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Ovunque (oh-voon-kooaih) means anywhere (or everywhere), or wherever in English and appeared for the first time in the 13th century. It translates the ideas of “wherever you go,” “in every place,” and it is formed by the adverb ove, an …

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When US national sport teams compete internationally, their uniforms mirror the colors of the flag: blue, red and white. So, why aren’t the Italians clad in white, red or green, but in azzurro? Good question! The answer is curious enough …

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Ognuno di noi può fare la sua parte per contribuire in modo concreto ad aiutare persone in difficoltà, incidere sulla realtà e permettere così agli invisibili di diventare visibili. Di fronte a grandi cambiamenti epocali della società in cui viviamo, …

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Today’s word is easy in every sense!Easy because it is incredibly common, because you won’t find it hard to pronounce and because it means just that: easy! Facile (fah-tchee-lai) is an incredibly common word, one you need to have in …

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Moka  (moh-kah) is an easy Italian word to pronounce, perhaps because it isn’t Italian at all! “Moka” is the term inhabitants of the Belpaese use for the most important kitchen appliance they own: their beloved, stove-top coffee maker.  If you …

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Today’s word is wonderful, because just saying it cheers you up. Buffo (boof-foh) means funny or silly, in a nice, good-hearted way. Something is “buffo” when it makes you smile because of its awkwardness, clumsiness or because it’s just curious, …

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ArtSharing, giovane realtà poliedrica molto attiva nel panorama dell’arte contemporanea, ospita la mostra “Morfologie Meccaniche. Assemblage e collage” dell’artista Vanzuk dal 13 maggio al 28 giugno 2021 a Roma, a cura di Penelope Filacchione.“Una macchina inutile che non rappresenti assolutamente …

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We Italians love our beautiful markets, how characteristic and traditional they are and we still consider them central part of our weekly routine. Truth is, markets are common across Europe, from north to south, and we aren’t the only nation …

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Have you ever wondered why Italy is divided into regions? Of course, our regioni are not that different from “counties,” but it’s interesting to see why and how they were created. Italy was first divided into administrative areas at the …

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What’s the capital of Italy?  Rome, of course, everyone knows that! Not many know, however, that it hasn’t always been the case. On the 27th of March 1861, shortly after Italy became a unified country, Rome was proclaimed its Capital, …

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