by Chiara Beghelli   Embroidery is a veritable art form, and a very ancient one: the earliest examples of embroidered cloths apparently date back to Ancient Egypt. An art that is not restricted to kindly grandmothers – or women, for that matter.   A young (male) medical student from Milan cut his university studies short, in the...

by Claudia Baroncelli   From the North to the South, Italy has plenty of colorful and picturesque vicoli (alleys) just waiting to be discovered. Here is a selection of the most beautiful. Narrow and often hidden from view, Italian vicoli (alleys) are some of the most typical, picturesque and colorful examples of urban architecture which...

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...

Italy is famous the world over for its wines, so even if you are not a serious wine enthusiast you will surely appreciate the beautiful scenery and tradition of a trip through the fine producing wine regions of Italia! Almost every region in Italy produces wine. In fact, Italy claims 20 major growing regions, including the islands of Sicily and Sar...

WTI Magazine #58    2015 April, 17Author : Italia.it      Translation by:   The Langhe and Roero district of Italy make for one of the most charming landscapes in the Region of Piedmont. Think rolling hills, quaint villages struck on cliffs, and prized vineyards and gastronomic traditions. For food and wine lovers this area is the height of excel...

By Chloe Beresford   Walking down Via Filadelfia, in the Lingotto district of Turin, eventually leads to the Stadio Olimpico, home of Torino FC. Along the way is a building site in a residential area, which on first glance could be mistaken for any ordinary urban regeneration project. It is only on closer inspection that you can see some eer...

Andromeda Power LLC, con uffici in California ma radici a Torino, riceverà 95.000 dollari dalla California Energy Commission per un progetto di ricerca. Obiettivo: studiare nuove soluzioni di ricarica veloce per i veicoli elettrici. Questo per le stazioni di mobilità verde è uno dei venti progetti di ricerca sostenuti dalla California Energy C...

Per celebrare il suo trentesimo anniversario, la Fondazione De Fornaris, in collaborazione con l'Istituto italiano di cultura di New York e il Museo Gam di Torino, ha organizzato una mostra con una selezione dei pezzi migliori della sua collezione di arte moderna e contemporanea.Giorgio Morandi e Felice CasoratiL'esibizione, che verra' inaugurata i...

Handpicked Adventures, a California-based, artisan food-focused travel company, is offering a one-of-a-kind trip to Piedmont, Italy, September 18 – 25, 2013. Anchored by the popular Bra Slow Food Cheese Festival, the Piemonte and the Bra Slow Food Cheese Festival trip promises an intimate immersion into the region's unique culture via the food, dri...

E' stato recentemente firmato un accordo tra la Camera di commercio, industria, artigianato e agricoltura di Torino, il Centro Estero per l'internazionalizzazione del Piemonte e la "Detroit Regional Chamber", per la creazione di un "Help Desk" di supporto alle aziende piemontesi. Il servizio fornira' le informazioni e l'assistenza necessaria alle d...