Info Hostels photo 1208 ©

17 March 150 Years 1861 2011

Italys 150th anniversary

This year is gonna be Italy's 150th aniversary. In 1861 Italy finaly became a unified State again, after political activities and struggles. Italy may be a history full country but it's quite young. After Roman Empire's fall, Italy had been divided in small states and little cities under the control of foreign nations like France, Spain and Austria. But that wasn't the final stage back in 1861, there were more sacrifices and wars to be fought, to become that Italy what we see today. There were a series of wars to get independence from foreign rule. Garibaldi liberated the south in 1860. After a National vote in 1861 most of the nation became united under King Victor Emmanuel II of the House of Savoy. For example Rome joined the Italian Kingdom only in 1870 when the Papal state fell and the Pope had to accept the Vatican as his own territory.

This year Italy will celebrate it's 150th anniversaryof the unification of the country, and it's getting ready for the celebration in the center of the anniversary. which is gonna be in the city of Turin (Torino). That's a place where the Italian Parliament was held , and where was named Italy's first Oyun İndir
King Vittorio Emanuele II. Back than Rome wasn't yet a part of the new Italy, so the Turin was the capital city.

The region of Turin and Piedmont (Northwest Italy) have been getting ready several years for 2011. There will be historic exhibits showcasing the past 150 years, with extensive practice hosting international events, from the 2006 Winter Olympics, Salone del Gusto – the largest food festival in the world , and there will also be events highlighting the best what Italy can offer today – Torino is the right place to greet guests intent to celebrate Italy. The celebration begins on March 2011,with different kind of showsto celebrate the Italian experience, it gives the visitors another reason to travel to Italy.

The most important and most stunning exhibit during Experience Italy is called Beautiful Italy – all about Art and Identity of the Capital Cities. As shown through the nine capital cities of the pre-unification Kingdoms there will be more than 300 Italian masterpieces showcase of Italian art till the 1861. Beautuful Italy will include also many famous globally Oyun Oyna
known masterpieces by Italy's most important artists like Giotto, Donatello, Raphael, Beato Angelico, Leaonardo Da Vinci, Rubens, Canova and more.

There will be also 1,400-mile bicycle adventure that will course through nine of Italy’s 20 regions. The ride includes a stop in Rome and concluding in Turin.

Bicycle Tours, is celebrating by offering everyone the opportunity to bicycle 29 days from the tip of western Sicily to Turin in the north because 150 years ago Giuseppe Garibaldi united the South of Italy with the North.

City: Rome
Country: Italy
Published on 15-Mar-2011
[ Book Hostels in Rome ]
Book Hostels in Rome.

Read blog news about Rome - Weekend News in Rome

36 properties in Rome  

Top Related Rome News.
  • Photo of Pesce d' aprile, Rome

    04.01.2019. Pesce d' aprile The day of “Pesce d’Aprile” (april fish) is April 1st. It’s not an official ...

  • Photo of 5 Reason to visit Rome in winter., Rome

    12.13.2018. 5 Reason to visit Rome in winter. The reasons to visit Rome are many as the year of the city. We decided to give 5 reasons to visit R...

  • Photo of Rome, Rome

    06.05.2018. Rome The heart of Italy, from ancient to modern times, has always been the city of Rome. Located in the r...

  • Photo of The Eternal City, Rome

    10.19.2017. The Eternal City At some point in your life, you will find yourself in the Eternal City, because as the old adage goe...

  • Photo of Korea Week in the Eternal City, Rome

    11.18.2016. Korea Week in the Eternal City Korean Institute's Culture week The beginning of next week sees the start of the beautiful Korea We...

  • Photo of Autumn in Rome, Rome

    09.29.2016. Autumn in Rome Roma is a city of art, pleasure and love. A broad environment where culture, history and expression ...

  • Photo of 2016 Gelato Festival, Rome

    05.08.2016. 2016 Gelato Festival Try about 100 flavours of Italian-style ice cream, created for the 2016 Gelato Festival. You will ...

  • Photo of Don't miss any part of Rome, Rome

    04.28.2016. Don't miss any part of Rome In Rome, try to vary your experiences as you explore. Take your time and enjoy la dolce vita in a pa...

  • Photo of Rome, world most beautiful and inspiring capital, Rome

    02.06.2016. Rome, world most beautiful and inspiring capital In a city so filled with icons of antiquity and the Christian faith, it's hard to know where to go f...

  • Photo of Merry Christmas & Happy New Year, Rome

    12.31.2015. Merry Christmas & Happy New Year Just to make sure that you all get our seasons greetings, here are 139 other ways t...