Tuesday, 27 November 2012 15:34

Universal Forum for Culture 2013

The UNESCO Universal Forum for Culture (first started in 1997 by the 191 states of the United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization) chose to create in Naples a long event that would bring together different cultures from all 5 continents to establish a forum for a dialogue about urgent…
Friday, 16 March 2012 13:36

Culture Week 2012

Museums are free during the Settimana della Cultura - Week of Culture 2012 Spring is coming and together with the nice season another Settimana della Cultura (Culture Week): from 14 to 22 April 2012 entry to all Italian national museums will be free! The 14th Week of Culture is promoted by the…
Thursday, 07 July 2011 15:30

Furore High-Diving

Furore is a little town famous for a small but charming fjord. Located on the Amalfi coast, Furore is also hosting every year an international and very popular high-diving competition.  Divers jump from the 28 meters high bridge down into the crystal waters of the Mediterranean sea. The 2011 edition…
Friday, 27 May 2011 21:40

Fiat 500 by Gucci

The Fiat 500 is indeed a lovely little car. But this new version by Gucci will have an even greater appeal. The project was born in conjunction with the celebration for the 150th anniversary of the Italian unification and the 90th anniversary of the establishment of the Florentine based fashion house. It…
Tuesday, 12 April 2011 16:30

Necroplis in Milan

A 15th Century Necropolis Discovered in Milan   Amazing discovery in Milan: a huge necroplis of about 500,000 ancient bodies has been discovered in the ground under the Policlinico Hospital. The bodies are from the period between 1473 and 1695, when the hospital was already active and are of patients deceased for…
Saturday, 09 April 2011 22:35

Culture Week 2011

Museums are free during the Settimana della Cultura - Week of Culture 2011   This week is a wonderful time to visit the Italian museums: from 9 to 17 April 2011 entry to all national museums will be free ! The 13th Week of Culture is promoted by the Ministry of Cultural…
Tuesday, 28 September 2010 14:01

Museums Open and Free !

The major National Museums will be free and open at night the last Tuesday of September, October, November and December. The museums will be open 19.00 to 23.00 on September 28, October 26, November 30 and December 28, and entry will be free.  The list includes: Da Vinci's Last Supper in…
Friday, 28 May 2010 16:03

Pompeii By Bike !

Did You Ever Ride Your Bike Through An Ancient Roman City ? Now You Can   Starting May 29 it will be possible to explore the Pompeii archaeological area by bicycle.  Pompeii was a city of more than 20,000 people when the Vesuvius erupted in 79 AD and the archaeological site…
Wednesday, 10 March 2010 11:58

FAI Historical Sites

Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 March 2010 many historical places that are usually closed to the public will be open to visitors. Like every year, this special weekend of openings will be organized by the FAI, Fondo Ambiente Italiano (Italian Environment Fund) a nonprofit organization focusing on the preservation of the…
Friday, 29 January 2010 15:53

Auditorium in Ravello

The new auditorium of Ravello has been inaugurated today. Designed by Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer, has been completed after 10 years of delays and debates ... actually a process that will sound familiar with anyone who followed the opening of the Maxxi Museum in Rome or other new buildings made by…