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September 1, 2020

The joy of learning Italian well

The Italian Dream   Close your eyes and try to imagine how nice it would be to be able to understand and speak Italian once and for all, just as you’d always wanted! Finally loving everything about the Italian experience, living the life and style of this amazing country to the full; and feeling, little […]
August 10, 2020

Isozaki Loggia Uffizi exit financed by Italian Government

The Uffizi will receive 12 million euro as part of the “Grandi Progetti Beni Culturali” scheme.
May 15, 2020

Quarantine reads: 5 Italian classics

If there’s one thing this imposed quarantine has given us, it’s time. Time to finally clean out our closets, plan out our year, or pick up that book that’s been sitting on our nightstand for months on end. Without the hustle and bustle of everyday life, we can finally sit down and relax with a […]
March 23, 2020

Dantedì: celebrating the father of the Italian language on March 25

This March 25 marks the first annual celebration of Dantedì, when Italy will celebrate Dante Alighieri.
March 20, 2020

Do you qualify for Italian dual citizenship?

Many Italians born abroad feel as if Italy is their homeland
February 25, 2020

Edgar Degas and his Italian family

One of the earliest masterpieces by the 19th-century French impressionist artist and collector Hilaire-Germain-Edgar De Gas, who later adopted the simplified version of his name, Edgar Degas (1834–1917), hangs in the Musée d’Orsay in Paris. Titled The Bellelli Family, it depicts Degas’ relatives in the sitting room of their rented apartment in Florence’s piazza Barbano […]
October 15, 2019

It’s in the blood: my road to Italian citizenship

There are multiple paths to Italian citizenship, but only one is a birthright.     Jus sanguinis, or “right of blood”, is Italian citizenship that is passed to children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and so on because these descendants are in the direct line of succession to an Italian citizen who did not give up citizenship through […]

Italian citizenship rights for women

One of the most important principles of acquiring Italian citizenship is based on the nationality of one or both of your parents. Known as “jus sanguinis” (meaning “right of blood” in Latin), it is the rule by which citizenship is determined or acquired by nationality of one or both parents, regardless of where you were […]
October 14, 2019

Saving Italian words in piazza Santa Croce

The #paroledasalvare campaign is attracting word lovers to Florence’s piazza Santa Croce, the latest stop on Bologna-based dictionary publisher Zanichelli’s nationwide tour. The aim is to save more than 3,000 Italian words that risk being lost forever.             Open between 11am and 7.30pm until October 19, the #AreaZ has already […]
July 16, 2019

Italian Tapas: Oltrarno’s hidden garden

  A mainstay for Oltrarno nights, Italian Tapas is a popular hangout where old meets new near piazza Santo Spirito. Based on a concept by brothers Marco and Matteo Laporta, the attractive locale pulls in an international and local crowd, especially in the summer with its shaded courtyard to the rear and outdoor seating along […]