Sutri July 2017: Compagnia Sancto Eramo at “Mercatantia”.

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Mercatantia is a medieval festival that takes place in the splendid setting of the archaeological park of the ancient city of Sutri.
The Compagnia Sancto Eramo is a cultural association founded in 2007, which aims to recover the history and traditions of the medieval period of 1200, teaching to the public and schools with live history lessons. Promoting among its members the creation of handicrafts with the techniques of the era, such as pottery, leather objects, iron knitting armor, knives, bows and arrows and other objects of common use. Is also a sports association whose members are trained in medieval combat methods. (See photo gallery.)

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Legio II Parthica Severiana

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A collection of photographs on the historic reconstruction of the Roman Army.
The “Legio Secunda Parthica Severiana” Association recalls the story of the famous Legion founded by Emperor Septimius Severus in 197 after Christ. This book offers portraits of the Roman Legionaries and various images of the moments of their daily life and their battles. (learn more)

Parangolé

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The June 30, 2016 at the Rome Latin Village there has been the show of the Parangolé group. Parangolé is a band of Bahian Pagode appeared in 1997 in Salvador of Bahia, in the Federation district, and more precisely in the “Bar Dona Maria”.
Every afternoon in this bar, Adriano Nenel and Nailton Alves would gather to play cards, and always, at the end of games, to play pagode, samba, salsa, axe and percussive rhythms. At the people liked their music and the movement spread around the city.
This band is today the heir of this twenty-year tradition of bahian music. (see photo gallery)

“Vera fotografia”. Reportage, immagini, incontri

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Vera Fotografia (True Photography), curated by Alessandra Mammì and Alessandra Mauro, and organised by the Azienda Speciale Palaexpo in conjunction with Contrasto e Fondazione Forma per la Fotografia, reviews the long career of Gianni Berengo Gardin, the photographer who has managed to capture the spirit of our era and our country possibly better than any other over the past fifty years. Roughly 250 photographs, vintage 30 x 40 prints, are broken down into sections entitled: Venice, Milan, The World of Work, Lunatic Asylums, Gypsies, Protest, An Italian Story, Portraits, Figures in the Foreground, Home and The World and From Landscapes to Outsize Ships. The rooms also host 24 large prints: photographs chosen and commented on by friends, intellectuals and colleagues – fully-fledged “author’s” comments. (May 18 2016 Opening …)

Natali di Roma 2016

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XIV edition of celebrations for the Birthday of Rome organized by the Gruppo Storico Romano.
The commemoration of the Roman conquest of Britain with over 300 reenactors who celebrate the historic feat of the Emperor Claudius which led to the conquest of Britain in 43/44 A.D. (see photo gallery)