What to do with children on Saturday the 16th and Sunday the 17th of July

The mid-July weekend arrived and many families are still in Rome. Maybe we miss many holidays, and therefore mothers and fathers wonder how to entertain the children in Rome on the weekends (even in this balmy heat.

There is good news: the capital does not stop in the heat and ensures a number of events suitable for children. Guided tours, movie nights, afternoons in the theater. Here is RomaToday’s advice on what to do with children in Rome on Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 July:

Evenings for families with Il Cinema on the piazza

Sunday, July 17, for lovers of the epic fantasy genre. at Parco della Cervelletta is the deal with “The Hobbit – The Battle of the Five Armies”. The events dedicated to the saga close by Tor Sapienza. Those who have faithfully accompanied all six evenings will receive a special gift. And there comes another little surprise too. [TUTTE LE INFORMAZIONI]

Children in Hell at the Torlonia Theater

“Children in Hell – Divine Stories from the Other World” is the performance, which arrives on 16 and 17 July at the Torlonia Theater. The show is a tribute to Dante’s character and his work on the 700th anniversary of his death. A creation that explores how to appeal to an audience of children by offering them a scenic journey to the hell of divine comedy, largely respecting its narrative plot and stripper, simplifying the plot, inventing a sustainable language for very young contemporaries, but one that does not. betray the symbolic heart of Dante’s narrative. [TUTTE LE INFORMAZIONI]

Supermagic Estate at the Roman Theater in Ostia Antica

After the great success of the first edition, “Supermagic Estate” returns to the Roman theater in Ostia Antica with the second edition, from 13 to 16 July. The new show will also this year see some of the best Italian magicians. There will be a traditional magic story about the founder of Supermagic Remo Pannain on stage. [TUTTE LE INFORMAZIONI]

Traveling in ancient Rome, the multimedia show

The extraordinary Travels in the Ancient Rome project is back, also for the summer of 2022, which through two exciting multimedia shows tells and revives the story of Augustus Forum and Caesar’s Forum. The show – also suitable for children – is an exciting representation and at the same time full of information with great historical and scientific rigor, accompanied by Piero Angela’s voice and the vision of magnificent films and projections that reconstruct the two places in which they appeared. in ancient Rome. [TUTTE LE INFORMAZIONI]

Visit to Rome’s Planetarium

The vast sky of Rome’s Planetarium has reopened its doors and is the ideal place to visit on weekends with children, especially those who are passionate about astronomy. “Return to the stars” marks the moment when the great digital dome opens up to host lights and stories from across the universe: stories of scientific studies and disturbing discoveries that redefine our place in the cosmos. It is possible to book a guided tour of space and time, cross the mythical scenarios in the constellations, admire the Earth from a distance, fly over planets, nebulae and galaxies, up to relive crucial stages of space exploration and the latest astronomy. Supported by the most up-to-date visualization technologies, from Earth to the edges of the galaxy, you will immerse yourself in a huge space-flight, where you will pursue the new goals of astrophysical research along a smooth line of sight and unleash the discovery instinct to recompose your image of the cosmos. At the weekend, the entrances to the planetarium are at 19.00, 21.00 and 22.00.

Feed my Emotions, new installation at Explora Museum

At the Children’s Museum in Rome, in the middle of summer, “Feed my Emotions” arrived. A new installation dedicated to the discovery of emotions born thanks to the LibertyEU project. Feed my Emotions is a digital totem, an interactive gaming experience that begins with the choice of one of six emotions. The software on which the interaction system is made is based on a face recognition algorithm. All players approaching the totem pole must maintain the emotional expression suggested by the software throughout the game throughout the features of the face – mouth, nose, eyebrows and eyes. The software detects the characters on the face as it transforms into colored geometric shapes, and concludes the experience with questions related to the feeling.

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