Mimmo Rotella, the genius of décollage

Catanzaro celebrates its artist ten years after his death “I believe the artist who is sensitive to what is happening in the world should express with his creativity the most important matters of our lives. I asked myself if in a tragic moment art was a sufficient response to the madness around us. Art is […]

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The church of Piedigrotta: an art treasure in Pizzo Calabro

In Pizzo Calabro, one of the most visited towns in the province of Vibo Valentia, is a place of extraordinary beauty, an enchanting place on the border between history and legend: the Church of Piedigrotta. A simple façade defines this ravine, this space imbued with a sacred ancestry; on the roof is an iron cross […]

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Cosenza amongst the finalists for the Premio Smau Napoli 2015

Calabrian town awarded the title of “innovative city” for The BoCS project The “innovative city” of Cosenza is among the finalists of the Premio Smau Napoli 2015 for “The BoCS” project. This important event, which will be held on the 10th and 11th of December in the capital of Campania, for fifty years promotes and […]

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Unical hosts the National Award for Innovation 2015

On December 3rd and 4th, sixty business plans for Italian businesses will be in competition in Rende. “Look ahead, the future is near,” the slogan of the thirteenth edition of the Premio nazionale per l’innovazione (PNI) (National Prize for Innovation), will be held on December 3rd and 4th at the University of Calabria. The largest […]

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Saved souls. A photo-tale by Elio Carrozza and Luca Daniele

Saved Souls is the title of a project aimed at documenting the arrival of immigrants on the shores of Roccella Jonica over the past few years. The exhibition, featuring photos by Elio Carrozza and Luca Daniele, will be on display at the Photo Gallery “Cine Sud”   in Montepaone Lido until December 3. With their pictures, the […]

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In Calabria, the National Institute of Bread Tasters

A sort of bread “sommelier” for the promotion of one of the most important foods.  Inap, the National Institute of Bread Tasters, is one of those scarcely known yet remarkably original initiatives Calabria is full of. It is a rather unique non-profit association, whose members have been working to divulgate the culture of bread – possibly the […]

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Many Calabrian events for the Week of Planet Earth

From October 18 to 25, the discovery of Calabria’s natural resources is on The third edition of The week of planet Earth: Italy discovers Geoscience has begun. From October 18 to 15, the whole Italian territory will have seven days full of events for the discovery of our natural resources. Many of them will be […]

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Sustainable architecture and eco-design for an educational building site at the Placanica Factory

Culture of lawfulness and green economy: an important project in the heart of Greek Calabria Sustainable architecture and eco-design for an “educational building site” at the Placanica Factory of Pentedatillo, which will be active from October 16 to 18. During three intense days of work the architect Elena Trunfio will update participants on the basic […]

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The street photography of Giancarlo Colloca

“Scie. Residui di vita incrociata”, the Calabrian artist’s travelling exhibition, goes abroad Traces of existence that leave signs, fragments of life made eternal by the camera eye, stories of a minimal infinite time. This is the raw material of which the exhibition is made, a photographic project by Giancarlo Colloca, a young Calabrian artist and […]

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Koa Bosco: a victory for integration in Rosarno

Soccer as a means of integration between different ethnic groups. Considering the episodes of racism in which the most popular sport in the world was involved in the past few years, this could seem an unattainable goal. Yet, it has been achieved thanks to Koa Bosco, a team whose players come from the tent cities […]

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The treasures of Scido

Scido, a small town in the plain of Gioia Tauro amidst the mountains of Aspromonte is a reserve of treasures of great worth. The museum and the public library “Paolo Greco” are located at the Ruffo Palace, an ancient building erected in 1875 and belonging to an aristocratic family. A structure annexed to the palace […]

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