All posts by Sara Calzolari

Hispellum and the Roman era: gladiators, rites, pageants and banquets

Hispellum and the Roman era: gladiators, rites, pageants and banquets

Hispellum is an event that reminds an important part of the history of Spello, when in the fourth century A.D., under the reign of Constantine, the city experienced a moment of prestige, becoming the federal capital.

At that time, the communities of Umbria, although administered by the Roman Empire, maintained a strong sense of attachment to their traditions, preserving cults and rituals characteristic of their people. In the “Rescript of Constantine” Continue reading

June 21st, 2019
Borgo in Scena, theater festival of Collepino

Borgo in Scena, theater festival of Collepino

New event in the context of the Park is Borgo in Scena, proposed by the cultural and amateur theater company “La notte porta consiglio” The young festival offers three days (June 19 to 21, 2015) of theater, music, tradition and good food and it’s made inside the castle of Collepino, jewel and pride of the Subasio and the city of Spello.

A concentrate of theatrical performance, short stories under the stars, hiking, photography exhibitions, cocktails with live music; Continue reading

June 24th, 2015
International Festival of Happiness in Assisi

International Festival of Happiness in Assisi

A summer of emotions and events, on a journey through all facets of happiness, embracing different spheres of society, this is the International Festival of Happiness which takes place in Assisi between August and September with the aim to answer the question: “How to be happy?

The first edition of the festival has as protagonists several important names of culture, entertainment, music, politics and business and offers events marked with intelligent entertainment, Continue reading

July 25th, 2015