Like any other country, Rome, the capital city has numerous festivals and special occasions that are commemorated yearly. While several of these festivals in Rome have spiritual roots, some have been promoted by the municipal government in Rome as a means of increasing tourism and are purely secular and cultural in their nature. Below is the list of few of Rome’s festivals that transpire at different times.
Summer Festivals in Rome
Estate Romana Festival: It is perhaps the largest festival held in Rome during the months of summer. The major attractions of the festival are a sequence of outdoor cultural events and performances which usually includes song, dance troops and theatre performances. The festival goes on for the entire period of the summer months. It is a proposal of the local government to attract tourist to Rome at summer time where many prefer exploring the cooler climates across globe.