The Giragola Festival of Ostuni (Puglia) will showcase the region's gastronomic best every Friday during the month of May 2014. Organized as an itinerant tour with taste stops at five local restaurants and wine bars, where visitors can sample the wines and traditional dishes of the Salento and southern Murgia area, Giragola also includes sightseeing as well as performances by local musicians, theatrical events and art and photography exhibitions.

 

Posted on 13 May 2014 by Editor

 

Three separate exhibitions are dedicated this spring to the fascinating and mysterious Etruscan people who inhabited a large part of the Italian peninsula from the Iron Age till they were conquered and absorbed by the Romans. They left extensive evidence of their civilization, their rituals, their art, their engineering feats and their burial customs in the hundreds of tombs distributed in world famous necropoli such as those at Cerveteri, near Rome, and Tarquinia in northern Lazio  

 

Posted on 10 May 2014 by Editor

  

 

The historic Cathedral of Pozzuoli (Campania) will open its doors once more on the 11th May 2014, The Feast of the Saints Procolo and Gennara, patrons of the diocese. The church, built on the ruins of a Roman Temple of Augustus, has a long and tormented history. It rises on a rock which collapsed in 1538, causing serious damage to the structure. 

Posted on 07 May 2014 by Editor

Reconstruction of the Ancient Greek Long Jump - an Opportunity for ...

 

The competition launched by the Fondazione Parchi Monumentali Bardini e Peyron (Monumental Parks Foundation) to design a new brand image on the theme A Logo for Beauty attracted around 3000 designs, of which 300 from 62 foreign countries.

Posted on 04 May 2014 by Editor

La Chiesa dei Cappuccini, restaurati affreschi e stucchi: riapre il tempio barocco di via Veneto

 

The 17th century church of the Cappuccini monks on Rome's Via Veneto has re-opened after two years of restoration. The church has always been a favourite with tourists  especially those with children  because of its macabre crypt decorated with  the skulls and bones of four thousand brothers who died between 1528 and 1870.

 

Posted on 01 May 2014 by Editor

Alto Adige is one of Italy's most popular regions for agriturismo (farm holidays), with 1,600 members belonging to the Unione Agricoltori e Coltivatori Diretti Sudtirolesi (Farmers' Union of the South Tirol/Alto Adige) grouped under the Red Rooster logo.

 

Posted on 28 Apr 2014 by Editor

Sapienza Università di Roma - ScoprendoRoma 

 

Rome's Sapienza University is to reopen its historic Science Museum collections to the public one Saturday every month.

Posted on 25 Apr 2014 by Editor

Coppa Kimbo – CoGel – La logistica del freddo in Liguria dal 1927

Italian coffee giant Kimbo is branching into a new gastronomic venture that should prove a hit this summer of the Kimbo Icecream Cup, the first expresso coffee ice-cream flavoured with 100% top quality arabica beans, in cooperation with Italian icecream manufacturers Algida.

 

Posted on 22 Apr 2014 by Editor

 

Where better to celebrate the Easter holiday than in one or other of the thousand most beautiful Parchi e Giardini Italiani (Italian Parks and Gardens)? Most of them are at their most splendid at this time of year and organize events for the whole family, such as egg hunts, entertainment or simply strolls among blossom trees, floral displays and landscaped woodland.

 

Posted on 19 Apr 2014 by Editor

 

The enterprising Franciscan Brothers of the Roman church of San Francesco a Ripa in Trastevere have managed in little over a month to raise $128.500 to restore the cell where St. Francis of Assisi stayed when he came to visit Pope Innocent III between 1209 and 1223.

 

Posted on 17 Apr 2014 by Editor

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