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If we mention the name Rosario Candela, you probably wouldn't think of anyone in particular. Or, at least, only a few would recognize one of the great signatures of American architecture. He is, in fact, one of the main creators of the myth of the city of New York, whose history began in Sicily. Once again, therefore, we would like to talk about fa...

The victory of the European Football Championship in July was only the beginning of a magical Italian summer. A summer that gave endless emotions to the Italians, demonstrating to the entire world how strong is this land that for millennia has amazed the world with its epic feats in art, architecture, engineering, literature and sport. At the Tokyo...

In the Oristano area, as in many Sardinian towns, the craft of weaving has always been the prerogative of women, at first mostly for domestic purposes and later as a business activity. The first type of production was mainly to provide for girls’ dowries and was woven at home using a wooden loom, a tool found in almost every house. In the 1960s the...

There is a suggestive atmosphere in the borgo, among houses, tiny streets and courtyards. The Borgo is an example of “spontaneous architecture” designed not by architects following a preestablished plan, but rather by human relations to be fit together, among white painted houses and narrow streets, tiny courtyards and outside stairs, arches and fl...

While many of the articles which have been published so far have analyzed the different paths to Italian citizenship, the differences amongst them, the eligibility requirements, the documents needed and the benefits of applying, this article will be devoted to answering some of the most frequently asked questions regarding applying for Italian citi...

The Blu Giovello wines have been made and exported to the American market for the last 30 years and have now come out with new labeling, hence why I had this opportunity to try these wines.   The Winery ~ Blu Giovello The first thing that caught my attention of these wines was the blue color of the bottles. It immediately reminded me of the Amalfi...

Sixteen years old, a passion for music, a bad school record. Professors who tell you you're not going anywhere, a failure in high school, the first evenings in some small clubs in the Italian capital and performances in the streets of the center of Rome. This is how begins the story of Damiano, the frontman of Maneskin (it means “moonlight” in Dani...

The new Censis Ranking of Italian Universities. Once again this year, the rankings of Italian universities elaborated by Censis are available. These rankings have become an annual appointment to support the orientation of thousands of students ready to embark on a university career. This is a detailed analysis of the university system based on the...

"When I was a little girl, I suffered greatly from my parents' separation and did everything I could to fill that silence with noise. I would play things around me. And what may seem like a sob story became the revelation of my life." Chiara Luzzana is one of Italy's first sound designers. She invented a profession to respond to that inner void. "N...

At the turn of the first millennium, pilgrims were crossing Europe by the masses so that they could pray at the tomb of Peter the Apostle in Rome, some of which would then move on to the Holy Land, Jerusalem. Pilgrimage held a significance so great that the walks of faith, the roads connecting the most-frequented places of worship, villages, abbeys...

Speck was created hundreds of years ago through the symbiosis of two methods for preserving meat: curing, which was widespread in the Mediterranean area, and smoking, typical of northern Europe. As such, Alto Adige, a land that merges the two cultures, gave rise to a speciality with an unmistakable production process and taste, made according to th...

Understanding today's traditions, festivals, ceremonies, religious recurrences, is not only a strictly individual knowledge or an intellectual enrichment, but it is above all understanding rituals and previous cultic activities. The whole sphere referring to anthropological-religious activities are nothing but that useful baggage of a deeper knowle...