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The Forgotten Fruits Festival and Kiarostami’s mulberry fruits

The 25th edition of the Forgotten Fruits Festival will be held this year in Casola Valsenio, Emilia Romagna, on October 10th to 18th. During the...

Italians at the table 1860-1960, a beautiful photography exhibition in Venice

by Alberto Manodori Sagredo Finally, the Italian people could sit and eat at one table. But in the first hundred years after the country’s Unification, when...

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Pietro Piffetti: the king of fine cabinetry

by Barbara Palladino His creations sum up every magnificence of 18th-century Baroque style: Pietro Piffetti was one of the most famous and...

Gabinetto del Segreto Maneggio degli Affari di Stato: a triumph of decorative art

by Barbara Palladino Inside Turin’s Royal Palace is one of the gems of 18th-century Baroque art: the Gabinetto del Segreto Maneggio degli...

Antonio Stradivari: the legend and myth of perfect sound

by Barbara Palladino The Stradivarius violin is renowned as the perfect musical instrument. Playing one is a dream come true for any...

The Royal Palace of Caserta and the wonder of time

by Barbara Palladino They’ve been hanging in the same spot since 1700, when Marie Antoinette gave them to her sister Maria Carolina...