VENICE CARNIVAL DRAWS TO SWEET END

Risultati immagini per dolci di venezia e carnevale

Along with the celebrated Grand Ball and other spectacular events, Marted´¿½ Grasso (Shrove Tuesday), the last day of the lavish Venice Carnival, ends in the Rialto area with a tribute to traditional Venetian carnival sweetmeats, where the “Dolci Pi´¿½ Golosi del Mondo”

17 Feb 2015 More

ITALY RECOVERS OVER 5000 ANTIQUITIES FROM SWITZERLAND

 

5,361 antiquities ´¿½ enough to fill a museum of their own ´¿½ have been returned to Italy from Switzerland. The objects are the result of years of tomb robbing, smuggling and illicit sales, master-minded by dealer Gianfranco Becchina from his headquarters in Basle, After a two-year legal battle Swiss courts have recognized the right of Italy to have the antiquities returned to the Italian state.


14 Feb 2015 More

EXPO WITH 1300 EVENTS

Visitors to EXPO 2015 in Milan (1 May-31 October ) will have plenty to keep them occupied outside ´¿½ as well as  inside -  the Fair area. The Italian Ministry of Culture has drawn up a programme of 1,300 exhibitions, concerts, musical performances and events to choose from all over Italy.



 

11 Feb 2015 More

ROME ALERT FOR JAMES BOND

 

Residents in the historic area of Porta Pia, Rome, have been advised to brace themselves for the imminent invasion of Hollywood film crews shooting a dramatic sequence of the 24th movie in the James Bond saga. The cast of “Spectre”, the latest 007 adventure, will be hard at work between the 19th February-12th March 2015, in various location in Rome.

08 Feb 2015 More

ACQUALAGNA: A SHOWER OF TRUFFLES

 Acqualagna (Marche), the self-styled Capital of Fresh Truffles All Year Round, gives vent to the Carnival spirit by tossing black truffles instead of sweets from the decorated floats that file through the town centre on the 15th February 2015.


05 Feb 2015 More

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