PIERO TOSI AWARDED OSCAR

Italian costumist, Piero Tosi, was awarded an Oscar for the Career at the recent annual Los Angeles ceremony. Tosi worked for many of Italy’s leading film directors, such as Zeffirelli, Visconti, De Sica, Fellini, Pasolini and Bolognini, creating spectacular costumes, such as Angelica’s ball-gown in the waltz scene of “The Leopard”, worn by Claudia Cardinali.


27 Nov 2013 More

GRAGNANO PASTA GETS IGP STATUS

Logo Pasta di Gragnano

 

The Gragnano City of Pasta will receive official EU recognition as an IGP (Indicazione Geografica Protetta) product on the 2nd December 2013. The ceremony will take place at the Altiero Spinelli building of the European Parliament in the presence of the Italian Minister of Agriculture, the President of the Gragnano Consortium and other authorities.


24 Nov 2013 More

EXPO MILANO 2015: ITALY PAVILION

 

The plans and scale model of the Italian Pavilion designed for the Milan Expo of 2015 are on public view in the Room of the Guard of Honour at the Presidential Quirinale Palace in Rome until 15th January 2014.

21 Nov 2013 More

NAPLES BY NIGHT

Napoli di Notte

 

Many of Naples' most famous monuments will stay open till midnight on Saturday 30th November and Saturday 28th December 2013. The sites include the National Archaeological Museum, Castel Sant'Elmo, the Royal Palace and the Capodimonte Museum, as well as nearby treasures like the Royal Palace of Caserta and the open-air Temples of Paestum.


18 Nov 2013 More

SERRAPETRONA CELEBRATES ITS GRAPE

 

 francobollo vernaccia

The great grape stock Vernaccia Nera is celebrated again this year in its home territory, the town of Serrapetrona (Marche). The “Appassimenti Aperti” appointment is now into its eight edition.  

Sunday 17th November 2013 is the perfect opportunity to taste the Vernaccia di Serrapetrona docg and the Serrapetrona doc in a jolly street party atmosphere.

15 Nov 2013 More

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