The Italian American Museum of Los Angeles (IAMLA) presents a new exhibition: A Real Boy: The Many Lives of Pinocchio, which explores the cultural origins, adaptations, and enduring appeal of one of the most popular characters in children’s literature. Written in 1883 by Italian author Carlo Collodi, The Adventures of Pinocchio has delighted genera...

The IAMLA is delighted to announce the opening of a new original exhibition produced by the museum. A Real Boy: The Many Lives of Pinocchio explores the cultural origins, interpretations, and enduring appeal of one of the most popular characters in children’s literature. Written in 1883 by Italian author Carlo Collodi, The Adventures of Pinocchio h...

Earlier this month, streaming subscriber figures were released and showed that Disney+ had edged past Netflix for the first time. The House of Mouse amassed 221 million customers, overtaking their main competitor who currently count some 220 million streamers. Not much of a difference, granted, but considering Netflix have been haemorrhaging viewer...

The Adventures of Pinocchio first came out in serial form in 1881 in the Giornale dei bambini (“Children’s Magazine”) and was later published as a book in 1883. It was written by Carlo Collodi (1826 – 1890) – whose real name was Carlo Lorenzini as Collodi comes from the name of the hamlet in which his mother was born – who was an Italian author and...

I often realize how much my love for Italy has greatly increased since We the Italians was born, and therefore from the moment I started to tell those who live in America about my country. I found that it doesn't just happen to me. Luca Cottini is a fantastic Italian who teaches at Villanova University, in Pennsylvania. He perfectly embodies all th...

A Real Boy: The Many Lives of Pinocchio explores the cultural origins, adaptations, and enduring appeal of one of the most popular characters in children’s literature. Written in 1883 by Italian author Carlo Collodi, The Adventures of Pinocchio has delighted generations and occupies a revered place in the canon of children’s literature. The book ha...

From 4 May 2022, the first virtual exhibition of Pinocchio translations will be available on www.newitalianbooks.it. Curated by Mario Casari, professor at Rome’s ‘La Sapienza’ University, the exhibition presents a wide selection of covers of the world’s most translated Italian book. The Adventures of Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi is the most translate...

The expression “don’t lie or your nose will grow” became a common saying after Walt Disney released the film “Pinocchio” in 1940. Pinocchio was a popular series written by Carlo Collodi that first appeared on July 7, 1881, in the Italian Giornale dei Bambini (Children’s Magazine). The story was titled “Le avventure di Pinocchio: storia di un buratt...

The town of Collodi, Italy, about 45 miles west of Florence, is set on a slope behind a fabulous 17th-century villa. The garden, built as a kind of fantasy pleasure park for the Garzoni family and their noble guests, offers terraces, flower beds, grand staircases, splashing fountains and antique marble statues surrounding the Baroque villa. Walk th...

In Friuli Venezia Giulia, in Villesse, in the province of Gorizia, there is the Tiare Shopping centre, a huge two-storey structure with more than a hundred shops that houses Italy's first permanent immersive museum, EmotionHall Arena, which opened on 3 February 2021. This type of museum is so special because immersive art is able to transport visit...