Giovedì 10 gennaio nella sede della Provincia a Ca' Corner, l'assessore Paolo Dalla Vecchia ha incontrato l'artista Andrea Rusin coordinatore del primo "International Art festival in Buffalo" organizzato dal Consolato italiano di Buffalo, città degli Stati Uniti d'America capoluogo della contea di Erie nello Stato di New York, in occasione dell'Ann...

  WTI Magazine #53    2015 February, 6Author : Living Adamis      Translation by:   For its a catalog, Alessi presented "Souvenir d'Italie", a new line between the Alessi "Figures": a tribute to Italy that from May to October will host the Expo 2015. Five figurines in decorated porcelain, each a symbol of a different aspect of the Italian charac...

  WTI Magazine #53    2015 February, 6Author : folclore.it      Translation by:   A timeless journey between the "fields" and water channels, including masks, wigs, cosmetics, sequins ... an enchanted, ancient and unreal location: the Carnival of Venice. Visitors to Venice during the carnival are involved in this very special atmosphere, where e...

by Silvia Donati The star of Italian Carnival celebrations! The first official record declaring Carnival a public celebration in Venice dates to 1296, when the Senate of La Serenissima made the day before Lent a holiday of fun and merrymaking.   In this respect, masks have always been a central component of the Venetian carnival, used to te...

Joe Tacopina, one of the country's most successful trial attorneys, has also become a leading figure within the Italian football league. After a bid to purchase the Roma Club in 2008, Tacopina came back, in his words with a "mission was to be the first foreign person to purchase a Serie A team". He was successful in 2011.   With partner...

by Jackie DeGiorgio   Another year, another Michelin guide. Every chef who takes himself and his food seriously dreams of Michelin recognition, and once obtained, an omission or demotion is not taken lightly.   The prestigious dining tome has just bestowed its 2016 honors on il bel paese, which now holds 388 stars divided among 334 re...

Italian songstress Giada Valenti takes viewers on a romantic and magical journey as she performs her own interpretations of American and Italian hits from the 60s, 70s, and 80s, as well as recent contemporary songs. Born and raised in Venice, Giada has always been influenced by her hometown, bringing its magic and passion to her musical style. GIAD...

Date: Thursday, March 12, 2015 Time: 6:30 PM. Location: IIC (814 Montgomery Street, San Francisco). Organized by: IIC In collaboration with: Ars Minerva Ars Minerva's Carnival Series brings Venice to San Francisco every year by reviving a forgotten Venetian opera originally written for the Carnival. This year's selection is Daniele da Castrovi...

  WTI Magazine #80    2016 June 17Author : Enrico De Iulis      Translation by:   In the church of the "Gesuati" in Venice, in the Cannaregio area, there is one of the most interesting paintings of the lagoon: The Martyrdom of St. Lorenzo by Tiziano Vecellio. It is a monumental work which has recently undergone complete restoration on the occasi...

The conservation of twenty-seven drawings in 2015 was funded by the Boston Chapter of Save Venice in memory of Eleanor Garvey. The Museo Correr houses an impressive collection of drawings by Francesco Guardi (1712-1793), many of which are in need of conservation.   Divided into five groups based on urgency of need for treatment, the f...