In order to raise funds to complete the restoration work of Berninis monumental colonnade at St. Peters, the Vatican has announced that it will issue two commemorative stamps, complete with certificate of authenticity.

 

Posted on 08 Dec 2012 by Editor

The consortium of Mozzarella di Bufala Campana DOP has embarked on an extensive promotional drive to make consumers aware of the difference in quality of the genuine product and its many imitators.

 

Posted on 05 Dec 2012 by Editor

Italy expert restorers of old buildings, monuments and works of art recently demonstrated their skills during the Restauri Aperti (Open Restoration work-in-progress) project involving a number of prestigious Venetian buildings, including the famous Gritti Palace hotel, Palazzo Papadopuli, the Church of the Jesuits and  Corner della Regina. 

Posted on 02 Dec 2012 by Editor

Milan magnificent gothic cathedral has 135 spires, all in desperate need of restoration and the Venerando  Fabbrica del Doumo, which has been in charge of maintenance since the Duomo was built in 1387, has launched an appeal for sponsors to help with repairs.

 

Posted on 29 Nov 2012 by Editor

The Patchwork idea Association of Treviso (Veneto) is holding the XVII edition of its exhibition of quilts created by members, inspired by the traditional handmade patchwork developed in America at the time of the pioneers.

 

Posted on 26 Nov 2012 by Editor

The 2012 edition of Girolio, the olive oil progression around Italy, organized by the Associazione Nazionale Città˝ dell'Olio (national association of Olive Oil towns) continues to make its way up the Italian peninsula from Apulia to Trentino, stopping at dozens of olive oil producing areas on the way.

 

Posted on 23 Nov 2012 by Editor
 
Impossibile non visitare Siena nel 2018 - Siena News
 
 
Siena in the heart of Chianti-land  is staging a six-month event for wine lovers between the 24 November 2012 and the 5 May 2013. Organized by the Siena provincial government and the Tuscany Department of Archaeological heritage, the event is promoted as a blend of culture and taste.
Posted on 20 Nov 2012 by Editor

Verona city council has decided to take drastic steps to halt the systematic defacing of its most famous monument,  the Casa del Cappello, the alleged home of Juliet Capulet, Shakespeare doomed heroine.

 

Posted on 17 Nov 2012 by Editor

 

The archaeological site of Pompeii, one of Italys major tourist attractions with an average of 15,000 visitors per day, is to be protected by 400 closed circuit cameras to prevent theft and vandalism.

Posted on 14 Nov 2012 by Editor

 

Maurizio Marinella, Naples world famous tie manufacturer, scored another hit by supplying the ties worn by actor Daniel Craig in the latest hit James Bond film, Skyfall 

Posted on 11 Nov 2012 by Editor

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