ROME: THE SPLENDOUR OF BAROQUE

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The Rome we know today would not be the same without the century of Baroque art that remodelled and revolutionized the face of the city during the 17th century.  This is the theme chosen by the Foundation Roma-Arte-Musei (Musarte), the cultural branch of the Foundation Rome, for its latest exciting exhibition on the art of the Eternal City, following the Quattrocento Romano in 2008, the Settecento (20109 and the Cinquecento (2011).

16 May 2015 More

EXPO ITALIAN ANTHEM CHANGE

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Italian dignitaries attending the opening ceremony for EXPO Milan were startled to hear the children's choir sing a different version of the Italian national anthem. In the last line of the chorus, written by 20 year old patriot Goffredo Mameli in 1847, the phrase “we are ready for death” was substituted for “we are ready for life”.


13 May 2015 More

HOTEL OF THE MONTH

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Hotel “Agli Scacchi”, Preci, Umbria

 

Set in the heart of Preci, one of Umbria's most charming villages, the “Agli Scacchi” hotel is a perfect base for nature lovers wishing to explore the unspoiled wilds of the Sibillini National Park. The hotel, a historic residence once belonging to the Scacchi family, a dynasty of doctors and surgeons celebrated all over Europe during the 16th and 17th centuries,

10 May 2015 More

CASTIGLIONE DELLA PESCAIA SPRING FEST

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The annual CastigliondiPrimavera (Spring Festival) at Castiglione della Pescaia (Grosseto, Tuscany) - 7th-10th May 2015 - could not but choose as its central theme: EXPO 2015 Feed the Planet. Considered to be one of Italy's most charming Mediterranean villages, Castiglione's spring event will be held along the sea front, under the shadow of the medieval castle.


07 May 2015 More

HOLLYWOOD RETURNS TO ROME

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Woody Allen revived the trend, popular with American movie directors in the Dolce Vita days, of using Rome as a film set when he filmed “To Rome With Love” in 2012. Earlier this year, James Bond, alias Daniel Craig, immortanized hair-raising car chases in Rome's historic centre for “Spectre”, the 24th in the spy series.

04 May 2015 More

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