A real challenge for those who thought they have already seen and read everything about kitchen’s world. A way to test one’s knowledge and belief culinary submitting the verification of the tuscan “guru” Beppe Bigazzi. His newest book will be presented Saturday, February 2nd at the Villa Medicea in Artimino.
, Beppe Bigazzi
Most Italian cities have higher levels of pollution than regulations permit, said an environmental report released Tuesday. Airborne pollution – made up of dust, smoke and hazardous substances in liquid form – exceeded legal limits in many cities, according to 2010 data collected by researchers. That included Florence, Prato, Rome, Milan, Pescara, Naples, Palermo and Siracusa.
, High pollution in Italy
The bible of Marco Polo has a rich history that expands over 700 years, a fascinating testament to the first evidence of contact between Dante Alighieri’s Europe and Kublai Khan’s China. The ancient Latin manuscript was composed in 1235 and at the end of the XIII century it left for China, remaining there for over four hundred years.
Tags: Holy Bible of Marco Polo
, Marco Polo
The University of New Haven plans to open its first international satellite campus this fall in Prato, Italy, The Hartford Courant reports. The UNH Tuscany Campus will be housed in an old villa on Prato’s historic town square, near the Cathedral of St. Stephen. The university plans to enroll about 35 students this fall and 60 students in the spring of 2013.
, The University of New Haven
Organized and curated by the Centre for Contemporary Culture Strozzina in the regional project toscanaincontemporanea, Open Studios is a two years project – started in 2009 – which allowe to discover the places of contemporary art through visits to the studios of artists who live and work in the provinces of Florence, Prato, Pistoia, Pisa and Siena.
Tags: Centre for Contemporary Culture Strozzina
, Open studios
One day in Tuscany for the Italian minister Andrea Riccardi, who visited today the Istituto degli Innocenti in Florence to talk about integration in schools, and Prato, in the office of the Province, where he met young children of immigrants. Riccardi said: “I hope that the matter of the two Italian marines in India will be resolved. The Indian court must recognize the truth in the facts, that it is Italy that must judge them.”
Tags: Andrea Riccardi
, Istituto degli Innocenti