Tuesday, 1 June 2010

International Urban Theatre Festival, Rome 2010

The annual Festival Internazionale del Teatro Urbano, or International Urban Theatre Festival, is taking place in September 2010 and takes over streets right across Rome. The festival is a chance for performers to show off their acting skills, with the beautiful architecture and cobbled streets as a backdrop. The first day is usually dedicated to new, young actors and actresses, and alternative theatre. Performances start at 5pm and can be spotted all over the city until Midnight on the days of the event. The festival can be enjoyed by all, as the performances are on the streets and other open air venues, and therefore there are no admission charges at any of the events.

For more information please visit the International Urban Festival Rome website

Rome is a bustling, chaotic city yet attracts visitors from around the globe for exciting city break holidays. The Eternal City attacks the senses on every level with its stunning sights, creative Mediterranean cuisine and captivating culture. Rome city breaks guarantee an active and enjoyable holiday for couples and groups alike. The fascinating history, lively nighlife and some of the most famous landmarks in the world including the Vatican mean that you will leave Rome with incredible memories of an incredible city break.

Many people visit Rome to pay their respects to the Pope in St Peter's Square, before taking to the thrilling streets of the city. Bars, cafes and restaurants are open until late in the evening, serving traditional Italian delicacies including antipasto, pizza and pasta. Another famous landmark that visitors flock to is the Colosseum, to relive Ancient Rome's gladitorial battles.Shopaholics need to make time in their itinerary for shopping in the city. Rome has several shopping districts where you will find both souvenir shops and designer boutiques. Take a stoll through the streets away from the main tourist attractions to discover where the locals shop and you may just pick up a bargain or two.

Rome has a vast range of accommodation, ranging from small family run guesthouses to large luxury hotels in the centre of the city. You can find cheap flights from many airports across the UK, with many low-cost airlines flying to the area.

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