Events

Life + Style
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 02/11/2020 - 10:12
One of the oldest carnivals in Italy, the Venice Carnival is also one, if not the, most spectacular and thrilling. It is a time for exhilaration and madness,…
Culture
by John Bensalhia | Mon, 02/10/2020 - 13:03
John Bensalhia enters the carnival season of the year, along with festivals that celebrate everything from chocolate to boats It's carnival time, and while I'…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 01/28/2020 - 00:00
A year ahead of the celebrations for Dante Alighieri’s 700th death anniversary, the Italian government has announced the establishment of a National Dante Day…
Culture
by Laura Morelli | Thu, 01/16/2020 - 03:09
The artist Raffaello Sanzio—better known as Raphael—is one of the undisputed masters of the High Renaissance style in Italy. But when you realize that the…
Travel
by Silvia Donati | Wed, 01/15/2020 - 06:03
New Year, new Italy – well, not quite, but there’s interesting travel-related news that you may want to take into consideration for planning your 2020 travel…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 01/02/2020 - 23:21
Dozens of shoe models, from those worn by ancient Romans to those designed for Hollywood stars, are currently on display at the Museum of Fashion and Costume…
Life + Style
by John Bensalhia | Sun, 12/29/2019 - 18:56
John Bensalhia kicks off 2020 with a selection of Italian events and festivals occurring this January... New month. New year. New decade. The 00s and the 10s…
Life + Style
by Silvia Donati | Fri, 12/06/2019 - 00:00
[Candelo, Piedmont.] Get into the holiday spirit when you visit these Italian villages where Christmas is celebrated with special events. Candelo (Piedmont)…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 12/05/2019 - 00:00
Antonio Canova, the greatest of Neoclassical artists, the sculptor behind such masterpieces as Psyche Revived by Cupid's Kiss, The Three Graces, and Pauline…
Travel
by John Bensalhia | Mon, 12/02/2019 - 06:19
Ho, ho, how would you like to read about some fantastic festive festivals in Italy this December? John Bensalhia reports. With Christmas approaching, this…