NAPLES REVEALS HIDDEN TREASURES

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“I Tesori Nascosti” (Hidden Treasures) is the name of the art exhibition currently running in Naples in the newly restored Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore alla Pietrasanta. The 150 works on display include sculptures by little known 14th century artist Tino di Camaino, who died in Naples in 1337 and the controversial Vincenzo Gemito (died in Naples in 1929).

17 Dec 2016 More

THREE HUNDRED YEARS OF CHIANTI CLASSICO

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 Chianti Classico, distinguished by its historic black cockerel, or rooster, logo, celebrated its tricentenary this year, thus dating it back to the times of the Medicis. In 1716 Cosimo III, the Grand Duke of Tuscany, passed an act setting the geographical boundaries for the production of what has become one of Italy's best known red wines.


14 Dec 2016 More

CHRISTMAS AT THE VATICAN

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According to tradition, Christmas trees in Italy go up on the 8th December on the  Feast of the Immaculate Conception and the Vatican Christmas Tree in St. Peter's Square was no exception, switching on its 18,000 led lights for the first time that evening. The tree is a towering 25m- high red spruce from Trento, which has been replaced in its home territory by some 40 spruce seedlings planted by local schoolchildren.


11 Dec 2016 More

UNESCO ELECTS ROME CREATIVE CITY

 

Rome's role in the silver screen has received official recognition from UNESCO in the category Creative City of Film. The list of Creative Cities woldwide consists of 116 members in 54 countries and covers crafts, music, literature, design, film, folk art and media arts. 


08 Dec 2016 More

CORCIANO REINDEER SONG

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The borgo of Corciano (Umbia) is to offer chirldren a special Christmas treat between the 10th-11th December 2016. Inaugurating the town's “Natale dei Bimbi” Festival, which continues until the 8th January 2117, there will be live reindeer, just like the ones that pull Santa Claus' sleigh in books and films.

05 Dec 2016 More

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