"Italy is the most photographed country on Instagram. It is a country where everybody wants to go to sooner or later, to enjoy a first-hand experience of what it means "Vivere all'italiana" (The Italian way of life) and enjoy our countless beauties. Tourism accounts for 11.8% of the Italian GDP and 12% in terms of jobs. In 2015, 52 million people v...

With more Unesco world heritage sites than any other country in the world and a history that spans millennia from the ancient Roman empire via Michelangelo’s art Renaissance to the world of operatic theatre preserving Italy’s historic culture is an expensive business. The trouble is, despite the millions of tourists who visit every year, Italy’s Cu...

Il 2018 sarà l'anno dedicato al cibo italiano. Ad annunciarlo i Ministri delle politiche agricole alimentari e forestali Maurizio Martina e dei Beni culturali e del turismo Dario Franceschini. Un patrimonio, quello del Made in Italy agroalimentare, che coniuga saper fare, bellezze artistiche e paesaggistiche, rappresentando uno del migliori bigliet...

2017 is the official year of the Italian Villages and Emilia-Romagna is leader & coordinator of Borghi – Viaggio italiano, a project for their enhancement, together with other 17 Regions. This is how “Ai confini della Meraviglia” (To the Borders of Wonder) was born, the exhibition that starts on Saturday May 6th at Diocletian Baths in Rome to tell...

Lì dove c’era un drugstore, ora c’è un frammento di città inimmaginabile. Cappelle affrescate, ambienti rivestiti di mosaici e stucchi, sequenze di colombari intatti, corredi preziosi, ceramiche e statue che echeggiano riti e usi quotidiana di duemila anni fa. Un orizzonte di storia, che racconta la Roma della via Potuense, sorta lungo il tracciato...

Pursuant to the provisions of Law 288/55 and subsequent changes and additions and with a view to implementing bilateral cultural agreements and the related Executive Programs, as well as multilateral agreements, intergovernmental Agreements and specific Conventions for supporting Special Internationalization Projects with Universities, Research Ins...

Culture Minister Dario Franceschini on Friday announced the creation of an Italian Digital Library aimed at valorising the vast heritage contained in Italy's libraries and archives. "Today I signed a ministerial decree which will now be financed with two million euros for the birth of a Digital Library," he said. "We have 101 archives, 37 libraries...

Italy is giving all women free entry to the country’s museums on Wednesday to mark International Women’s Day. The Italian Ministry of Cultural Heritage announced on Thursday that it wanted to “celebrate the feminine world” by highlighting works of art by and of women in their collections. A number of special events, talks and exhibitions will take...

It’s become a model for all of Europe. In 2011, Pompeii’s ancient walls were crumbling with each and every downpour; it had no services, was inhospitable, and teemed with packs of stray dogs. Today, that same ancient city has become a symbol of redemption for Italy, particularly the South. “The Great Pompeii Project is an example to follow, you can...

giovedì 6 giugno 201319.00 Film Society of Lincoln Center165 West 65th Street, New York, NY (map) Prezzo: USD 13,00/per persona The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today the lineup for Open Roads: New Italian Cinema, which will take place from June 6-12, 2013. This year's lineup includes impressive debuts, a return of favorite filmmaker...