April 10-16 Newsletter. Issue 96, Vol. 3
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 What's the Buzz in Rome for Easter 2014?

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ROMAN DEVOTION
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213 candles for 40 hours
Go see the special machine adorned by 213 candles and the 40-hour Vigil starting on Maundy Thursday evening in the S. Maria dell'Orto church in Trastevere. 
 
HOLY   WEEK  
Vatican Ceremonies
If you want to follow the pope during Easter Week, these are the big religious events in Rome from April 17 to the 20th.    
 
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To Showcase
Charity eggs designed by well known artists on sale for the Give Life With Heart Foundation in the downtown shopping district. Through April 17.
 
EASTER SWEETS

Chocolate Eggs
The symbol of Easter here in Italy is the chocolate egg. You can't miss them, they're everywhere including coffebars and supermarkets.     
 
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Easter Monday
For the traditional Easter Monday day trip we recommend you the untapped and lovely village of Sacrofano, near Rome.
 
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 Cristo Risorto
Easter Sunday Procession
Tarquinia is unusual in featuring a procession on Easter Sunday. But don't forget the Etruscan tombs and the Archaeological Museum.       
 
SIGHTSEEING
In Rome
All major exhibitions and most museums and sites will be open during the Holy Week, including Easter Sunday and Easter Monday. But there are two major exceptions.....  
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Christian Easter Services
Wrap-up of Christian masses held in English in Rome on Easter Sunday. 
 
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Catholic Easter Services
Our map of the Rome Catholic churches holding an English language Mass on Easter Sunday.       
 
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To Eat
Artsy Easter Eggs on display and sale in the Bompiani pastry shop through Easter Sunday.   
 
EASTER CAKES
FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour by Coca-Cola
Colomba
Our top ten of the best Colombe in town. Colomba is the typical Italian Easter cake.   
 
EASTER  DINING

Lamb
Lamb is a must in Rome for Easter lunch.
Here are a few places where you may want to try it on April 20
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Good Friday Processions
The Rome area and the Lazio region host plenty of processions on April 18: Nerola, Bracciano, Albano Laziale, Castel Madama and Civitavecchia just to name a few.
 
EASTER MUSIC
Foto: Lent Music: The very central church of S. Marcello al Corso hosts a complimentary concert every Sunday through Easter.  http://www.associazionelachiavedivolta.it/DEPLIANT_PASQUA_2014.pdf
Free Concert
The very central church of S. Marcello al Corso hosts a free organ concert with music by Liszt, Frescobaldi and many more on April 20 at 7pm.   


Sing and discover music at Rome's best Open Mic

 
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