After the success of past editions, the Parco Archeologico dell’Appia Antica again presents its summer appointment with the festival Dal Tramonto all’Appia. Guarda che Luna (From Sunset to the Appia. Gaze at the Moon) is this year’s theme, devoted to the earth’s satellite to mark the 50th anniversary of the moon landing in 1969. An articulated program of music, theatre and words will take place from 11 July to 13 July 2019 at the Mausoleum of Cecilia Metella.
The festival, organised by Electa, includes three evening events in media partnership with Rai Radio 3. It starts on Thursday, 11 July at 9 p.m. with the concert by the “All Stars” Live! by Istituto Italiano di Cumbia headed by Davide Toffolo (Tre allegri ragazzi morti), who will perform together with Malagiunta, Kit Ramos, Cacao Mental, Los3Saltos bringing on stage the first Italian compilation of contemporary Cumbia, a musical genre hailing from South America. Follow on Friday, 12 July at 9 p.m. Ascanio Celestini who will stage stories taken from his show “Laika” which takes its title from the little dog that the Soviets sent into space in 1957, and at 10 p.m. by the concert “Futuro Remoto tour acoustic set” by the singer Giulio Wilson. Saturday 13 July, again at 9 p.m., Peppe Servillo will close the event with a reading of passages taken from the novel “Il poema dei lunatici” by Ermanno Cavazzoni and at 10 p.m. he will perform together with Avion Travel with excerpts from their latest album “Privé”.
The Director of the Parco Archeologico dell’Appia Antica, Simone Quilici, will inaugurate the three evenings on Thursday 11 July at 7.30 p.m. with his welcome to the Capo di Bove complex.
Thursday 11 july 2019
Saturday 13 july 2019
Mausoleo di Cecilia Metella
Via Appia Antica 161
The shows start at 9 p.m. and end at 11 p.m.
The shows are free on purchase of the entrance ticket to the monuments or La Mia Appia Card. The combined ticket at the cost of 5 euros is valid for two days for the visit to the Mausoleum of Cecilia Metella and to the Villa dei Quintili with Santa Maria Nova, while La Mia Appia Card gives you free access to the monuments mentioned and all the events organised by the Parco Archeologico dell’Appia Antica. Costing 10 euros, it is valid for 365 days from the date of purchase. Card-holders will receive regular information by newsletter about the programming of exhibitions, cultural initiatives and various activities during the year.
The Mausoleum of Cecilia Metella and the medieval church of San Nicola in the Castrum Caetani will remain open beyond the usual times to enable visitors to enjoy the beauty of these places at sunset.
In case of bad weather, if conditions do not allow the regular performance of the show, the event may be postponed for 30 minutes before announcing its cancellation.
Full 5 euros
single ticket valid for 2 days for an entrance to Villa dei Quintili and Santa Maria Nova and an entrance to the Mausoleum of Cecilia Metella.
Reductions and free admission in accordance with current legislation.
The ticket allows free access to the area of the entertainments.
No reservations are required.
La Mia Appia Card
to monuments and events
for 365 days
Parco Archeologico dell’Appia Antica
Electa organization and promotion