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  • Named one of the ten most promising Italian architects in the United States, Antonio Pio Saracino kicked off 2016 with public art projects across the globe, in Dubai, Los Angeles, Paris and, naturally, New York. Over coffee, we talk about Italy’s contributions to the design world in the U.S.
  • Events: Reports
    M. T.(September 29, 2015)
    At the Italian Cultural Institute paintings from the 19th- Century Neapolitan School on show from October 8th to November 5th.
  • On April 6, ten thousand braved the cold in L’Aquila to record the sixth anniversary of the earthquake that struck the beautiful medieval city in the Abruzzo, killing 309, leaving up to 70,000 homeless and damaging tens of thousands of historic buildings. Reconstruction has been controversial, but, “After too many promises, we are finally passing to action,” Premier Matteo Renzi said Monday.
  • Off Site Art recently presented at the town of L'Aquila with a "call for art," where Italian and international artists were invited to send their works. The scaffolding of the historic center of L'Aquila, destroyed by an earthquake back in 2009, comes to life with a beautiful selection of international artwork. The project is supported not only by the associations of l'Aquila, but also by a New York-based non-profit public art organization, Artbridge. i-Italy TV is preparing a segment with the founder of Artbridge, Rodney Durso, and other members of the international intellectual committee involved in this beautiful project.
  • On April 6, 2009, an earthquake struck in the Abruzzo region of Italy, killing 300 and leaving 1,100 injured and 65,000 homeless or displaced. In addition to the historic capital L'Aquila, the devastation affected 48 other towns and cities, among them Santo Stefano di Sessanio, voted by the Association di Comuni one of Italy's loveliest towns.
  • The Hands on L'Aquila Conference organized by the non-profit organization blogAway aims to help the economically neglected region of Abruzzo, still suffering the fallout from the 2009 earthquake. The conference will be hosted on September 28 and 29 in Santo Stefano di Sessanio, L'Aquila, and offers the unique opportunity for bloggers to learn and network while helping and getting to know the beauties and traditions of Abruzzo.
  • With three National Parks occupying most of its surface, Abruzzo is known as “Europe’s Green Region.” A must see for all lovers of Italy, Abruzzo was recently presented at ENIT New York, where ENIT’s Vice-President and Abruzzo native Mauro Di Dalmazio discussed the beauty and the culture of his region with American tourism operators.