The St Louis - Bologna Sister Cities Organization was honored to have participated in the 200th anniversary celebration of the collaboration between the US and Italian governments in Bologna on May 14th 2019. The St Louis - Bologna Sister Cities was re-founded in October of 2017 and is under the jurisdiction of the World Trade Center - St Louis, fu...

From the Brennero Pass at the border between Italy and Austria to Lake Garda, and on to Mantua, Bologna, Pistoia and Florence, by bike on a dedicated track. That’s the idea behind the Ciclovia del Sole (literally Cycle Path of the Sun), a 670-km proposed cycling path, part of one of the most important European cycling routes, the Euro Velo 7, which...

It might not have the canals of Venice, the quaint cliffside villages of the Cinque Terre, nor the ancient ruins of Rome, but that certainly hasn’t held Bologna back from being one of Italy’s most unique, beautiful, and underrated cities. Often overlooked in favour of Italy’s other tourism heavy hitters, Bologna, capital of the northern Emilia Roma...

“Bologna is a city you come to be a local, not a tourist,“ This was the advice given to us - by a Bologna local, no less - before our trip to Italy’s famed red city (after our hike through the incredible Emilia Romagna region), and our curiosity had instantly been piqued. In a time when many Italy’s most popular destinations are calling for help as...

MAMbo, fermata di The Great New York Subway. A tracciare una linea di collegamento tra la Metropolitana della Grande Mela e il Museo d’Arte Moderna di Bologna è l’ultimo volume scritto e illustrato da Emiliano Ponzi La grande mappa della Metropolitana di New York (MoMA – FATATRAC Edizioni, 2018). Un racconto sulla genesi della mappa disegnata nel 1...

The University of New Hampshire (UNH), in collaboration with Fondazione Cineteca di Bologna, brought the touring festival of rare and restored films “Il Cinema Ritrovato,” to the Durham campus and The Music Hall in Portsmouth. With a total of eight screenings shown from Tuesday, March 19 to Sunday, March 24, the festival attracted about 750 student...

Milano, Bologna, Firenze e Roma sono le città che ospiteranno, dall’8 all’11 Aprile prossimi, il “Florida Roadshow” organizzato dalla Italy - America Chamber of Commerce Southeast (IACCSE) per presentare alle aziende italiane le opportunità offerte da uno dei più dinamici Stati degli USA, verso il quale l’export italiano ha un valore di oltre 2 mil...

The Mayor of Bologna has launched an awareness campaign to untangle the reputation of his city from the pasta wrongly thought to originate there. Spaghetti Bolognese is a favourite around the world but has no particular tie to the city in north Italy.   “Dear residents, I am collecting photos of spaghetti Bolognese from around the world (speaking o...

Regarding innovation and "best green practice policies and procedures", one must be aware of the fact that such phenomena are coming to life more than ever in Italy, and at the same time worldwide.  Starting from eco-practices in the sector of mobility, to procedures used by bio-medical companies or in the field of cosmetics, researchers, scientist...

Are you sure you know everything about Carnival in Italy? We will help you with an excursus that goes from the origins, through the typical masks and sweets of the Italian carnival tradition, up to the indication of the most beautiful carnivals in Italy. The origins of Carnival in Italy and beyond are closely linked to religious culture, as they ar...