through the voice of Carola Susani.

To complete the 1st January program: guided tours of the Museum of the Roman Republic and Garibaldi Remembrance (4 pm), the Museum of Roma in Trastevere (5 pm), the Civic Museum of Zoology (5 pm), the Giovanni Barracco Museum of Ancient Sculpture (5.30 pm) and at the Napoleonic Museum (6 pm).

Admission to the Museum System of Roma Capitale is free, except Klimt exhibition. La secessione e l’Italia at the Museum of Rome and I Marmi Torlonia. Collecting masterpieces in the exhibition space of Villa Caffarelli at the Capitoline Museums.


Three rooms, essential reference points of cinema in Rome, open their doors to host the artists linked to the seventh art. The Troisi Cinema, in via Induno, managed by the Piccolo America Association, brings director Francesco Bruni and the protagonists Giuliano Montaldo and Raffaella Lebboroni to the theater at the end of the screening of the film Tutto quello che vuoi, scheduled at 3.30 pm. At 4 pm in the Deluxe Room of the Casa del Cinema in Villa Borghese, the free screening of the film Marx può aspettare by Marco Bellocchio begins, in collaboration with the Fondazione Cinema per Roma. A debate on the film follows with the maestro from Piacenza. Appointment at 6 pm at the Nuovo Cinema Aquila with the screenings of Deathmate, the short winner of the Free Aquila special prize, followed by Matrix Resurrections by Lana Wachowski. The young director of the winning short film Luca Di Paolo and actress Blu Yoshimi will attend the event.


Numerous appointments await you in the Capitoline theaters, with a calendar of interventions by artists alongside the already rich programming in progress in the halls. At the Argentina Theater, an appointment at 5 pm in the Sala Squarzina with the author/actress Daria Paoletta and her show Il fiore azzurro. At 7 pm, at the end of the rerun of La vita davanti a sé, the director and protagonist Silvio Orlando entertains the audience with his reflection on the theme Arte e libertà. Roma riparte in sicurezza. At 5 pm, in the nearby Valle Franca Valeri Theater, Maestro Nicola Piovani meets the public in the foyer, currently home to the Bernard Marie Koltès exhibition with free admission, a journey into the theatrical universe between words and visions. At 6 pm, music is the protagonist at the Tor Bella Monaca Theater, where, at the end of the Concierto de Año Nuevo, singer Joel Torres and the musicians Josè Ramon Caraballo Armas, Sebastian Marino, and Alessandra Procacci intervene. At the Eliseo Theater, at 5 pm, free admission appointment with Marco Zurzolo and his band in the company of many other artists. There are Luca Barbareschi and Sergio Rubini.


The Institution of Libraries of Rome organizes free events at 5.30 pm in 13 open spaces in every corner of the city, with reservations required at each library.

Ascanio Celestini is the protagonist of the Pasolini fuori dal centro, on Pasolini and the Roman suburbs, scheduled at the Pier Paolo Pasolini Library. Paolo Di Paolo Library is the protagonist of the conversation between literature and cinema entitled I sentimenti alla Arcipelago Auditorium Library, followed by the projection of the film À l'Abbordage by Guillaume Brac introduced by Ginella Vocca. At the Goffredo Mameli Library, author Loredana Lipperini talks about her book Nome non ha. A chat about fantastic literature while Antonio Pascale will present his text La foglia di fico. Storie di alberi, donne, uomini at the Villa Leopardi Library. Sandro Portelli, author of Fosse Ardeatine, will also be on the program. L’ordine è già stato eseguito at the Flaminia Library. The appointment with Christian Raimo takes place with Rimuovere gli ostacoli. A lesson on the most beautiful article of the Italian Constitution at the Ennio Flaiano Library.

Two-part appointments at the Renato Nicolini Library with Marino Sinibaldi who meets Paola Soriga, author of Maicolgècson; at the Guglielmo Marconi Library with Teresa Ciabatti and Ilaria Gaspari on Female Imaginary. I tabù che restano da abbattere at the Villino Corsini Library with Sandra Petrignani and Francesca Gatto who will discuss Reading Men.

Four workshops at 17:30: Let's read music, for families and children (6-10 years), created in collaboration with the National Academy of Santa Cecilia and held by the musicians Ilona Balint (viola) and Francesco Di Donna (cello) at the Franco Basaglia Library; the rap writing workshop Power to words. Open mic rap jam held by Amir Issaa at the Laurentina Library; the graphic novel workshop We are fantastic comic stories with the illustrator and cartoonist LRNZ, at the Aldo Fabrizi Cultural Center and the creative writing workshop Knowing how to write with Lidia Ravera, at the Casa delle Letterature.


At the Palazzo delle Esposizioni in Via Nazionale, open for free from 4 pm to 10.30 pm (last admission at 9.30 pm) with the triptych of exhibitions Tre stazioni per Arte-Scienza, scheduled, especially for Capodarte, the interventions of two exceptional guests: at 16 Fabrizio Rufo, professor of bioethics and curator of the exhibition La Scienza di Roma and, at 6.30 pm, Mario Tozzi, geologist and TV presenter. The little ones can have fun in the free workshops Toccare la bellezza. Maria Montessori, Bruno Munari at 4.30 pm and 6 pm, and a free double screening dedicated to director Andrej Tarkovskij in the Cinema Hall. At 4.30 pm, the film The Childhood of Ivan and at 7 pm, Stalker.

Again by the Palaexpo Special Company, starting at 4 pm, free admission to the Mattatoio until 8 pm for the Dora Garcia exhibition. Conosco un labirinto che è una linea retta and free entry to all the exhibits and projects in progress at MACRO Via Nizza until 10 pm (last admission until 9.30 pm): Retrofuturo, You can have my brain, Cut a Door in the Wolf, The Extra Geography, Self-portrait as Salvo, Win a new car by Vier5, Chi fear by Patrizia Vicinelli, Fore-edge Painting.

From 4 pm, Meet the artist, the screening of interviews with artists Franco Mazzucchelli, Nathalie Du Pasquier, Luca Vitone, Rä di Martino takes place. At 5 pm, there will be a special free guided tour of the MACRO series in the family and at 6 pm educational activities with the presence of Carlo Antonelli.

Among the open spaces on 1 January, the Auditorium Parco della Musica, where a special intervention is planned for Capodarte by Giovanni Allevi at the end of his concert at 6 pm in the Sala Santa Cecilia, and by the saxophonist Stefano Di Battista, after his performance in Sala Petrassi at 18.30.

For the Retape review, a free concert by Mutonia, Esseho, and Mèsa takes place at 9 pm in the Sala Teatro Studio G. Borgna. Free admission to the exhibition dedicated to Adrian Tranquilli An Unguarded Moment in (Garage space) and the Paolo Ketoff - Il Liutaio Elettronico exhibition (Auditorium Arte space) in collaboration with the National Academy of Santa Cecilia. The conversation at 5.30 pm between Michele Dall’Ongaro composer and President - Superintendent of the National Academy of Santa Cecilia and Michelangelo Lupone, composer and co-founder of CRM Music Research Center, is also linked to the themes of this last exhibition.

Another appointment is in the Church of Sant’Ignazio di Loyola, where at 5 pm the presentation of the exhibition Volti al futuro - Con i rifugiati per un nuovo noi is held. Photographer Francesco Malavolta, together with a group of refugees, illustrates his work.

Special event on Sunday 2 January, at the Teatro dell'Opera di Roma: at 4 pm Eleonora Abbagnato, director of the Corps de Ballet, greets the public and the new year before the start of the two-act ballet The Nutcracker. On the same day, the Costanzi Theater opens from 10 am to 2 pm with Scopri il Teatro! - Guided tours of the Rome Opera House, a tour of the main rooms of the historic theater accompanied by curious anecdotes about the history and architecture of the building.

In addition to the Capodarte events, here is a selection of events not to be missed.

New Year's Eve at Cinecittà World
Friday 31st December 2021 from 6 to 6 in the morning
8 themed dinners, 40 attractions, 7 discos, 8 live shows, a New Year's Eve for families, a children's party in the snow, surprise concerts with guest music stars.
On 31 December 2021, the Cinema and TV Amusement Park are transformed into a Fun Village of over 30 hectares, open from 6 to 6 in the morning, for 12 hours of celebrations in safety thanks to the large spaces of the Park, controls and anti Covid procedures.
Eight different dinners to enjoy in the themed restaurants: Roma Restaurant, Saloon, the great Dinner Show in Theater 1, Charleston Club, Dinner Under the Stars.
Let's welcome 2022 by dancing and having fun on the sets of the Cinema with over 40 artists and DJs. Among the main DJ Sets: Live and Animation (Cinecittà Street), Commercial (Theater 1), Revival 2000s (Piazza dell Fontane), Hip-hop Reggaeton / Baila Latino (Theater 4), Techno (Event Space).
To follow, a great midnight toast with the fireworks show.
Concerts and special events with Luchè (rapper and producer, former member of the hip hop group Co'Sang), Geolier (Neapolitan rapper), Ludwig (rapper, DJ and Roman artist), Lele Blade (rapper and member of the trio Le Scimmie), Antonio Sorgentone (pianist, winner of Italia's Got Talent 2019) and then DJ Set by DJ Kups, Boxia, and many other artists.

New Year's concert. The Three Tenors: Opera arias, waltzers, and Christmas songs
Oratory of the Caravita
Friday 31 December, at 21.00
Saturday 1st January, at 9.00 pm
9.00 pm - Concert (duration: about 90 min.)
10.30 pm - Brindisi (reserved for EXCLUSIVE AND VIP categories)
The magic of the evening continues after the concert. Toasts with glasses of Italian sparkling wine together with the Three Tenors of Opera and Lyric Carlo Napoletani, Emil Alekperov and Giancarlo Polizzy, coming from the most important theaters in Rome, accompanied by a string quartet and piano. The musicians perform Opera arias, Christmas songs, and typical New Year's Waltzers inside this magical place steeped in mysticism. The music of Strauss's typical Waltzers resounds among the golden walls of the Caravita Oratory.

The Concerts of the Temple - New Year's Concert
Sala Baldini
Saturday 1st January 2022
- 5.15 pm, Guided tour of the Historic Area of ​​the Theater of Marcellus (reserved for concert ticket holders)
- 6 pm, Christmas Concert in the Baldini Room at the Teatro di Marcello
Gli amori di Chopin nelle 4 ballate
Alessandro Romagnoli (piano)
Angelo Filippo Jannoni Sebastianini (Baron of Stockausen) and Giovanna Moscetti (Marija Wodzinska)
Music by Fryderyck Chopin (Ballad no.1 Op. 23, Ballad no.2 Op. 38, Ballad no.3 Op. 48, Ballad no.42 Op. 52)
Text by Giuseppe Giacobbe

Rome Caput Musicae - Gerardo di Lella
Auditorium Conciliazione
Saturday 1 January at 19:00
Torma by popular demand The Rome New Year's Concert - Rome Caput Musicæ 2022: the 72 musicians of the Gerardo Di Lella Grand Orchestra perform in one of the most prestigious and historic cult places of music in Italy.
The New Year's Concert in Rome, entirely dedicated to the music of Italian cinema known throughout the world, reserves a special space for Vittorio De Sica, Nino Manfredi, Ettore Scola, Ennio Morricone, Gigi Proietti and Franco Battiato.

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