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Is there a composer who is more adored than Giuseppe Verdi? There are composers who command more respect than Verdi, but no one receives more love. To honor the recent anniversary of Verdi’s passing let’s reminisce about some of his most famous moments. First of all I should clarify that Verdi wasn’t born in Italy. He was born (October 10, 1913) in...

A new exhibition at Bergamo's Modern and Contemporary Art Gallery explores the world of Raphael from the 1400s to the modern day, in "Raphael and the Echo of the Myth". The show, which opened January 27 and runs through May 6, is a project of the Accademia Carrara Foundation and curated by Maria Cristina Rodeschini, Emanuela Daffra and Giacinto Di...

Zero Robotics is the international contest where students from around the world compete to code programmes able to control – autonomously – robots aboard the International Space Station. As highlighted during an interview with the Italian daily Corriere della Sera by Professor Enzo Marvaso, coordinator of the students awarding the competition, “us...

In Venice, Italy, it’s that time again. Time for grand costume balls, fierce mask contests, towering wigs and a parade of preening, strutting revelers as city residents and visitors from around the world take part in its annual carnival. The season technically began on Jan. 27 with the Flight of the Angel, a ritual dating to the 1500s, and an openi...

A soli 28 anni ha trovato il modo di rivoluzionare la comunicazione medico paziente. E per questo Giuseppe Cicero è stato inserito da Forbes tra i 30 under 30 più influenti in campo medico in Europa del 2018. Lui è un giovane chirurgo italiano, vive tra New York e Madrid, Roma e Rhoad Island, e ha creato un dispositivo che permette di aiutare il pa...

First things first: learn how to order coffee. We get down to basics in Caffè Letterario where the owner, Pasquale, greets our new arrivals, putting them at ease. It’s caffè (never espresso!), cappuccino – just like English, but say latte and you’ll get milk, so ask for caffè latte, or even, latte macchiato – milk with a dash of coffee, or un macch...

The nature of mystery is manyfold and there is certainly more to it than supernatural events, haunted locations and unsolved murders. Mystery, sometimes, lies also in our impossibility to interpret a habit or a specific moment in history, to understand why our ancestors behaved in a specific manner. Many places in Italy carry within mysteries of th...

Italian cuisine has found many fans on the Indian shores. Apart from Chinese and American, Italian is perhaps the most consumed foreign cuisine in India. Some of us have even given our own desi interpretation to the Italian treats, so much so that there are many who are not even aware of the authentic Italian flavours. Also, there is no denying the...

Il Consiglio Direttivo della Commissione Nazionale Italiana per l’UNESCO presieduto da Franco Bernabè, nel corso della riunione dello scorso 24 gennaio, ha deciso di indicare come candidature italiane alla Lista del Patrimonio Mondiale dell’UNESCO per il 2019 gli “Ecosistemi forestali della Sila” e le “Alpi del Mediterraneo”, quest’ultima come cand...

"Giuseppe Rossi will be out for six months; the Italian striker has torn the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee." As words go, none were more prophetic that those uttered by the disheartened Villarreal press officer in 2011. As if cursed, Rossi’s numerous debilitating injuries stuck like daggers into the hearts of Azzurri fans and footbal...

In due anni grazie alle sue ricerche innovative ha fondato una startup negli Usa che è finita al centro delle attenzioni di colossi del farmaco che hanno investito già 30 milioni nella sua azienda biotech, la Kymera therapeutics. Il suo sogno è arrivare nel giro di 3-5 anni a vedere funzionare sui malati una cura basata sulla degradazione delle pro...

Houston, we have a problem. La chiamata questa volta non arriva dallo spazio, anche se l’esito è analogo: problema risolto. Un grido d’allarme lanciato dal Conservatorio Braga di Teramo, pesantemente danneggiato dalle scosse del 2016-2017, che ha ottenuto dalla Camera di Commercio italo-americana del Texas un contributo decisivo per ripartire. «Un...