Rightly considered a jewel of world art, visiting the Sistine Chapel is a defining experience, one that leaves a mark in the mind and the soul. Famously painted by Michelangelo, in truth other famous artists participated to its frescoing, too, including Perugino, Botticelli, Ghirlandaio and Rosselli. If you have not had the chance to see this magni...

Dall’etichettatura alle certificazioni, un webinar su come esportare i prodotti agroalimentari in USA. Ad organizzarlo sarà lo Sportello Internazionalizzazione di CNA Roma, in collaborazione con Nina International, per il prossimo giovedì 2 luglio, in cui saranno illustrati gli strumenti necessari e i contributi finanziari disponibili per fare busi...

A trip to Rome is definitely an experience not to be missed for lovers of Art and History. But the number of its prestigious monuments is so high that it would not take weeks to devote all the deserved attention to it. We then took the liberty of building a small itinerary for you that will allow you to taste its main attractions, while still leavi...

THE TOWN OF GRECCIO, NINE miles from Rieti in the region of Sabina, northeast of Rome, is twinned with the city of Bethlehem for a very special reason: In 1223 Saint Francis decided to enact there the first living nativity scene in the history of Christianity. The event is also depicted in the cycle of frescoes on the life of Saint Francis attribut...

Rome's 2020 summer opera season presented by the city's opera house will take place at the Circus Maximus, from 16 July to 13 August, the Teatro dell'Opera di Roma has confirmed. The Circus Maximus will host a total of 21 shows under the stars, beginning with Verdi's Rigoletto conducted by Daniele Gatti, on 16 July.   Construction work on the stage...

Ponza is a popular summer vacation destination for Italians, especially Romans and Neapolitans, as Rome and Naples are only a short drive and ferry ride away. Known by some as “Capri without the tourists,” Ponza is a worthy vacation destination for travelers who want to experience summer the Italian way, basking in the beauty of the Mediterranian....

THE LOCATION OF ITALY’S true geographic center has obsessed writers since Roman times. Marcus Terrentius Varro (who was born in Rieti, then known as Reatae) claimed that his home region was Italy’s ombelicus (navel). Initially, the site was believed to be the nearby Lake of Paterno, sacred to the ancient Sabine people, which Pliny also cites in his...

Renzo Piano, the acclaimed Italian architect, received a Lifetime Achievement Award on 18 June during a digital marathon by Rome's MAXXI National Museum of the 21st Century Arts. The accolade, part of the Italian Architecture Award 2020, was organised by MAXXI and Triennale Milano, with the patronage of Italy's culture ministry. The award was prese...

During 2020, on the occasion of the five hundredth anniversary of his death, Raphael Sanzio will be celebrated with a number of events, exhibitions, debates, studies and publications truly out of the ordinary. Every area of his activity, every city in which he lived and every place where he worked will be involved in a total retrospective that will...

If you think about Rome, the magnificence of the glorious Coliseum, the magical atmosphere you can breathe on the banks of the Tiber river and the deliciousness of some typical culinary products, such as pizza and pasta come to your mind. What about that famous picture of a man wearing a cap and eating with greed a huge dish of pasta, pronouncing o...