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  • Italy’s world-renowned opera composer Giuseppe Verdi marched in this year’s Columbus Day Parade in Manhattan. Verdi was portrayed by actor, director, and playwright Massimiliano Finazzer, who spoke to i-Italy about his experience marching up New York’s Fifth Avenue dressed as the famous composer.
  • Massimiliano Finazzer Flory recita Giusepoe Verdi
    Giuseppe Verdi alla parata sulla quinta strada con una coreografia coordinata intorno ai Beni culturali tutelati dall’Unesco a “incarnare” la Regione Lombardia con la Fondazione Stelline. Si tratta di un gesto estetico guidato dal volto del più noto compositore italiano sulle note trionfali di un’Aida
  • Massimiliano Finazzer Flory as Giuseppe Verdi
    Giuseppe Verdi is at the parade on Fifth Avenue with a coordinated choreography around Cultural Heritage sites protected by UNESCO. A performance personifying the Region of Lombardy and the Fondazione Stelline. It's a beautiful gesture guided by the face of Italy's most notable composer, Giuseppe Verdi, on the triumphant notes of Aida. Be sure not to miss this one-off performance in New York City!
  • The Rimon Project, at Milan Expo 2015, showcases Jewish jewels like Viadana in Sabbioneta, Mantua and Piadena, while a special smartphone application guides the visitor through the Expo events and many Jewish sites in Milan and Lombardy: kosher restaurants and food shops, bookstores, shopping places and Italian Judaica.
  • Art & Culture
    Emily Hayes(April 24, 2015)
    For about two weeks in June 2016, wrap artist Christo will create floating walkways to wind around Italy’s Lake Iseo in the Lombardy region, connecting the mainland to and surrounding Italy’s largest land island, Monte Isola. Viewers can also walk around San Paolo Island and the mainland town of Sulzano. The bright yellow fabric used for the walkways will continue on the streets in two mainland towns.
  • Life & People
    M. M.(February 25, 2009)
    The region of Lombardy launched the platform M.A.D.E. in Milan with the aim of uniting the leading International Fashion Fairs taking place in the city of Milan. This initiative was presented at the Rainbow Room in Manhattan