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Le Camere di commercio italiane all’estero a Renzi: "Il Governo ci sostenga. Con noi l'export decolla"

export-"Renzi, l'Italia che esporta chiede un nuovo modo di fare promozione, che metta insieme "il Sistema–Paese" con l'enorme potenziale delle comunità di affari nel mondo, l'Ice con l'azione delle Camere di commercio italiane all'estero.

 

E poiché i contributi che il governo fa arrivare nelle nostre 81 Camere attive in 55 Paesi del mondo vengono spesi benissimo, chiediamo che non ci vengano tolti ma anzi, semmai, incrementati".

 

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Arriva al cinema “Unbroken” l’incredibile vera storia di Louis Zamperini

Arriva al cinema “Unbroken” l’incredibile vera storia di Louis Zamperini

Esce domani in Italia l'attesissimo "Unbroken", film biografico che racconta l'incredibile storia vera di Louis Zamperini.   Il film segna il secondo lavoro da regista dell'attrice americana Angelina Jolie dopo "In the Land of Blood and Honey" del 2011, e prima di "By The Sea", attualmente in post-produzione.   Read more   Source: http://news.fidelityhouse.eu/    

“Change your Life. Change Italy!”: BEST program campaign launched today

“Change your Life. Change Italy!”: BEST program campaign launched today

In a room full of boxes containing the dreams of young Italians, an archivist browse a file with the future plans of students and researchers: someone wish to open a business of robotics, someone else to start an IT company or to work on a biotechnology lab.   This is the beginning of "Change your Life Change Italy" campaign copy (http://youtu.be/9km6Q7LSu58) made...

Premio Pietro Conti "SCRIVERE LE MIGRAZIONI": Pubblicato il bando di c…

Premio Pietro Conti "SCRIVERE LE MIGRAZIONI": Pubblicato il bando di concorso della IX° Edizione

Il premio biennale, ideato dalla Filef e promosso dalla Regione Umbria in collaborazione con l'Isuc, è giunto alla nona edizione. Nei circa 20 anni di vita è diventato una sorta di "osservatorio in diretta" dell'evoluzione dell'emigrazione e dell'immigrazione.   In questi anni ha raccolto centinaia di testimonianze, nelle sezioni Narrativa e Memorialistica e altrettanti contributi di riflessione e approfondimento in quella Studi...

Italian Dialects: endangered varieties

Italian Dialects: endangered varieties

On Saturday, January 17th, it took place the third edition of the Italian National Dialect and Local Languages' Day, jointly organized by The National Union: Pro Loco, Lazio Legautonomie, the Documentation Center For Dialect Poetry "Vincenzo Scarpellino", the International Center "Eugenio Montale" and N.G.O. School as an Instrument of Peace – E.I.P. Italy. The event, which is going to span from...

Guarene: "Langhe Roero for USA", la Granda guarda al di là dell'oceano

Guarene: "Langhe Roero for USA", la Granda guarda al di là dell'oceano

L'Ente Turismo Alba Bra Langhe Roero, con il patrocinio dell'American Chamber of Commerce in Italy, sta sviluppando un progetto rivolto al pubblico americano che visiterà Expo 2015 al fine di aumentare la presenza dei turisti americani sia durante che dopo l'Esposizione Universale di Milano.   Il progetto è stato illustrato venerdì 23 gennaio 2015 alle 10,30, presso il Castello di Guarene in...

Expo2015: per italiani grande opportunita', 1 su 2 lo visitera'

Expo2015: per italiani grande opportunita', 1 su 2 lo visitera'

Gli italiani pensano che Expo sia una grande opportunita' per il Paese e un su due ha intenzione di visitarlo. E' il risultato di un'indagine di Confturismo-Confcommercio in collaborazione con Istituto Piepoli. Quasi tre italiani su quattro credono che l'evento possa portare benefici economici e di reputazione.   In termini di attrazione turistica, Expo ha la possibilita' di essere un volano. Circa...

Italian hotel named best in world for families

Italian hotel named best in world for families

Nestled in the stunning Dolomite mountains of northern Italy, the Cavallino Bianco hotel in Ortisei wins top points for scenery.   But it is the hotel's approach to parents and children that saw it named the best hotel for families in the world, along with other winners boasting "remarkable service, quality and value" according to TripAdvisor.   Read more   Source: http://www.thelocal.it/    

Italian Stories: tradition and innovation meet in Italy’s artisan workshops

Italian Stories: tradition and innovation meet in Italy’s artisan workshops

What's Made in Italy? The perfect combination of elegant taste, high quality products, and skilled craftsmanship, which is recognized and celebrated worldwide, has its roots in centuries old traditions from all across the Italian peninsula.   In our modern era, when everything is made just to be sold, knowledge and know-how can become the new currency of exchange, and perhaps even a...

“Made in Italy”: a Firenze, Milano e Vicenza numeri e ottimismo per il 2015 non …

“Made in Italy”: a Firenze, Milano e Vicenza numeri e ottimismo per il 2015 non mancano

L'edizione 87 di Pitti Immagine Uomo (Firenze, 13-16 gennaio 2015) si è conclusa con numeri da record, confermando le ottime aspettative comunicate nei giorni della manifestazione: 24.000 compratori (+15% rispetto alla precedente edizione invernale) per un totale di 8.660 buyer stranieri (+11%) e oltre 15.300 italiani (+17%) e oltre 35.000 visitatori.   Raffaello Napoleone, amministratore delegato di Pitti Immagine, non può che...

Italy 'attractive market again' says Bank of America CEO

Italy 'attractive market again' says Bank of America CEO

At least one American banker is setting eyes on investment opportunities in Italy, Corriere della Sera paper reported Thursday. "Your country...has become an attractive market again," Bank of America CEO Brian T. Moynihan told the Milan-based paper after a meeting with Premier Matteo Renzi at the World Economic Forum being held in Davos, Switzerland.   Read more   Source: http://www.ansa.it/    

Assocamerestero: Botti di fine anno per l'export italiano extra UE

Assocamerestero: Botti di fine anno per l'export italiano extra UE

Le imprese italiane esportatrici festeggiano una fine dell'anno con dati molto positivi per quanto riguarda le vendite al di fuori dell'Unione Europea. Il Made in Italy in senso stretto (esportazioni al netto della componente energetica) fa registrare un incremento annuo dell'8,4%.   Unito alla contrazione delle importazioni, e in particolare dei prodotti energetici, tutto questo si traduce in un saldo record per...

Italian pasta and 3D printers

Italian pasta and 3D printers

The Industrial Revolution of the 21st century will be led by 3D printers. Sooner than later, they will change our lives completely, allowing us to print what we need. At home. Any time.   Thanks to 3D printers complex objects can be created assembling several layers together. Already pioneers are 3D printing production tools, prototypes, jewellery, sunglasses, art works, musical instruments, shoes,...

Amarena Fabbri boasts a century of history and is still going strong

Amarena Fabbri boasts a century of history and is still going strong

Amarena Fabbri, the maker of a trademark wild cherry product that is one of the best known brands in Italian cuisine, is having its 100th birthday. In 1905, a young Gennaro Fabbri bought a grocery store with adjoining fermentation cellar and transformed it into the "Premiata Distilleria G. Fabbri." The first Fabbri-branded products consisted of a range of spirits that won...

Top 6 Reasons to Visit Italy in 2015

Top 6 Reasons to Visit Italy in 2015

With the start of the New Year, there's just one resolution that should be of your list: Travel to Italy in 2015. It's always a good time to visit Italy, but we think 2015 will be the best year yet!   The 2015 Expo in Milan has motivated Italy to do some early spring-cleaning, restoring monuments and art to their ancient glamour,...

The shell of Loreto's Holy House: a casing of beauty for a hearth of faith

The shell of Loreto's Holy House: a casing of beauty for a hearth of faith

Once brought to Loreto, Mary's plain house was nestled inside a sumptuous marble shell, the masterpiece of a Renaissance genius.   Pope Julius II had it designed by Donato Bramante in 1509, but it took no less than seventy years to complete it – employing the talent of Andrea Sansovino, Ranieri Nerucci, Antonio da Sangallo the Younger and many others artists.   Read more   Source: http://www.italianways.com    

My Visit to the Crypt of Original Sin

My Visit to the Crypt of Original Sin

We drive across a dusty plain along a series of unpaved roads, then park in the middle of a silent vineyard.   We find a set of ancient stone steps and cautiously descend to a ledge above a quiet riverbank, where my guide pulls out a giant metal key and creaks open a metal door. Cool air blasts from the darkness and,...

Gladiatori, belve e battaglie navali ecco lo spettacolo a tutto tondo di un anfi…

Gladiatori, belve e battaglie navali ecco lo spettacolo a tutto tondo di un anfiteatro

La scorsa settimana abbiamo parlato del teatro. Questa volta concentriamo l'attenzione sull'anfiteatro. La parola "anfiteatro" è formata da due elementi lessicali: "anfi" e "teatro" (greco: amphì + théatron). "Amphì" – da cui deriva anche la parola latina "ambo", che è andata a sostituire in certi casi il numerale "duo" – è avverbio e significa "di qua e di là", "da...

15 Essential Italian Neorealism Films You Need To Watch

15 Essential Italian Neorealism Films You Need To Watch

In Italy, fascism and cinema had always been in a strange relationship. After millions of deaths, years of war and violence; fascism left only two positive things behind: Venice Film Festival and Cinecitta. Fascism, as a consequence of WWII, left thousands of people homeless in Italy; and of course, filmmakers studioless.   Great Italian Studio Cinecitta, established by Benito Mussolini in 1937,...

Next Stop VicenzaOro: New Jewelry Designs—But Not Only From the Italians

Next Stop VicenzaOro: New Jewelry Designs—But Not Only From the Italians

I leave tonight for VicenzaOro, taking place Jan. 23–28 in Vicenza, Italy, and while it's long been an event to see new designs from Italian manufacturers, it's increasingly becoming a livelier international destination.   Some American firms are in the mix: Great Neck, N.Y.–based Le Vian is exhibiting for the second consecutive year, and Henderson Collection from Charlotte, N.C., will have a...

Dall'America alla Sicilia e ritorno: viaggio con passione

Dall'America alla Sicilia e ritorno: viaggio con passione

La prima parola che ha imparato da bambino è stata "Chianti". Quel profumo del vino e del cibo italiano è entrato in maniera profonda e indelebile nella sua mente. Sin da quando, da ragazzino, nella scintillante Los Angeles, andava ad aiutare il padre Emilio nel suo ristorante. Nato ad Hollywood, da padre emigrato dall'Abruzzo e da mamma inglese, Marcello Baglioni si...

Cataldo: la mia America 20 anni dopo

Cataldo: la mia America 20 anni dopo

Dopo aver vinto due Premi Broadway World Italia 2014 con il musical "America", il musicista e compositore Guido Cataldo si prepara ad una tournée che lo porterà in tutta Italia.   Si comincia proprio a Salerno, con lo spettacolo in programma domenica 25 gennaio, alle ore 18, al Teatro Augusteo.   Read more   Source: http://lacittadisalerno.gelocal.it/    

Books in ancient library buried under ash near Pompeii are now readable again

Books in ancient library buried under ash near Pompeii are now readable again

Another of classical philology's wildest dreams is on the verge of coming true. Every so often, something lost forever suddenly re-appears.   On the eve of humanism, Petrarch rediscovered the letters of Cicero and sections of Livy. A few decades later, Poggio Bracciolini resurrected Lucretius and Quintilian.   Read more   Source: http://www.italy24.ilsole24ore.com/    

Ancient red numbers discovered on Colosseum

Ancient red numbers discovered on Colosseum

Traces of painted red numbers have been discovered during the ongoing restoration of the Colosseum, indicating various sectors of the amphitheatre similar to the seating system employed by today's stadiums.   The numbers were painted on the arches of the Colosseum to guide visitors to their respective stands, according to their social class. Describing it as an "exceptional discovery", the monument's director...

Researchers in Italy Found Bergamot Lowered Blood Cholesterol

Researchers in Italy Found Bergamot Lowered Blood Cholesterol

By Laura Johannes The Ache: Common cholesterol-lowering drugs called statins can have unpleasant side effects, including muscle aches and weakness. The Claim: An extract from a bitter, fragrant citrus fruit called bergamot, commonly known as a flavoring in Earl Grey tea, can lower cholesterol with minimal side effects, some scientists say. It also boosts good cholesterol, reduces fatty deposits in the liver...

MV Agusta USA Strengthens Sales Leadership

MV Agusta USA Strengthens Sales Leadership

As part of MV Agusta USA LLC's transformation and dedicated efforts to establish a strong business in the USA, the company is pleased to announce that it has strengthened its sales leadership with the addition of Jim McKenna.   Mr. McKenna is a lifetime motorcycle enthusiast and brings over 25 years of powersports industry leadership to MV Agusta USA. His broad cross-section...

The Horti Leonini in San Quirico D'Orcia: every beginning is an ending

The Horti Leonini in San Quirico D'Orcia: every beginning is an ending

The Horti Leonini in San Quirico d'Orcia, Tuscany, are home to a sculpture representing the head of Janus Bifrons, the Roman god of passages, from homes' thresholds to pivotal moments in history.   In the late 16th-century park, the statue dedicated to the ancient pagan deity is placed at the border between the "wild" area and the well-groomed, geometric side of the...

Il medico vicentino che ha inventato una macchina per salvare i bambini

Il medico vicentino che ha inventato una macchina per salvare i bambini

di Gianantonio Stella   «Alzo il telino sopra la culla. Lisa gira gli occhi a destra e a sinistra quasi a cercare qualcuno. Quando mi vede si ferma e comincia a succhiare con la bocca come per chiedere il latte. Chiamo un'infermiera e cominciamo a darle il biberon... Succhia, ha fame... È determinata, non molla, come non abbiamo mollato noi». Lisa è una...

Italians: A Crazy Love

Italians: A Crazy Love

by Rod Dreher   Via Prufrock, here's a review of a new book called The Italians, an affectionate but also critical view of the nation and its people by John Hooper, a Rome-based correspondent for The Economist. From the review, this bit exemplifying contradictions in Italian life starts by saying that the justice system is a bureaucratic joke:   "This farce allows organised crime...

Partecipazione collettiva alla Maker Faire Bay Area 2015

Partecipazione collettiva alla Maker Faire Bay Area 2015

L'ICE-Agenzia organizza la partecipazione collettiva alla Maker Faire Bay Area 2015, che si terrà a San Mateo, California, dal 16 al 17 maggio 2015. La Bay Area è l'edizione originale della Maker Faire, organizzata per la prima volta nel 2006 nel cuore della Silicon Valley, una fiera itinerante che oggi conta oltre 100 eventi all'anno in tutto il mondo. La manifestazione...

Luigi Ghirri: a forerunner of Instagram

Luigi Ghirri: a forerunner of Instagram

by Jane Huson   In a world where color photographs are ubiquitous, we tend to be unaware of its humble beginnings. Born in Scandiano, Italy in 1943, Luigi Ghirri became a champion of contemporary photography. He pioneered color photography, often taking snapshots of landscape and architecture.   Having studied graphic design and land surveying in college, Ghirri began photography in his 30s. He experimented...

Matera: no longer the "shame of Italy"

Matera: no longer the "shame of Italy"

In what is the instep of Italy's boot, the first forays into Italy from North Africa came to settle in Matera 10,000 years ago. Living quarters were fashioned in both the limestone caves and built outward from the rock.   Much like America's Appalachia, the people there developed their own style of thriving in harsher living conditions, and also like Appalachia, they...

Industria, Brescia prima provincia d’Europa: vale 10,1 miliardi

Industria, Brescia prima provincia d’Europa: vale 10,1 miliardi

Brescia batte Germania 10 a 8. Già, perché la nostra provincia è quella ad avere il maggior valore aggiunto industriale d'Europa: 10,1 miliardi contro gli 8,6 del Wolfsburg. Sono questi i dati di sintesi emersi da un studio di fondazione Edison e Confindustria Bergamo.   Al secondo posto della classifica troviamo Bergamo (9,73 miliardi), al terzo appunto la provincia dello Wolfsburg, al...

Winemaking on the Slopes of Sicily’s Volcano

Winemaking on the Slopes of Sicily’s Volcano

VISITING FRANK Cornelissen 's winery means driving along a dangerously winding road that starts on the shores of the Mediterranean and ends high on the slopes of Mount Etna. Cornelissen, a wiry Belgian-born winemaker, has spent more than a decade in the volcano's northern valley, often sleeping in his cellar, always toiling in his vineyards and forever explaining his methodology...

Gubbio's Roman theater: light shed over secrets

Gubbio's Roman theater: light shed over secrets

In one of his works, the great Greek tragedian Sophocles (496 BC-406 BC) has a lucid Ajax say, Great, unfathomable time brings dark things to light and buries the bright in its darkness.   That is exactly what happened to the Roman theater in Gubbio, Umbria, which was built in the late 1st century BC and forgotten by the Middle Ages. It...

Alitalia's New Chairman: Aiming to Be Profitable in 2017

Alitalia's New Chairman: Aiming to Be Profitable in 2017

Alitalia's new chairman aims to make the airline profitable in 2017 following its takeover by Emirates-based Etihad Airways. Luca Cordero di Montezemolo also told reporters in Rome Tuesday: "Today there are the conditions, enthusiasm, economic and financial willingness to start the new era of Alitalia."   Alitalia's new strategy envisions new routes from Rome to Dusseldorf, San Francisco, Beijing, Santiago, Chile, among other...

Strong dollar and economic recovery to bring more US tourists to Italy this year

Strong dollar and economic recovery to bring more US tourists to Italy this year

Americans love Italy, and the strong dollar and the recovery of the US economy will offer an incentive for American tourists to travel to Italy in the coming months.   According to ENIT, the Italian tourism agency, Italy is the top European destination for Americans based on data from 190 tour operators present in 28 foreign markets.   Read more   Source: http://www.italy24.ilsole24ore.com/    

Italian oil giant starts production in Gulf of Mexico

Italian oil giant starts production in Gulf of Mexico

An Italian oil and gas giant has started production in the Gulf of Mexico, it announced. Eni, which has an 8.5% stake in the field operated by Anadarko Petroleum, said the Lucius field includes six subsea wells.   The company's share of daily production is expected to be around 7,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day (boed) once all the wells are ramped...

Italian scientist introduces a new modern way to read Herculaneum papyruses

Italian scientist introduces a new modern way to read Herculaneum papyruses

A new way to read the Herculaneum papyruses has been introduced by an Italian physicist: the X-ray technique will allow users to read the papyruses, which still exist besides the Vesuvius eruption of 79 AD.   The techniques in new in the way viewers can virtually 'unroll' and read the papyruses from the Villa dei Papiri at Herculaneum, a 25-meter villa, the...

Exporters and innovators lead the way in Prato’s textile district recovery

Exporters and innovators lead the way in Prato’s textile district recovery

The textile district of Prato recorded an increase in exports of 10% in the third quarter of 2014. Yarns (despite a slowdown) and textiles are still the two main engines of growth.   "Those who export and are readier to innovate are doing well," explained Andrea Cavicchi, the president of Prato's Confindustria, the association of local businesses.   Read more   Source: http://www.italy24.ilsole24ore.com    

The Park of the Monsters at Bomarzo in Italy

The Park of the Monsters at Bomarzo in Italy

Just north of the small Italian town of Bomarzo is a quiet park where sunlight filters through the canopies of trees and lands on moss-covered stone sculptures.   Many of these sculptures, however, are less than tranquil: There's a reason the place is called Parco dei Mostri, or the Park of the Monsters.   Read more   Source: http://www.slate.com/    

Le auto da sogno ora si fanno a Napoli

Le auto da sogno ora si fanno a Napoli

In quella pianura napoletana dove un secolo fa il geniale ingegnere Nicola Romeo immaginava quei motori che avrebbero scritto la gloria dell'Anonima Lombarda Fabbrica Automobili («Quando passa un'Alfa mi tolgo il cappello», diceva il vecchio Ford, in omaggio alla creazione del suo collega italiano), proprio lì sta nascendo una nuova casa automobilistica che porta in Italia il sogno a quattro...

How can an American get Italian citizenship?

How can an American get Italian citizenship?

While many non-EU citizens have to live on temporary visas for years before having the chance to get Italian citizenship, a huge number of people can take another path.   "I wanted to live in Italy; it made sense that I wanted to do it legally so I asked my mum if we could get citizenship," says Sisk, who made the move...

Art cops make biggest-ever seizure of looted works

Art cops make biggest-ever seizure of looted works

Italian art police on Wednesday made their biggest-ever single seizure of looted works, more than 5,000 archaeological finds including Ancient Greek statues, amphorae, vases and drinking cups.   The finest piece was a 6th-century BC Corinthian kylix with black figures showing the myth of Theseus, the hero who slew the minotaur. The haul was worth some 50 million euros, said Rome prosecutor...

Survey shows Italy should get ready for crowds of tourists

Survey shows Italy should get ready for crowds of tourists

In Europe, German tour operators taking travelers to Italy report increased bookings especially with respect to holidays in Italian mountains rather than cultural destinations. British, French and Spanish tour operators all report positive sale trends as well.   Tour operators from Sweden reported +3% in sales of Italian tours, Danish tour operators announced +5% sales and Norwegians +12%. Tour operators in Finland...

Lake Resia, The Sunken Town Where You'll Walk On Water

Lake Resia, The Sunken Town Where You'll Walk On Water

This takes "walking on water" to an astonishingly real-life level. In Italy's Lake Resia, near the borders of Austria and Switzerland, a lone bell tower shoots up from the perfect, blue-green water. It's the only visible remnant of Graun (Curon in Italian), a town that vanished underwater more than 60 years ago.   The town's residents protested, but they were no match for...

Padua, a college town seething with cocktail culture and Medieval frescoes

Padua, a college town seething with cocktail culture and Medieval frescoes

Padua is known throughout the world as "the city of the saint", in honor of Saint Anthony. The Portuguese Franciscan, born in Lisbon in 1195, died here on the 13th of June, 1231 in the historic neighborhood of Arcella, behind the station, where a beautiful frescoed church, the Sanctuary of Saint Anthony, commemorates the years he lived in the city.   The...

10 facts about the Trevi Fountain

10 facts about the Trevi Fountain

While the Trevi Fountain in Rome is undergoing restoration, it's time to brush up on a few facts about one of the city's largest and most spectacular ornaments. 1. 'Trevi' means 'three-ways'The name 'Trevi' means 'three-ways' and is said to refer to the junction of three roads on Piazza dei Cruciferi. There was also a famous Goddess named Trivia. She protected...

“Dresses of Dreams” takes visitors on a film tour of magnificent costume design

“Dresses of Dreams” takes visitors on a film tour of magnificent costume design

After "The Great Beauty" won the Academy Award as best foreign language film last year, in 2015 the only Italian nominee has been costume designer Milena Canonero, for her work in "The Grand Budapest Hotel" by Wes Anderson.   If she succeeds, Canonero will bring home her fourth Oscar, after that won for Stanley Kubrick's "Barry Lyndon," for "Chariots of Fire" by...

A Jesolo sculture sabbiose di artisti internazionali

A Jesolo sculture sabbiose di artisti internazionali

650 tonnellate di sabbia dolomitica utilizzata. 460 metri quadrati di area espositiva. Scultori di fama mondiale intervenuti per dare forma e anima all'immenso presepe di Sand Nativity, giunto quest'anno alla 13° edizione (Jesolo, 7 dicembre 2014 – 1 febbraio 2015).   Un viaggio artistico iniziato nel 2002 e capace di portare nella celeberrima località balneare veneziana oltre 900mila visitatori. Una mostra gratuita,...

Il superdollaro traina gli arrivi Usa nel nostro Paese

Il superdollaro traina gli arrivi Usa nel nostro Paese

Sarà il superdollaro a trainare l'incoming in Italia nei prossimi mesi. La volata della moneta e la ripresa dell'economia stanno facendo aumentare la propensione ai viaggi degli statunitensi. Un monitoraggio dell'Enit su 190 operatori presenti in 28 mercati stranieri rivela che l'Italia si colloca al primo posto delle destinazioni europee più ambite dagli americani.   Secondo l'analisi, lo confermano gli operatori turistici...

Napoli sotterranea: discovering the heart of Naples through its ancient undergro…

Napoli sotterranea: discovering the heart of Naples through its ancient underground city

An unexplored world once connected with the one above: Napoli sotterranea, the underground city, is a hundred-thirty feet underneath the sea level and used to have all the features of today's one. With its lively and noisy streets, it was considered the heart of Naples, which dates back to 2400 years ago.   For all this time, the city has been preserving...

A Venezia si riduce l'inquinamento navale grazie al carburante green

A Venezia si riduce l'inquinamento navale grazie al carburante green

Nonostante il traffico e le dimensioni delle grandi navi da crociera siano in aumento, sorprendentemente nella laguna di Venezia si registra una riduzione dell'inquinamento, grazie all'uso di carburante green.   A dimostrarlo uno studio dell'Istituto di scienze dell'atmosfera e del clima del Consiglio nazionale delle ricerche (Isac-Cnr) di Lecce, svolto in collaborazione con l'Università Ca' Foscari di Venezia, e pubblicato sulla rivista...

Presentato alla Camera dei Deputati il libro “Andarsene sognando. L’emigrazione …

Presentato alla Camera dei Deputati il libro “Andarsene sognando. L’emigrazione nella canzone italiana”

E' stato presentato a Roma , presso la sala del Refettorio di Palazzo San Macuto (Camera dei Deputati) , il libro di Eugenio Marino "Andarsene sognando.   L'emigrazione nella canzone italiana", pubblicato dall'editore Cosmo Iannone nella collana Quaderni sulle Migrazioni. Un'analisi storica a 360 gradi che ripercorre il variegato passato dell'emigrazione italiana attraverso il contributo della musica popolare e d'autore.    Read more   Source: http://comunicazioneinform.it    

20 Major Museum Directorships Open as Americanization Sweeps Italy

20 Major Museum Directorships Open as Americanization Sweeps Italy

by Mostafa Heddaya   As part of sweeping culture ministry reforms, 20 major Italian museums, including world-renowned institutions like the Uffizi in Florence and the Borghese in Rome, have announced a search for new directors.   A January 8 listing in The Economist describes the search as an "international call for applications," and follows structural changes announced last year by culture minister Dario Franceschini...

The Magnificent Venetian Celebration of Carnival

The Magnificent Venetian Celebration of Carnival

The Venice Carnival 2015 will be focused on tastefulness. The triumph of flavors, of enogastronomy and of conviviality will be the common thread throughout the great Venetian Festival which will take place from January 31st until February 17th, 2015.   The Carnival of Venice is the most important and magnificent of Venetian celebrations. It is a much appreciated cocktail of tradition, spectacle,...

Sixties sex symbol Gina Lollobrigida still tabloid star

Sixties sex symbol Gina Lollobrigida still tabloid star

by Maria Puente   And now for some news from Gina Lollobrigida. Who? Get out your Google, young millennials, because Luigina Lollobrigida, 87-going-on-88, an Italian-born 50s/60s-era movie star who could make Marilyn Monroe look demure, is back in the news and does she have a tabloid story. It's in Vanity Fair's February issue. On the cover, the newest movie-star It Girl, Rosamund Pike.   Inside, under the...

44 undiscovered Italian Cities you Should visit next

44 undiscovered Italian Cities you Should visit next

From the North to the South, many are the Italian cities which are famous for their wonderful architecture, rich history and breath-taking views: from Florence and Rome to Venice and Milan, tourists from all over the world come to Italy and regularly fall in love with its majestic architecture and the charm of its cities.   But there's another Italy, less known...

Peaks and Valleys of Nero d’Avola

Peaks and Valleys of Nero d’Avola

For a decade now, Sicily has been among the most exciting wine regions in the world. I've fallen in love with reds and whites, wines full of freshness and vitality, complexity and a sense of place, from both Mount Etna in the east and the region centering on Vittoria in the southeast.   The most interesting Sicilian reds are made primarily of...

Rinnovo Comites/ Il sottosegretario Giro sulla riapertura delle liste: ultima ch…

Rinnovo Comites/ Il sottosegretario Giro sulla riapertura delle liste: ultima chance per chi crede ancora nella funzione dei COMITES

"È l'ultima chance per alcune collettività importanti che credono ancora, come noi, nella funzione dei COMITES".   Così il sottosegretario agli esteri Mario Giro, che conferma la decisione della Farnesina si rindire le elezioni dei Comites nelle 24 circoscrizioni in cui non era stata ammessa nessuna lista.   Read more   Fonte: AISE  

When innovation is a twisted cotton thread

When innovation is a twisted cotton thread

There are a multitude of ways to innovate. They pass through various industries, including Italian textiles if not considered moribund then certainly mature. But those who resist and survive hold together tradition and innovation. Founded in 1876 and now in its fifth generation, the cotton mill Albini (today Albini group) has always plied the same trade: it produces fabrics for...

L'ambasciatore americano: "Porterò Obama a Firenze"

L'ambasciatore americano: "Porterò Obama a Firenze"

"Confidiamo che il successore del presidente Napolitano abbia la sua stessa autorevolezza, se Obama verrà in Italia lo accompagnerò certamente a Firenze e visitare questo bellissimo Consolato restaurato". Lo ha detto oggi l'ambasciatore degli Stati Uniti d'America in Italia, John R.Philips, intervenendo all'inaugurazione della sede consolare a Firenze appena restaurata sul lungarno.   Gli uffici statunitensi a Firenze si trovano presso Palazzo...

Gruppo Grimaldi, parte un nuovo collegamento tra il porto di Roma e il Nord Amer…

Gruppo Grimaldi, parte un nuovo collegamento tra il porto di Roma e il Nord America

Il Faro on line - Il Gruppo Grimaldi inizia il 2015 con una novità assoluta, a partire dal mese di febbraio, un nuovo servizio diretto collegherà il porto di Civitavecchia con gli scali nordamericani di Baltimora e Halifax per il trasporto di automobili ed altra merce rotabile.   Grazie all'impiego di quattro navi ro/ro-car carrier, che hanno una capacità totale di carico...

Armani: «Il mio impegno per Milano»

Armani: «Il mio impegno per Milano»

Giorgio Armani ha sempre avuto la passione delle case, per gli immobili in generale. Ne ha molti, e costantemente ha voluto che fossero mantenuti nel modo giusto. Decorosi, ordinati, valorizzati. Ora che quest'anno si appresta a celebrare i 40 anni di età della casa di moda che porta il suo nome, la passione del mattone ha finito per intrecciarsi con quella...

Boom del gelato made in Italy all’estero. Al Salone di Rimini attesi 175mila ope…

Boom del gelato made in Italy all’estero. Al Salone di Rimini attesi 175mila operatori

In Italia non è immune alla crisi dei consumi, ma all'estero la gelateria artigianale con il bollino del made in Italy acquista sempre più appeal. Cosa che contribuisce a spiegare i numeri da record di Sigep, il salone della gelateria, pasticceria e panificazione artigianale di Rimini prossimo allo svolgimento della 36esima edizione, prevista dal 17 al 21 gennaio nei padiglioni...

L'italiano è un lusso: intervista con il linguista Paolo Balboni

L'italiano è un lusso: intervista con il linguista Paolo Balboni

by Filomena Fuduli Sorrentino Il futuro dell'italiano nel mondo passa attraverso l'insegnamento. Per capire quali sono le prospettive che si aprono per i prossimi anni, La VOCE di New York ha intervistato Paolo Balboni, che ha insegnato lingua, didattica, ricerca e metodologia per quasi quarant'anni, sia in Italia che all'estero.   Balboni è anche autore di numerose opere sulla didattica dell'italiano e di...

Italian Red Tape Further Cut for Innovative Businesses

Italian Red Tape Further Cut for Innovative Businesses

The Italian Ministry for Economic Development released some exciting news recently that will further catalyze the innovative startup stew that is bubbling in Italy.   Foreign nationals in Italy can now apply for the permesso di soggiorno, the document required to be obtained to stay in Italy, specifically within the new category of "innovative business". There are many pretenses under which to...

Here’s what happens after President Giorgio Napolitano resigns

Here’s what happens after President Giorgio Napolitano resigns

by Francesco Clementi   Once the outgoing President of the Republic, Giorgio Napolitano, officially files his resignation, Italy will go through five steps to elect a new President. The most immediate steps will see the President of the Senate, Pietro Grasso taking on the interim role of President of the Republic. Then, within fifteen days from the official resignation date, the President of...

Italy Output Rises More Than Expected Boosting Recovery Optimism

Italy Output Rises More Than Expected Boosting Recovery Optimism

Italian industrial output rose more than expected in November, boosting optimism that the euro region's third-biggest economy may start recovering from its longest recession on record.   Production increased 0.3 percent from October, when it stalled, national statistics office Istat said in Rome today. Economists had forecast a 0.1 percent increase, according to the median of 16 estimates in a Bloomberg News...

‘Tis the season for HOF’s Mike Piazza and La Befana

‘Tis the season for HOF’s Mike Piazza and La Befana

International baseball ambassador and Italian National team hitting coach Mike Piazza got a jump start on Babbo Natale, otherwise known as Father Christmas, when he traveled to Veneto, Italy last January to speak to an enthusiastic audience at the 29th Annual Coaches Convention.   Piazza said, "We all overteach and overanalyze hitting. Everyone has their own opinion, but in actuality–just as Ted...

Expo 2015 is the first universal exposition with a certification for sustainabil…

Expo 2015 is the first universal exposition with a certification for sustainability

Expo 2015 SpA has obtained the certification of conformity to the international standard ISO 20121: 2012 of the Management System for Event Sustainability. The award includes the activities of planning actions that affect the organization of the Universal Exposition.   The certification was issued to the company Expo 2015 by the of third party certification entity DNV GL, a leading global provider...

What to Do in Milan

What to Do in Milan

If it's been a few years since you last visited Milan (our top choice for 52 Places to Go in 2015), you're in for a pleasant shock. Yes, the preparations for the World Expo being held here this year (May through October) turned large swaths of the city into construction zones, many of which are still in progress.   But alongside these...

The Italian Startup Ecosystem is growing fast

The Italian Startup Ecosystem is growing fast

According to the latest reports of the Italian Chamber of Commerce, in Italy, 5 innovative startups are launched every single day.   This encouraging development is now confirmed by the report "The Italian Startup Ecosystem", written by Italia Startup and supported by the Ministry of Economic Development and the School of Management Politecnico in Milano.   Read more   Source: http://bridgestoitaly.org    

52 Places to Go in 2015: 1. Milan, Italy

52 Places to Go in 2015: 1. Milan, Italy

A revitalized city welcomes the world. Sure, Italy is rich with romantic cities like Florence, Venice and Rome — but its most vibrant might just be Milan. And this is the year for tourists to explore its charms, as it hosts the 2015 World Expo. Twenty million visitors are expected to visit the city for the Expo, a mammoth event that runs...

America - il musical torna a Roma

America - il musical torna a Roma

NUOVALUNA PRODUZIONI PRESENTA: Chiara Di Bari, Simone Sibillano AMERICA. IL MUSICAL di Guido Cataldo e Simone Sibillano Vincitore di due Premi Broadway World Italia 2014: Miglior Partitura - Guido Cataldo; Miglior attore protagonista - Simone Sibillano. Con Chiara Materassi nel ruolo di Madre Cabrini, e con (in ordine alfabetico)   Giorgia Arena, Angelo Barone, Jacopo Bruno, Annalisa D'Ambrosio, Alberto Esposito, Paola Fareri, Corinne Gentile Arianna Logreco, Massimiliano Lombardi, Mario Moretti Stefania Paternò,...

A Few Reasons behind Italian Managers’ Success

A Few Reasons behind Italian Managers’ Success

Any times Forbes publishes one of its ranking, it is difficult to see many Italian companies in their top 50s. However, the Italian daily Corriere della Sera has recently noticed a sharp increase in the number of Italian managers within outperforming companies.   Ten of the 50 most successful companies in the world have an Italian manager. Among them, Antonio Belloni (Lvmh),...

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