Un trailer di tre minuti alla conquista dei turisti americani e canadesi. La Toscana sbarca in questo modo a New York e si presenta sul grande schermo della Indipendent Film Week, organizzata da Indipendent Filmaker Project, la più antica e più grande associazione americana di registi e produttori indipendenti. Nella trama di My Tuscany, questo è...

Florence's public Botanical Garden (Orto Botanico), located in the Museum of Natural History of Florence, closed since September of last year after a period of hydreogeological instability, recently re-opened its gates (April 1). Similarly to those in Pisa and Padua, the Tuscan Capital's botanical garden, noted as a garden of Semplici or simple med...

by Alessandra Matroianni   Sculptors have been producing amazing artworks for millennia. We stare at them and admire the beauty of the shapes, feel the passion and the energy they emanate. But what's behind their creation?   "Through the Eyes of the Sculptor", written and produced by Gina Minervini, tries to follow and reconstruct the...

  WTI Magazine #61    2015 May, 29Author : italia.it      Translation by:   Art from the 14th Century and the Renaissance art lives here, hoisted onto the walls of one of the most famous museums in the world, known for its outstanding collection of paintings and antique statues: the Uffizi Gallery in Florence. Other 16th-Century buildings are no...

  WTI Magazine #65    2015 July, 24Author : Jennifer Gentile Martin for www.vinotravelsitaly.com      Translation by:   This past month I started featuring Italian wine words for those of you to start learning some of the Italian language in the wine industry. I started doing Italian Wine Word Wednesday that I'll feature on my social media and o...

The identity of the raven-haired beauty painted by Leonardo da Vinci in 1504 has long been suspected to be Lisa Gheradini Del Giocondo, the wife of a rich silk merchant. Italian archaeologists trying to solve the mystery behind the identity of one of the world's most famous models said Wednesday that they had found shards of bone which could h...

by Gaia Pianigiani   Nestled on a gentle Tuscan hill near this town just east of Florence, and caressed by the morning fog, sits a medieval castle that was once home to the few prominent noble families who plotted against the Medicis' rule during the Renaissance, some of whom are believed to have taken refuge here.   For centuries aft...

Sono dodici le borse di formazione professionale messe a disposizione nel 2014 dalla Regione Toscana per i giovani di origine toscana per nascita o per discendenza residenti all'estero, di età compresa tra i 18 e i 35 anni, con il bando "Mario Olla".   Il progetto ha l'obiettivo di realizzare azioni di formazione professionale nonché cultura...

Doppia opportunità per i giovani toscani nel mondo quest'anno. Nel 2014 saranno due le edizioni delle borse di formazione professionale "Mario Olla", proposte a chi, toscano di origine ma che in Toscana non vive (e non ha più di 35 anni), vuole approfittare di uno stage di quattro mesi in una azienda della regione.   Per le borse Mario Olla...

Two northeast Ohio churches have planned trips to Italy this year, and their respective itineraries are attracting a great deal of interest. Father Paul Rosing, pastor of Holy Family Parish in Stow, Ohio is taking his group north from September 7-21, 2014, weaving his way from Rome to Milan over 15 days and 13 nights.   Father Philip Racco,...