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May 10, 2012

Festival for foodies

For its 10th anniversary, the Tuscan Sun Festival is introducing new culinary traditions of excellence. From June 11 to 18, the festival will bring the world's best chefs, artists and musicians to Florence for a jam-packed week of food and culture that promises to delight all tastes. The
April 26, 2012

A pyramid of excellence

One of the leading fashion and design schools in Italy, the Accademia Italiana ( was established in Florence in 1984. Headquartered in the historic Palazzo Temple-Leader facing Palazzo Pitti, it also has a campus in Rome and cooperates with some of the most prestigious universities around the

10th Anniversary Season: The Tuscan Sun Festival

From June 11 to 18, the Tuscan Sun Festival will bring the world's best to Florence for a jam-packed week of art and culture that promises to delight all tastes. Proudly celebrating its 10th anniversary, the festival is relocating from the intimate medieval hamlet of Cortona to Florence,
February 25, 2010

Sayaka Alessandra dazzles the web

Sayaka Alessandra, Youtube's most subscribed female singer in Italy, was born in Rome, from a Sicilian mother and Japanese father.    She has a B.A. in Media and Communication from The American University of Rome. In 2005 she worked for SKY ITALIA's SAT 2000 channel hosting&
May 17, 2007

Leather 101: The art and science of purchasing leather in Florence

Florence is famous for its leather goods, from shoes and accessories to clothing. But with so many stores and so much to choose from, how can a buyer be sure of making a good choice?We went to the Casini leather stores in Piazza Pitti and asked designer Jennifer Tattanelli
June 15, 2006

Tracce di animali

The interest of Tracce di animali lies in its exploration of many of the uses that Italian makes of explicit and implicit comparisons with animals in order to designate characteristics, attitudes and behavour in human beings. The book - is for the intermediate level student - contains 16 short theme-based units - &#

The Little Big Art Book

The ultimate visual compendium of Western painting, The Little Big Art Book spans the entire history of Western painting, from Prehistory to Post-Impressionism. With more than 450 colour reproductions of the greatest paintings, frescoes, and mosaics, it covers every significant style and period. Beginning with prehistoric Europe, ancient Egypt,
April 20, 2006

italiano a modello 1

Italiano a modello 1 focuses on reception and production skills in writing. Through a series of carefully selected short simple literary texts, it also implicitly develops a taste for reading and a critical appreciation of target language. Each module helps the students with comprehension of the texts by working on