The 41st session of the World Heritage Committee, which is underway in Krakow, has listed two new sites on the Unesco World Heritage List, leading to 53 the sites in Italy. The latest arrivals are "Faggete vetuste" and "Mura veneziane", and that put Italy in the first place of the nations in the Unesco List, followed by China and then by Spain. These are the "Venetian Defense Works between the 16th and 17th Century: State of the Earth - Western Sea State", a transnational ser
Italian villages try to move up in a tourism market still dominated by traditional destinations. As was apparent during the last "Arts and Events 100 Italian Cities" which took place in Bologna, visitors, especially if coming from certain countries, are still mainly interested in typical mass tourism destination: Florence, Venice, Rome, Milan. In particular, visitors coming from central or eastern Asia are interested in traditional destinations. European visitors, especially
Work on the Rialto Bridge began in May 2015 and consisted of two structural interventions, one on the balustrades and one on the wall surface, for a final price of 3,4 millions (granted to the temporary association of Lares, Lithos and Setten Genesio), financed with 5 millions by the OTB (Only The Brave) Group, chaired by the Venetian entrepreneur Renzo Rosso who founded the well-known fashion brand Diesel. Before the construction of the existing bridge, the canal banks were
From 11 February to 7 April 2017, the Muscarelle Museum of Art, Williamsburg, Virginia, will host an exhibition of great international concern: "Botticelli and the Search for the Divine: Florentine Painting Between the Medici and the Bonfires of the Vanities".
The great painter of the Italian Renaissance, Sandro Botticelli, will be celebrated with an exhibition that includes, among others, one of the two existing Venuses. This painting, normally exposed in the Sabauda Galler
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