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La Scala opens its season with a calendar full of events

La Scala opens its season with a calendar full of events

Milan authorities announced a programme of over 50 events across the city to coincide with the annual Prima della Scala, or official opening of the...
Italy said goodbye to Valeria Solesin in Venice's St Mark's Square

Italy said goodbye to Valeria Solesin in Venice's St Mark Square

Italy said goodbye to Valeria Solesin with an emotional funeral in Venice's St Mark's Square on Tuesday. The Italian doctoral student was among the...
Venice Mourns Valerian Solesin, the Italian Victim of Paris' attacks

Venice Mourns Valeria Solesin, the Italian Victim of Paris' attacks

Flags will fly at half-mast in the hometown of Valeria Solesin, the sole Italian victim in Friday's terrorist attacks in Paris, until the day of her...
Fendi Fashion House to Finance the Restoration of Rome's Fountains

Fendi Fashion House to Finance the Restoration of Rome's Fountains

Fendi fashion house has announced that, after the completation of Trevi Fountain, they will be financing the restoration of four Rome fountains. They...
Trevi Fountain turned back on after restoration ended

Trevi Fountain turned back on after restoration ended

Rome's Trevi Fountain was turned back on Tuesday after months of restoration work ended. The fountain returned to action with new illuminations. The...
Milan Expo 2015: Food-themed world's fair closes on Saturday

Milan Expo 2015: Food-themed world's fair closes

Six months, the food-themed Milan Expo 2015 world's fair is wrapping up on Saturday. The event, which opened on May 1 under the banner 'Feeding the...
Florence's Cathedral Museum Reopens to Public

Florence's Cathedral Museum Reopens to Public

Florence's cathedral museum, hosting the world's largest collection of Florentine mediaeval and Renaissance sculpture, has reopened to the public...
Mantua is Italy's Culture Capital for 2016

Mantua is Italy's Culture Capital in 2016

Mantua has been picked as Italian culture capital in 2016. The Lombard city was the erstwhile princely seat of the House of Gonzaga from the 14th to...
The Majestic Domitian's Ramp to Imperial Palaces

The Majestic Domitian's Ramp to Imperial Palaces

Part of a monumental ramp entrance to the palaces of Roman emperors on the Palatine Hill opened to the public for the first time, more than a century...
The Tree of Life to Stay in Milan after Expo closes

The Tree of Life to Stay in Milan after Expo closes

The Expo's Tree of Life will not be moved after the world's fair closes on October 31, said Expo Commissioner and CEO Giuseppe Sala on Wednesday. The...