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It was tractors that first bore his signature. Affordable, sturdy, and practical. Essential for reviving the post-war agriculture. We are in the lowlands of Romagna, in that vast plain which is still recovering from the heavy damage inflicted by the flood …

Dioniso per i Greci, Bacco per i Romani. Il dio del vino per gli Etruschi era Fufluns: giovane, cinto di pampini, con un’anfora in mano, una coppa (il «kantharos») o un tirso ovvero un lungo bastone nodoso sormontato da un …

Embarking on a two-year voyage, spanning 40,000 nautical miles around the globe, the Amerigo Vespucci will grace the five continents through 31 stops, including a visit to Los Angeles in July 2024. Departing from Genoa amidst a flurry of emotion, the ship …

Before the phrase “pop star” was even coined, Enrico Caruso was already the epitome of the American Dream—yet profoundly Italian, forever tethered to his beloved Naples. Today, he stands as one of the greatest tenors of all time, a living emblem of …

A delicate blue rain curtain unfolds gently in front of a masterpiece, momentarily shielding it from view. This allows visitors at the exhibition a moment of isolation from the rest of the room, focusing solely on the perfection of the …

The year 2024 is poised to be the year of Roots Tourism, an emotive journey “back to one’s roots” for Italian migrants and their descendants. This trip takes them back to the places they, or their intrepid ancestors—parents, grandparents, and great-grandparents—left …

“The influence of our Sistema Italia in the United States is strong, dynamic, and set to grow in the current global landscape where it’s crucial to strengthen ties, including economic ones, between countries that share values and a vision for the future.” …

Eight marvelous pages herald the discovery of the New World. It’s the account Christopher Columbus shared with the treasurer of Kings Ferdinand of Aragon and Isabella of Castile, who had sponsored his bold expedition into the unknown. They banked on …

“The loveliness of Paris seems somehow sadly gay.” The moment he struck the first notes, applause would erupt. An expression of gratitude from an audience who had followed him for seven decades. A remarkable career that garnered him 20 Grammy …

C’è un palazzo, dimora medievale della famiglia Trinci, che merita il viaggio a Foligno. Siamo nel cuore verde dell’Umbria dove la campagna con le tipiche case coloniche e a torre si alterna alle colline coperte dagli uliveti, prima che queste …