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In this section you will find the Italian Culture in Art and Artists, Cuisine, Music including Classical and Jazz, Movies and Celebrities, Sports, Biographies, Language, Literature, and Fashion.

Tiramisù with mixed berries

A delicious alternative to the traditional flavors of Tiramisù Tiramisù, you heard, and probably tasted it, is one of the most popular desserts coming from Italy. It's been said that…

The Music of Ennio Morricone

Ennio Morricone has won the Oscar for scoring The Hateful Eight by Quentin Tarantino Ennio Morricone has composed about 500 scores, from "The Good, The Bad and The Ugly" to…

Italian Art Movements and Periods

Roman Art Italian art movements in Italy start with architectural design of Roman temples and residences, structured on Etruscan models and principles. Because Etruscan style and design modes showed strong…

Italian art and artists

Italian art overview [caption id="attachment_51" align="aligncenter" width="800"] The ceiling of the Sistine Chapel by Michelangelo Buonarroti[/caption] Italy has long been the central focus of world history, Italian art in particular,…

Italian music

Italian music, including pop, jazz, classical and opera, is famous around the World. This article will introduce you to the music of Italy and its artists.

Top Italian names for boys and girls

ISTAT, the official Italian Statistics Institute has released the 2015 top Italian names for baby boys and girls. Very little has changed from the previous year. For boys, Francesco seems…

The Italian Suit

The suit that stood the test of time The Italian suit is the exact opposite of the English suit. Italians have always wanted to stand out through the way they…

The Vatican Museums in Rome

A Place to Celebrate Art and History View Images of Vatican City and the Vatican Museums About the Vatican Museums Touted as some of the greatest museums in the world,…

Style Icon: Raoul Bova

Italy is known for its sartorial history - and there's no doubt about it. If you ever see a picture taken in the street, where everyone, without any exception, is…

Italy Museums and Historic Sites

[caption id="attachment_597" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Pompeii[/caption] Few countries can claim as extensive a heritage of artistic expression. To experience Italy's art firsthand is to touch the soul of the country. From…

Italian restaurant news

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Italian Literature: The beginning

[caption id="attachment_86" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Dante Alighieri[/caption] Before the 13th century the literary language of Italy was Latin, which served for the writing of chronicles, historical poems, heroic legends, lives of…

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Italian Literature: The Renaissance

[caption id="attachment_562" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Niccolò Machiavelli[/caption] The Renaissance reached its fulfillment in the 16th century. Italian, long eclipsed by the humanists’ preoccupation with Greek and Latin, rose to a new…

Please, Do eat the Daisies!

The Italian artichoke, il carciofo COMPOSITAE: The Composite Family Herbs or shrubs with alternate or opposite leaves. Flowers or florets collected several together into a Head surrounded by an involucre…

Italian Literature: The late 20th century

[caption id="attachment_577" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Dario Fo[/caption] Other notable postwar novelists are Dino Buzzati, Elsa Morante, Natalia Ginzburg, Primo Levi, and Italo Calvino. Buzzati's allegorical writings, which owe a debt to…

Italian Culture: An introduction

Italian culture at the Heart of the World Although it lacks a large amount of political power, culturally Italy is much more prominent, and its art & architecture, literature, music,…

Famous Italian artists

Michelangelo Buonarroti Born in Caprese, near Florence, in 1475, this magnificent artist and sculptor transformed blocks of marble into figures full of life. His immortal works include the Sistine Chapel…

Honey (Miele) by Valeria Golino

[caption id="attachment_500" align="alignleft" width="300"] Valeria Golino[/caption] Synopsis Irene lives alone on the coastline outside Rome. To her father and her married lover, she’s a student. In reality, she often travels…

Italy and its culture

A living museum Italy is a living museum. Her public structures comprise vivid, visible art and architecture that stand as testaments to the country's history and culture. The Roman and…

Italy and its art cities

FLORENCE Built by the Romans and immortalized by the Renaissance, Florence affords an unforgettable voyage through timeless art and architecture. Savor the contrast between the Boboli Garden's green, groomed perfection,…

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