ABRUZZO CELEBRATES THE WOLF

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Civitella Alfedena, an ancient village in the heart of the National Park of Abruzzo, held a recent celebration in honour of its wolf population. The “Operation San Francesco”, named after the well-known legend of St. Francis of Assisi and the wolf, was launched in 1970 by the Italian branch of the WWF (World Wildlife Fund) in order to save Italian wolves from extinction.

09 Oct 2015 More

MILAN: LEONARDO'S HORSE TAKES CENTRE STAGE

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The city of Milan will see a dream come true on the 14th October 2015 when Leonardo da Vinci's Horse will be set up in Piazza Citt¿½ di Lombardia. The gigantic bronze sculpture was cast in the United States by sculptress Nina Akamu,

06 Oct 2015 More

EXPO GLEAMS WITH ITALIAN TILES

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Fifty-five of the 154 pavilions at EXPO 2015 are decorated with ceramic tiles “Made in Italy”, according to reporter Francesca Filippi in Il Messaggero newspaper. These include some of the most spectacular pavilions in the six month-long world exposition, such as those belonging to Italy, Japan, the USA, Kuwait, Ecuador, Brazil and Turkey.

03 Oct 2015 More

CULTURE PAYS, ACCORDING TO REPORT


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Lazio's museums, monuments and archaeological areas have seen an encouraging increase in visitor figures, according to recent reports from Federculture, the umbrella association grouping all Italian cultural bodies.  Last year, (2014) visitor figures rose to 18.5 million ¿½ an increase of 5% compared with the previous year. Earnings increased by 6.3% to €58 million.


30 Sep 2015 More

BOCCACCESCA 2015

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Boccaccio, the 14th century author of the Decamerone, lends his name to the annual Fair that celebrates “the art of good living” at his native town, Certaldo (Tuscany). The Boccaccesca 2015 event runs from the 2nd - 4th October, three days in which the town is transformed into a top quality gastronomic centre.


27 Sep 2015 More

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