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STD Parma ham festival

Sara Mantovani July 24, 2014

Do you know that the word “prosciutto” (ham) takes its origin from the Latin prae exuctus, meaning ‘dried up’. The ancient Gauls and Romans already knew since a long time the art of salting and preserving meats, in fact the earliest evidence on the processing and preservation of pork meat by salting can be found in… Continue Reading »


Sagra musicale malatestiana

Sara Mantovani July 22, 2014

Here we are with one of the most long lasting events of Italy: the Sagra Musicale Malatestiana.  It is, actually, the longest standingand most prestigious event in the area of Rimini. 2014 will be the 65th edition! As a matter of fact, its birth dates back to the summer of 1950 when Carlo Alberto Cappelli,… Continue Reading »


Ferrara buskers festival

Sara Mantovani July 18, 2014

Ferrara Buskers Festival, the most important international devoted to street music&art in Italy, takes place in Ferrara from August 22nd to August 31st. (Part of the festival will be in Venice and Ferrara inland) With its beautiful landscape, Ferrara – a World Heritage City on the UNESCO list – offers a 200,000 square meters stage… Continue Reading »


Concerts at dawn in Cesenatico

Sara Mantovani July 16, 2014

Ways to welcome the new day are endless but we are proposing you classical music concerts on the beach in the cosy town of Cesenatico. The ancient fishing harbour designed by Leonardo da Vinci in 1502 is the heart of the city centre of this lively seaside resort. The fishing tradition still survives and livens… Continue Reading »


Variety says: Bologna loves cinema!

Sara Mantovani July 14, 2014

We have already talked about Bologna and its love relation with Cinema, during summer this relation offers to locals and visitors the best. “Il Cinema Ritrovato” (2014 edition just ended): the film festival with screenings from morning to night in Piazza Maggiore and in Piazzetta Pasolini too that in the 2014 edition shown the restored… Continue Reading »


Ferrara is waiting for Simple Minds

Sara Mantovani July 11, 2014

Summer nights are full of cultural and music events and in Ferrara the festival “Ferrara sotto le stelle” (Ferrara under a starlit sky) is renown as one of the most qualified summer festival in Italy, it takes place in July and August and will host prestigious names and talented young artists. Location is beautiful, Piazza… Continue Reading »

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