Con la scomparsa di Jeff Capaccio all’età di 62 anni, Genova perde uno dei suoi ambasciatori nel mondo. Lo aveva nominato il sindaco Marco Bucci nel giorno di Colombo, il 12 ottobre 2017, individuandolo tra i professionisti e manager che rappresentano l’eccellenza italiana all’estero. Agli Ambasciatori Onorari di Genova nel Mondo (AGW) è affidata l...

Al via i lavori per l’adeguamento funzionale e tecnologico dell’antico edificio della Commenda di San Giovanni di Prè, dove verrà ospitato il Museo Nazionale dell’Emigrazione Italiana (MEI), che nasce dalla forte volontà di restituire al grande pubblico, nazionale e internazionale, la narrazione di un patrimonio  vastissimo e diversificato come que...

"Sarà soprattutto un luogo di memoria, inclusione e democrazia". Così, Piero Campodonico, direttore del Muma (Museo del Mare di Genova) presenta il futuro Museo nazionale dell'emigrazione italiana, ospitato nell'edificio della Commenda di Pré, nel centro storico di Genova, a due passi dal mare.  Il termine dei lavori è previsto nei primi mesi del 2...

PALAZZO SAN GIORGIO OR THE Palace of Saint George, may not be among Genoa’s top tourist attractions, but its historic significance is more than worth noting. Not only is it the site where Marco Polo’s famous memoirs were written, but it also once housed one of the oldest banks in history. Originally constructed in 1260 by Guglielmo Boccanegra, uncl...

It is time to buy basil to prepare the tastiest of Ligurian sauces at home. Choose uprooted plants with small leaves and grown in sea regions. Careful as there is a difference if the cultivation has taken place outdoors or in a greenhouse, as well as between the mortar and blender… Late July is the best period for one of the tastiest and highly val...

GUARDING THE ONETO FAMILY’S TOMB in the Monumental Cemetery of Staglieno is the Monteverde Angel, a masterpiece of neoclassical funerary art. The sculpture is often considered one of the most beautiful and sensual sculptures of the genre. Also known as the “Angel of the Resurrection,” the sculpture was created in 1882 by Italian artist Giulio Monte...

Dear friends, while I'm writing this editorial the coronavirus situation in Italy is dramatically worsening, and probably in a few days we will be in a full lockdown again. We are scared and angry, because we knew that a second wave would come and the Italian institutions were unprepared. The weeks to come will be difficult and hard, and we all hop...

Fabrizio De Andrè was born in Genoa in 1940 and his words were right at that time as they are now. “La Guerra di Piero” is one of the most famous song of the Italian singer, also known as “The Poet of the Music”. Opening this article with this verse sounds like a call. We are all living a tough time and it is, indeed, a sort of World War. I think i...

It is the most important lighthouse in Italy, helping ships and even planes to find the right way: the Lantern of Genoa, as it is called by everyone, is the symbol of the most important city of the maritime trade of our country.  77 meters high, several times damaged and as many rebuilt, offers a beautiful view from the first frame accessible to th...

Dopo l’esperienza di successo della Rolli Days Digital Week di maggio, i Rolli Days Ottobre 2020 tornano a proporre ai visitatori l’opportunità di entrare di persona nei Palazzi dei Rolli, Patrimonio UNESCO dal 2006, per vedere dal vivo, dal 9 all’11 ottobre, i cicli di affreschi, le collezioni pittoriche e le strepitose sculture eseguite tra il ta...