The first weekend of December, with cool but warm Christmas temperatures prevailing in many corners of the city, from the center to the suburbs.
It’s Christmas shopping time, and there is no shortage of opportunities in the city where you can find many special ideas. There are many handicraft and antique markets, where you can buy unique items or where you can stand in solidarity with those who need them most. Christmas lights and attractions for a magical weekend for kids and the whole family in one of the city’s main parks. Christmas is approaching and it’s time to sample one of the typical recipes of the period, panettone. Do not miss the appointment with the many performances in the various theaters of the city and art galleries that can only be visited for a few weeks.
What to do in Rome on the fourth Saturday and the fifth Sunday of December
The tastings are back, at Christmas time for Panettone Festival in Rome and Lazio at Boscolo Circo Massimo and beer tastings with a custom party by Eataly. In Ragusa Off, it becomes Christmas shopping with ChristmasLand at Rome market, and for purchases that make their mark and solidarity, there is the Christmas space at the emergency information point. Space for exhibitions, with photographs of Sebastião Salgado in the Maxsi Museum and a trip to discover Caravaggio’s “Judith and Holofernes” on display at Palazzo Barberini. It’s not just Christmas magic at Cinecittà World, where the two-day white circus show “Digital Circus in Wonderland” arrives. All appointments make the weekend in the city more magical, and more.
Here, then, are the events not to be missed on Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 December in and around Rome:
Sunday December 5 – from 11:30 to 19:30 – in Boscolo, Circo Massimo Panettone Maximo 2021 – Agrimontana, the third edition of the Panettone Festival in Rome and Lazio. A charming high-class Christmas market which, in addition to the panettone tasting counters, will include a cooking demonstration by exquisite pastry chefs and in-depth talks on the topic of handicrafts. Ends on Sunday Italy beer festival. Saturday is the Cargo Burger Lab with many different and very tasty sandwiches. Sunday is the time for a Made in Food and Steak Sandwich. There will also be a selection of bottled beers at shelf prices and guided tours of the brewery, to learn about the production taking place on the first floor of the Roman store.
Handicraft and antique markets
once again Pigneto Vinyl Fest all’Ellington Club, with many proposals in vinyl but also in vintage and second hand terms. During the day there will be music, played strictly on vinyl and brunch along with mixology cocktails. Sunday at Together Mansion spaces in Trastevere comes the second swap market Intended for women, men and children. A perfect occasion to exchange clothes and accessories, and find sustainable Christmas gifts. In Castelnuovo di Farfa, in the monastery monastery, there is a Sunday Antiques market “Per le vie del Borgo”crafts, modern antiques and antique collectibles. A great way to spend a day among the beauty of Sabina and also enjoy the gastronomic traditions of this region.
Performances in the theater
At the Ambra Jovinelli Theater, it is performed on stage Show “Hidden Pair”.With Maria Amelia Monti and Marina Masseroni. A funny comedy about the disappearance of our relationship to life. The two protagonists take us with a very personal comedy on a journey that chills with its heat and newness. In the Teatro degli Eroi, director Marco Palucci set On stage, “Don Quixote’s Betrayal”, a polite, amusing, melancholy text, with satirical incursions into the metateatral revealing a scenic play. At the Teatro de ‘Servi lo Show “I dedicate a song to you”, a family biography of each individual with their own habits and gestures that intertwine to generate a series of humorous and humorous ideas.
Christmas World Village Exhibition
Starting this weekend, the Auditorium Parco della Musica welcomes Christmas World, the largest experiential fair for celebrating Christmas and promoting the differences that adorn every culture. An open-air museum where you can travel through the atmosphere of Christmas around the world through the exhibition itinerary where the monuments of the cities explored will be the protagonists, handcrafted by the most appreciated Italian artists in the sector. [TUTTE LE INFORMAZIONI]
Christmas market in Ragusa off
In Ex Deposito Atac in Piazza Ragusa there is the land of Christmas, colorful and charming kiosks where you can look for gifts for relatives and friends. Hundreds of exhibitors in an area of 6 thousand square meters present the most diverse: local crafts, artists and painters, antiques, home décor, design and designers, vinyl and books, clothes and toys for children, plants and flowers, activities and special offers. [TUTTE LE INFORMAZIONI]
Pictures of Sebastiao Salgado in Maxi
The Amazon gallery, which was shown for the first time in Italy, with more than 200 works immerses us in the world of the jungle by combining the wonderful images of Salgado and the tactile sounds of the jungle. The exhibition highlights the fragility of this ecosystem, showing that in the protected areas where the Indian communities, ancestral guardians, live, the forest has suffered almost no damage and invites us to reflect on the ecological situation and the relationship that men have with it today. [TUTTE LE INFORMAZIONI]
In the new rooms on the ground floor of Palazzo Barberini, the exhibition celebrates the fiftieth anniversary of the Italian state acquisition and seventy of the discovery of the famous painting of Caravaggio preserved in the Palazzo Barberini: Giuditta and Oloferne. A series of masterpieces from museums around the world documents the subversive modernity of the Karavajskii Revolution in his contemporary paintings. [TUTTE LE INFORMAZIONI]
White Circus in the World of Cinecitta
On Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 December, Circo Bianco will present the show “Digital Circus in Wonderland” in the Cinecittà World Park. Professional artists and acrobats in this contemporary circus recreate the music, choreography, sets, costumes, and tricks that will take young and old to the jungle of Alice’s Labyrinth in Wonderland, engaging them in colour, music and fantastic 3D projections. [TUTTE LE INFORMAZIONI]
He plays jazz in San Basilio
The courtyards of many San Basilio public homes have for the first time become exceptional locations for live performances by some of the best musicians in the Romanian jazz scene. Made in Rome Est and Circolo Arci Poppyficio presents “Made in San Basilio – Lotte in Musica”. An appointment not to be missed after following the travel route map that will stop in different groups. [TUTTE LE INFORMAZIONI]
Solidarity Emergency Market
Many gift ideas with the EMERGENCY logo, but also many products from the countries in which the NGO operates or from the reality of social recovery and cooperation, made in relation to the environment and rights. Emergency Christmas gifts can be purchased at the city’s open Christmas space at Infopoint EMERGENCY, via IV Novembre 157/B. [TUTTE LE INFORMAZIONI]
Art and activism at the Queer Arts Festival
The multi-year project DRAG ME UP – Queer Art Festival begins again, now in its second edition. Presentations, conferences, talks with international contacts, presentations, exhibitions and installations for a moment of reflection on social issues related to inclusion. “Gayround The World” with Karma B will take place on Saturday (repeated on December 9th at the Centrale Presente Teatro). Sunday 5th December, ‘MDLSX’ Motocross Show with Silvia Calderoni. [TUTTE LE INFORMAZIONI]
“Rocky Giraldi – Crime in Porta Portes” at Cinecitta Studios
On Sunday, at three screenings, people smiled again with the new film by Romanian director Mirco Alevernini “Rocky Giraldi – Crime in Porta Portes” which premiered at Cinecittà Studios, in Federico Fellini’s prestigious room. The work, dedicated to an Italian-style policeman, took about three months to complete and benefit from Massimo Vagni’s extraordinary cooperation. [TUTTE LE INFORMAZIONI]
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