by Raoul de Forcade Italy's boating industry is on the mend and the signals coming from the domestic market are particularly convincing. The turnover of shipbuilding, accessories and engines is expected to grow by 7.5% during the current nautical year (which begins in September and ends in August of the following solar year).   Moreover, It...

Last Thursday the MTB Italy Tour stopped in Genoa.Genova is a home of the Italian Institute of Technology (IIT), the new Technology Park "Erzelli" and a prestigious University: an enormous but highly unexploited potential for innovation.Our goal for this second stop of our Tour is Genova was simple: spread the message, as loud as possible, that bui...

La pianista Elena Buttiero e il cantante (e scrittore) Ferdinando Molteni torneranno in tour negli Stati Uniti il prossimo mese di marzo per presentare lo spettacolo "Luigi, Faber & Genova. Tenco, De André and a great Mediterranean city. An evening of Italian songs", un recital dedicato alle canzoni dei grandi cantautori genoves...

For Chico State University associate professor Chiara Ferrari, becoming a naturalized citizen of the United States was a historic, somber and happy moment. Ferrari was one of a small group of people from around the country, who became citizens at a ceremony March 6 at the State Capitol in Sacramento.   The event was historic because it was t...

The art of reproducing the nativity scene is linked to an ancient tradition in Italy. Three cities are particularly famous for their presepi: Bologna, Genoa, and Naples.   The Bolognese tradition dates back to the 13th century, and it is different from other nativity scenes realized in Italy because all characters are entirely hand carved, i...

  WTI Magazine #49    2014 December, 10Author : italia.it      Translation by:   Jagged-edge coasts, enormous cliffs that go on for miles, enchanting, characteristic sea villages: each one is different from the other, yet each one is a reflection of the setting that is the Italian Riviera (also known as the Ligurian Riviera). The Riviera is subd...

Parlare di cucina regionale italiana significa inoltrarsi in un labirinto: prendi una strada pensando di avere chiara la tua meta e invece, in un attimo, ti ritrovi trasportato lontanissimo, non solo nello spazio, ma anche nel tempo, nella cultura. Inizia così "A qualcuno piace Cracco", il libro che il barbuto aristochef italiano ha dedicato alla c...

Grano del Miracolo, an ancient grain flour saved from extinction by the Italian organic milling company Molino Grassi, is now available for the first time in the US.   Master Baker Ezio Rocchi, based in Genova, Italy, showcased the Molino Grassi line of flours at a NYC event on September 17th, and baked a selection of Molino Grassi flours in...

"Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness". The words immortalised in the United States Declaration of Independence remind us that the desire to be happy is a fundamental part of everyone's life. Along with GDP, wealth and political freedoms, the degree of happiness that people enjoy is also worth taking into account in any measure of democracy's...

by Claudia Astarita   The European Commission has recently approved the 2014-2020 Operative National Programme devoted to 14 metropolitan Italian cities. The main goals the intervention pursues are in the field of digital agenda, energetic efficiency, sustainable mobility and social inclusion.   The targeted cities are located in the...