ROME FUND RAISING SUCCESS FOR ST. FRANCIS

 

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.


17 Apr 2014 More

ROME CELEBRATES AUGUSTUS

Mostre: Gli splendori di Augusto alle Scuderie

Following the success of the exhibition in the Scuderie del Quirinali, Rome, dedicated to the great Roman Emperor Augustus, Rome continues the celebration of his bi-millenium throughout the rest of this year with a full programme of exhibitions and special events, to be held in the Ara Pacis museum and Trajan's Market.

 

14 Apr 2014 More

DESIGN MADE IN SAN PATRIGNANO

Design made in San Patrignano: tre nuove collezioni al Salone del Mobile

 

The Design Lab of the San Patrignano community centre of Coriano (Rimini) shows three new collections of hand crafted furniture and design objects at this year's Milan Furniture Fair, which runs till the 13th April 2014.

11 Apr 2014 More

CERVETERI: UNESCO SITE COMES ALIVE

 

The success of the recent exhibition of Etruscan antiquities from Cerveteri (Lazio) in the prestigious Louvre-Lens Museum, France, has boosted international interest in the ancient Etruscan Necropolis that lies just outside the town. The Necropolis, known as the Banditaccia, has been a UNESCO heritage site since 2004. An authentic “City of the Dead”, it was in use for some eight centuries, preserving evidence of strata upon strata of civilization from the Iron Age to the Roman era.


08 Apr 2014 More

VIAREGGIO: MY STARS FOR HOTEL PLAZA E DE RUSSIE

Sure of the fact that few people can resist the charms of reading their horoscopes, the deluxe Hotel Plaza e de Russie of Viareggio has introduced a new facility that is sure to meet the approval, or - at least - arouse the curiosity of guests. With the assistance of astrologist Salvatore Madonna each rooms has been given a zodiac sign, based on its individual characteristics.

  

 

05 Apr 2014 More

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