WTI Magazine #77    2016 March 18Author : Giulia Carletti     Translation by:   A long corridor to pass, then a magnificent spectacle. The Sistine Chapel is one of the most iconic buildings in the world, as well as a powerful work of art. The Chapel is 40.23 meters long, 13.40 meters wide, and 20.70 meters high (about 132 by 44 by 68 feet) and...

Dal 26 al 29 settembre Roma ospiterà il "Festival della letterature di viaggio" una manifestazione dedicata alle diverse forme di narrazione del viaggio, di luoghi e culture attraverso letteratura, geografia, cinema, musica, fotografia, giornalismo.   Fra i tantissimi incontri è importante la prima partecipazione in Italia di Brand Usa, l'en...

April 16, 2015  Thursday 7:00 PMInternational House Philadelphia  - 3701 Chestnut StreetPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 In the IHP series Rome, City of Signs we will travel through history and the films of the Italian capital, starting with Antonioni's L'eclisse and moving on through many other titles including the classic Roberto...

Giovanni Battista Embriaco (Ceriana, 1829 – Rome, 1903) was a Dominican friar from Liguria, with a penchant for clocks. Water clocks, specifically, or hydrochronometers, which he invented. Rome still keeps two of these sophisticated machines he made.   The most famous one is on the Pincian Hill, from where you can overlook the city from a be...

by Ariston   Following Marco Mueller's exit from the troubled Rome Film Festival last year, Antonio Monda is stepping in to fill his shoes as the new artistic director.   Similar to Mueller, Monda has both a production and academic background. He is currently an associate professor at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts, lecturing on Itali...

ROME — The president and chief executive of the American Academy in Rome, Adele Chatfield-Taylor, announced on Thursday that she would step down at the end of next year after nearly 25 years as leader of the independent research institution."It's been the great experience of my life," Ms. Chatfield-Taylor, 67, said, adding that she witnessed the "t...

  WTI Magazine #25    2014 Apr, 11Author : italia.it      Translation by:   The Necropolises of Cerveteri and Tarquinia, inserted onto the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2004, constitute a unique and exceptional testimoney of the ancient Etruscan Civilization, the only urban civilization of the pre-Roman Age. The frescoes inside the tombs – true-...

Mercoledì scorso presso la Domus Mariae a Roma si è riunito il Comitato organizzatore degli Stati Generali delle associazioni italiane nel mondo.   Composto – ad oggi – da Acli, Filef, Istituto Fernando Santi, Migrantes, Ucemi e Unaie (comitato promotore), Anfe, Aitef, Cser, Uim, Abruzzesi nel mondo, Faes, Lucchesi nel mondo, Pugliesi nel mo...

From September the 28th to October the 5th, Rome will be embedded by an all-encompassing debate on innovation, "with topics ranging from Open Hardware to Social Innovation and Democracy, from City Makers in the Collaborative Economy to Open Data and Impact Finance".   Experts and leaders in innovation, including coders, hackers, and financer...

In March, an exhibition titled "Lacus Iuturnae. The sacred fountain of the Roman Forum" opened in Rome, at the Temple of Romolo along the "Sacra Via Summa", near the Via dei Fori Imperiali.   The highlight of the event is a group of seven marble sculptures dating back to the late 2nd and early 1st century BC, found in 1900, which originally...