Culture

The history of wine in Tuscany

The history of wine in Tuscany

The history of wine in Tuscany dates back to the Etruscan times around the VII century B.C., when they learned the process for wine making from the Greeks who had colonized southern Italy.

Richard Wagner’s holiday in Siena

Richard Wagner’s holiday in Siena

Richard Wagner is perhaps the most representative character of the second phase of German Romanticism. As a reformer of modern musical theater he revolutionized the way of thinking about music with his concept of the Gesamtkunstwerk (total work of art), by which he arrived to a synthesis of the poetic, visual, and dramatic arts with music.

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Exhibit: Modern Art Collection

Lady Florence’s collection of over 60 masterpieces coming from the Johannesburg Art Gallery: Van Gogh, Degas, Monet, Cézanne, Matisse, Modigliani, Turner, Rodin, Moore, Lichtenstein, Derain, Pissarro, Corot, Sargent, Sisley, Bacon, Rossetti, Warhol, Signac, Picasso and many others.

New solutions for new challenges

New solutions for new challenges

Study Italian at home in a virtual classroom Keeping the highest standards both on site and online The Coronavirus pandemic is forcing many people all over the world to stay at home for the sake of our health and that…

How is breakfast in Italy like?

How is breakfast in Italy like?

The real Italian breakfast is hard to be strictly defined. As everything about Italian cuisine, it has different nuances that vary with the habits and customs of the region.

Long life learners: never too old

Long life learners: never too old

It is commonly believed that learning a language is an activity that should take place at a young age, but is really age an insurmountable obstacle for adults wishing to learn a second language?

Italian opera, a show on and off stage

Italian opera, a show on and off stage

Italian Opera: where is the real show behind the scenes or on stage? In about 350 years of its life the Italian opera is a mine of anecdotes, secret stories and manias, let’s discover some of them! Comparing to other…