Ieri sera a New York una decina di studenti provenienti dalle scuole più difficili dei cinque distretti sono stati i protagonisti di un'iniziativa che difficilmente dimenticheranno. La Palazzo Strozzi Foundation Usa, per il terzo anno consecutivo, ha infatti selezionato i ragazzi più meritevoli per un viaggio premio in Italia alla scoperta dei teso...

di Claudia Voltattorni C'è tempo un mese ancora. Per chi vuole vedere dal vivo la Biennale d'Arte di Venezia, girando per i Giardini o scoprendo le opere degli artisti perdendosi tra le calli l'ultimo giorno è il 22 novembre.   Non si disperi però chi non riuscirà ad arrivare in tempo in tempo o chi vorrebbe rivedere quell'opera che è rimas...

Una rivoluzione dell’editoria paragonabile a quella dell’e-book? Non bisogna guardare in avanti per immaginare scenari futuristici, ma ripercorrere la storia a ritroso. E precisamente al XV secolo, puntando la lente d’ingrandimento su una Venezia spesso sconosciuta anche negli ambienti accademici più raffinati.   Era il 1494 quando l’umanist...

The beautiful MSC Divina bade farewell to Venice today as she embarked on her much anticipated 18-night Grand Voyage to Miami, where she will become the first Fantasia class ship to sail from North America and the first MSC cruise ship to offer year-round Caribbean sailings. An additional touch of Italian style enchanted spectators in Venice this...

  WTI Magazine #44    2014 October, 1Author : italia.it      Translation by:   Elegant, inimitable, exciting and romantic, precious: this is Venice, the gem on any tour of Italy where churches, palazzi, ancient bridges, monuments and piazzas confirm its artistic and cultural vitality. All has testified to and continues to testify to the long his...

Two northeast Ohio churches have planned trips to Italy this year, and their respective itineraries are attracting a great deal of interest. Father Paul Rosing, pastor of Holy Family Parish in Stow, Ohio is taking his group north from September 7-21, 2014, weaving his way from Rome to Milan over 15 days and 13 nights.   Father Philip Racco,...

by Alessandra Magliaro   Four Italian directors are in competition at the 72nd Venice Film Festival, plucked from a wider selection of others that weren't chosen, including films by big names such as Paolo Sorrentino, Nanni Moretti, and Matteo Garrone.   In response to the inevitable controversy over the films by those directors being...

  WTI Magazine #54    2015 February, 20Author : italia.it      Translation by:   Italy is the birthplace of opera, and of numerous worldwide known and loved composers: Paganini, Rossini, Donizetti, Verdi, Puccini, Mascagni, Monteverdi, Salieri, Tartini, Vivaldi, and so on. No less numerous are the international composers that have been inspired...

Join us for a new Italian Heritage class, where we offer topics ranging from cultural traditions to historical events and individuals who sparked change. This month we feature Carnival in Venice – a storied festival that has survived hundreds of years and continues to mesmerize visitors from all over the world. Discover the history of Car...

When traveling to Italy, there are many great cities to choose from. Everyone knows about Rome, and many have seen its splendors through the eyes of Audrey Hepburn in Roman Holiday. Fashion lovers will find the catwalks and shops of Milan to be inspiring. Those who love romance often head for Venice.   The architecture lovers head for Floren...