Month: December 2011

Unification of Italy, Masterpieces from 19th Century in Genoa

If you are an art lover and are curious to know an important part of Italian History, then you should hurry up and come to Genoa to visit the exhibition “Capolavori d’arte raccontano l’Italia unita” lasting until 6th January 2012!

In the fascinating district of Nervi, close to the sea, four important museums (the Modern Art Gallery, the Wolfsoniana, the Raccolte Frugone and the Museo dell’Accademia Ligustica) are hosting an impressive collection of paintings, sketches, sculptures, dresses of the 19th century.

The exhibition is divided in four areas. The visit starts from the Modern Art Gallery where some portraits of the Savoia family will show us some important aspects of the difficult path which led to the unification of Italy.

The main part of this section is undoubtedly the one concerning portraits of everyday life, with its contradictions of the industrial



We wish you a merry Christmas and a Happy 2012

This year 2011, has been a very important year for us. Through our blog we have tried to describe our wonderful country, which is Italy. We have talked about: art, sports, fashion , food and free-time.

Giving priority to whatever could be seen as typical and unique about our culture.

We hope to see you soon in Italy, our if you already had this lucky experience, to see you again soon!

So the team of the newsblog “about italy”, wishes you a very merry Christmas and a happy new year!

the best concerts in Italy for new year’s eve 2011

If you want to spend a magic, and unforgettable new year’s eve, at the sound of music, surrounded by magnificent buildings rich of culture Italy is the place to be!
This year 2011, Italy doesn’t miss the change to surprise us another time with events suitable for every age and for every kind of wallet!

Starting from Turin the capital of Piedomont , in Piazza San Carlo from 22:30 to 01:30 , you will have the chance to partecipate to a free concert full of culture and risorgimental spirit.. Renzo Arbore one of the most famous italian musicians, with the help of his orchestra,will make us dream of the past with his music rich of memory and tradition.

On the other hand, Milan with its charming Castello Sforzesco, will be the setting of a celtic celebration. Internationl groups such as the Irish Kila and the Scots Wolfstone, will project us into the world of the scottish Highlands, with its nostalgic but at the same time, full of life ballads.

Peaceful Holidays in the Luxury Resort in Tuscany Col di Sasso

If it’s time to take a break and recharge your batteries, then Tuscany is the perfect place for reach your goal.

Visitors will marvel at Tuscany treasures, especially Maremma, for many reasons: the extraordinary landscape of countryside and green rolling hills, its several paths where to go for a ride, the fine arts, monuments and museums, the sea coast and the islands. And don’t forget about the excellent cuisine and delicious local wines!

Tuscany is a miracle of nature where many people go to have relaxing holidays, maybe in luxury

Enjoy Liguria in Christmas Time, among handicraft markets and colored lights

Liguria gets ready for receiving its thousands visitors with the most beautiful Christmas markets in the large enlightened squares and the most striking villages on the coast.

As usual, Manarola, one of the villages of Cinque Terre, will host its famous luminous nativity scene, the greatest in the world.

From 8th December 2011 to 2nd February 2012 you will have the chance to visit this extraordinary nativity scene set up on the hill Tre Croci: 250 full-size personages will offer a fantastic scenario from the sea and the earth: many little luminous