There are 1,970 pipes, 50 “speaking” stops, 34 pipe “ranks” and even 12 tiny bells, but the 3D musical jigsaw puzzle being pieced together by a team of Italian craftsmen inside Notre Dame Seminary Chapel will coalesce in a pipe organ that both honors the Archdiocese of New Orleans’ French heritage and produces a resonant sound matched to the chapel...

Wednesday, June 29, 2022. From 6:00 pm To 8:00 pm. Organized by IIC-NY in collaboration with Università di Padova. Italian Cultural Institute in New York - 686 Park Avenue - New York, NY. Entrance: Free. Book Now here. Libera il tuo futuro. Padova nel mondo - Free your future. Padua in the world. the Italian Cultural Institute presents a conversati...

Nicknamed “the Brain of Veneto,” Padua is home to the prestigious university, founded in 1222, that hosted Galileo, Copernicus, Dante, and Petrarch. Pilgrims know this city for the Basilica of St. Anthony, where the faithful assemble to touch his tomb and marvel at his holy relics. It’s a great place to experience Italy: to make some new friends, g...

The University of Padua celebrated its 800th anniversary on Thursday with a ceremony attended by Italy's president Sergio Mattarella, the president of the Italian senate Elisabetta Casellati, and the president of the European parliament Roberta Metsola. The visiting dignitaries, which included Italy's minister of university and research Maria Crist...

Extraordinary destinations for travelers are added every year to UNESCO’s World Heritage List. In 2021, three of the new sites selected were in Italy, bringing Italy’s World Heritage Site total to 58—the most of any country in the world.  While many of Italy’s UNESCO sites from the past are packed with tourists, such as the Historical Center of Flo...

In the spirit of the freedom, openness and plurality that brings it to life, in celebration of 800 years since its foundation, the University of Padua sets out on its journey as ambassador describing and promoting its historical, cultural and scientific excellence across the world. Against this backdrop ‘Libera il tuo futuro. Padova nel mondo’ (Fr...

Nicknamed “the Brain of Veneto,” Padua is home to the prestigious university (founded in 1222) that hosted Galileo, Copernicus, Dante and Petrarch. Pilgrims know this city for the Basilica of St. Anthony, where the faithful assemble to touch his tomb and marvel at his holy relics. It’s a great place to experience Italy: to make some new friends, ge...

Veneto is the eighth largest of Italy’s 20 administrative regions, is located in the northeast of the country, and stretches from the Dolomite Mountains to the Adriatic Sea. Venice is the regional capital and probably the most famous and most visited city of Veneto because of its world-famous monuments, attractions, and unique carnival. Veneto is a...

Hundreds of thousands of people flock to the square in front of the renowned Basilica of Saint Anthony in Padua every year. Pilgrims, worshippers, or simply tourists and busy Paduans walk through that square with one thing in common. If you observe them carefully, they are all looking upwards. Towards the domes and the Gothic lines of the Basilica,...

In 2021, the site Padua’s fourteenth-century fresco cycles, located within the city walls of Padua in north-eastern Italy, was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List, becoming the 57th Italian site on the list. The Padua Urbs Picta Nomination Committee was formally formed in 2016, although collaboration between the partners had already been un...