Giro d’Italia 2013 Started Today in Naples

Today, may 4, in Naples started the “Giro d’Italia” 2013. This is the 96th edition of the most famous Italian bycicle race: it was organized for the first time in 1909 by the Italian Sport Daily “La Gazzetta dello Sport“. The race leader is awarded every day with the “maglia rosa“, a pink jersey. Why [...]

Live Streaming from St Peter’s Square – in diretta da Roma

March 13 2013 – The election of the new Pope

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, [...]

Ennio Morricone: from Cinema Paradiso to Venice

This video is taken from Ennio Morricone’s concert in Venice. Here, the Maestro is directing his Love Theme from Cinema Paradiso. Elegance, genius, art, music, history, emotions, magic, ….in a word: ITALIA

Finding your Italian town: the Italian towns and cities database

We just added a new feature to ItalianSide.com. The Italian towns and cities database. Even if at ItalianSide.com we have all the 8100 Italian towns, many of our visitors write us wondering why they can’t find their ancestors’ towns on our Internet site. Reading their requests, we found that in many cases they are not [...]

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