That of the nativity scene is a tradition strongly rooted in the culture and society of Italy. It is considered to date back to year 1223, when San Francesco is credited to have created in the village of Greccio the “presepe” by reconstructing the nativity scene with living animals and real people. The first known nativity, with reconstruction of t...

Automobili Pininfarina today announces that the name of the first car in its luxury electric vehicle portfolio will be the Battista. Named after Battista 'Pinin' Farina, the founder of the Carrozzeria Pininfarina coachbuilding company that he started in 1930, the all-electric hypercar will be designed and hand-built in very limited numbers at Pinin...

Certainly not lacking for cultural excellence, Italy is not only the cradle of Roman, Renaissance and Baroque art, but it also plays a rather important role in the international modern and contemporary art scenes. Museums, galleries, cultural institutions and the artists themselves are organized into collectives: art in Italy follows the flux of ev...

We commenced our trip at the University of Gastronomic Sciences (UNISG) with an introduction to Slow Food and traditional Piedmontese food, moved to Turin for the incredible Salon del Gusto, trained to Genoa, and noshed and sipped our way through Liguria, Emilia-Romanga, and Tuscany. Carlo Petrini started the Slow Food movement in Italy in 1986 to...

Borsalino has created a new fedora style inspired by one of the brand’s most famous customers: Humphrey Bogart. As part of the strategy to relaunch the Alessandra-based hat maker under the guidance of its new owner — private equity group Haeres Equita — Borsalino has partnered with the Humphrey Bogart estate on the creation of an exclusive fedora s...

In Italy there are many companies that have made the history of the country thanks to their work. They have become the symbol of the city they come from. Their importance is celebrated through the creation of museums and exhibition spaces dedicated to their history. One of these is the Lavazza museum in Turin. Italian Traditions will guide you on t...

Prosecco is a global superpower. Nearly 20 percent of all sparkling wine sold in 2017 was Prosecco, according to Nielsen data, and sales were up 21 percent over the previous year. And that’s not the half of it. Industry experts like Vinexpo CEO Guillaume Deglise predict that Prosecco sales will continue to soar, increasing by more than 36 percent t...

Truffle fairs and truffle hunting tours have attracted some 120,000 visitors to Italy this year so far. Truffle hunting season is in full swing in Italy, and famous fairs and festivals dedicated to the unique flavour of the tartufo bianco, or white truffle, are held everywhere from Piedmont to Tuscany this month. Across Italy there are some 115 reg...

In attesa della Winter Edition del Novara Gospel Festival, in programma il 15 e il 16 dicembre a Borgomanero, il Novara Gospel Choir si prepara a partire per il New York International Gospel Festival, organizzato da Richard Hartley. Acclamato cantante, musicista e compositore, l’artista era stato ospite della kermesse novarese nel 2016, dove aveva...

Between water and sky, the village of Orta San Giulio offers a perfect setting for a romantic walk, even more so in November, in the quiet of the low season. Overlooking the small lake of Orta, the village is built on a promontory which juts out from the eastern bank of the lake close to Isola San Giulio. Start your walk on the main square, the pic...