Sicilia Antiqua

Sicilia Antiqua

In April this year, I visited southern Italy. I took two organized tours with Andante Travels, a small British company that caters for travellers with…

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I quadri viventi

I quadri viventi

I quadri viventi o Tableaux Vivants che vengono rappresentati a Modigliana, ridente paesino dell’Appennino tosco-romagnolo luogo di nascita del pittore Silvestro Lega, sono la rappresentazione…

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How Italy is portrayed in the Australian media

How Italy is portrayed in the Australian media

On 17 July, Franco Papandrea gave a fascinating talk to the Dante conversation group on how Italy is portrayed in the Australian media. Franco is…

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DMV - Some personal reflections on the importance of music

DMV – Some personal reflections on the importance of music

When I was a teenager I imagined that one day I could write a symphony like Beethoven. This is without ever hearing a live orchestra…

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Ferragosto, moglie mia...

Ferragosto, moglie mia…

La parola Ferragosto deriva dal latino Feriae Augusti (vacanze di Augusto) ed è una festa antichissima che, come nel caso di molte altre feste divenute…

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