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"Dal mondo ad Ancona: le Camere di Commercio Italiane all'Estero incontrano le imprese" in occasione della 23ª edizione della Convention Mondiale delle Camere di Commercio Italiane all'Estero (CCIE) – organizzata dalla Camera di Commercio di Ancona, l'Azienda speciale Marchet e Assocamerestero con numerosi partner istituzionali e privati – in progr...

Any times Forbes publishes one of its ranking, it is difficult to see many Italian companies in their top 50s. However, the Italian daily Corriere della Sera has recently noticed a sharp increase in the number of Italian managers within outperforming companies.   Ten of the 50 most successful companies in the world have an Italian manager. A...

di Ilaria Calabrò   Per la prima volta in Calabria arriva il nuovissimo progetto nato dall'incontro di tre fra gli interpreti più significativi della scena musicale nazionale contemporanea: la voce suggestiva e ipnotica di Emidio Clementi, fondatore dei Massimo Volume, si intreccia alle note della chitarra e del synth di Corrado Nuccini unen...

by Mary Tedesco   Exploring and finding our Italian family history helps us not only to understand our ancestors, but also to understand and appreciate ourselves. It is an incredible journey. Some will strive to trace their tree back to the Roman Emperor Constantine while others simply want to discover the names of their great grandparents....

Castel Sant'Angelo, one of the most important monuments in Rome, located on the right bank of the Tiber River, was originally built as a mausoleum for Emperor Hadrian around 123 AD. Later in the course of history, it became a fortress, a papal residence, a prison and finally, today, a museum.   Built opposite the Campus Martius as a tomb of...

by Raffaele Di Zenzo   SPQR: SENATUS POPULUSQUE ROMANUSThe Senate and the Roman People: A.D. MMXV, MMDCCLXVIII A.U.C. SALVETE OMNES! PAX ROMANA ET PAX AMERICANA SINT SEMPER VOBISCUM. CAESAR AUGUSTUS IMPERATOR, PONTIFEX MAXIMUS IN MONTE CAPITOLINO, ROMAE. SALUTEM PLURIMAM DICIT OMNIBUS IN IMPERIO ROMANO ET IN AMERICĀ PRO MAXIMĀ ROMAE GLORIĀ...

di Francesco Tortora   Le città italiane sono le più ospitali al mondo. E' quanto rivela l'ultima classifica stilata dagli utenti di TripAdvisor che premia le metropoli che nel 2015 offrono ai turisti i servizi migliori del pianeta. Il Belpaese è l'unica nazione che quest'anno può vantare ben 3 città nella top ten stilata dagli utenti del po...

by Brooke Neuman   Are you planning a trip to Italy? Whether you're traveling for business or pleasure, it's important to be well prepared. And we're not just talking about making sure you have your passport and an extra pair of comfy shoes.   Besides learning how to speak Italian, it's important that you familiarize yourself with Ita...

by Maria Lina Bommarito Although Pasta alla Norma is internationally well-known and appreciated, not everyone knows the story of its name. This simple but delicious Mediterranean dish finds its origins in Catania, the Sicilian province where the lively Etna volcano lies.   A true emblem of Sicilian culinary tradition, Pasta alla Norma is a...

A group of about 60 Italian visitors arrived at Aviano Air Base on Friday for an up-close and personal tour of what some of the 31st Fighter Wing's members do. The visitors were from Arcobaleno, a foster and day care center in Porcia, and residents of Le Betulle, a center for the disabled in Pordenone.   The visit was sponsored by the I...

di Marco Gasperetti   Un anfiteatro romano è stato scoperto a Volterra vicino alla porta etrusca Diana. Il ritrovamento, definito dagli studiosi di straordinario valore, è avvenuta a fine luglio durante la bonifica di un piccolo fosso. L'anfiteatro, presumibilmente del I secolo dopo Cristo, dovrebbe avere dimensioni rilevanti e la forma elli...

by Silva Donati   You can't leave Rome without visiting one of its most incredible art galleries: Galleria Borghese. Located in the northeast corner of the beautiful Villa Borghese park, its collections are housed in a magnificent 17th-century villa, built as a villa suburbana, or 'party villa', and include antiquities, Renaissance and the b...