– Italian cinema at the Oscars –

Le ultime dallo stivale-Oscars-Collina Italiana-La Strada

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 –

Italian TV

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 –

Italian Christmas panettone

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. […]

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