Italy's national airline Alitalia - Etihad has redecorated two of its Airbus A330-200 with the colours and logo of the Milan EXPO 2015 in honour of the event. Organizers say they expect some twenty million visitors for the six-month world fair, running between 1st May and 31st October 2015, a third of whom arriving by plane.

 

Posted on 29 Nov 2014 by Editor

 

Siena's 6th edition of the lively Mercato del Campo will reflect the theme of the Italian Pavilion at the Milan EXPO 2015: Feed the Planet with an installation performed by the EstroSi group of artists during the two days of the event. Entitled Mangiamondo (Eat the World) the work will evolve before the visitors' eyes in the Piazza del Campo.

 

Posted on 26 Nov 2014 by Editor

 

The islands of Lampedusa and Linosa have launched a special website dedicated to winter tourism to the islands, giving details of special offers on flights, ferries and accommodation.

 

Posted on 23 Nov 2014 by Editor

 

 

The prototype of a revolutionary new ceramic tile with insect repellent properties aroused great interest at this year's edition of CERSAIE, the leading ceramics industry fair at Bologna.

Posted on 19 Nov 2014 by Editor

 

The opening of the long-awaited Metro C line in Rome was greeted by a festive crowd of passengers keen to be the first to travel on the new transport system which connects the Roman countryside with the city centre.

 

Posted on 16 Nov 2014 by Editor

 

A proposal to recreate the arena of the Colosseum is stirring up a hot debate among Italy's archaeologists and conservationists. The idea was put forward by Roma3 university professor Daniele Manacorda and has been welcomed by Italy's Culture and Heritage Minister Dario Franceschini, as well as archaeologist Andrea Carandini, President of the Fondo Ambiente Italiano FAI (Italian Conservation Foundation).

 

Posted on 13 Nov 2014 by Editor

The historic Moretti Caselli stained glass laboratory of Perugia is holding a special exhibition of six newly restored cartoons and photographic plates from the studio's collection until the 18th November 2014.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Posted on 10 Nov 2014 by Editor

Who Painted the Sistine Chapel? | The Tour Guy

 

The Sistine Chapel, jewel of the Vatican, has been equipped with a new lighting system that will help preserve the frescoed walls and ceilings by the great renaissance artists Michaelangelo, Botticelli and Perugino.

 

 

Posted on 06 Nov 2014 by Editor

 

 

Two fun weekends in the famous Crete Senesi are planned for the 8th _ 9th and 15th -16th November 2014 as part of the 29th edition of the White Truffle Fair at the town of San Giovanni d'Asso. For the event, the vintage steam train Trenonatura (Nature Train) will be available for tours along the old Ascanio-Monte Antico railway line, closed twenty years ago.

Posted on 03 Nov 2014 by Editor

 

Postignano, a former abandoned hill village in the Monti Sibillini National Park of Umbria, has gained the UNESCO Award of Merit in the recent La Fabbrica del Paesaggio (Constructing the Landscapeť) contest, sponsored by the Italian Federations of UNESCO clubs and associations.

  

Posted on 31 Oct 2014 by Editor

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