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Sotheby’s: two Empress Josephine Bonaparte tiaras up for auction

Sotheby’s: two Empress Josephine Bonaparte tiaras up for auction

Sotheby’s will auction in London two tiaras that are thought to have belonged to Joséphine de Beauharnais (1763-1814), wife of Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821) and Empress of France. These extremely rare tiaras are exquisite examples of the finest French craftsmanship of the early 19th century. Made in Paris around 1808, they embody the charm of neoclassical […]

Villa Giulia Rome: Etruscan urn shines again after restoration work

Villa Giulia Rome: Etruscan urn shines again after restoration work

One of the most emblematic exhibits in the collections of the National Etruscan Museum of Villa Giulia in Rome, depicting an Etruscan woman who lived more than 2,500 years ago, has been restored by Co.Re.Co under the coordination of the Museum’s Restoration Service. It is a terracotta cinerary urn dating back to the second half […]

Historic find in Israel: Crusader sword found after 900 years

Historic find in Israel: Crusader sword found after 900 years

A Crusader sword found at the bottom of the sea after 900 years. An Israeli diver, in the waters off the Carmel coast, found the sword which is believed to have belonged to a crusader knight. The diver, Shlomi Katzin, handed the find over to the authorities. The sword was lying on the seabed at […]

Hannibal Classic 2021, Ciao Pais and Nembo II win

Hannibal Classic 2021, Ciao Pais and Nembo II win

Ciao Pais (1944) among Vintage Yachts and Nembo II (1964) among Classic Yachts won the fifth edition of the International Hannibal Classic – Memorial Sergio Sorrentino, the regatta that from 10th to 12th September 2021 gathered at Marina Hannibal in Monfalcone, also the main sponsor of the event, 36 vintage and classic yachts. Tiziana IV […]

Spontaneous herbs: recognizing and tasting them

Spontaneous herbs: recognizing and tasting them

Barzanò (Lecco), September 2021 – Back with a long-awaited autumn edition of the event of recognition of wild herbs that this summer has made the hearts and minds of lovers of nature and wellness go crazy. “Spontaneous Herbs. Recognize and enjoy them” is the title of the experiential event that will take participants to explore […]

Genoa Boat Show: the 61st edition kicks off tomorrow

Genoa Boat Show: the 61st edition kicks off tomorrow

The traditional flag-hoisting ceremony, scheduled to take place at 10.30 am at the Terrace of the Blue Pavilion, will be enriched by the homage of ‘Nave Rizzo’, a Fremm unit of the Italian Navy recently employed in anti-piracy activities, which will parade along the port’s canal. This will be followed by the Inaugural Conference ‘Made […]

On the schnapps and alpine pasture trail through the beautiful landscapes of Kufsteinerland

On the schnapps and alpine pasture trail through the beautiful landscapes of Kufsteinerland

Birding rowan. Pear. Hot pepper. Juniper berries. Apricot. Raspberry. Apple. These are some of the ingredients to create signature spirits. The Kufsteinerland, the beautiful region of Tyrol, invites you to taste (but also to participate in distillation courses) delicious grappas, liqueurs, brandies. A true tradition handed down from generation to generation, going back in time: […]

Siena Awards 2021: the world of photography and visual arts meet in Siena

Siena Awards 2021: the world of photography and visual arts meet in Siena

Siena is preparing to welcome great international photography and the world of imagination with a new edition of the Siena Awards. The event will take place in compliance with the anti-Covid-19 regulations, but looks beyond the pandemic with new ideas and perspectives, ready to animate Siena and its surroundings from October 23 to December 5 […]

Bari: “Restauro in Tour” from 26 to 28 May 2021

Bari: “Restauro in Tour” from 26 to 28 May 2021

Restauro in Tour’, the 2021 edition of the International Restoration Exhibition, will be held from 26 to 28 May. after the forced hiatus of 2020, will be held at the New Fiera del Levante in Bari and on a dedicated digital platform. Presenting ‘Restauro in Tour’ on 4 March at 11.30 a.m. in the CCIAA of […]

The white night in the Dolomites

The white night in the Dolomites

2020 night skiing opportunities in the illuminated ski areas of Val D’Ega (BZ) Italy – The white of the slopes of Val D’Ega (BZ) is even brighter when the stars and the lights of lifts that do not know the distinction between day and night illuminate the snow. For skiers, snowboarders and tobogganers who can’t get […]

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