//Art & Culture
6 02, 2018

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

By | 2018-02-06T08:26:53+00:00 February 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+00:00 December 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+00:00 December 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+00:00 December 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+00:00 November 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+00:00 November 8th, 2017|Art & Culture|0 Comments

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+00:00 October 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 [...]

2 10, 2017

Cantieri della Cultura, the strategic plan for cultural heritage preservation

By | 2017-10-02T16:40:31+00:00 October 2nd, 2017|Art & Culture|0 Comments

The Regions and the Council of Cultural Heritage have expressed their favourable opinion with respect to the Strategic Plan "Great Projects of Cultural Heritage". These are 17 actions envisaging for 2019 the commitment of 65 million euro for restoration, valorisation of museum and [...]

21 09, 2017

Beijing – Lecture on Leonardo Da Vinci’s dream of flight

By | 2017-09-21T06:17:48+00:00 September 21st, 2017|Art & Culture|0 Comments

Tonight the Auditorium of the Italian Institute of Culture of Beijing will host the conference Il sogno del volo di Leonardo, an open meeting about the Tuscan Genius Leonardo Da Vinci: Inspired by the anatomy of birds, Da Vinci never gave up the [...]

20 09, 2017

Pompeii: two elegant buildings open to the public for the first time

By | 2017-09-20T10:09:44+00:00 September 20th, 2017|Art & Culture|0 Comments

Two elegant buildings in the most scenic area of Pompeii archaeological site will be soon open to the public. Thanks to the restoration and securing operations implemented with the 'Grande Progetto Pompei' restoration plan, for the first time in the history the [...]

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