23 Dec 2013

ITALIAN CHRISTMAS MARKETS

Napoli: artigiani presepisti di Via San Gregorio Armeno

 

Christmas markets are always fun and good places to pick up unusual gifts. Some of Italy's most characteristic Xmas markets are : the historic Piazza Navona market in Rome, with stalls arrayed around Bernini's spectacular River Fountains, the Christmas crib market in Naples Via San Gregorio Armeno, lined with the shops of craftsmen who have been making traditional Presepi (Nativity scenes) for generations and the Alto Adige market at Trento, full of handcrafts, biscuits and bakes.


21 Dec 2013 More

FIAT MUSEUM SCORES MOST HITS

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The Centro Storico Fiat (Historic Fiat Museum) of Turin is making the proud claim that it has scored more “I like” facebook hits in the last six months than the Uffizi Galleries and the Vatican Museums put together. Inaugurated in 1963, the museum can now say it is the most popular museum on Facebook, with 100,000 “fans” and 35,000 “talking about it”.


18 Dec 2013 More

FONDI'S SINGING BARBERS

 

Strolling around the medieval castle in the heart of Fondi, a lively market town near Terracina (Lazio), you can catch the strains of music wafting from the door of Amleto Parisi's barber's shop.  Amleto himself sits at the back playing the drum kit. His friends, Aldo Narlo, Fernando Nunziata, Domenica Paparello and Marco Sutzu, take turns with the mike, singing Italian, Latin american and American old favourites.

 

15 Dec 2013 More

SALERNO CITY OF XMAS LIGHTS


Al via Luci d'Artista 2013-2014

The city of Salerno (Campania) will once more draw an expected 500.000 visitors during the festive season to admire its mouth-dropping display of Luci d'Artista (decorative street lighting designed by Italian and foreign artists.

12 Dec 2013 More

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