Mentions of culatello date from 1332, when it was given, as a precious gift, to noble spouses and wealthy lords. Loved by the poet Gabriele D'Annunzio and the great composer Giuseppe Verdi, culatello, which was once used as a precious medium of exchange, has its roots in the historical memory of the peasant culture, which still exists in the farmho...

Most visitors to Emilia-Romagna associate the Parma area with ham and cheese, and rightly so; it’s the heart of production of the prized Prosciutto di Parma and Parmigiano Reggiano. But the Parma area, namely the hills south of the city, an enchanting territory comprised between the Enza and Stirano rivers, also boasts an ancient winemaking traditi...

The Consortia for the protection of Balsamic Vinegar of Modena PGI and Traditional Balsamic Vinegar of Modena PDO have signed a memorandum of understanding to share their strategies for the future. In recent years, the two Consortia have started a collaboration that has become increasingly intense identifying as common goals the protection of their...

He played no less than twenty-nine roles in his career. Wanting to bring opera to the masses, he performed in great arenas and open spaces. His monumental artistic and philanthropic career created lasting synergies between his world and the world of pop and rock music, as the “Pavarotti & Friends” events well represent on the international level. L...

A cura di Maria Teresa Cannizzaro, Fiorella Operto e Marco Violi. Galleria dei ritratti del Museo Diocesano di Imola. 7 dicembre 2019 │ 16 febbraio 2020. Oggetto dell'esposizione – in un suggestivo allestimento, che sottolineerà in particolare i cosiddetti bijoux delle feste – circa 300 pezzi (dagli anni '20 ai '70) prodotti dalle più importanti ma...

Its strong, spicy perfume and savoury, intense flavour make Parmigiano Reggiano PDO 40 mesi (40 months maturing) a product with unmistakable characteristics that is increasingly in demand on the tables of consumers. This is why the Parmigiano Reggiano PDO protection Consortium launched the 40 months premium project during a dedicated event held yes...

Dal 1° dicembre 2019, Piacenza si arricchisce di un nuovo spazio culturale, interamente dedicato all’esperienza migratoria, uno dei fenomeni avvertiti con massima attenzione dalla società attuale. All’interno della Casa madre dei Missionari Scalabriniani, infatti, si apre il MES – Museo dell’Emigrazione Scalabrini. Promosso dal Centro Missionari di...

L’università italiana alla conquista dell’America: a New York nasce l’Italian Academic Center. Nel cuore del campus della Cornell Tech, la “Silicon Valley verticale” sulla Roosevelt Island, nasce un nuovo spazio che ospiterà progetti di innovazione e iniziative di formazione e ricerca promossi da Alma Mater Studiorum – Università di Bologna, Sapien...

Il Cinema Ritrovato on Tour returns to Detroit! Join us on November 29-December 1, 2019 at the Detroit Film Theatre.  Each summer, the Cineteca di Bologna, one of the most renowned centers for film restoration, presents a film festival featuring an array of cinematic gems: newly restored classics enjoying their second life, rarities from world film...

The Church of Sant'Agostino in Piacenza, in Emilia Romagna, an impressive sixteenth-century building designed by Bernardino Panizzari and overlooking the "Stradone Farnese" of the city, rises to a new life under the banner of contemporary art. Owned by the State Property Office, the church, which was deconsecrated until the 1980s, has been used for...