Edoardo Tresoldi has inaugurated a permanent installation on Reggio Calabria’s seafront, in Italy entitled Opera. Commissioned by the local Municipality and the Metropolitan City, the public art intervention “was created to celebrate the contemplative relationship between place and human beings through the language of classical architecture and the...

Legends state that Reggio Calabria was founded by Aschenez, a great grandchild of Noah. Italian Jews were the first Jews in the Diaspora, coming to Calabria in 167 BC during the time of the Macabbees.  They the only Jews in the world who moved from place to place voluntarily and we are the Jews who came to the southern Italian shores from Judea dur...

One of the symbols of Italy, but especially of Calabria, is the Riace bronzes. Two bronze statues from the Hellenic era that were found in the Italian waters off Riace, depicting two Greek warriors or gods. Symbols of a disappeared civilization and a mastery belonging to 2500 years ago, the bronzes still hide dozens of mysteries related to their da...

The narrow Strait of Messina holds much historical importance and is what separates the coastal city of Reggio Calabria (Reggio) at the very end of Italy, from the picturesque island of Sicily. A coastal town that holds many historical secrets for you to unveil, there’s enough in Reggio to keep you busy for more than a day. Art, fabulous museums, a...

Reggio Calabria is located at the tip of Italy’s ‘toe’ overlooking the Tyrrhenian Sea to the west and the Ionian Sea to the south and east. It extends to the borders of Catanzaro in the northeast and Vibo Valentia in the northwest. Because of its ideal location across the Straits of Messina, it is the launching point for ferries to Sicily and the A...

“Joseph” Giuseppe Antonio MARCELLINO nacque a Grotteria (RC), il 5 gennaio Agosto del 1891, da Vincenzo (settantunenne “calzolaio” figlio di Pasquale e Anna Nesci) e Rosa Bruzzese (trentenne “filatrice” figlia di Giorgio e Caterina Jirilli). L’atto di nascita fu registrato dinanzi a Raffaele Mundolo l’allora Sindaco di Grotteria. I suoi genitori, t...

Maria Saveria Modaffari, Presidente Nazionale del Consorzio Universitario Unimorfe, raggiunge un importantissimo obiettivo : attivare con Gennaio il Programma " Overseas - Erasmus negli Usa ", grazie all' Accordo siglato nei giorni antecedenti alle festività natalizie con la "John Cabot University" , la maggiore università americana in Italia. La J...

Avrà come tema “Italians”, in omaggio al contributo dei musicisti italo-americano nella storia del jazz, la 38/a edizione del Roccella Jazz Festival “Rumori Mediterranei”. La rassegna prenderà il via con una sessione a luglio di tre serate (domenica 8, venerdì 13 e sabato 14) e proseguirà con altre dieci serate dal 12 al 22 agosto. “Quest’anno – ha...

Gianni Versace was one of the world’s leading fashion designers before his death in 1997. Along with his family, he created the Versace fashion empire that continues to dominate the industry today. Gianni's murder at the hands of serial killer Andrew Cunanan is the focus of the second season of American Crime Story. Refresh your memory of the late...