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...

Let’s play a game of word association. The theme: la dolce vita. Wine? Cheese. Pasta? Pizza. (Have both, you’re in Italy.) Lake Como? George Clooney. If you don’t associate the actor and longtime frequenter of “sexiest man alive” lists with Lake Como, consider yourself one of the unsullied few. Tabloids zealously chronicle his comings and goings fr...

Stefani’s got style! Lady Gaga is currently traveling the globe for her Joanne World Tour, and it’s clear the Italian American pop star is embracing her roots while in Milan, Italy. The 31-year-old performer has sported a series of chic styles while in Italy, each more glamorous than the next. First she shared a shot of herself to Instagram on Wedn...

The loggia, which is part of a medieval merchant’s square, doubles as a whispering gallery. It’s an unusual acoustic phenomenon that occurs beneath perfectly domed buildings and archways around the world. The rounded, circular architecture of a whispering gallery allows even the softest sounds to travel to awaiting ears. According to local legends,...

ICE-Agenzia lancerà a Milano il 21 febbraio 2018 un ciclo di roadshow tecnologici negli Stati Uniti, aperti alla partecipazione di imprese italiane. Nell'occasione istituzioni, centri di ricerca e mondo imprenditoriale dei due Paesi si confronteranno sull'evoluzione tecnologica del settore manifatturiero e sulla possibilità di lavorare insieme in q...

From February 2018, the journey between Perugia and Milan will take little more than three hours. Trenitalia is to introduce the first direct high-speed train link between the capitals of Umbria and Lombardy, the rail company confirmed this week. The service will run seven days a week with stops in Florence, Bologna and Turin. According to the plan...

Il 22 febbraio 2018 si svolgerà a New York il VIII Summit “Italy Meets The US”, un appuntamento annuale nel quale la business community americana incontra quella italiana. American Chamber of Commerce in Italy con Italian Business & Investment Initiative, dopo il successo dell’edizione milanese, organizzeranno questo appuntamento con l’obiettivo di...

Since it premiered at film festivals earlier this year, “Call Me by Your Name” has inspired reviews that sound as though they were written in mid-swoon. Frankly, the movie itself encourages this: It’s a lush wallow at an Italian villa, a coming-of-age story that presents sensual adventure and a warm portrait of a functional family. Everything’s ide...

A 15-story-tall wooden sphere inspired by the geometric shapes of Leonardo da Vinci’s studies will alight in Chicago in 2018 to celebrate the 45th anniversary of the sister city relationship between Chicago and Milan, Italy. The project, which was recently announced at a press reception at the Istituto Italiano di Cultura in Chicago, is being creat...

Consolidating Lombardy as a major tourist destination and enhancing tourism as a driver of economic development, in a logic of integrated attractiveness are the objectives of the new communication campaign “#inLombardia there is so much to discover,” which will be conveyed until 31 January next with billboards, press, radio and TV, digital and soci...