RISOTTO STARS IN ITALY FOOD DAY

 

One of Italy’s most popular rice dishes, the saffron-tinged “Risotto alla Milanese”, provided the focus for this year’s International Day of Italian Cuisine.

24 Jan 2009 More

 

HEART-THROB FOOTBALLER IN CALENDAR

Italian football ace Luca Toni has had a calendar dedicated to him in Germany this year 2009. The desk-size calendar features the sports star in twelve different poses, one for each month. Toni, who is admired by female fans for his good looks almost as much as for his ability with the ball, transferred  from an  Italian club to the German Bayern Monaco.  

19 Jan 2009

NEW YEAR EVE FEAST: NO CRISIS

FIPE, the Italian service industry Federation, reports that Italian restaurants did well during the recent New Year’s Eve celebrations, despite the financial crisis.

15 Jan 2009 More

UNESCO: NEW ITALIAN ENTRIES

 

Comune di Civitella d'Agliano
Coat of arms of Comune di Civitella d'Agliano

Already present in the UNESCO list of intangibile world heritage features with its Sicilian “pupi” (puppets) and the Sardinian shepherds’ exclusive “a tenore” singing, Italy is now preparing to candidate a series of folklore events, including the Viareggio Carnival, the Palio of Siena, the Master Lute-makers School of Cremona and a number of major historic festivals.

11 Jan 2009 More

NAPLES HOSPITAL SURPRISING CALENDAR

 The Pascal Institute of Naples, specialising in cancer research, has launched an unorthodox fund-raising calendar involving its doctors and specialists, who appear on its pages posing as magicians and fortune-tellers.

08 Jan 2009 More

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