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November 14, 2018
The genius of Gioachino Rossini

The genius of Gioachino Rossini

This year Italy is commemorating the genius of Gioachino Rossini, the great Italian composer. He was born in Pesaro (Marche region) on the 29nd February 1792 […]
November 7, 2018
The meaning of Italian heritage - Italian Side

The meaning of Italian heritage

Heritage represents something transmitted by or acquired from a predecessor or an ancestor. So, it is something that could emotionally connect people living in a state […]
December 5, 2017

Bringing life to Rushmore

The famous sculpture Mount Rushmore Memorial, the “mountain of presidents”, perhaps the best known monument of the United States, has among its authors also an Italian. […]
August 31, 2016

Roman Hideaway (part 2)

by Mark Russell First part is here My absolute favorite destination on the Caelian Hill and, in fact, all of Rome is perched on its north-eastern […]
August 7, 2016

Roman Hideaway (part 1)

by Mark Russell Hot and bothered. That’s one way to describe Rome during the summer months. To be honest, I enjoy the city’s vitality, be it […]