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Basilicata Award “Lucani Insigni 2013″
The regional government of Basilicata has issued notice for the award “Lucani Insigni 2013″.
The region will give the award to four Italian and foreigner individuals, residing in Italy or abroad, who have achieved distinguished merit in the social, scientific, artistic and literary fields or four personalities involved in the diffusion... [Read more]
Piemonte – Food and Wine Tour
Piemonte – Food and Wine Tour
This sample tour is tailored for ItalianSide by our local tour operator partner
Our Genealogy local experts are available: if you need some help during your tour just let us know! back to Genealogy tours in Italy
Duration: 6 Days/5 Nights
DAY 1 – ARRIVAL
Arrival in Turin and transfer to the reserved... [Read more]
Discovering Puglia: on the Footsteps of Your Ancestors
A journey in Puglia, the heel of Italy.
This sample tour is tailored for ItalianSide by our local tour operator partner: you have the opportunity to stay in your ancestors’ village and to visit Puglia at the same time. The program is illustrative: the exact sequence of days may be different depending on the geographic position of your village... [Read more]
The New ItalianSide Community: World-Wide Italian Roots!
Many of you have asked for information regarding your ancestors and their hometowns. We felt the best way to meet your needs was to create a community where all our readers can share information.
Come join the ITALIANSIDE COMMUNITY and share our passion for Italy.
Explore your ancestors’ home towns, surnames, dual citizenship and genealogy.
You... [Read more]
Old Italian Villages and Towns Database
The Old Italian Towns and Villages database is a new tool from ItalianSide.com to help you to find the old names of the Italian towns.
We receive many e-mails asking help to locate ancestors’ hometowns.
We see that in many cases, reading Italian words from manuscripted old documents could be difficult and that people from abroad are not able... [Read more]
Genealogy Tours in Calabria
A sample of ancestry tour in Calabria from our selected incoming partner back to Genealogy tours in Italy
Duration: 7 Days/6 Nights
YOUR ANCESTORS’ VILLAGE
Day 1 – Welcome to your Italian town
Journey to your ancestors town.
Discovering the old town: mother church, historical buildings, old streets, charming views, artisans at work,... [Read more]
Clean, Vacuum and Chill
Saving the Sistine Chapel
Visitors to the Sistine Chapel can expect to be cleaned, vacuumed and chilled before entering to see Michelangelo’s famous frescoes. The project, which the Vatican hopes to have completed by the end of this year, is one of several proposed by Antonio Paolucci, the director of the Vatican Museums.
“Dust, heat, humidity... [Read more]
Time Changes Everything (Almost) – Part II
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Time Changes Everything (Almost)
Part II – Matera 2011 by D. Hirsch(Part I is here)
Because dreams do not come often to me, I took it as a significant omen that it was time for me to return to Matera when I had three dreams about it in about as many weeks. Thirty-two years had passed... [Read more]
TV live streaming from Italy
A brand new service for you: live streaming from Italian TV here on ItalianSide.com
TRM is the most important local TV station in Basilicata region.
Programs are live from 7 am till 1 am (Italian Time) and TV broadcasts 24-hours a day.
With this service, wherever you are in the world you will be able to watch local news and TV programs about Italy and... [Read more]
Sardinian secrets for a long life
How would you like to live to 100 years old, still vibrant and healthy? Impossible? Not in Sardinia. Just ask the Melis family, who this year was declared the oldest living family in the world. The combined age of the nine siblings is an incredible 818 years!
The Melis family is from Perdasdefogu, in the region of Ogliastra of southeastern Sardinia,... [Read more]