NEWS FROM : ITALY  

Gucci is to fund a two-year 1.6 million euro restoration of the Tarpeian Rock, the cliff ancient Romans threw traitors off. The fashion house on Thursday unveiled the partnership with the Capitoline Superintendency, entitled 'Tarpeian Rock, Between Legend and Future'. It is the latest such partnership in the Eternal City, where Fendi funded the res...

Want to escape the hustle and bustle of Milano? Head a half hour outside the city and you will reach the luxurious and peaceful lake community of Como. Of course, Lake Como is a perfect vacation destination all on its own–just ask its most famous resident: George Clooney. Located in the Lombardy region of Italy, the lake finds its origins in the gl...

«Una Cernobbio dell’economia reale, a Sud, sulla costiera Amalfitana. Per bilanciare la Cernobbio della finanza nel Nord». È l’idea di Lorenzo Zurino,34 anni, fondatore e ceo di The One Company premiato il 9 aprile scorso a New York dalla Niaf, la National Italian American Foundation, come miglior giovane imprenditore dell’anno. «Siamo impazienti d...

What do Italian Cars have that American Automakers just don’t get? We had some experts weigh in on the differences between American cars and their Italian counterparts. Xtreme Xperience is a supercar driving experience that boasted one of the first Corvette C7 Stingrays available to the public. Yet its customers choose Lamborghinis and Ferraris ove...

On a moonlit night off Italy's coast, fishermen are hauling in the usual catch: cuttlefish, red mullet and plastic waste. But this time, they won't throw the rubbish back. The trash instead is being collected, analysed and, where possible, recycled in an initially month-long experiment to try to provide a blueprint for cleaning up the sea. "A lot o...

The annual U.S.-Italy Sustainable Training Area Management workshop was held in Udine June 5-6, the fourth in a series that explores ways to find a balance between meeting military training and maintaining environment stewardship.  Program workshops are sponsored by U.S. Armed Forces Europe, and are designed to focus on best practices by bringing t...

In occasione della presenza a Palermo di Gaetano Cipolla, professore emerito della St. Johns’s University, il Presidente della Regione Siciliana Nello Musumeci ha incontrato alcuni rappresentanti dell’associazionismo siciliano d’emigrazione. A darne notizia è Salvatore Augello, che il 5 giugno scorso ha fatto parte della delegazione insieme al Pres...

Per l’ex pasticcere le mani erano la vita ma è rimasto tetraplegico a causa di un incidente in auto. Ora è riuscito a recuperarne l’uso grazie a un innovativo intervento dell’equipe medico dell’ospedale Cto della Città della Salute di Torino. I medici hanno usato una tecnica chirurgica che ha permesso di bypassare il livello della lesione al midoll...

“Life is a combination of magic and pasta,” observed iconic Italian film director Federico Fellini – perhaps an inadvertent but accurate summary of his aesthetic throughout his four decades of movie making. Uniquely blending gritty realism and lyrical fantasy, Fellini (1920-1993) created some of the most arresting visual images ever projected on th...

Tuscany is famous for its vineyards and variety of grapes, which results in a huge selection of wines. Thanks to the fame acquired in the course of years, wine has become an important factor of regional economy, also when it comes to tourism: the so-called ‘strade del vino‘, the roads of wine, are a combination of palatal delight with passion for v...

A film by director Laura Luchetti and set in Sardinia, which tells a love story between two adolescents - one an illegal African migrant and the other the daughter of a migrant trafficker - is set to hit Italian theatres in June. The film, "Twin Flower", stars Kallil Kone and Anastasyia Bogach in debut performances. The Sardinian frontier portrayed...

Il siciliano è il risultato della fusione dei dialetti italo-romanzi che caratterizzavano le popolazioni della Sicilia, già prima dell’arrivo di Greci, e Romani. La loro origine sembra essere di tipo indoeuropea, il che confermerebbe una natura totalmente distinta, del siciliano, dal volgare italiano. Secondo l’organizzazione Ethnologue, la sua pec...