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Le Camere di commercio italiane all’estero a Renzi: "Il Governo ci sostenga. Con noi l'export decolla"

export-"Renzi, l'Italia che esporta chiede un nuovo modo di fare promozione, che metta insieme "il Sistema–Paese" con l'enorme potenziale delle comunità di affari nel mondo, l'Ice con l'azione delle Camere di commercio italiane all'estero.

 

E poiché i contributi che il governo fa arrivare nelle nostre 81 Camere attive in 55 Paesi del mondo vengono spesi benissimo, chiediamo che non ci vengano tolti ma anzi, semmai, incrementati".

 

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Blue Jeans: The American Symbol with Italian Roots

Blue Jeans: The American Symbol with Italian Roots

By Francesca Bezzone   The drive in, a milkshake, James Dean wearing his jeans: is there anything more quintessentially "americana" than this? As pleasant as it may be, we don't need to take a trip down memory lane to realize how intertwined with American imagery and tradition blue jeans are.   We usually, and rightly so, associate them with the figure of Levi Strauss...

Turismo In Ripresa: Vale L’11,8% Del Pil

Turismo In Ripresa: Vale L’11,8% Del Pil

Il settore turistico continua a svolgere un ruolo trainante nell'economia italiana, con un'incidenza sul Pil che è arrivata all'11,8%. Un risultato importante, dovuto soprattutto ai flussi di stranieri, che nel decennio 2004-2014 sono aumentati del 32,3% grazie ad uno sviluppo generalizzato del mercato turistico globale, che nel 2015 ha fatto registrare 1.113 milioni di arrivi e che promette di proseguire...

An All-Electric Maserati Sports Car is On The Way

An All-Electric Maserati Sports Car is On The Way

Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne told Bloomberg news that he thought the Italian-American conglomerate will challenge Tesla using electrified versions of products like the upcoming Maserati Alfieri sports car and a small city car like the Fiat 500. Fiat already sells a battery electric version of the 500 in the U.S., but Marchionne has said that the company loses $10,000 on...

Paying Tribute to Porchetta, the Ancient Italian Pig Roast

Paying Tribute to Porchetta, the Ancient Italian Pig Roast

On a May afternoon, when the weather was unable to decide between sun and showers, the dedication of pork lovers here in this central Italian town was sorely tested. Again and again, rain arrived; the crowd scattered.   But again and again, as the sun returned, they poured back into the town square, appetites renewed for more porchetta: the aromatic, ancient whole...

Italians propose giant cable car linking Sicily and Calabria

Italians propose giant cable car linking Sicily and Calabria

Italy has never realized its 2000 year-old dream of linking Sicily with the mainland, but a team of architects and engineers might have found the answer: a giant cable car.   The 3.3 kilometre-wide strait of Messina has separated Sicily from Calabria since the last Ice Age and with controversial plans to build the world's largest suspension bridge between the two shores...

Luxury brands’ patronage of the arts is growing fast

Luxury brands’ patronage of the arts is growing fast

The cloak of time that concealed them – not to mention the green grass that covered them – is gone at last, and the precious polychrome "fan-shaped" mosaics in [one of the] palaestrae of the Baths of Caracalla (Rome), dating back to the third century AD, have resumed their ancient luster thanks to the restoration work begun in 2015.   The project...

Vito Cannillo al vertice della National Italian American Foundation per la Pugli…

Vito Cannillo al vertice della National Italian American Foundation per la Puglia

Rappresenta oltre 25 milioni di cittadini italo americani residenti negli Usa e dal 1975 contribuisce a tenere saldi i rapporti tra il Bel Paese e gli Stati Uniti d'America collaborando attivamente con il Congresso degli Stati Uniti e con la Casa Bianca.   È a National Italian American Foundation (Niaf - Fondazione Statunitense Italo-Americani), con sede a Washington D.C., presieduta attualmente da...

Aosta, the Perfect Summer Mountain Holiday

Aosta, the Perfect Summer Mountain Holiday

If you want to visit Italy this summer, why not soak up the sun in the mild 65 to 68 degree temperatures of the Aosta region, Italy's smallest region. Although it is in Italy and bordered on the south and east by the Piedmont Region, Aosta is also neighbors with France and Switzerland. As a result, it has influences from...

This famous pianist performed while floating in the Arctic, and it’s haunting

This famous pianist performed while floating in the Arctic, and it’s haunting

It might have been the smallest crowd Ludovico Einaudi ever played to, but the setting hardly could be more stunning. Earlier this month, while floating on a small platform in the Arctic Ocean off the coast of Norway, the renowned Italian composer played a grand piano as pieces of a sprawling glacier crumbled nearby.   Einaudi performed an original composition, "Elegy for the...

Transatlantici: il design italiano che attraversava l’oceano

Transatlantici: il design italiano che attraversava l’oceano

Di Daniela Tanzj e Andrea Bentivegna Le trentuno persone che quel 4 giugno salirono a bordo della motonave Sicilia non si rendevano certamente conto di essere solo i primi ad avventurarsi in quella traversata che di lì a poco avrebbero tentato diversi milioni di emigranti diretti sull'altra sponda dell'oceano. Quel piccolo bastimento impiegò ben 24 interminabili giorni per arrivare a New York...

World number one Errigo claims women's foil gold at European Fencing Championshi…

World number one Errigo claims women's foil gold at European Fencing Championships

The 28-year-old secured the number one ranking by triumphing at the Shanghai Grand Prix earlier this month and she was able to continue her form throughout the duration of today's competition in Polish city.   Errigo ensured herself of a third individual European medal of her career, having previously won six golds in the team event, after overcoming France's Ysaora Thibus 15-11. The...

Visitare il Quirinale ricostruito in 3D

Visitare il Quirinale ricostruito in 3D

Uno strumento crossmediale, un software in continuo aggiornamento e il Piano Nobile del Palazzo del Quirinale, come non l'avete mai visto. Da visitare "in un clic". Si tratta di Quirinale 3D VR, un progetto di ricostruzione in 3D realizzato da una giovane azienda della Basilicata, Digital Lighthouse Srl, che lo ha donato al segretariato generale della Repubblica.   8 delle 36 sale...

Your Guide To Italian After-Dinner Drinks

Your Guide To Italian After-Dinner Drinks

The important thing is not to get behind the wheel after you've enjoyed your tipple. Other than that, in Italy you have an array of liqueurs to taste. No trattoria, pizzeria or restaurant would dream of not offering patrons a high-octane drink or two after a lunch or soup-to-nuts dinner.   The most popular from north to south is limoncello, but various...

Rio 2016: Mattarella hands flags to Olympic flag-bearers

Rio 2016: Mattarella hands flags to Olympic flag-bearers

President Sergio Mattarella on Wednesday handed the Italian flag to Italy's flag-bearers for the Rio Olympics and Paralympics, respectively swimmer Federica Pellegrini and sprinter Martina Caironi, at a ceremony at the presidential place featuring the two teams. Mattarella said the Olympics "are an opportunity for solidarity, peace, friendship, loyalty and competition respecting others". He also voiced the hope that if Rome lands...

The most beautiful alpine huts at over 3,000 meters

The most beautiful alpine huts at over 3,000 meters

Alpine huts are a relatively new concept, stemming from the 19th-century novelty of mountain tourism. In the 1800s, in addition to traditional high-altitude shelters constructed by natives for agro-pastoral reasons, a new type of building started to appear, designed by city architects who created hotels either in the valley or halfway up the slopes, inspired by Savoy-Swiss chalets in the north-western...

The “Gaite” market in Umbria turns back time to the 13th century

The “Gaite” market in Umbria turns back time to the 13th century

In the Umbria region, one of the Italy' most beautiful villages -- still unknown to most tourists, who often favor nearby Assisi -- is about to turn back time to the 13th century: if you ever wondered how life in the Middle Ages might have been, just go to Bevagna, a town near Perugia with a population of 5,000, that...

Francesco Sauro, the Italian geologist awarded by Time

Francesco Sauro, the Italian geologist awarded by Time

  A couple of weeks ago, the American magazine Time released its latest "Next Generation Leaders" list. Together with a maverick Olympic gymnast, a teenage rock climber, a refugee building bridges across cultures and several others men and women from around the world who are working hard to change the world we found the name of an Italian geologist, Francesco Sauro.   Sauro...

Violin-makers thrive in Italian region known for design

Violin-makers thrive in Italian region known for design

Acoustics aren't all that count in the making of a violin. Aesthetics do, too. As a result, the craft of stringed instruments is thriving in Italy — a country known for its love of beauty and long history of violin-making.   Antonio Stradivari made his prized violins in Cremona, but other cities in the Lombardy region — including Milan and nearby Pavia — have...

Due South: la Sicilia come non l’avete mai vista

Due South: la Sicilia come non l’avete mai vista

By Valentina Barresi Occhi nuovi si posano sulla Sicilia e la sorvolano, assumendo i riflessi cangianti della sua arte e della sua storia millenaria, carpendo i colori della sua natura ribelle e mitologica. Si chiama Due South il progetto che mira a svelare l'isola nella sua autenticità, liberandola dai giudizi obsoleti di chi la descrive perennemente in preda al torpore: protagonisti...

This Hidden Street in Florence Houses the City’s Best Foodie Finds

This Hidden Street in Florence Houses the City’s Best Foodie Finds

Visitors to Florence typically know the city divided between the historical center and the bohemian "other side of the river," Oltrarno. Go a bit deeper and you may find quarters such as San Niccolò before Piazzale Michelangelo, Santo Spirito in the Oltrarno, Sant'Ambrogio near Santa Croce promoted for having a local vibe and secret finds to match.   But one of Florence's...

How to find the perfect Agriturismo in Umbria

How to find the perfect Agriturismo in Umbria

The picturesque region of Umbria is one of most popular destinations in Italy for a lot of reasons. It has a spectacular array of medieval towns, verdant hills (they don't call it 'The Green Heart of Italy' for nothing), and earthy, mouth-watering cuisine that often highlights seasonal, foraged specialties like mushrooms, wild asparagus, and truffles. If you're after this rustic...

Italians find first footprints of homo erectus

Italians find first footprints of homo erectus

Italian and Eritrean researchers on Wednesday found the first footprints of 'homo erectus', a key predecessor of modern man. The footprints, left 800,000 years ago in the sand of a lake that is now part of an Eritrean desert, were found by palaeontologists from Rome's La Sapienza University and the National Museum of Eritrea, at the Aalad-Amo site in the...

Furniture industry out of the woods, grew 2.7% in 2015 and aims for more this ye…

Furniture industry out of the woods, grew 2.7% in 2015 and aims for more this year

By Giovanna Mancini While the signs of a recovery in the Italian economy remain uncertain and uneven, the wood-furniture industry seems to be able to continue in the positive trend started in 2015. Sector turnover grew 2.7% in 2015 to reach €40.7 billion with furniture contributing a big chunk to the overall figure as sales grew 3.4% at €24.5 billion.   The first...

Confetti Candy, the Ancient Italian Predecessor of the Tic Tac

Confetti Candy, the Ancient Italian Predecessor of the Tic Tac

By Romie Stott Wedding season in the Northern Hemisphere is already in full swing, which means a lot of guests will soon be going home with small net bags of tooth-breakingly hard candy-coated almonds, the wedding reception equivalent of candy corn.   Some of the guests will joke about how they're old-person candy and must have been sitting out for years to get...

“Fatto in Italia”: eight centuries of “Made in Italy” in one exhibition

“Fatto in Italia”: eight centuries of “Made in Italy” in one exhibition

Until July 10th, the Sale delle Arti of Turin's Palace of Venaria will host "Fatto in Italia. Dal Medioevo al Made in Italy", an exhibition that tells the story of Italian artistic production from the Middle Ages to the 17th century.   "Made in Italy as we know it", curator Alessandra Guerrini explains, "was not born out of thin air after World...

Ten stunning Italian libraries

Ten stunning Italian libraries

The books inside a library probably contain countless libraries as well. Think about the "very stately and magnificent" library of Saint Victor, described in "Gargantua and Pantagruel" as the novel's protagonist makes a long and hilarious list of absurd book titles.   Or think about the one in "Don Quixote" by Cervantes, where books "guilty" of casting dangerous spells on readers are kept. Or...

Positano, Italy: How to Spend the Perfect Weekend

Positano, Italy: How to Spend the Perfect Weekend

By Leah Ginsberg "The journey to Positano is part of the adventure," says accessories designer Álvaro González, who, every summer, rides a train three hours to Salerno, then catches a charter boat for the 40-minute sail right to the doorstep of his hotel, the small, family-owned Il San Pietro di Positano.   "It's so beautiful to arrive by sea," he says. "You're surrounded...

College a caccia di talenti tra Torino e Verona

College a caccia di talenti tra Torino e Verona

Giocare a calcio in America non è poi impensabile e per i giovani calciatori si aprono le porte del soccer e dei college universitari Usa. Dopo il successo di Roma dove più di 40 giocatori sono stati selezionati dai coach americani ottenendo borse di studio importanti, College Life Italia ha ospitato due showcase al nord Italia, prima a Torino e...

dbGLOVE, il guanto pugliese che fa comunicare i sordociechi

dbGLOVE, il guanto pugliese che fa comunicare i sordociechi

dbGLOVE è un guanto che consente alle persone sordo-cieche di interagire facilmente con un computer o con uno smartphone. La mano diventa così uno strumento di comunicazione che digitalizza numerosi alfabeti, basati sul tatto, come Malossi e Braille. In più supporta la navigazione web, la chat, la lettura dei documenti e l'invio di e-mail. Gli utenti devono semplicemente digitare messaggi sul...

A Conversation with Massimo Bottura, Chef of the World's Best Restaurant in 2016

A Conversation with Massimo Bottura, Chef of the World's Best Restaurant in 2016

This week, The World's 50 Best Restaurants for 2016 were announced in New York. For the first time, an Italian restaurant took the top spot: Osteria Francescana, in Modena. We caught up with its mad genius chef, Massimo Bottura, to talk about his work—and about winning food. Each week on Condé Nast Traveler's podcast, Travelogue, we discuss where we've been, what...

Novita' in materia di attestazione dello status di "emigrato" finalizz…

Novita' in materia di attestazione dello status di "emigrato" finalizzata all’erogazione sul territorio nazionale di prestazioni ospedaliere urgenti a titolo gratuito

Si comunica che in seguito all'azione del Ministero degli Affari Esteri e della Cooperazione Internazionale, d'intesa con il Ministero della Salute, e nel contesto dello snellimento delle procedure per i cittadini, viene meno l'obbligo, per i connazionali residenti all'estero che si recano in Italia, di ottenere dagli Uffici consolari l'attestazione dello status di "emigrato" finalizzata all'erogazione sul territorio nazionale di...

Italian schoolgirl unearths woolly mammoth bone

Italian schoolgirl unearths woolly mammoth bone

A seven-year-old girl has found part of a woolly mammoth's leg bone on a riverbank in northern Italy. Emma Persico stumbled upon the fossilised chunk of tibia while walking along the River Po near the northern city of Cremona, and promptly dug it up, Corriere della Sera reports. Only a blackened tip was sticking out of a sandbank, and even her...

Looking for Italy’s most beautiful beach? It’s Domus de Maria, in Sardinia

Looking for Italy’s most beautiful beach? It’s Domus de Maria, in Sardinia

By Lorenzo Zanini Domus de Maria, a lovely seaside destination near Cagliari, has won the 2016 title for "Italy's most beautiful beach." Pollica, in the province of Salerno, known as the "pearl of Cilento" and as the world capital of the Mediterranean diet, placed in second position while Castiglione della Pescaia, in the province of Grosseto, came in third.   The ranking was...

Street art displays its magic in the capital of fashion

Street art displays its magic in the capital of fashion

Street Art, which is nowadays spread all over the world, offers a privileged perspective for observing the vital dynamics of contemporary cities. Its spontaneity, linked to an activism that is both antagonistic and situationist, makes it difficult - perhaps impossible - to contain it within the walls of an exhibition space.   Without the random movements of the urban environment, the changing lights,...

Ttip, Bevilacqua: "Italia beneficerebbe due volte dell'accordo"

Ttip, Bevilacqua: "Italia beneficerebbe due volte dell'accordo"

"L'Italia beneficerebbe due volte dell'accordo transatlantico. Da una parte, i prodotti di alta gamma del Made in Italy, già venduti con gli attuali dazi, diventerebbero ancora più competitivi rispetto ad oggi. Dall'altra, i prodotti italiani di media gamma, i più pregiudicati dalla crisi, quelli che hanno sempre rappresentato l'ossatura imprenditoriale italiana e per i quali i dazi sono proibitivi, andrebbero...

Christo's latest project to debut on an Italian lake

Christo's latest project to debut on an Italian lake

By Shawn Price   The artist Christo's latest big project, "The Floating Piers," will open on Saturday, connecting two islands on an Italian lake via a saffron-colored walkway nearly two-miles long. Christo Javacheff, the Bulgarian-born American artist known simply as Christo, is known for his large outdoor projects like his last one: 7,500 golden-paneled gates in New York's Central Park in 2005. This...

The new type of hotel rescuing Italy's hill villages

The new type of hotel rescuing Italy's hill villages

It was an unusual invasion: well-to-do people, most speaking strange tongues, and pulling their belongings behind them on little wheels. Arriving as couples, families, groups of friends, they spent money in the village shop and ate at its few restaurants.   Feathers were occasionally ruffled when an outsider sat in some local's chair at the bar but, overall, these "tourists" were seen...

Five Tips for Traveling to Italy with Kids Under Six

Five Tips for Traveling to Italy with Kids Under Six

My parents met at a bar, in Rome, in the 1960's. My mother lived in Washington, D.C. and was visiting family that had moved to Italy. My father was from a tiny town near Viterbo called Grotte di Castro. Little did they know, while sipping wine one warm Roman evening that their two worlds would collide and they would become...

Top 10 Dream Castles in Italy

Top 10 Dream Castles in Italy

Life is too short not to daydream. With such a storied past, plenty of fairytale-like castle formations continue to rock the vast lands of modern-day Italy. Here at Artinfo, we track down 10 of the dreamiest ones—though by no means an extensive list—to make a beeline to.   #10: Castel Sant'Angelo, Rome | Originally ordered by Roman Emperor Hadrian as a mausoleum, word...

Italy’s Exports seen growing 3.7% annually to 2019, driven by mechanics, SACE fo…

Italy’s Exports seen growing 3.7% annually to 2019, driven by mechanics, SACE forecasts

In a world full of obstacles -- between financial and political risks and unstable raw materials -- Italian exports are seen growing at an average yearly rate of 3.7% between 2016 and 2019, rising over three years from €414 to €480 billion.   The undisputed driving force will be mechanics, which today accounts for €82 billion in exports (5% of the world...

Bellunesi negli USA: On line una nuova mini mostra del MIM Belluno

Bellunesi negli USA: On line una nuova mini mostra del MIM Belluno

"Bellunesi negli Stati Uniti. Famiglie, lavoratori, amici... persone che hanno lasciato la propria terra per cercare fortuna nel Mondo nuovo" è il titolo della mini mostra pubblicata nel sito del MiM Belluno - Museo interattivo delle Migrazioni. In questa mostra sono presenti una quindicina di fotografie, di inizio Novecento, che toccano diversi Stati degli USA come la Florida, l'Ohio, lo Utah,...

Pantelleria dreams of becoming a Smart Island by 2020

Pantelleria dreams of becoming a Smart Island by 2020

A sweeping project being planned on the tiny Italian island of Pantelleria envisions electric power plants fueled with renewables, cells to store energy, and an electric transformation of public and private transportation. The project, which aims to improve energy efficiency and cut carbon emissions, would turn the picturesque Pantelleria into a so-called "Smart Island" by 2020.   The project, formalized in recent days...

70 years of sprezzatura: Vespa marks a milestone

70 years of sprezzatura: Vespa marks a milestone

A year before a fledgling company called Ferrari put its first prancing horse on an automobile, another future Italian icon made a much quieter, but no less auspicious debut. The Vespa, meaning "wasp", was meant to be the mechanized equivalent of its insectoid inspiration -- sleek, nimble and extremely efficient.   Its parent company, Piaggio, founded in Sestri Ponente in 1884, initially manufactured...

Crossing the Rialto Bridge in Venice

Crossing the Rialto Bridge in Venice

Venice's iconic Rialto Bridge is on everyone's Top 10 must-see list. But apart from taking a selfie at the top or a beautiful panoramic photo down the Grand Canal, few stop to consider the history behind the bridge. Fewer still realize that this is the sixth crossing on the site or that Michelangelo, one of Italy's greatest artists, was linked...

Osteria Francescana Is Named the World's Best Restaurant

Osteria Francescana Is Named the World's Best Restaurant

Osteria Francescana was named the best eatery on the planet at the World's 50 Best Restaurant Awards, an annual tradition that has become a beloved—if lightly regarded—annual tradition in the culinary world. Last year's winner, El Cellar de Can Roca, dropped to second place, while Modena, Italy's Osteria Francescana won raucous applause for its win. Helmed by Massimo Bottura, it's the...

Langhe and Tuscany remain the apple of investors’ eye for second homes

Langhe and Tuscany remain the apple of investors’ eye for second homes

Country homes, farmsteads, manor farms and courtyard houses. On the vacation property front, Italy provides a very wide and diversified range of solutions, both price-wise and from an architectural standpoint.   From the supply standpoint, Tuscany leads the way with a 37% share of the market, "with the highest concentration in the provinces of Florence and Siena," said Alessandro Ghisolfi, head of...

Premio Internazionale Flaiano di Italianistica per opere di cultura italiana pub…

Premio Internazionale Flaiano di Italianistica per opere di cultura italiana pubblicate all’estero, in lingua italiana o straniera

Nell'ambito della 43^ edizione dei Premi Internazionali Flaiano, sezione letteratura, è bandito per il 2016 il quindicesimo Premio Internazionale di Italianistica.    Promosso e organizzato dall'Associazione Culturale Ennio Flaiano e dal Centro Nazionale di Studi Dannunziani in collaborazione con il Ministero per gli Affari Esteri e gli Istituti Italiani di Cultura all'Estero, il Premio Flaiano di Italianistica (consistente nel Pegaso d'oro, un...

Impressive Italy beats Belgium 2-0 at Euro 2016

Impressive Italy beats Belgium 2-0 at Euro 2016

by Samuel Petrequin The jubilant scenes were reminiscent of Italy's triumph at the 2006 World Cup after the final whistle in Lyon on Monday night. Ten years after its last World Cup success, the Squadra Azzurra had just beaten Belgium 2-0 in its first match at the European Championship. And there was plenty to celebrate for an aging team that was written...

Ten wonderful and solitary monasteries

Ten wonderful and solitary monasteries

Using an expression inspired by the Gospel, some have described monasteries as "voices crying out in the desert" of medieval Europe, with echoes in our contemporary history.   Since the 5th century, when the curtain slowly but inexorably drew on Rome's millenary pomp, monasteries gradually turned into essential reference points on the stage where the Old Continent's religious, cultural, political and economic...

How to think like a genius: The Montessori method

How to think like a genius: The Montessori method

Most of us think of radical scientific innovation as the whiz-bang invention or discovery that displaces what came before and reshapes the world as we know it.   Transistors, assembly lines, and radiation, for example, were revolutions that wiped out whole industries and replaced them with new ones. Computers, cars, and X-rays/microwaves came to enrich modern life.   Read more   Source: http://www.houstonchronicle.com    

Alitalia staff don new uniforms

Alitalia staff don new uniforms

The new uniforms of Alitalia flight staff gave rise to curiosity and praise from passengers and tourists on Wednesday at Fiumicino airport. After almost 20 years, pilots and flight attendants are now wearing new ones reminiscent of 1950s and 1960s glamor, designed by Milan-based Ettore Bilotta. Female flight attendants are now wearing bordeaux-hued attire instead of the previous green, while male...

“Italy’s growth is accelerating, we are getting out of a diabolical trap,” says …

“Italy’s growth is accelerating, we are getting out of a diabolical trap,” says Economy Minister Padoan to US investors

By Carmine Fotina Italian "growth is accelerating," bucking the trends in the rest of the world, according to Economy Minister Pier Carlo Padoan. Speaking at a conference on foreign investment organized by the American Chamber of Commerce in Italy, Padoan cited a global economic landscape where "the rate of growth is slower than had been imagined, with all major institutions cutting...

Cortina 2021, l’Italia ospiterà il Mondiale di sci alpino fra cinque anni

Cortina 2021, l’Italia ospiterà il Mondiale di sci alpino fra cinque anni

"Cortina ce l'ha fatta. Il Consiglio Fis, riunito a Cancun (Mex), ha votato positivamente affidando all'Italia il Mondiale di sci alpino 2021. L'assegnazione del Mondiale a Cortina d'Ampezzo è stata annunciata pochi minuti fa dal Presidente della Federazione internazionale dello sci (Fis), Gianfranco Kasper".   E' quanto si legge sul sito ufficiale della Fisi, Federazione italiana sport invernali, da venerdì 10. "Dopo...

Mets great Mike Piazza agrees to purchase majority share of Italian soccer club

Mets great Mike Piazza agrees to purchase majority share of Italian soccer club

by Maria Guardado   It's been a big year for Mets great Mike Piazza. In January, Piazza was elected to the Hall of Fame, and he'll be formally enshrined at Cooperstown (with a Mets cap) during a special ceremony on July 24. Shortly therafter, the Mets will honor Piazza by retiring his No. 31 during "Mike Piazza Weekend" from July 29-31 at Citi...

Da scienziati italiani in Usa sì a progetto post Expo

Da scienziati italiani in Usa sì a progetto post Expo

Il "rientro dei cervelli" potrebbe trovare un'ulteriore spinta dal progetto Human Technopole, il polo scientifico voluto dal Governo che dovrebbe sorgere nell'area Expo a Milano: oggi è arrivato il sì al progetto da parte degli scienziati italiani che lavorano oltreoceano.   La prestigiosa Issnaf (Italian Scientists and Scholars of North America Foundation) si è schierata a favore del progetto. A un'unica condizione:...

What The Heck Are Wine Biscuits?

What The Heck Are Wine Biscuits?

Wine glass. Wine tasting. Wine bottle opener. Wine biscuits. Wait, what now? Yeah, so it turns out there's a thing called "wine biscuits." It's not a term for the super dry, generally flavorless palate-cleansing crackers served at wine tastings. Wine biscuits are an Italian specialty, a Rhode Island regional treat, and now, apparently, the subject of some litigation.   Before we get to...

Italy's visa portal wins Innovation Prize at SMAU

Italy's visa portal wins Innovation Prize at SMAU

The Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs' portal "Visa for Italy" will be awarded the Innovation Prize for excellence at the SMAU exhibition in Bologna, an international IT and office furniture fair to be hosted at Bologna Fiere on June 9 and 10.   "Visa for Italy", which recorded over two million hits since it first began in April 2015, is the result...

Stepping back into the 19th century: The incredible Italian castle that looks li…

Stepping back into the 19th century: The incredible Italian castle that looks like it's been frozen in time

These are the haunting images of an Italian castle that still stands in pristine condition, despite being left abandoned for more than 20 years. The Castello di Sammezzano in Tuscany, Italy, was built in the early 17th century by Spanish nobles and was even visited by Emperor Charlemagne, before it was turned into a hotel-restaurant. It has been empty since the 1990s...

Nuova molecola 'green' da Ca' Foscari ai laboratori di tutto il mondo

Nuova molecola 'green' da Ca' Foscari ai laboratori di tutto il mondo

Una molecola sintetizzata e studiata a Ca' Foscari è stata messa a disposizione dei laboratori di tutto il mondo. Intitolata ai ricercatori cafoscarini che l'hanno scoperta, la molecola "Perosa-Selva-Noè vinylation reagent" è infatti entrata nel catalogo di Sigma-Aldrich, il principale fornitore di prodotti chimici per R&D a livello mondiale.   Il named reagent, cioè la molecola "etichettata" con i nomi dei suoi scopritori,...

Fashion museum to open in Florence

Fashion museum to open in Florence

A Museum of Fashion and Costume was created Tuesday in Florence with the signature of an agreement between the management of the Uffizi Gallery and Pitti Immagine Discovery, the foundation including Pitti Immagine and the Florentine center for Italian fashion. The objective is to start a three-year program of events dedicated to contemporary fashion. The season will officially begin with an...

Fettuccine Alfredo. Come si preparano e chi le ha inventate

Fettuccine Alfredo. Come si preparano e chi le ha inventate

Due ristoranti, una ricetta contesa e due storie che paiono sovrapporsi, e a tratti attingere l'una dall'altra. Parliamo delle fettuccine Alfredo, condite con burro e parmigiano. Uno dei piatti iconici della cucina italiana all'estero, tanto da portare con sé aneddoti legati allo star system di un'epoca passata, con tutti i contorni del mito, perfino le posate d'oro e una storia...

Tax break, private citizens and businesses, aid Italy’s art sector

Tax break, private citizens and businesses, aid Italy’s art sector

The so-called art bonus — a 65% tax break for art-related donations — was an experimental measure adopted in 2014 for three years that was made permanent in Italy's most recent budget law. The incentive has already created a significant group of patrons. As of last January, more than 2,000 of them (between private citizens and businesses) had contributed a total...

The importance of the Rossini Opera Festival

The importance of the Rossini Opera Festival

The Rossini Opera Festival has been a full partner in the latest Rossini revival which started in the latter part of the 20th century. The revival coincided with the drive to establish critical editions for all of Rossini's operas as well illuminate performance practices and traditions.   In addition, the Festival has hosted, fostered and supported incredible singers who have not only...

Cantarutti, l’italoamericano che ama il cinema e il Friuli

Cantarutti, l’italoamericano che ama il cinema e il Friuli

Lido Cantarutti, figlio di immigranti italiani in America, è un signore con una bella faccia da friulano e i modi dell'americano. Saluta con una vigorosa stretta di mano, sorride, porge il suo biglietto da visita e aspetta che il suo interlocutore faccia altrettanto. Ma è l'unico gesto formale, il resto della conversazione è totalmente amichevole.   Nonostante mister Lido sia Commendatore dell'Ordine...

Who invented tiramisu? The true story in a book, plus 23 original recipes for gl…

Who invented tiramisu? The true story in a book, plus 23 original recipes for gluttons

It's a real icon of happiness. It's the most renowned Italian word in China and it exists in 23 languages. It's a symbol of Italian cuisine around the world as much as pizza, and it's genius in its simplicity: ladyfingers, coffee, eggs and mascarpone cheese.   In recent days, at the Turin Book Fair, tiramisu has been once again at the center...

Panini America Delivering Trading Cards In Real-Time With This Weekend's Launch …

Panini America Delivering Trading Cards In Real-Time With This Weekend's Launch Of Panini Instant

Panini America, the world's largest sports and entertainment collectibles company, announced today that it will begin offering fans the unique opportunity to collect rare, real-time trading cards commemorating the biggest moments in sports on a daily basis with the launch of Panini Instant. The unique initiative – which launches this weekend during the Copa America Centenario soccer tournament and continues with...

Sindone: restauro chiesa SS.Sudario

Sindone: restauro chiesa SS.Sudario

Una copia della Sindone, benedetta dall'arcivescovo di Torino Cesare Nosiglia, come dono per la chiesa degli italiani di Washington, ha dato simbolicamente il via ai lavori di restauro degli affreschi settecenteschi della chiesa del Santo Sudario che saranno realizzati grazie al finanziamento del Niaf, la National Italian American Foundation. "È importante - ha sottolineato monsignor Nosiglia - che abbiate deciso di...

Stradivari and the magic of his instruments

Stradivari and the magic of his instruments

By Francesca Bezzone You don't need to be a music expert to know the name "Stradivari" (or Stradivarius, its latinized version). Along with his lesser known, but just as talented, Cremonese luthiers colleagues, Amati and Guarneri, he wrote a considerable piece of the history of music. Born around 1644, his family was old Cremona through and through, with deeds signed to...

Morricone marks 60 years as Hollywood's go-to music man

Morricone marks 60 years as Hollywood's go-to music man

Oscar-winning composer Ennio Morricone is back on his feet after canceling a string of concerts because of two collapsed vertebrae that raised questions about the continued prodigious output of the 87-year-old music legend.   Morricone, whose memorable scores to "The Mission," "Cinema Paradiso" and other films have made him one of Hollywood's most sought-after composers, says he's doing fine now and is...

What Not To Order When Eating In Italy

What Not To Order When Eating In Italy

For many travelers, myself included, the highlight of a trip to Italy is often the cuisine. We daydream of the food we will eat, each season bringing it's own bounty of delectable dishes. Travelers, particularly first time visitors, should note that Italian cuisine is very regional and seasonal, so depending on the time of year of your trip and the...

Cooking The Italian Provinces – Torino

Cooking The Italian Provinces – Torino

Turin (Torino in Italian) is an important business and cultural center in northern Italy and the capital of the Piedmont region. The city has a rich culture and history, and is known for its numerous art galleries, restaurants, churches, palaces, opera houses, piazzas, parks, gardens, theaters, libraries, museums and other venues.   The city currently hosts some of Italy's best universities, colleges,...

Basilicata in Southern Italy: A hard land that time almost forgot

Basilicata in Southern Italy: A hard land that time almost forgot

By Frank Cipparone   Christ stopped at Eboli, a lament of isolation and poverty that marked the lives of people in the hinterlands of Lucania. For them, the town of Eboli was the last outpost of the Church and civilization, neither of which had any impact on them. The Greeks and Romans hadn't crossed the Apennines, nor had Christ.   Their fatalistic summation of...

Un terzo del lusso mondiale è italiano

Un terzo del lusso mondiale è italiano

È italiano quasi un terzo del lusso mondiale. 222 miliardi di dollari è il fatturato generato dalle vendite di beni di lusso dei primi 100 Gruppi al mondo (+3,6% YoY). L'Italia, con 29 aziende nella Top 100, è il primo Paese per numero di aziende nel settore. Luxottica, unica italiana nella Top 10, è la 4° società al mondo per fatturato; seguono fra...

Food & design, nasce il primo master a Milano

Food & design, nasce il primo master a Milano

Dopo il successo di Expo, il cibo e tutto il settore alimentare, hanno assunto un ruolo ancora più fondamentale per il nostro Paese.   Milano è diventata la città dell'innovazione, e il futuro progetto "technopole", nel sito espositivo della fiera, aprirà la strada a migliaia di nuove possibilità nel campo della ricerca e della tecnologia, sul food e molto altro. Una di...

June 2 Vallejo A&E Source: VOENA Italy-bound for two weeks

June 2 Vallejo A&E Source: VOENA Italy-bound for two weeks

It's roughly 6,600 miles from the Bay Area to Siracusa, Italy, which makes for a long plane ride. No problem. Annabelle Marie figured out how to ease the pain for her VOENA children's choir members, who have never made the 11-hour flight.   "I'm not going to tell them," she said laughing. Not that most of the Benicia-based choir — involving 150 young people...

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