MONTEFALCO MASTERPIECE COMES HOME

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After 167 years, the historic town of Montefalco, near Perugia (Umbria), has finally been able to welcome the return of one of its most precious works of art – the celebrated altarpiece known as “La Madonna della Cintola” (Madonna of the Girdle) by Florentine artist Benozzo Gozzoli.

24 Jan 2016 More

TOM CRUISE CONTRIBUTES TO CASERTA

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Hollywood icon Tom Cruise is one of the benefactors who has contributed to the requalification of one of Italy's most celebrated sights – the Royal Palace of Caserta. Cruise shot some of the scenes of “Mission Impossible 3” in the sumptuous former Bourbon summer residence, which has already been used as a backdrop by a series of film directors such as George Lucas in “Star Wars” and Ron Howard in “Angels and Demons”.


21 Jan 2016 More

TURIN CIRCUS SCHOOL FLIC AT THE VENARIA

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FLIC, the prestigious school for circus performers based in Turin (Piemonte) is to hold three appointments for the public in the Concordia Theatre in the Venaria Reale (Royal Hunting Lodge – a sumptuous palace once belonging to the Savoy monarchs).


18 Jan 2016 More

SIENA: 90 ARTISTS STEP INTO THE FUTURE

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The historic Magazzini del Sale (Salt Ware Houses) in Siena (Tuscany) are hosting the 4th edition of contemporary art until the end of January 2016.  The exhibition “A Cavallo dell'Anno” which translates as meaning having one foot in the past and the other in the future, concentrates on forerunners of modern art,

15 Jan 2015 More

NOVOLI SETTING THE WORLD ON FIRE

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The F̣cara di Novoli, (16th -18th January 2016) one of Europe's biggest and most spectacular winter festivals, ushers in the New Year with an ambitious programme that incorporates both local and international dimensions. The F̣cara, a gigantic bonfire in honour of St. Anthony the Abbot, rises to a height of 25m and has involved the entire population of the town in its preparation ever since the first week of December.


11 Jan 2005 More

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