NEWS FROM : ITALY  

Nel mondo della ricerca e dell’Università, l’internazionalizzazione è un criterio sempre più importante per valutare l’eccellenza dei percorsi scientifici tracciati. Per questo motivo, poter vantare esperienze di studio e ricerca all’estero è senza dubbio uno dei più importanti valori aggiunti nella carriera di un aspirante ricercatore. Tra i progr...

The Festival Verdi Parma has led a sleepy existence here for most of its 18 years. But now it demands attention. Where else in four days can you see four Verdi operas so rare the most popular one is “Attila”? Operating as part of the Teatro Regio di Parma, the festival — situated in the heart of the northern Italian region where Verdi grew up and r...

Tre giorni di festa per le celebrazioni dedicate a Cristoforo Colombo e alla scoperta dell'America con la storica sfida tra Savona e Genova in canoa, con il gozzo e i Dragon Boat. Da giovedì a sabato, la città di Savona si prepara a festeggiare l'illustre cittadino e la scoperta del nuovo continente con un ricco programma che coinvolgerà le scuole...

Located off the north-western tip of Sardinia, the 20-square-mile island of Asinara is a national park and a marine reserve covered by thick Mediterranean scrub and inhabited by the little albino donkeys, a protected species thought to be native to Asinara, who give the name to the island (donkey in Italian is ‘asino’). Because of its historical is...

In 1931, Harry’s Bar opened along a canal off Piazza San Marco in Venice, Italy: Giuseppe Cipriani’s dream of creating an establishment where clients were held in high regard and treated like kings and queens came to life. Fast-forward to 70 years later in 2001 and Harry’s Bar received the high honor of becoming a national landmark, as deemed by th...

An 8-ton marble monument to Guglielmo Marconi dedicated by American signal soldiers 45 years ago is to be hauled off base and handed over to local Italians for a planned museum. The monument to the radio pioneer, dreamed up by troops at the U.S. Army Communication Site Coltano and dedicated in 1973 at a ceremony attended by the U.S. ambassador to I...

Today, when chefs can be as famous as movie stars and their creations in the kitchen as admired as original works of art, there are few who rival the success and celebrity of Massimo Bottura. His restaurant, Osteria Francescana, has three Michelin stars and ranks number one on this year's list of "The World's 50 Best Restaurants." It's located in N...

“Sono davvero lieto di poter inviare, attraverso le telecamere di “L’Italia con voi”, un saluto caloroso a tutti gli Italiani e agli amici dell’Italia che, in ogni parte del mondo, attraverso “Rai Italia” hanno la possibilità di rafforzare il legame con la vita della nostra Patria; e con la nostra, bellissima, lingua italiana”. inizia così il video...

Rated among the most beautiful ‘borghi’ (historic villages) of Italy, Savoca in Sicily isn’t overrun with tourists, which has helped maintain a relaxed atmosphere and a slow pace from earlier times. mPositioned on a rocky hill, with views over citrus and olive groves and vineyards, this small medieval town is best explored by wandering its narrow s...

The travel and tourism sector directly accounted for 3% of total global Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in 2017, translating to $2.4 trillion, a figure that could reach $3.5 trillion by 2027. This is good news for travel professionals, but for tourists, residents and community leaders of favorite hot spots, more is not always better. Record-breaking t...

In the glittering Mediterranean Sea sits a diamond-shaped island shrouded in secrecy: Montecristo. It opens twice a year to the public...but only for a lucky few. The beautiful island of Montecristo is the fourth largest island of the Tuscan Archipelago (a chain of islands west of Tuscany, Italy including Elba and Capraia) and is about four square...

Beauty will save the World”, Dostoevskij once said. And Paolo Sorrentino some years ago tried to save Italian cinema with his masterpiece: The Great Beauty. I have always wondered, given the plot of the movie, what the director was thinking when he decided the title of the movie. What is the great beauty? Does it represent the wonderful contrast be...