An international gathering will see fans of the Fiat Panda car descend on a small Italian town called Pandino on the weekend of 18-19 June. The "Panda a Pandino" event, not held since 2019, is expected to attract thousands of Panda enthusiasts to the town in the northern province of Cremona. Fans of the iconic car, which celebrated its 40th anniver...

Cremona is a city located in Lombardia and is famous all over the world for the production of violins but not only. If you are looking for what to see and do in Cremona this is definitely the article you were looking for. Here you can discover The Torrazzo and the Vertical museum, two of the main attractions of this Lombard city. But that’s not all...

The city of Cremona binds its fame not only to the extraordinary tradition linked to violin making, of which Stradivari was the greatest exponent, but also to some gastronomic excellences, and between this – first of all – to nougat, one of the Italian capitals. The nougat, in fact, is a real symbol of Cremona and its culture, and finds its temple...

It takes passion and technique, great skills and a genuine love of music to build a perfect violin. And of course precious woods not chosen at random. It is with this spirit that the italian luthiers, master violin craftsmen, called luthiers, work. It was they who started, centuries ago, an important tradition of italian manifacture that today is s...

On tour on the West Coast, Quartetto di Cremona - Cristiano Gualco violin, Paolo Andreoli violin, Simone Gramaglia viola and Giovanni Scaglione cello -  will perform in two concerts presented in collaboration with the Italian Cultural Institute Los Angeles. November 6 at 4 pm PT in Santa Monica, California. The Maestro Foundation, Mendelsohn Hall. ...

More than 450 years ago, Andrea Amati invented the modern violin in the Italian city of Cremona. For centuries, this has been the world’s hub of violin makers. Known as luthiers, these artisans are now helping drive a recovery in Cremona, which last year was decimated by Italy’s COVID-19 outbreak. As the pandemic quieted Italy last year, sweet melo...

Two of the most beautiful Italian art cities, Parma and Cremona, are only at 1 hour of car or train far. An ideal destination for a trip in autumn season! First Parma, for those who are coming from Rome. You can visit the town preparing to become the Italian Capital of Culture 2020. Stendhal paid it tribute in the pages of “The Chartreuse of Parma”...

Cremonese luthiery, the art of making bowed and plucked stringed instruments, began in the mid-16th century and soon attracted attention on the international scene, thanks to the work of Andrea Amati and his disciples.  The quality of the instruments made by Cremonese luthiers gradually declined from the end of the 18th century, but the foundations...

Cremona is located in the middle of the Po Valley on the Po River and can be reached from the other provinces of Lombardy, by car, by train, or by bike using the cycle paths along the Po River, which also connects Cremona to Piacenza, in Emilia Romagna. Historically this city, for its location, has always been important both economically and politi...

Its precise origins are unclear, but salami making has certainly been closely associated with the presence of numerous pig farms in the Po Valley since Roman times. Pig farming and the marketing of pork products acquired a central role in the rural economy and the daily life of the local communities at that time, a fact testified by numerous codex...