NEWS FROM : ITALY  

Nasce dalla collaborazione tra il gruppo Uvet e il Padiglione Usa 'Casa America'. Nella location, ospitata nei palazzi storici Bovara e Palazzo Castiglioni di Milano, si svolgeranno, fino a ottobre, eventi pubblici e privati e iniziative legate all'Esposizione Universale, oltre ad occasioni di business matching tra imprese italiane e americane...

By Enzo Soliman   Andrea Bocelli is back in the scene and is expected to release a new album really soon. In a report by The Wall Street Journal, the blind Italian singer is ready to release his record that would have songs focused on cinema music and that would stay away from the usual classical and pop music he is accustomed to. "I'v...

Did you know that the number "13" is considered lucky in Italy? Unless that is how many people you have seated at one table – better invite #14, and quick! Want to wish someone good luck? Tell them: In bocca al lupo! But make sure they respond by saying: Crepi!   To celebrate this lucky day, here are 7 more Italian superstitions to watch out...

Research firm Censis on Friday released the 49th edition of its annual study on the social situation in Italy, revealing the country's changing face in areas including lifestyle, finances, media, technology, and healthcare. The study said Italy is currently experiencing a "dangerous poverty in planning for the future" resulting in the prevalence o...

di Stefano Arcobelli   Andrea D'Arrigo Mitchell è un ventenne stiliberista (200 e 400 sl) argento europeo in vasca lunga in carica. Non ha bisogno di presentazioni ulteriori. Mario Franchi è un allenatore milanese che ha scritto un libro, si occupa di media e ha scelto Mitch per un colloquio sull'asse Italia-Stati Uniti, dove l'azzurro si al...

European wine is the most popular with consumers around the world. Last year, exports set an historic record at approximately €10 billion, contributing €7 billion to Europe's trade balance.   According to 2015 figures presented by Ceev , the EU Committee for the wine industry, in 2015 French wine exports rose (including intra-EU flows) to €8...

by Filomena Greco   The gold manufacturing district of Valenza in north-western Italy presents itself as a dynamic district that, though weakened by the economic crisis, is seeking salvation in foreign markets. We are talking about an industrial sector with about 800 companies and 4,700 employees, smaller compared to the past but with big po...

A molti, il nome di Vincent Schiavelli non dirà granché. Eppure il volto di questo caratterista italo-americano, comparso in centinaia di film (diversi di Milos Forman) è immediatamente riconoscibile: Qualcuno volò sul nido del cuculo, Amadeus, Ghost, Batman - Il ritorno, Larry Flint, Man on the Moon, per citarne alcuni.   Un volto inconfond...

In the fateful year of 1497, an Italian navigator, Giovanni Caboto (John Cabot) while sailing under the commission of King Henry VII of England, landed in North America (Canada). In 1972, approximately five centuries later, this theme of expansion and international development continued, in part, with the founding of John Cabot University (JCU) in...

Il sottosegretario all'Ambiente Barbara Degani ha ricevuto nei giorni scorsi la Deputy Director del U.S. National Parks Service Margaret Peggy O'Dell.   L'incontro al Ministero dell'ambiente è stato un'occasione molto importante per rimarcare l'amicizia e la collaborazione tra Italia e Stati Uniti sul tema della protezione della natura e d...

Prosecco has outstripped champagne as the world's favourite bubbly. And listening to industry insiders assembled in the city of Romeo and Juliet for the VinItaly wine fair, the global love affair with the country's finest fizz is not about to go flat.   A disappointing 2014 harvest means producers could soon be struggling to keep pace with e...

by Morena Pivetti   Yesterday the new, faster Frecciarossa 1000 high speed train of Trenitalia made its maiden voyage between Rome and Milan, having on board a group of very important guests: the members of both the Italian and the European Parliaments' Transport Committees and the media.   The Frecciarossa 1000 can reach the maximum...