Culture

December 23, 2011

“A Natale puoi” a modern Christmas song from Italy

There are many Italian songs for Christmas time. After “Tu scendi dalle stelle”, we selected this song “A Natale puoi…” (“At Christmas you can…”) In these […]
January 4, 2012

“La Befana vien di notte…”: the Epiphany in Italy

“Befana comes at night…” says an old Italian song. On the night between the 5th and 6th of January, in all Italian homes “la Befana” comes. […]
February 4, 2012

Venice Carnival: where fun meets elegance

It’s Carnival time and many towns in Italy celebrate it. Venice Carnival is without doubt one of the most famous in the world. Venice means art, […]
February 8, 2012

Venice: the mermaid behind the mask

Carnival is coming and Venice Carnival is one of the most famous and ancient carnivals in the world. Venice, “an amphibious city, like mermaids, with an […]
February 12, 2012

Carnival of Viareggio and its big floats parade

Carnival of Viareggio celebrates 139 years of life. Viareggio (in Tuscany, on the Tyrrhenian sea), durinig Carnival, attracts every year more than one million spectators gathering […]
February 15, 2012

Festival di Sanremo 2012: and the winner is…

For Sanremo 2013 click here Sanremo Festival 2012 ends and the winner is Emma Marrone with her new song. Emma is from Puglia. At second Place […]
February 20, 2012

The World of ItalianSide or the Italian Side of the World (january-february 2012)

Is there a place in the world where there are not Italians? And is there a place in the world where people with Italian origin forgot […]
March 1, 2012

Lucio Dalla and his genius: ciao Maestro !

Lucio Dalla died suddenly at age 69 during a tour in Switzerland. He perfomed on Italian TV for the last time few days ago during Sanremo […]
March 11, 2012

Italian old proverbs: centuries of wisdom

Proverbs in Italy are the wisdom of the common people. Our grandma and grandpa used these sayings to help us to understand things as their grandparents […]
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