The Colosseum is set to become part of an archaeological park that will also include the Domus Aurea, Palatine Hill and Forum sites, Culture Minister Dario Franceschini announced on Tuesday. The park will have a new director appointed via an international selection process, as has already happened for 30 other top cultural sites that were made auto...

Many misperceptions surround the spectacles held in ancient Rome, especially as a result of contemporary film and television. For instance, there is the popular belief that gladiatorial combats were the premiere spectacle at Rome: that they attracted the biggest audiences and the most partisan fans. In fact, neither assumption is true. The Circus M...

WTI Magazine #6    2013 Nov, 22Author : Nadiah Ahmad Shukri      Translation by:   The NameArmenian by birth and Milanese by adoption, Stefano Serapian discovered his flair for crafting leather goods in the early Twenties. The designer started his adventure when he began using scraps from an artisanal workshop to make his own creations. Their hig...

Today, Federica Guidi, Minister of Economic Development, was at Luiss EnLabs to announce Italia Startup Visa, a program to incentivize innovative entrepreneurs from all over the world to start up their business in Italy!   Italia Startup Visa means leaner and faster procedures to facilitate the entry visa approval for autonomous work for ext...

  WTI Magazine #42    2014 September, 3Author : infoviterbo.it      Translation by:   The transport of the Macchina di Santa Rosa is the feast par excellence in Viterbo, dedicated to the patron saint of Santa Rosa, who lived in the thirteenth century and whose memory is evoked by Viterbo through a event which is unique in the world: uplifting, a...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) leadership, including its Chairman, Joseph V. Del Raso, President John M. Viola, and executive committee, will travel to Italy June 6-12, 2013. The Foundation's Mission to Italy will bring together board members, business leaders and local government officials to discuss key issues influencing cultura...

L'on. Fucsia FitzGerald Nissoli (PI) si è recata ieri in visita alla Temple University di Roma, dove ha avuto occasione di constatare di persona le attività didattiche svolte. Nella stessa giornata, presso la sede universitaria americana, erano in visita il governatore della Pennsylvania, Tom Corbett, ed il sindaco di Philadelphia, Michael Anthony...

Il Ministro della Difesa Roberta Pinotti ha preso parte al convegno "Industria aerospaziale. Un ponte tra Italia e Stati Uniti", che si è svolto al Centro Studi Americani.   L'iniziativa ha rappresentato l'occasione per analizzare l'importanza del comparto aerospaziale all'interno del sistema Paese e promuovere l'eccellenza italiana nel più...

by Abigail Blasi   With the Italian government strapped for cash, Rome is becoming increasingly creative about how it preserves its heritage. Since 2014, companies funding restoration projects have been offered tax breaks via the Art Bonus scheme.   Luxury label Tod's bankrolled the Colosseum's current restoration, while Fendi, better...

di Barbara Millucci   Dopo l'Internet delle cose, è il momento dell'Internet of Underwater Things. Ovvero le connessioni ultrarapide sott'acqua. Nasce al dipartimento d' informatica dell'università La Sapienza di Roma un nuova spin off, specializzato proprio in tecnologie per la comunicazione sott'acqua. Il wi-fi sott'acqua per intenderci....