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Elisa headlining Notte Rosa in Rimini

Thursday, June 12th, 2014

Elisa, one of Italy’s best known singer-songwriters of the last ten years, is set to do a headline show for Rimini’s Notte Rosa, on the main stage in Piazzale Fellini. Elisa Toffoli, born in 1977 in Trieste, released her first album Pipes et Flowers – released by the prestigious Italian label Sugar records. Since then […]

When Robert Plant Rocked the Rimini Meeting

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009

Leafing through the latest edition of monthly Italian music magazine XL, I chanced upon a Rimini story that raised a smile. It dates back to 1993, when ex-Led Zeppelin singer Robert Plant was touring to promote his album Fate of Nations (an under-rated album which includes the wonderful 29 Palms, plus guest appearances from Clannad’s  Máire […]

5 major international events in Rimini you should know about

Sunday, August 2nd, 2009

For a city that has a population of roughly 140,000 Rimini has a surprising amount of high-profile international events. We’ve put together a list of five of the biggest (though, as anyone who has browsed through the site will realise, there are plenty more). Pio Manzu International Conference Every October a major international conference, under […]

Polemics over Morrisey’s Rimini cancellation

Friday, July 17th, 2009

The biggest dissapointment of this summer season in Rimini, at least to an indie-fan, was the sudden cancellation of Morrissey’s planned two-date appearance at Rimini’s legendary venue Velvet. There had been rumours circulating about Morrissey’s health for some time, given cancellations of London Shows in May. Promoters and Morrissey himself re-assured fans at the start […]

Planning for the 2010 Notte Rosa

Saturday, July 11th, 2009

One of the reasons that Rimini, and the Adriatic riviera in general, is so popular with holidaymakers is because so much attention is paid to detail. This is nowhere more in evidence than in the development of one of Europe’s biggest annual parties – the Notte Rosa To give you an idea, the organisers of […]

Over 2 million estimated at this year’s Notte Rosa

Monday, July 6th, 2009

Rimini returns to normal, or at least as ‘normal’ as it gets during the summer (where there are festivals and events planned from June through to September), after Saturday night’s Notte Rosa festival – and some of the statistics are coming in about the night. An incredible 2 million people (according to the Resto del […]

Morrisey, Patti Smith, Dillinger Escape Plan – A summer of music in Rimini

Thursday, June 4th, 2009

It’s going to be a great summer for music in Rimini, with a whole range of Italian and International artists announcing concerts in the Riviera between June and September. Perhaps the most exciting news is that Morrisey – who is a festival headliner in Italy – will be performing the only Italian shows of his […]

Morrisey announces two dates at Rimini’s Velvet!

Thursday, May 14th, 2009

Undoubtedly one of the highlights for the summer season in Rimini- at least for fans of intelligent indie music – will be the two back-to-back concerts by Morrisey in the Adriatic Riviera’s most famous concert venue, Rimini’s Velvet. The concerts have just been announced for the dates 13th and 14th of July, and at the […]

Rimini Wellness kicks off

Thursday, May 14th, 2009

Now in its fourth edition, today sees the kick off of the annual Rimini Wellness trade fair. It’s the place to be for professionals and exhibitors involved in any area of the sport/health/fitness market.But more than that, thanks to the various exhibitions, displays, and events put on during the four days of the trade fair, […]

A sneak peek at the 25th annual Verucchio Festival

Monday, April 27th, 2009

Preparation has long been underway for the 25th annual Verucchio festival, curated once again by Ludovico Einaudi, the internationally renowned Italian pianist and composer. The festival is one of the highlights of the summer in Romagna, and is well worth a visit from Rimini. Verucchio, located strategically on a hilltop overlooking the sea, is an […]