Rotary Day 2019

We are working hard to prepare a memorable event

Rotary Day – Rotary 4 Europe

Rome, February 22nd- 24th, 2019

Friday, February 22nd, 2019


15:30 - Event in Piazza del Popolo

Flash Mob; the Rotary wheel will be displayed around the obelisk.

The exhibition will be taken by drone and projected on a big screen.


20:00 - Welcome Interclub Dinner at

“The St. Regis Grand Rome” - Via V.E. Orlando, 3

Opening speech by Sen. Emma Bonino

Saturday, February 23rd, 2019

Largo Angelicum, 1 (Largo Magnanapoli)


09:00 – 09:50 Registration

10:00 – 10:05 Flag ceremony and anthems

10:05 – 10:10 Program description

10:10 – 10:20   Welcome by Patrizia Cardone with all District Governors

10:20 – 10:30: Ben Pintens, President ERIC with ERIC staff and DRs

10:30 – 10:40:  Virginia Raggi, Mayor of Rome (to be confirmed)

 10:40 – 12:30:

Moderator: Maria Sattanino, RAI Quirinale, Director

– On. Antonio Martino, Former Foreign Minister, and Defence Minister

-Antonio Tajani, President of the European Parliament

– Beatrice Covassi,  Head of the European Commission Representation in Italy

-Thomas Huttinga, University of Leiden – The Netherlands

-Manon Levrey, Testimony of Solidarity Corps

-DG Sjerp van der Vaart, District 1600 R.I.

12:30 – 13:00   Forum & Manifesto’s signature

13:00 – 14:30   Lunch

15:00 – 17:00   Workshops:

– Solidarity Corps;

– Training seminars in Brussels.

20:00 - 22:30 Gala dinner at the Galleria del Cardinale in Palazzo Colonna (Via della Pilotta, 17/a)

Option for Rotaractors at Shari Vari (Via De' Nari, 14):

20:00 - 23:30 Buffet dinner

23:30 - late at night Disco Night

Side Events

  • Saturday, for spouses and guests: 10:20 - Guided tour (in Italian and English) at Mercati Traianei and Fori Romani (the visit takes about 2 hours. Price per person €30,00. You can book at the links below. Spouses and guests can reserve the light lunch at Angelicum).
  • Sunday morning: 10:00 - Guided visit (in Italian and in English) of the Musei Capitolini and Sala degli Orazi e Curiazi, where the Rome Treaties were signed (the visit takes about 2 hours. Price per person €30,00. You can book at the links below).

For registration click below:

For accommodation booking please download the following for two forms, fill it in and follow the distribution.

 We are looking forward to seeing you in Rome!


The Rotary Day event group:

Guido FRANCESCHETTI (coordinator)
Cesare ORTIS
Giovanni POLIZZI
Stefano BINI




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