Focus on Roma
Roma is the city of eternal charme. Its most striking feature is that everywhere you turn your gaze, there is always something interesting to see or do. Roma has thousands of years of history. It was the first great metropolis built by humanity. It was the capital of the Roman Empire and the beating heart of one of the most important ancient civilisations. Its historical and artistic heritage is of great importance to the world.
Its historical centre has been included in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Roma boasts the highest concentration of monuments and archaeological sites in the world. It is the City of Great Beauty. Every corner, street, church or neighbourhood has stories, secrets and legends to tell that have grown over time. Roma is an immense theatre with sumptuous scenery. There are a multitude of cloisters with secluded charme. Slender trees and pines emanate serenity and majestic domes and obelisks harness and transform light in to magic.
FOR THE OPENING NIGHT
A tour in the wonderful Palazzo Colonna will guide you to the discovery of one of the oldest patrician residences in Rome. Its construction began in the fourteenth century by the Colonna family, who still resides there since eight centuries. The construction of the various wings of Palazzo Colonna lasted for five centuries. This has led to the overlapping of different architectural styles, interiors and exteriors, which characterize and reflect the different periods. Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Antonio del Grande, Carlo Fontana, Pinturicchio, Guido Reni, Tintoretto, Salvator Rosa, Bronzino, Guercino, Veronese, Vanvitelli and many others, all lent their expertise.
GALLERIA DEL CARDINALE
Galleria del Cardinale is a Roman Patrician residence of the Baroque age, between Piazza Santissimi Apostoli and Via della Pilotta, in the heart of city center. It preserves all the princely charm of the largest noble residence in Rome. The space, over 500 sqm., is illuminated, air conditioned and equipped with Wi-fi, and through large windows overlooks the garden of the historic residence. It is also the home of Italy at Hand, The Event Opening Night.
FOR BUSINESS MEETINGS
AUDITORIUM PARCO DELLA MUSICA
Auditorium Parco della Musica, designed by Renzo Piano, is a multifunctional complex dedicated to all the arts.
The three main rooms, Sala Petrassi, Sala Sinopoli and Sala Santa Cecilia, are real “harmonic speakers”, three huge ones suspended on a hanging park of over 38,000 sqm.
A ‘culture factory’ unique in the world, visited every year by a lot of people.
Managed by the Musica per Roma Foundation, it hosts the prestigious National Academy of Santa Cecilia and houses an Archaeological Museum, the Aristaios Museum and the Museum of Musical Instruments. It will be also the prestigiuos location dedicaded to b2b appointments at Italy at Hand, The Event.
FOR GALA DINNER
In the heart of the rationalist and geometric Roman architecture rises La Nuvola, a contemporary masterpiece of the Archistar Massimiliano Fucsas. The overall maximum capacity of the Nuvola is 8.000 seats, of which over 6.000 in the conference halls and 1.762 in the Auditorium, the scenic heart of the project. The space is technologically functional, forming part of the approximately 14.000 sqm of micro-perforated fibreglass fabric that wraps around the steel body and the 3 foyers, giving the impression of a suspended cloud.
The incredible and unconventional location has been chosen for the Italy at Hand, The Event‘s Gala Dinner.