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The ruined Princess. Cristina Trivulzio di Belgiojoso used this pseudonym to write her articles about the Italian revolution revolts in a modest attic in Paris, where she lived as a fugitive. She had a great passion for freedom and revolution. This same passion scarred the entire life of the noblewoman making her to abandon her comfort - without re...

In a panoramic position on one of the most inspiring expanses along the Gulf of Policastro rises Maratea, magnificent city in the Region of Basilicata. Built on the rocky Monte San Biagio, the city faces a spectacular stretch of the Tyrrhennian Sea. Maratea is a calling for travelers in search of a relaxing seaside vacation marked by Italian landsc...

There is an Italy that challenges the crisis by focusing on its own identity, which competes and asserts itself without losing its soul. Culture, beauty and creativity are the keys to maintain and strengthen the international records that can boast our country. Italy is known in the world for its extraordinary food and wine heritage that makes it t...

"In the name of the Assumption, / brothers, beat yourself": to this invitation, pronounced with a stony voice by the Capo dei battenti, hundreds and hundreds of devotees kneel down on the churchyard, the chest begins to be struck with blood, while the painting of the Madonna leaves the church of Guardia Sanframondi, Sannio, in the Province of Benev...

In Randall's Island, the US national team is preparing for the World Cup in Brazil. These are exciting days, a little underestimated by the rest of the country: soccer in the Fifties is an ethnic sport discipline, little space in the media, few means available. In the group of athletes led by coach Bill Jeffy there are five Italian Americans: Nicho...

The Prince's Villa was the residence of the only Prince Genoa has ever had. It was in 1529 when Andrea Doria, a talented admiral and legendary gunman, started the work that would lead to the construction of this marvellous palace overlooking the Gulf of Genoa, in Lguria. The place would become the prince's retreat of peace on his return from countl...

Today, my dear friends, we are going to talk about you and I. What do I mean? Well, we are going to talk about subject pronouns. These teeny tiny words are used to express who is doing the action, and they are called subject pronoun because they actually are the subject of the sentence. They are used instead or names like Marco, Lucia and Cecilia,...

I'm a big fan of northern Italy, especially the Alpine region. Although I'm a big fan of many regions of Italy (who isn't?), I fell in love with the Alpine regions when I traveled to the Valle d'Aosta for my honeymoon.

Fashion is best understood in terms of its broad social, cultural, economic, and aesthetic contexts. That is the core message of the Fabric of Cultures project, a research and pedagogic initiative spearheaded by Eugenia Paulicelli, Director of the Fashion Studies program at City University of New York (CUNY) Graduate Center and Professor of Italian...

We want to share with you a few numbers regarding our 2017. During last year we've promoted 7,183 news; published 192 articles in the 12 issues of our Magazine; done 24 interviews; published one yearbook (about the 2016 interviews). Our archive of websites regarding non-profit organizations, groups, departments, festivals, museums, associations and...

The magnificent scenery of Lake Como (also known as Lake Lario) has enchanted artists and travelers for centuries: from French novelist Flaubert to musicians of the caliber of Gioacchino Rossini, Giuseppe Verdi, and Vincenzo Bellini; it was here that he composed his opera Norma. The Lake was also the birthplace of illustrious personages such as Ita...

This delicious casserole is a perfect dish when corn is in season. It could be a tasty idea for a vegetarian starter or a side dish. I usually prepare it for a dinner with my family and friends. Maize, also known as corn, is one of the most popular cereals in the world and is a staple food in many cuisines. It is a grain plant that was not cultivat...