Music, theater, entertainment, literature, conferences and night-time routes. The Castle of Santa Severa hosts a billboard of events over three months, starting next weekend, with two free entry events. Starring the writers Andrea Vianello, Friday, July 13th at 21 in the exhibition “Racconti in blue”, with “The ghosts of the goal” and Valerio Massimo Manfredi, Saturday, July 14th at 21 by Caffeina Festival, with the monologue “My name and nobody”.


The most beautiful castle on the Mediterranean Sea, in addition to welcoming tourists in the hostel recently inaugurated by President Nicola Zingaretti, rediscovers its vocation as a container for major events, proposing a rich program of events organized by Regione Lazio in collaboration with LAZIOcrea, MiBACT, Municipality of Santa Marinella and Coopculture.

“The summer program of events – comments the President of Regione Lazio, Nicola Zingaretti – is a source of great satisfaction. A success, the result of the work of many people, which has allowed us to give new life to this place. An extraordinary choral effort that has allowed us not only to open the doors of the castle and its museum areas, but also to expand the offer of culture and events for the many visitors and tourists who visit the capital city and the provinces of Lazio each year. Three months of events, from July to September, in a place that is an authentic jewel on the sea “.


And the sea will be the protagonist of the largest Italian event dedicated to surfing, Surf Expo, which celebrates its twentieth anniversary on the beach in front of the castle during the weekend of 20-22 July.


The program continues with the Sere d’estate festival, which opens on Thursday 2 August with the national premiere of “Antigone” with Massimo Venturiello. Friday, August 10th is the turn of Gio Evan in “Not Against Me Tour”, while Saturday 11th August he goes on stage with Edoardo Leo “Ti Racconto Una Storia”. Monday, August 13 appointment with a big music and entertainment, Renzo Arbore and the Italian Orchestra. It continues Tuesday, August 14, with “Il Lago Dei Cigni” staged by the National Company Raffaele Paganini. Space for comedy, Friday 17 August, with Max Giusti and his show “Va Tutto Bene”.

Saturday, August 18 in the program “The Magic Flute” of Astra Roma Ballet. A very welcome return of Maurizio Battista in “Scegli una carta”, Thursday 23 August, while Friday 24 August is the turn of Petra Magoni and Ferruccio Spinetti in “Musica Nuda”. A classic proposal and theme, Sunday 26 August with “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” by William Shakespeare with the actors of Controtempo Theater. On Wednesday, August 29th, Giandomenico Anellino’s music will star and on August 31st a concert by a band representing the “history” of Italian music, The Nomads. And it does not end here because Saturday, September 1, Lillo and Greg arrive and, Saturday 8 September, the grand finale with a spectacular show involving 130 musicians: Pink Floyd Legend.


Also scheduled are the Art One Shot and Racconti In Blu reviews by Coopculture with the meetings and exhibits dedicated to contemporary artists Patrizia Molinari and Stefano Trappolini and with the writers Andrea Vianello on July 13th and Elena Stancanelli on August 5th.

An interesting series of scientific-popular conferences. Things, men, landscapes of the ancient world, organized by Flavio Enei, archaeologist and director of the Museum of the Sea and Ancient Navigation of Santa Severa and the Gatc (archaeological group of the Cerite territory) with appointments from July to September. And then fascinating night routes made possible thanks to the artistic lighting created by Acea Illuminazione: Castle Under the Stars and Moon Rays on Pyrgi with visits to the Antiquarium and the polygonal walls.

There is no shortage of classical music events with the proposals of Castello in jazz and String Quartet organized by Stefano Marzolla, as well as a multimedia concert, on 29 July, Incanti Dal Mare of the Massimo Freccia Youth Orchestra, and the theater with the traveling show in period costume “Cyrano De Bergerac”, with the young actors of the Controtempo Company.

Summer events program 2018