Verona's summer opera festival makes its return to Verona's ancient Roman Arena. Carmen, Aida, Turandot, A Masked Ball, Madama Butterfly, and the unforgettable Romeo et Juliette are the six classics set to run June 20th to September 7th, lighting up the summer nights of this City of Lovers.   Officially opening the season is Lo spettacolo st...

  WTI Magazine #49    2014 December, 10Author : folclore.it      Translation by:   The Arena of Verona is home to a selection of the most beautiful nativity scenes in the world, and works of art inspired by the theme of the Nativity. For the thirty-first consecutive year 31 the Arena di Verona is home to the In...

  WTI Magazine #49    2014 December, 10Author : Paola Lovisetti Scamihorn      Translation by:   This year I will celebrate Christmas with Pandoro, the "golden cake"! Pandoro and panettone are the most popular sweets during the winter holidays. While panettone is a native of Milan, pandoro is from Verona. It is...

Giocare a calcio in America non è poi impensabile e per i giovani calciatori si aprono le porte del soccer e dei college universitari Usa. Dopo il successo di Roma dove più di 40 giocatori sono stati selezionati dai coach americani ottenendo borse di studio importanti, College Life Italia ha ospitato due showcase al nord Italia, prima a Torino e po...

Connection and communication – these were the buzzwords today as Vinitaly International opened the doors to La Grande Bellezza of OperaWine, the premier event – now in its third edition – that precedes tomorrow's official opening of Vinitaly 2014.   In the Palazzo Gran Guardia in the center of Verona, producers, journalists, and distinguishe...

Thanks to the determination and enthusiasm of nineteen of the most important Italian wineries, the "Institute of Fine Italian Wines – Premium Brands" has become a master in commercialising while promoting the culture of Italian high quality wine all over the world.   Italian wine is globally considered a synonymous for quality and style, and...

In un'ottica di rafforzamento sul territorio, l'American Chamber of Commerce in Italy, guidata dal Consigliere Delegato Simone Crolla, ha nominato quattro nuovi rappresentanti locali.   Davide Cefis, Partner per la sede Roma di Eric Salmon & Partners - si legge in una nota - e' il nuovo rappresentante per la citta' di Roma. Per la citta'...

Italy has a rich history of art in many forms from architecture to painting. Eleven Western Michigan University students were given the opportunity to create their own art in Italy through the Kalamazoo Book Arts Center and the Haenicke Institute for Global Education. Kalamazoo Book Arts Center director Jeff Abshear was joined by Elise Bobian, Ash...

Il mondo del vino per quattro giorni si dà appuntamento a Verona con la 48ª edizione di Vinitaly. Aperto ieri dal ministro delle politiche agricole alimentari e forestali, Maurizio Martina, il più importante Salone internazionale dedicato a vini e distillati rappresenta un comparto che in Italia vale oltre 12 miliardi di euro, impiega 1,2 milioni d...

  WTI Magazine #34    2014 June, 11Author : Unioncamere      Translation by:   Historical backgroundThe period furniture tradition in Verona dates back to 1400, with the first artistic woodworking and inlaying, such as the precious inlaid wood choir of Santa Maria in Organo (VR) by the Olivetan monk Fra Giovann...