Sixteen years old, a passion for music, a bad school record. Professors who tell you you're not going anywhere, a failure in high school, the first evenings in some small clubs in the Italian capital and performances in the streets of the center of Rome. This is how begins the story of Damiano, the frontman of Maneskin (it means “moonlight” in Dani...

Raffaella is no more. For everyone "la Carrà", with the accent on the last a, as she emphasized to David Letterman in an interview in 1986. On July 5, 2021 died the most important woman in the history of Italian entertainment, by far, who for decades exported the best face of our country abroad. It is no coincidence that she was particularly succes...

Ballet is an art that requires body, brain and spirit. A discipline in which working hard every single day with constancy and sacrifice is fundamental, in order to be graceful and fly on stage. Study, daily training and solid roots. These are all essential characteristics to have no hesitation on the scene and let yourself go, without weight. This...

The first Italian immigrants in the United States of America brought many unique features and customs, such as the culinary tradition, the vivid language, and some peculiar musical genres. Your grandparents probably remember when, in the early 1900s, a particular Italian musicality became popular especially in Californian ballrooms: for sure, they...

What comes to your mind if we say: “Tu vuò fà l’americano”? Maybe the Cuban singer Pitbull dancing his “Bon Bon” song surrounded by sexy girls; or the fun video of the song “We no speak americano” of the Australian music duo Yolanda be Cool; or, maybe, a Neapolitan guy playing the piano accompanied by 5 other musicians, with jazz and swing rhythms....

2021 has just started and Italy and the entire world is still struggling against the coronavirus pandemic. Nevertheless, Italians are not willing to renounce the most awaited musical festival known everywhere: the Sanremo Music Festival. The Sanremo Festival has a long tradition, actually this year we celebrate its 70th birthday. Something worth no...

2021 has just started and it will be surely remembered in the history for various facts and events. Among them, there is a noteworthy one which stands out for its undisputed nobility and prestige, especially for Italy: the 700th anniversary of the death of Dante Alighieri. Dante Alighieri is considered the father of the Italian language and his “Di...

Gigi Proietti had always joked about the date of his birth: he was born the Day of the Dead, November the 2nd 1940. It seems so strange to say, in some way tragicomic, that November the 2nd was also the date of his death (2020). Gigi was indeed one of the most acclaimed Italian actors and comedians, plus he was an incredible voice actor, director,...

This November 2020 a very famous and acclaimed Italian actor and director celebrates his 70-year anniversary: Carlo Verdone. Recognized by many to be the heir of the great Alberto Sordi, Verdone has always tried to present in his movies the archetype of the “average Italian”, facing his daily problems, anxieties and joys. Some of his most appreciat...

Rome, the Eternal City, has welcomed the Autumn season with an extraordinary event that involves the global cinematographic industry: the 15th Rome Film Fest. This event has always been held in Rome in a splendid location, the “Auditorium Parco della Musica”, a large public music complex designed by the famous Italian architect Renzo Piano. The fir...