Events

Ravello Festival

One of the oldest music festivals in Europe, the Ravello Festival is the result of…

Folklore

Pinocchio

Pinocchio

The most translated Italian book, published in over 240 different languages, happens to be the…

Rugantino

Rugantino is a traditional mask from the Roman theatre, portraying the very spirit of the…

Gianduja

Gianduja, whose name is a contraction of ‘Gioanin dla doja’ (‘John of the stein’, in…

Historical reenactments

National holidays

Pasquetta picnic

Pasquetta

First things first, Pasquetta is not the same thing all over Italy. In Genova and…

Songs

Deserted Milano

Azzurro (Blue)

Azzurro is the kind of evergreen you are bound to hear whenever a group of…

Tongue twisters

But where are the bees?

This tongue twister isn’t especially difficult to pronounce (well, it is for the ‘ö’, which…