(Ita) La nuova raccolta di poesie di Sonia Vivona

Sorry, this entry is only available in Italian. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. Or use Google Translate selecting a language here: Ad un anno dal suo primo lavoro (“Prendimi per mano. Per volare verso nuovi […]

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(Ita) Saracena (CS): a scuola un laboratorio di robotica

Sorry, this entry is only available in Italian. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. Or use Google Translate selecting a language here: In un momento non proprio felice per la scuola italiana, tra tagli alle risorse […]

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Baroque art in comparison: Mattia Preti and Guercino in Taverna

When we talk about Taverna, a beautiful village in the province of Catanzaro just outside of Sila Piccola, the thought immediately runs to its most illustrious citizen, Mattia Preti (Taverna 1613 – Valletta 1699), known by all as the Calabrian Knight for the appointment a Knight of the Order of Malta by Pope Urban VIII. […]

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Alforlab, developing a glue made with Calabrian pine bark

Good news from Calabria: a new glue is being produced by using the bark of the larch pine, a long trunked tree, typical of the Calabrian forest. It’s being developed at the University of Bern (in Switzerland) and in the public-private lab, Alforlab (PON Research and Competitiveness), a body that has been established to support […]

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In Saracena an Exchange Library is Born

It is called “Il Fiore di Aria,” a cultural association and exchange library.  An idea by ​​Barbara Forte, a young Saraceni professional which is finally becoming a reality. The ribbon will be cut on May 6th at 5:30 pm at the headquarters of the Association located on Via Carlo Pisacane, between the Town Hall and […]

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(Ita) “Adolescenza e socialità”: seminario a Morano Calabro

Sorry, this entry is only available in Italian. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. Or use Google Translate selecting a language here: E’ stata una giornata particolarmente interessante, che ha visto coinvolti le insegnanti e gli […]

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Calabria the inspiration for Choreographer Lara Ricco

We interviewed Lara Riccio, a young Calabrian choreographer, originally from Saracena (CS). Her current project La Trilogia della Parola in Corpo has been on tour since the summer of 2016. Let’s begin with you, who is Lara Riccio? Lara Riccio is an independent choreographer, an independent Calabrian choreographer. These are the three words that define […]

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The Existential Poetry of Sonia Vivona in Rende

Presented on January 3rd at the Museo del Presente di Rende (Cosenza), was the book of poems by Sonia Vivona “Prendimi per mano. Per volare verso nuovi gradi di libertà” (Take me by the hand. To fly to new degree of freedom), published by Aletti Editore. The event sponsored by the City of Rende, was […]

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“Scivediamo” in Saracena to open the ski season!

In Saracena (CS), on the cornice of the Novacco plateau, this year we have again “Scivediamo,” an event sponsored by the local ski club. The date chosen is Sunday, January 8th. The initiative can be seen as the opening event of the 2017 ski season, open also to amateurs, who will see the  support and […]

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(Ita) Ambiente e benessere, convegno scientifico al CNR di Rende

Sorry, this entry is only available in Italian. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. Or use Google Translate selecting a language here: Grande successo per il  convegno scientifico che si è svolto a Rende (CS), presso l’Area […]

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Successo for EFIMED Week 2016 in Calabria

There was talk of the forest, bio-economy and migration during the EFIMED Week 2016, which this year took place in Calabria from November 7th to 9th, at the Popilia Country Resort in Maierato (Vibo Valenzia). For the organizers it was a great success, given the number registered and the attendance, “We can be satisfied – […]

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(Ita) Mattia Di Pace, mentalista: «Intratteniamo in maniera giocosa, dimostrando le potenzialità della mente»

Sorry, this entry is only available in Italian. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. Or use Google Translate selecting a language here: Abbiamo incontrato Mattia Di Pace, mentalista originario di Saracena. Con lui abbiamo parlato della […]

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Morano Calabro, Flag Festival returns!

From July 22nd to the 24th, Morano Calabro, in the province of Cosenza, will host the fourteenth edition of Flag Festival. The event, sponsored by the local authorities and ProLoco, has as its partner the Pollino National Park. This year, during the three day event, there will be a reenactment of an early medieval battle […]

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“Oltreconfine” from Calabria comes a project for refugees in Greece.

The solidarity of Calabria for the refugees housed in the camps of Greece doesn’t stop. After the success of the initiative at the camp of Idomeni, on the border with Macedonia, #calabriaXidomeni relaunches a new project called “Oltreconfine. Cooperare per restare umani.”  Partners in the initiative are the association MEET Project of Catanzaro, Viva la […]

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European Synchronized Swimming: Saracena on the podium!

In synchronized swimming, yet another Italian victory at the European Aquatics Championships in London. Giorgio Minisini and Mariangela Calabrese Perrupato, natives of Saracena, in the province of Cosenza, winning the silver medal in the mixed duo free. The Italian duo finished just behind the Russian Aleksander Maltsev and Mikhaela Kalancha, who finished with 90.4667 points, […]

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In San Basile, on the trail of Basilian Eremitic Monasticism

In San Basile (Shën Vasili, in arbëreshë), a small Albania speaking village of a thousand souls in the province of Cosenza, we find one of the three monasteries of greek-Byzantine rite still existing in Italy today. The Monastery of Santa Maria Odigitria, built on the ancient ruins of the Monastery of San Basilio Craterese, whose […]

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Bovesìa, where they still speak Greek in Calabria

Calabria, a crossroads of Mediterranean cultures. A land where the blending of stories and artistic and idiomatic experiences is a reality, an accessible reality, even today, despite the uniforming effects of mass culture. They fit into this framework, the “peculiarities” of the Hellenic greek area on southern slopes of the Jonico Aspromonte.  Also known as […]

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In Calabria the Olive Trees “walk”

Almost fifteen years after publication of the essay ”Gli ulivi camminano” (Libri Firenze, 2001), by the late writer Leone Salvatore Viola, an engineer from Saracena, Cosenza with a passion for history and local traditions, it’s worth returning to this work, perhaps too little appreciated in recent years, which reveals some truly remarkable aspects about the […]

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Synchronized Swimming: GOLD for Mariangela Perrupato in China

Success at the tenth edition of the Synchronised Swimming World Trophy which took place December 12th and 13th in Shaoxing, China. The Italian team closed the second day with 91.1667 points, just behind China with 91.8334 points, followed by Japan (86.5), Russia (86) and Ukraine (84.5).  It was gold for Mariangela Perrupato and Giorgio Minisini, […]

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A Calabrian set for Simona Izzo’s new film

Yet another time Calabria (in particular, the Jonian coast around Cosenza) is a source of inspiration to a famous Italian director. The reason might lie in an unspoiled natural landscape, in the beauty of its seas and villages, perhaps in the presence of well-kept medieval castles. Whatever the reason, after Pupi Avati’s Calabrian leg in […]

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Olive oil that can be made at home, a Calabrian idea

It is now possible to make extra-virgin olive oil at home. This is one of those news that travel quickly around the world. And… it is true. The Calabrian start-up company Foodtech AGE, based in Lamezia Terme and featuring a staff that is well-grounded in both the food industry and electromechanics engineering, has just devised a kitchen […]

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The much-anticipated Festival of Migrations in Acquaformosa

From August 21 to August 25, the Township of Acquaformosa (a small arberesh community in the province of Cosenza) is going to host the fourth edition of the Festival of Migrations: an event that is connected with one of the most renown cases of immigrants reception in our region, well known and studied even outside […]

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