ROME: COLOSSEUM FLOORED?

 

A proposal to recreate the arena of the Colosseum is stirring up a hot debate among Italy's archaeologists and conservationists. The idea was put forward by Roma3 university professor Daniele Manacorda and has been welcomed by Italy's Culture and Heritage Minister Dario Franceschini, as well as archaeologist Andrea Carandini, President of the Fondo Ambiente Italiano FAI (Italian Conservation Foundation).


13 Nov 2014 More

PERUGIA “HIDDEN TREASURES”

The historic Moretti Caselli stained glass laboratory of Perugia is holding a special exhibition of six newly restored cartoons and photographic plates from the studio's collection until the 18th November 2014.



  




 


10 Nov 2014 More

SISTINE CHAPEL IN A NEW LIGHT


The Sistine Chapel, jewel of the Vatican, has been equipped with a new lighting system that will help preserve the frescoed walls and ceilings by the great renaissance artists Michaelangelo, Botticelli and Perugino.


 

06 Nov 2014 More

SIENA STEAM TRAIN AND TRUFFLES

 

 

Two fun weekends in the famous Crete Senesi are planned for the 8th _ 9th and 15th -16th November 2014 as part of the 29th edition of the White Truffle Fair at the town of San Giovanni d'Asso. For the event, the vintage steam train Trenonatura (Nature Train) will be available for tours along the old Ascanio-Monte Antico railway line, closed twenty years ago.

03 Nov 2014 More

CASTLE OF POSTIGNANO WINS UNESCO PRIZE

 

Postignano, a former abandoned hill village in the Monti Sibillini National Park of Umbria, has gained the “UNESCO Award of Merit” in the recent “La Fabbrica del Paesaggio” (“Constructing the Landscape”) contest, sponsored by the Italian Federations of UNESCO clubs and associations.

  

31 Oct 2014 More

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