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Nov. 25, 2017: The Torniella Philarmonic Band in Rome

Following the wave of events for its 140th anniversary, the philarmonic band of Torniella, Southern Tuscany, will be on Saturday, Nov. 25 in Rome.

The band will be celebrating Saint Cecilia, patroness of musicians, together with four other philarmonic bands (Brescia, Napoli, Viterbo, and Nicolosi, Sicily), and the choir directed by Mons. Frisina.

The event will start at 5PM in the church of Santa Cecilia in Trastevere.

Milan (Italy), Nov. 30, 2017 – European gathering of Light Pollution Initiatives

Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017, at the Milan Acquarium, there will be a gathering of communities active in Europe on the issue of light pollution.
The event is organized by the Stars4All EU project. The BuioMetria Partecipativa project will be present with a talk.

For more information about the event  and for registration:

For Buiometria Partecipativa fans (or if you are just curious about our project) : if you plan to attend, or if you will be in Milano, can’t attend from 9AM to 6PM but would still like to make contact, please write to

BuioMetria Partecipativa at the 2017 Meteorology Festival in Rovereto (Italy)

If you happen to be Friday, Nov. 17, or Saturday, Nov. 18 2017 in Rovereto (Trento), in this year’s edition of the Meteorology Festival you will have a chance to learn more about the  BuioMetria Partecipativa , project, the issue of light pollution, and some ongoing measurement campaigns.

To “enlighten” you on the topic you will find Luciano Massetti from the Institute of Biometeorology of the National Research Council in Florence. At the CNR stand you may have additional explanations and -depending on weather conditions- there may be the possibility of conducting some measurements early in the evening.

For enquiries on the event: Luciano Massetti  (