September 17 > November 24, 2019

LANDSCAPES: contemporary passages through theatre, dance, music, digital and Kids

REf19 is produced by the Romaeuropa Foundation in co-production with the Musica per Roma Foundation; the Teatro di Roma; the Azienda Speciale Palaexpo-il Mattatoio; and the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia. In collaboration with the Palazzo Merulana; the Elena and Claudio Cerasi Foundation; Coopculture; Galleria Continua and Galleria Magazzino.
The Festival is only possible with the support of The Directorate General for Live Entertainment of MiBAC- Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities; Roma Capitale and Regione Lazio; Flanders State of Arts; and the precious support of RAI.

Dark forces are at work on our planet: an urgent call for expression. Memory and heritage –both historical and cultural- are the foundations on which rests our observatory of the contemporary world. Yet, from this solid platform, the artists’ gaze far transcends the horizon of actual events. The 34th edition of  Romaeuropa Festival thus travels between ancestral rituals and urban culture, between ruptured roots and forced migrations, between global realism and artificial intelligence, to develop a fascinating critical reading of our time. From 17 September to 24 November, 377 artists from 27 countries become the protagonists of 126 events staged in 20 locations across the capital, spanning dance, theatre, music, digital arts and kids. A landscape to discover and to explore, as suggested by President of Romaeuropa Foundation Monique Veaute and as desired and elaborated by General and Artistic Director Fabrizio Grifasi: the "landscape" of ReF19 is a geography of our world today, in between the virtual and the real, offering dreamlike projections of possible futures and permeating the ambiguities of our everyday life.

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