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Jackson Pollock and the school of New York

By | November 9, 2018

From October 10th  to February 24th.   The Vittoriano Palace is  hosting an exhibition of 50 works of the painter Jackson Pollock The artist is part of  to the Abstract Expressionist avant-garde group of the New York School active in the 1950s and 1960s. Pollock is also known as ‘Jack the Dripper’ – because of […]

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ONE DAY EXCURSION AT THE MARMORE FALLS

By | June 29, 2015

Ancient buildings, churches, catacombs, museums are major touristic attractions in Italy, that is to say all the stuff that has something to do with the long gone yet influential Roman Empire. But beautiful landscapes are definitely top attractions as well. One day excursion at just one hour trip by train or car into the heart of […]

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ROME & LAZIO AT EXPO MILANO 2015: THE BEST OF LOCAL FOOD

By | April 28, 2015

Out of twenty regions in Italy, two of them will enjoy particular attention at Expo Milano 2015: Lombardia and Lazio, as headed by Milan and Rome respectively, the two major Italian cities. Both will expose the best of their local products in dedicated pavilions, side by side to those of the 130 foreign countries taking […]

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EXPO MILANO 2015: AMERICAN WAY OF… FEEDING THE PLANET

By | March 2, 2015

The inspirational theme of American pavilion at Expo Milano 2015 is “American Food 2.0: United to Feed the Planet”. U.S.A. are given the chance to display their outstanding contribution in food world production through the ages. They will highlight not only nutritional aspects, but also the role that science, business and entrepreneurial attitude played in […]

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ROMAN CARNIVAL, BAROQUE CARNIVAL

By | February 10, 2015

Carnival celebrations will reach their peak between this week and the next one, Fat Thursday being on February 12 and Shrove Tuesday on February 17. Rome Carnival’s typical style is Baroque: everything is meant to take the Eternal City four hundred years back, from masquerades to horse parades and even fireworks, which have been specifically […]

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MASKS, PARADES, BATTLES AND FOOD: IT’S TIME FOR CARNIVAL

By | February 2, 2015

Venice holds the most famous one, but several Italian cities from North to South made of it a reason of proud, taking it as their own symbol and with it attracting visitors from all over the world. We are referring to Carnival, the two-week yearly event occurring between February and March which is strictly related […]

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