//Art & Culture
2 10, 2019

Italian culture is alive and well. Innovation and growth expectations fuel optimism

By |2019-10-02T15:49:26+00:00October 2nd, 2019|Art & Culture|0 Comments

Italian cultural industries are brimming with optimism and constantly looking towards what the future will offer. Young, dynamic and ready to invest: this description comes straight from the new report, curated by Intesa Sanpaolo, on the situation of Italian creative enterprises. The survey [...]

28 01, 2019

Matera, the European Capital of Culture 2019

By |2019-01-28T15:54:06+00:00January 28th, 2019|Art & Culture|0 Comments

Friday, January 19. Matera has inaugurated its year as the European Capital of Culture. Until December 20, the city of Basilicata will offer its visitors the opportunity to participate in all sorts of events. For Matera, which shares the title of European Capital [...]

22 03, 2018

Art Dubai. One of the leading events of the cultural capital of the Middle East

By |2018-03-22T15:23:20+00:00March 22nd, 2018|Art & Culture|0 Comments

Dubai will host the twelfth edition of the art fair Art Dubai starting on 21 until 24 March 2018. The event is only one of many culturally relevant ones taking place in the Emirati city. Events and fairs such as Dubai Art Season, [...]

6 02, 2018

Carnival in Italy: the right moment to explore the country.

By |2018-02-06T08:26:53+00:00February 6th, 2018|Art & Culture|0 Comments

Italy is entering the period of one of its most loved festivities, both by locals and foreigners alike. Carnival in Italy is the perfect time to visit the country and experience the unique atmosphere encompassing the cities celebrating it. Even if, according to [...]

23 12, 2017

180 million fund for historical buildings.

By |2017-12-23T17:32:25+00:00December 23rd, 2017|Art & Culture|0 Comments

The new Italian Budget Law shall reinstate a 180 million EUR for the restoration of historical private buildings. The set of cultural amendments shall include contributions supporting restoration and preservation of private buildings of historical and artistic value. State's contribution will not be [...]

19 12, 2017

Education: more and more Chinese students choose Italian study programs.

By |2017-12-19T08:29:13+00:00December 19th, 2017|Art & Culture|0 Comments

Since 2009, the number of Chinese students taking part in the Marco Polo and Turandot programs has doubled from 1,099 to 2,178. This is what emerged at the Conference at Farnesina palace on Dec 15th. Organized by Uni-Italia with the support of the [...]

11 12, 2017

Italian pizza making gained UNESCO status.

By |2017-12-11T10:24:05+00:00December 11th, 2017|Art & Culture|0 Comments

The Neapolitan art of pizza twirling has been declared UNESCO heritage. During the meeting at Jeju Island, in South Corea, last Thursday, UNESCO cultural body has unanimously declared the job of 'pizzaiuolo', or pizza-maker, part of the UNESCO's Representative List of the Intangible [...]

22 11, 2017

Pinocchio goes to Japan: The play by Teresa Ludovico will be on tour in 2018

By |2017-11-22T12:55:33+00:00November 22nd, 2017|Art & Culture|0 Comments

Following the success of the debut at Za Koenji Public Theatre in Tokyo on Sept 2nd, the play Pinocchio by the Apulian director Teresa Ludovico (scenography by Luca Ruzza) gets a national tour and replicas planned for ten years. This adaptation from the [...]

8 11, 2017

10 reasons why Italians eat healthier in Valentina Solfrini’s new book

By |2017-11-08T12:44:08+00:00November 8th, 2017|Art & Culture|1 Comment

Italian cuisine is not just pizza and pasta. The award-winning recipe developer and writer Valentina Solfrini explores the secrets of the Italian way to happiness through food with her new book Naturally Vegetarian: Recipes and Stories from My Italian Family Farm. Valentina grew [...]

16 10, 2017

International week for Italian Language: the initiatives worldwide

By |2017-10-16T12:13:13+00:00October 16th, 2017|Art & Culture|0 Comments

Starting from October 16 to 22 the 17° Italian language week will be celebrated all over the world. This year’s theme is: “L’Italiano al cinema, l’italiano nel cinema” (Italian language in cinema) to underline the role of cinema in promoting Italian as a [...]