NEWS FROM : ITALY  

An outstanding FEI European Championships Aachen 2015 came to a close with a magnificent individual final, the HAVENS Horsefeed-Prize. The top 20 reiners from all over Europe competed to win one of the coveted medals, whereby Germany was represented in the Final by five riders. Individual gold ultimately went to Italy, which had already secured tea...

From friday, September 4th until Thursday September 17th, Sicily will the protagonist of the a two week project at Expo Milan. The space, created in collaboration with the Sicilian government, is set up to be a showcase for Sicilian excellences. At the opening, the president of Unioncamere Sicilia, Antonello Montante and the Secretary-General,...

Saint Frances Cabrini was the first U.S. citizen and Italian American to be canonized. She was born on July 15, 1850, in Sant'Angelo Lodigiano – a small village near Milan, Italy. She was the youngest of 13 children, and her parents were wealthy cherry tree farmers. Frances worked alongside her parents and siblings while also attending school....

The province of Catanzaro is one of the four provinces in the region of Calabria in southern Italy. Catanzaro occupies both sides of the Calabrian Apennines and in the central part of the province is the isthmus of Catanzaro, a long narrow valley connecting the north and south parts of the coastline that feature beautiful white sandy beaches. &nbs...

These are the haunting images of an Italian castle that still stands in pristine condition, despite being left abandoned for more than 20 years. The Castello di Sammezzano in Tuscany, Italy, was built in the early 17th century by Spanish nobles and was even visited by Emperor Charlemagne, before it was turned into a hotel-restaurant. It has b...

By Michele Becci Autumn is typically one of my favorite seasons of the year, especially in Italy. A recent trip to Montalcino was glorious – the colors of the vines changing from green to gorgeous hues of orange and brown in just a week's time.   The air heavy with the smells of old vines burning after the harvest. Nets surrounding ancient...

50 anni fa l'America era lontana; per i giovani era il sogno della libertà e del progresso mentre per i più adulti era il luogo dove i nostri parenti avevano trovato rifugio e salvezza dal degrado di una Italia povera e becera. L'America era comunque lontanissima e, per le persone comuni, comunicare era quasi impossibile o comunque comportava tempi...

Ieri la presentazione delle iniziative a Villa MadamaTra i presenti anche il presidente della Regione Umbria, Catiuscia Marini, che annuncia la partecipazione regionale al programma degli eventi   ROMA – Anche la Regione Umbria, attraverso il suo presidente Catiuscia Marini, ha partecipato ieri alla presentazione degli eventi organizzati in...

Lunedì 20 maggio 2013, ore 9.30Hotel Principe di Savoia - Sala Cristalli in Piazza della Repubblica 17, Milano Programma 9.30 Welcome Coffee 10.00 Apertura dei lavori - Simone Crolla – Consigliere delegato AmCham Italy- Bruno Archi – Vice Ministro, Ministero Affari Esteri (tbc) 10.15 Interventi - Alessandro Castellano – Amministratore delegat...

È soddisfatto Elio Carozza: i lavori della plenaria si sono appena conclusi alla Farnesina, e il Segretario Generale del Cgie fa una sintesi di quanto accaduto negli ultimi tre giorni. In questa prima plenaria dell'anno, il Consiglio generale ha conosciuto il nuovo viceministro Archi, ha incontrato il "suo" Presidente, il Ministro degli Esteri Emma...

Il 29 e 30 novembre e il 1 dicembre 2013 si svolgerà, presso la Sede Centrale della Società Dante Alighieri, a Roma), il XXVIII Corso di aggiornamento Plida per docenti di italiano L2/LS. Il corso, dal titolo "Italiano L2.0. Gli strumenti e le potenzialità del web 2.0 nella didattica dell'italiano L2/LS", è dedicato alle enormi potenzialità che lo...

Living nativity scenes and pageants, in Italian "presepi viventi", are quite common in Italy. Living nativity scenes are usually presented for several days, thanks to the fact that many people in Italy enjoy wearing a costume and act out the parts of the nativity.   Considering that in many parts of Italy living nativity scenes have become a...