– Strega Prize –

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N.16 June 25th, 2024 – Eleonora Corradi The charm of the Strega Prize: between literary excellence and Italian culture The Premio Strega, one of Italy’s most prestigious literary awards, is an excellent showcase for contemporary literature. Established in 1947 by Maria and Goffredo Bellonci together with Guido Alberti, owner of the Strega liqueur company (from […]

– Giro d’Italia (ENG) –

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N.15 May 25th, 2024 – Eleonora Corradi The Giro d’Italia: 115 years of passion for cycling, pedaling through history and great feats  On May 4, the first stage of the Giro d’Italia, one of the world’s most prestigious cycling competitions, which embodies the passion, determination, and greatness of this much-loved sport in Italy, started from […]

– Giovanni da Verrazzano (ENG) –

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N.14 April 25th, 2024 – Eleonora Corradi Giovanni da Verrazzano: 500 years since the landing that made history 500 years ago, a daring Italian navigator dropped anchor on the shores that today house the famous bridge that bears his name and is one of New York City’s architectural icons. That navigator was Giovanni da Verrazzano, […]

– Italian cinema at the Oscars –

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A YEAR OF “LE ULTIME DALLO STIVALE” N.13 March 25th, 2024 – Eleonora Corradi Italian cinema at the Oscars: an epic story of triumphs and disappointments Even if Italy returns home from the Oscars ceremony empty-handed in 2024, the relationship between our cinema and the industry’s most prestigious awards is a long journey marked by […]

– Il carnevale –

Carnevale venezia

N.12 February 25th, 2024 – Eleonora Corradi Carnival in Italy: a festival of colors and ancient traditions Carnival in Italy is much more than a festival: it is a celebration of creativity, tradition and joie de vivre, bringing an explosion of color and fun to the Country’s streets each year. Origins of Carnival. The roots […]

– Seventy years of Italian television –

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N.11 January, 25th 2024 – Eleonora Corradi Seventy years of Italian television: from black and white to digital connection After some experiments in the 1930s, later interrupted during World War II, official television broadcasting in Italy made its debut on January 3, 1954 with the historic announcement, “RAI, Radiotelevisione Italiana, begins today its regular television […]

– Christmas traditions –

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N.10 22 dicembre 2023 – Eleonora Corradi Christmas traditions: a dive into Italian warmth and culture Christmas in Italy is a holiday full of centuries-old traditions, each distinctive to different regions, but all united in creating a unique and warm atmosphere.   Christmas Markets. Christmas markets in Italy transform city squares into true Christmas villages, […]

– Italiani famosi: Italo Calvino –

N.9 November 25th, 2023 – Eleonora Corradi Famous Italians: Italo Calvino – Writer, visionary, innovator October 15, 2023 marked the centenary of the birth of one of the most distinguished Italian writers of the 20th century, Italo Calvino. To commemorate this extraordinary anniversary, Italy united in an exceptional celebration, with performances, concerts, exhibitions, readings, publications, […]

– Tiramisù, Italian dessert par excellence –

N.8 October 25, 2023 – Eleonora Corradi Tiramisù, Italian dessert par excellence The seventh edition of the Tiramisù World Championship, a competition dedicated to non-professionals competing in the preparation of the best Tiramisù, was held in Treviso between Oct. 5 and 8. The annual event sees 240 participants from Italy and around the world compete […]

– The Vajont Disaster: 60 Years of Memory –

N.7 September 25, 2023 – Eleonora Corradi The Vajont Disaster: 60 Years of Memory October 9, 1963 is a date carved into the memory of Italians: on that tragic day, in fact, the Vajont disaster occurred, one of the most devastating events in Italy’s history. Photo exhibitions, events and commemorative ceremonies are organized for the […]

– Ferragosto –

N.6 August 15, 2023 – Eleonora Corradi Ferragosto, a traditional Italian holiday  Ferragosto is celebrated on August 15 and is one of Italy’s most anticipated holidays, an occasion to gather family and friends and celebrate summer; it has a history rooted in the past and has inspired many artists in the arts and popular culture. […]

-Pizza –

N.5 July 25, 2023 – Eleonora Corradi Pizza: a journey through time from ancient Pompeii to Sorbillo’s menu    Pizza is a dish loved all over the world, a culinary symbol rooted in ancient history, which, over the centuries, has undergone transformations to become a global icon of Italian gastronomy. Pompeii fresco with the ancestor […]

– Venus Influencer –

N.4 June 25, 2023 – Eleonora Corradi Venus influencer    The controversial new advertising campaign. Venus, goddess of love and beauty, is the charming young woman emerging from the waters in Botticelli’s Renaissance masterpiece entitled “The Birth of Venus“. Recently, this figure has been transformed into a virtual influencer, the protagonist of the new tourism […]

– Famous Italians: Lidia Poët –

N.3 May 25, 2023 – Eleonora Corradi Famous Italians: Lidia Poët Lidia Poët was the first Italian woman in modern times to enter the bar association. She played an important role in the fight for women’s rights, advocating their participation in education and public life. She contributed to the reform of the penitentiary system and […]

– Italian Artisanal Gelato –

N.2 April 25, 2023 – Eleonora Corradi Italian artisanal gelato A great novelty has recently piqued the interest of Italian artisanal gelato lovers: the first and only gelato hotel has opened in Rimini, where you can enjoy sweet or savory artisanal gelato right from breakfast. The hotel is called “Pan di Zenzero” and has quickly […]

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