EXPO 2015 ITALIAN PAVILION LOGO SOWS SEED

Logo Padiglione Italia Expo 2015

 

The exciting now logo for the Italian Pavilion at EXPO 2014 was officially presented to the press this week by EXPO 2015 Commissioner General Ms. Diana Bracco. The design, consisting of a series of superimposed and entwining circles in red, white and green, the colours of the Italian flag, represents a tri-colour flower bud, in tune with the Pavilion theme of a Garden of Ideas, a nursery for new projects and proposals.


20 Jan 2014 More

AGRITURISMO FAIR: ALL THE FUN OF THE FARM!

Agriturismo La Mussia

Italy’s Farm Holidays association holds its second annual fair at Milan between the 18-19th January 2014. It promises to be a fun event, with 300 farms showing off their best home products and their animals, with special programmes for children teaching them the traditional arts of sowing, beekeeping, milking, olive oil grinding, carpentry and bulb planting, in addition to games, dancing and music.


17 Jan 2014 More

UNIPLI DIALECT DAY

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UNIPLI (Unione Nazionale Pro Loco d’Italia ¿½ Italy’s small towns’ tourist departments’ organization) are promoting regional dialects and local languages on the 17th January 2014, In every Italian region, from Trentino to Sicily, Ligury to Calabria, the local tourist information and promotional offices in dozens of old borghi and communities where traditions are still proudly upheld, are holding events centred on the preservation of individual linguistic differences.


16 Jan 2014 More

FOCARA DI NOVOLI: MED’S BIGGEST BONFIRE

Immagine stilizzata della Focara

The Salento area of Puglia renews its traditional appointment with the F¿½cara ritual at Novoli di Lecce on the 16th January 2014 when the gigantic bonfire, measuring 25 m high and 20 m in diameter, is set alight to mark the festival of Sant’Antonio the Abbot.


14 Jan 2014 More

MATERA BIDS FOR CAPITAL OF CULTURE 2019

251-1 I Sassi di Matera nel 2008

 

The cave town of Matera (Basilicata), which formed the backdrop for Mel Gibson's film “The Passion of Christ”, has put in its bid to be appointed European Capital of Culture 2019. Matera entered the UNESCO list of World Heritage sites of Humanity in 1993 and boasts the unique setting  of the “Sassi” (Rocks), former dwellings perched on the cliff-side and tunnelled out of the living rock, ancient frescoed rock-hewn churches and a 13th century romanesque duomo.


11 Jan 2014 More

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