VATICAN NIGHT CONCERTS

Together with the Venaria Reale of Turin (see below) the Vatican Museum is to hold a series of evening concerts inside some of its most celebrated rooms every  Friday between 3 May-28 July 2013. The initiative, called “Il Bello da Sentire” (“Beauty for the Ears”), offers a rare feast for the senses for art and music lovers. 

 

29 Apr 2013 More

ALTA BADIA GOURMET PICNICS

 

Alta Badia (Bolzano) in the heart of the Dolomites is organizing a special gastronomic programme this summer, entitled  “In Vetta con Gusto” (In the Heights with Taste). Picnic baskets full of local goodies, created by Michelin star chefs will be available for excursionists, hikers and bikers in this beautiful mountain area, part of the Natural Heritage of UNESCO.

   

26 Apr 2013 More

THE BOXER FLIES TO NEW YORK

 

One of the most famous sculptures of antiquity, the bronze “Boxer”, one of the jewels of the Palazzo Massimo collection, Rome, is to represent Italy at New York. The statue of a resting boxer, his hands protected by gloves, will be on show at the Metropolitan Museum from the 3 June 2013.

23 Apr 2013 More

SEBORGA AND THE OLIVES

 

The tiny self-proclaimed Kingdom of Seborga, near Imperia (Liguria) always manages to get in the news. This time, the picturesque hilltop town of 320 inhabitants is insisting that the speciality “Taggiasca” olives were first planted in its territory, once dominated by Benedictine monks.

20 Apr 2013 More

CUNEO CICIU FESTIVAL

 

A festival in honour of the gigantic “Ciciu” (“Puppets”) is planned for the 24-26 May at Villar San Costanzo in the Maira Valley, near Cuneo (Piedmont). The Ciciu are huge rock formations some 10m high with vaguely human forms and a unique geological phenomenon.

18 Apr 2013 More

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