World Portuguese Language Day: new discoveries

Four centuries after the Portuguese discoveries, we rediscover Portuguese. On Unesco’s initiative it has been established that the World Portuguese Language Day will take place every year on May  5th. More than 260 thousand people use Portuguese daily as their mother tongue, in addition to many others who, after discovering it, fell in love with Read More …

Brushstrokes to eternity – 500 years of Raphael, the ‘divine painter’

The “divine painter”, a sensible genius, prince of the arts, almost a mortal God. People from all over the world attribute these titles to Raphael Sanzio, one of the greatest Renaissance artists. Five hundred years after Raphael’s death, the celebrations in Italy have been suspended by the Covid-19 emergency. The works rest in dark, climate-controlled Read More …

COVID-19 #iorestoacasa or saving Italy… in pyjamas

In times of war everyone picks the most appropriate weapons and run to the battlefield to win. During the Roman Empire, to win a battle the legionnaires protected themselves with nice shields, helmets, lances and heavy armor weighting about 66 lbs. During the Great War, the soldiers readied themselves wearing military uniforms and handling rifles Read More …

La strada per la dolce vita – Fellini 100 years or The road to sweet life

A master of the Italian cinema, one of the greatest filmmakers in history, an immortal genius or even a mere “artisan who has nothing to say but knows how to say it”. The last definition was pronounced by FEDERICO FELLINI himself, the genius, the immortal, the master, one of the most important filmmakers of all Read More …