Month: April 2012

The 25th edition of Turin International Book Fair

The appointment with the biggest bookshop in Italy comes back: the 25th edition of the International Book Fair will take place in Turin from 10th to 14th May 2012 at Lingotto Fiere, a masterpiece of industrial archaeology.


The International Book Fair turns into a showcase for both big and small publishers to make themselves know to the audience. This is the place where who is fond of reading books can get in touch with every kind of book, from the latest news, e-books, audio-books, multimedia books up to antique manuscripts, rare books and the most odd titles.


There are about 1,200 exhibitors, over 50 of which for the first time

May Day Concert 2012 in Rome

One of the most awaited concerts in Italy is coming: the May Day Concert in Rome, as usual, will see hundreds of young people coming from all over Italy to watch the musical festival organized by the Italian trade unions CGIL, CSL and UIL on the occasion of the International Workers’ Day.


The concert will take place in Piazza San Giovanni in Laterano from 3.05 p.m. to midnight: emerging bands and singers will be the first to go on stage and from 4 p.m. onwards it will be other guests’ turn.


The 2012 edition will be introduced by the actor Francesco Pannofino and

“Imperia in 35 mm”: Video Festival Imperia 2012

  Imperia, the 7th edition of Video Festival Imperia (International Festival of    Cinematographic    Digital Art) is going to start from 24th to 28th April 2012. Each year it  becomes more and more  a centre of national and international attraction for professionals  from all over the world: the  number of participants increases, there are nearly 700 works from  51 countries. This testifies  how much the festival is growing thanks to the richness and the  variety of performances.

 With every passing year, the importance of Imperia and its festival has continued to grow: for  three consecutive years UNESCO has mentioned Imperia festival as one of the 13 most  important festivals in the world for “Diffusion and preservation of cultural diversity”.

Florence, 76th Edition of The International Handicrafts Trade Fair

With the new 2012 advertising campaign, “In the City of Beauty, you recognise angels from their hands”, the International Handicrafts Trade Fair starts off in Florence: from 21st to 29th April 2012, the Fortezza da Basso turns into the “City of Beauty”, where handicraftsmen coming from all over Italy and over 50 foreign countries will exhibit their own exclusive products.


That is how the Fair becomes the place of meeting of experienced craftsmen, young talents and their own audience to promote high-quality handicrafts of different production sectors, from clothing and accessory up to furnishing, jewellery, gifts and fancy goods, as well as wine and food.

51st Milan International Furniture Exhibition: “Salone del Mobile”

Edition 2012 of Milan International Furniture Exhibition is ready to start again: from tomorrow 17th to 22nd April, the exhibition will be open only to exhibitors, whereas on Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd it will be also open to visitors.

A real international benchmark for launching and promoting the best home furnishing and design brands. As usual, the exhibition will be held at Fiera Milano in Rho. Opening hours is scheduled from 8.30 am to 7 pm for exhibitors and from 9.30 am to 6.30 pm for visitors.

Once again, the Salone del Mobile will present thousands high-quality products conceived for markets of the whole world, setting Milan as the international capital of furniture and design.

Furniture and design objects for kitchens and bathrooms: