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The Italian live events sector experienced an indifferent 2018, according to annual figures published by Italian authors’ society SIAE.


  • Following on from a mixed 2017, total live entertainment box office receipts last were up, along with audience expenditure and turnover. However, the number of shows/performances/events was down, along with admissions and attendance.

Features and Benefits

  • Details the annual review of Italy's live entertainment sector by authors' society SIAE.
  • Takes a deeper look at music concert results.

Key questions answered

  • What is Italy's biggest live entertainment sector in terms of box office and admissions?
  • Of pop and classical, which sector registered the higher growth in ticket sales and admissions?

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  • Summary
  • Successful year for Italian box office receipts
  • Sharp rise in concert spending
  • Cinema remains the entertainment leader


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