Italy is a magnificent place to visit, even if you’re looking to the heavens. This trip throughout the peninsula highlights some of its astronomical observatories that are open to the public and certainly where charming views can be enjoyed. Let’s start out with the Osservatorio astronomico della Valle d’Aosta (Astronomical Observatory of Valle Aos...

After more than twenty years, the rules of production for Prosciutto di Parma PDO are about to change. The producers gathered in the protection Consortium have in fact decided to revise the specification governing the production of the iconic Italian ham. The goal is to focus on the characterization of the product to improve its quality, starting w...

Ferrara, loderò le  tue vie piane/grandi come fiumane,/che conducono all’infinito chi va solo col suo pensiero ardente: I shall praise your flat streets/as large as rivers/that lead to infinity those walking alone with their fiery thoughts. That’s how our Gabriele d’Annunzio, patriotic poet and high representative of Italy’s Decadentismo described...

During the centuries before unification, the Italian peninsula was an amalgam of kingdoms, republics, city-states, principalities, duchies and marquisates, the domains of an assortment of male sovereigns, doges and lords of different rank. But a number of women from the Middle Ages (e.g., Matilda of Tuscany) to the 19th century managed to take cont...

The marvelous story of the Capellini Diplodocus 1909 - 2019. October 4, 2019 - January 12, 2020. Tuesday - Friday: 9am - 1pm | Saturdays, Sundays and bank holidays: 10am - 6pm. Info/Information www.eventi.unibo.it/smamostre-undinosauroamericanoabologna Come and learn about the marvelous story of young geologist Giovanni Capellini's journey to the U...

Wednesday, October 09, 2019. From 6:00 pm To 8:00 pm. Entrance: Free. Istituto Italiano di Cultura di Chicago, 500 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 1450 - Chicago, Illinois 60611. This event is presented in collaboration with the Scuola Italiana Enrico Fermi, International School - Chicago. What is the Reggio Emilia Approach®? How are Reggio Emilia school...

La “Guida alle Radici italiane”, presentata mercoledì scorso alla Farnesina, è stata resa disponibile e scaricabile gratuitamente online dal Ministero degli Affari Esteri e della Cooperazione Internazionale nelle sue tre versioni, una in inglese/italiano, una in spagnolo/italiano e una in portoghese/italiano. La guida, che si rivolge alle nuove gen...

Tucked into the pristine landscape of oak and beech trees, streams, meadows and stands of forest is the medieval village of Fiumalbo in the Italian region of Emilia-Romagna. It’s located about 70 kilometers southwest of Bologna and about 60 kilometers southwest of Modena.  Fiumalbo’s name evolves from the Latin, flumen album (White River), with ref...

The World Trade Center of St Louis hosted its annual convention Growing Global on Wednesday, September 25 at the Ritz Carlton in Clayton, Missouri. The conference brings thousands of individuals and businesses together from around the world in what is St Louis' largest and most high profiled international event. Representing Italian interests in St...

La Guida alle Radici italiane, il cui primo volume è stato presentato alla Farnesina, si rivolge alle nuove generazioni dei 6 milioni di italiani all’estero ed ai circa 60 - 80 milioni di italodiscendenti che vivono in tutto il mondo: un pubblico molto diverso rispetto ai tradizionali destinatari delle guide turistiche sull’Italia, un patrimonio ec...