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Romaeuropa Festival returns to Rome

Nalynn Dolan Caine |
Rome's multidisciplinary arts festival returns from 14 September to 21 November with the 36th edition of its annual programme of contemporary dance, theatre, art, music, technology and events for kids.

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This year there will be 86 shows taking place in 20 venues across the city, involving more than 500 artists from 15 different countries.

The international programme of live events is hailed by the festival's artistic director Fabrizio Grifasi as a symbol of the restart of the artistic and cultural sector amid the demands of the "new, complicated present."

Some of the highlights include the opening show at the Auditorium Parco della Musica (14-16 September) by the French Company XY, one of the most respected circuit companies in the world and their never seen before acrobatic stunts. A jaw drop spectacle for all ages!

The Akram Khan Dance Company with Chotto Xenos will takes place at the Auditorium Parco della Musica (25-26 September). The Akram Khan Dance Company led by legendary contemporary dancer Akram Khan is one of the foremost innovative dance companies in the world. A must see show.

Italian actor Ascanio Celestini stages Museo Pasolini, a theatrical performance in tribute to Pier Paolo Pasolini on the centenary of his birth at the Auditorium Parco della Musica (1-2 November. Pasolini was an Italian film director, poet and writer who was often at the center of numerous public controversies. His assassination in a Mafia style in November 1975 prompted an outcry in Italy.

For full festival details, including programme, venues and tickets, see Romaeuropa.

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