Inaugurazione in vista per la mostra "Hats on Film/Il cappello nel cinema" che aprirà i battenti a Los Angeles il 19 febbraio. Ad ospitare l'esposizione, promossa da Artigianato e Palazzo e il consorzio "Il cappello di Firenze", saranno le sale dell'Istituto italiano di cultura che daranno spazio all'istallazione di centinaia di cappelli di paglia,...

Montecatini 23 aprile 2013 - Il montecatinese Leonardo Rastelli, docente di fisica all'università statale di New York, ha vinto la borsa di studio della fondazione John Simon Guggenheim, unico premiato nel suo campo di ricerca.

Coins thrown into the Trevi fountain in Rome are supposed to bring good luck, and fashion house Fendi is hoping rather more than a few coins, 2.8 million euros in fact, will bring it fortune in its restoration project.   Fendi is the latest fashion brand to pitch in and help spruce up the capital, but by no means the only one. The stylists a...

The eight-bedroom villa, located near Siena, was bought by the Renaissance master in 1549 and remained in the Buonarroti family until 1867 – more than 300 years after his death. The home is surrounded by the vineyards of Chianti, with views of Tuscany's rolling hills.   Since Michelangelo purchased the home in 1549, the home has only had t...

di Marco Gasperetti   Un anfiteatro romano è stato scoperto a Volterra vicino alla porta etrusca Diana. Il ritrovamento, definito dagli studiosi di straordinario valore, è avvenuta a fine luglio durante la bonifica di un piccolo fosso. L'anfiteatro, presumibilmente del I secolo dopo Cristo, dovrebbe avere dimensioni rilevanti e la forma elli...

  WTI Magazine #85    2016 November 21Author : Unioncamere      Translation by:   The Apuan-Versilia territory hosts one of the oldest production activities in Tuscany, that has been conducted uninterruptedly since pre-Roman times to the present day with different intensities and characteristics, but always with a reputation of production and an...

The use of lapis lazuli for the manufacturing of ornaments or worship objects has a very long tradition. Already in Mesopotamia and in Egypt, this stone was appreciated and sought after, as its ore deposits were very rare.   The main one, and also the oldest, mentioned by Marco Polo, is located in the Hindu Kush mountains in Afghanistan...

by Claudia Astarita   Tuscany is rich in fascinating archaeological sites, such as the Baratti and Populonia Park (within a beautiful bay and a fascinating medieval village), the Museum of Ancient Ships in Pisa and the recently discovered necropolis.   Exhibitions, workshops and food&wine tastings have taken place all around the a...

My last name is Italian. Unfortunately, that's all I really knew about the Italian side of my family. Most of my Italian ancestors died a long time ago, and my family wasn't in touch with those still living.   My father once tried to research our family tree, but reached a dead end with my great-grandparents, who both died before 1950. &nb...

Riscoprire la qualità, la salubrità e la sicurezza di una produzione d'eccellenza. È questo uno degli obiettivi principali del primo banco d'assaggio dell'Olio Dop Terre di Siena, in programma a Montepulciano venerdì (28 marzo) ed organizzato dal Consorzio Volontario Fitosanitario della provincia di Siena con la collaborazione del Consorzio Olio Do...