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 and knowledge of the [...]

Time Changes Everything (Almost) – Part II

Everyone has a story: tell us yours! stories@italianside.com 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 [...]

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 [...]

ItalianSide stories: Time Changes Everything (Almost)

Everyone has a story: tell us yours! stories@italianside.com Time Changes Everything (Almost) Part I – Matera 1979 by D. Hirsch Fourteen years before it became a UNESCO World Heritage site, I visited Matera, deep in the heart of southern Italy. This was back in 1979 and I had just finished college. A friend and I [...]

From Australia to Italy: a 9000 mile journey to the roots

We just received this email from Bernadette: she contacted us from Australia to plan her trip to Italy to visit her Italian grandfathers hometown. After she returned home, she wrote us a nice email with some useful suggestions for tourists coming to Italy for genealogy research “Thank you for helping me to arrange my trip [...]

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