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Siena, famous for its medieval cityscape, is home to iconic landmarks such as the Piazza del Campo, where the historic Palio horse race takes place, and its magnificent Cathedral, a masterpiece of Gothic architecture. Indeed, the city’s value in Italian …

In the latest release of the 2024 QS World University Rankings by Subject, Italy achieved outstanding results: four Italian universities emerged among the top ten in specific subject areas, a clear sign of the high caliber of specialized education offered, …

Puglia, the heel of Italy’s boot, is known for its architectural and natural beauty, excellent cuisine, and strong connection to its historical and cultural roots. It is a charming, welcoming place that manages to strike a balance between modernity and …

The summer is coming, and Italy is getting ready to welcome millions of people eager to enjoy its beauty. This is nothing new, as the essential role of tourism in the country’s economy and welfare is well known.  Indeed, tourism …

The Belice Valley in western Sicily has come a long way since the 1968 earthquake that destroyed many towns in the area. The violent earthquake not only annihilated physical locations, killed around 300 people, and injured about a thousand, but …

With the millions of people with Italian descent around the world—many of whom come to Italy to experience an emotional connection with their place of heritage—it is no wonder that 2024 has been declared a year of “Roots Tourism,” an …

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The Arena di Verona Opera Festival was established in 1913, to celebrate the centenary of the birth of Giuseppe Verdi. The inaugural performance was Verdi’s Aida, chosen for its grandiose and dramatic qualities, which perfectly suited the majestic setting of …

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Awaiting the arrival at the port of San Pedro of the Amerigo Vespucci, the oldest ship in service with the Italian Navy, the “youngest,” the Raimondo Montecuccoli, a new Multi Purpose Combat Ship, has docked on the shores of California. …

“The Italian Republic: no longer a romantic dream of conspirators, an epic vision of poets; no longer a flag of rebellion and insurrection. The Italian Republic: a peaceful and lawful reality descended from the heights of ideals into the concrete …

On July 12, 1962, the aircraft carrier USS Independence encountered the Amerigo Vespucci in the central Mediterranean. The Vespucci, the oldest active ship in the world, identified itself as the “Training Ship Amerigo Vespucci.” The American ship stopped its engines …

Over 72,000 visitors in one week at the port of San Pedro. It is clear that it was a success. In the same place where Italian fishermen once arrived from the old country seeking the lost horizons of Sicily and …

“It’s nice to have dreams tucked away, but you need to pursue them; otherwise, they remain just dreams,” says Francesco Bauco, who pursued his dream and made it come true on May 18th at the Hudson Theater in Hollywood. Bauco …

As the training ship Amerigo Vespucci, which set sail from Genoa on July 1, 2023, approaches its arrival at the port of Los Angeles on July 2, 2024, the Italian community in the United States is preparing to welcome this …

Photography has the unique ability to reveal details that often go unnoticed in everyday life. It helps us remember and offers a glimpse into our recent past. It captures emotions and thoughts, showing what attracted the photographer, and why a …

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