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Exhibits

Triennale di Milano

What is about Italy and design? If you study the history of graphic or industrial…

Fables and legends

Festivals

Carnevale

Italian carnival has nothing to do with travelling sideshows or merry-go-rounds. The origin of the…

Folklore

Christmas market in Italy

Christmas markets

Christmas markets are a relatively young Italian tradition dating back to the 1980s. They are…

Cenone di Capodanno

‘Cenone di Capodanno’ is Italian for ‘big feast of new year’s eve’. The basics of…

Games

Ruzzola

In Italian, the word ‘ruzzola’ comes from the verb ‘ruzzolare’, or ‘to roll’. The game…

Piastre

When it comes to Italy, traditions tend to have seriously ancient origins. The game of…

Media

Gomorra la serie

Gomorrah (TV series)

Who says Italians cannot do cinema or TV series (any longer)? Gomorra (Italian for Gomorrah)…

Quotes

Tongue twisters

But where are the bees?

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