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Claudio Pellegrini, Professor Emeritus of Physics and Research Professor at UCLA, as well as visiting scientist and consulting professor in photon science at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, shared this year the Enrico Fermi award with Charles Shank, laboratory director emeritus at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Professor Pellegrini: “I am excited to receive the Enrico Fermi Award from President Obama”

What can make an Italian scientist happier than an award honoring the memory of Nobel Laureate Enrico Fermi, a pioneer in the field of nuclear and...
L to R: Company Music Director Nicola Luisotti, composer Marco Tutino, Director Francesca Zambello, and Company General Director David Gockley

Director Francesca Zambello: «This is how we transformed La Ciociara in a piece for the opera»

The cruelty of war as well as the loss of innocence; the love of a mother for her daughter and the vain attempt to find safety: these elements take...
Confetti are on the market in different colors, shapes and tastes. In particular, the confetti from Sulmona are part of an old tradition kept alive from many local firms

How the art of making confetti in Sulmona changed while keeping tradition alive

Blue for a little boy or pink if it is a girl; white for weddings or red for graduation: while the colour changes according to the event in which...
Eleonora Abbagnato, new director of ballet of the Teatro dell'Opera di RomaEleonora Abbagnato

Eleonora Abbagnato, excellence and success led by passion and determination

“When the lights go off, it’s time to go on stage. That’s my world. And when I realized that, it has been for ever”. A sincere but intense thought...
Serena Zanello (right) with Dzoanna Pavulina, one of the students displaying their works at the Spring Show

From Turin to California, shaping architecture and design through art: Serena Zanello

“Creativity is the way to transform dreams into reality” : there is no better quote we could hope to end our conversation with Serena Zanello during...
Goldsmith masters in Crotone are artists able to craft precious metals in order to produce objects known worldwide: from gold to silver, pearls, corals, and precious stones

The art and tradition of goldsmithery in Crotone

The Greek colonization in South Italy left an immense cultural heritage: besides an influence on the language, traditions, and cuisine, there is also...
Professor Goldberg during the Premiazione Flaiano

Michelangelo and the Medici: the heroic figures of Italian Renaissance told by professor Goldberg

A unique genius, but also a survivor of his time: professor Edward Goldberg could not find any other word to describe Michelangelo Buonarroti , the...
Piazza Duomo - Lecce

La Piazza, Italians’ second home where history and architecture combine

Piazza della Signoria, Piazza del Plebiscito, Piazza Navona, Piazza San Marco: listing few among the most famous piazze in Italy would be enough to...
Vittoria Zupicich

Between People and architecture: Vittoria Zupicich's vision of architecture as usable art

Passion for photography and art is something that can develop during somebody’s life in a totally unexpected way. Or it can be the result of a very...
Born in 1847 as Distilleria Nazionale di Spirito di Vino all'Uso di Francia, the company Martini & Rossi has become a worldwide icon, thanks to its successful products

Martini, the story behind the most iconic Italian drink

It is usually said that while there are many ‘martinis’, there is only one Martini. This reminds us how cocktails sometimes have little or no...

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