How wood can revolutionise architecture and help the landscape: a study by Alforlab

Alforlab Laboratory, in partnership with the National Research Council (NRC) – Department of Agricultural and Technology (by the name of “Institute for Agricultural and Forest Systems in the Mediterranean” (ISAFoM) in Calabria – Rende, Cosenza) has proved once more to be an important support tool for the development of innovative technologies within the forest-wood supply […]

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Pina Amarelli awarded “2018 Carnevale Award” in Castrovillari

For the exemplary work history of Pina AMARELLI, a distinguished example of female achievement in the world of successful entrepreneurs, true excellence in the governance of the century-old family business which has diffused their brand, image and style of management throughout the world, associating them with a new and exciting vision of Calabria and the […]

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Press Release of Sila National Park at Fitur 2018

Sila National Park from 17th to 21st January attended for the first time, as a guest in the stand set up by the Calabria Region, the International Tourism Fair in Madrid (FITUR). FITUR (International Tourism Fair) is a global meeting occasion for professionals in the sector, which in the 2017 edition counted the accreditation of […]

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Vinzenz Brinkmann at the MAaRC for the presentation of the book “Sylvia Plath. Il Lamento della Regina”

There were some amazing guests on January 23rd at the National Archaeological Museum of Reggio Calabria. Vinzenz Brinkmann with his wife Ulrike, experts in the restitution of the original color of ancient statues and authors of a suggestive interpretative hypothesis on “our” Riace Bronzes, having carried out a new inspection of the majestic warriors, almost […]

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January 21st tour of Umbertine forts of Reggio Calabria

With the new year comes a new schedule of outdoor events to discover Calabria! In fact, the 21st of January will be an opportunity to spend a entire day exploring the Umbertine forts of Reggio Calabria. The trip, organized by Viaggi e Miraggi in collaboration with Open Lab and KalaCalabria will take us to visit […]

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Museum of Musical Instruments in Reggio: Christmas concerts, December 23rd 11:30am and 6:30pm

During the Christmas season, the Museum of Musical Instruments (MuStruMu) is particularly active. On  December 23rd, in fact, there are two different events, united by the same theme, music! At 11:30am the Academy Musikalisches, of Melania Scappatura, will present a performance of teachers and students, who will alternate piano, violin and trumpet, matching each instrument […]

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An afternoon at the Pinacoteca for children

Commissioner Irene Calabrò invites the children of the city and their families to the Pinacoteca, “Let’s rediscover the magic of Christmas starting from the masterpieces of the Pinacoteca.” An event not to be missed for two afternoons celebrating the beauty and the magic of Christmas. An educational didactic path that the Civic art gallery will […]

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Romualdina’s #dressTIPS arrives: designer from Reggio Calabria, Rosanna Zolfo inaugurates web-site for style tips

An elephant sitting with low-waisted jeans, revealing a bit of her panties. An aphorism by Oscar Wilde, that says everything that needs to be said about the fashion world: “Fashion is what one wears: fashion isn’t what others wear.” Rosanna Zolfo, the fashion designer from Reggio who created the Romualdina brand, chooses a new formula […]

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The Bocconotto of Mormanno, protagonist in FICO

In the large park in Bologna dedicated to Italian agri-food, the identity product of Pollino was presented by its producers. A delegation of producers of the renowned Bocconotto di Mormanno presented the ancient gastronomic art to sector professionals as well as the food and wine critics. They define the dessert treat of Pollino as something […]

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Inauguration of the library of the Archaeological Museum of Reggio Calabria

“A new space dedicated to knowledge is being added to the cultural offerings of the city of Reggio Calabria,” commented the director of the MArRC, Carmelo Malacrino, in anticipation of the inauguration of the Library of the National Archaeological Museum of Reggio Calabria, which will be held this Wednesday, December 13th at 5:30pm. “Finally, the […]

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Sila National Park and its archaeological treasures on National Geographic

Sila National Park, already at the height of its candidacy as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, this month is also on the National Geographic. The journalist / photographer, as well as Official Park Guide, Giuseppe Intrieri has closely followed the extraordinary story that saw the Superintendency finding, on the shores of Lake Cecita – now […]

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The Cartoniade challenge has kicked off with a prize of 30,000 euros

The contest has already started, the Cartoniadi have arrived in the city, the challenge that Comieco – National Consortium for the Recovery and Recycling of Cellulose Packaging – between the citizens of Catanzaro, Cosenza, Crotone, Lamezia Terme, Reggio Calabria and Vibo Valentia, in scope of the Program Agreement signed in March with the Region of […]

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Santa arrives in Reggio on The “Babbo Bus”

The Christmas atmosphere brings as a gift to the city Santa’s bus!  A special bus that will stop in the church squares of our city for a moment of celebration for the little ones. An initiative desired by the Municipality of Reggio Calabria and by ATAM, thanks also to the precious support of the Reggio […]

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At the Castle in Cosenza the exhibition “Water Warriors” by Lynn Johnson, icon of National Geographic.

A date with international photography taking place in Cosenza on December 12th and 13th. The event – the result of the partnership between Bluocean and National Geographic, and with the patronage of the local municipal administration – involves two prestigious locations within the city. The first will be at Castello Svevo, where the exhibition “Water […]

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Artisan Torrone: discovering the Taurianovese nougat treat!

An exciting and engaging experience for the children who participated in the workshop on the making of artisanal torrone by the torrone masters of Taurianova. A preview of the long awaited second edition of the Festival del Torrone which will be held on December 8th, 9th and 10th in the small town of Reggio Calabria, […]

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Prehistoric elephants, Greek temples, Roman roads and Longobard swords: the treasures of Sila National Park emerged from Lake Cecita

Sila National Park last Saturday presented at the “Cupone Visitor Center,” jointly with the “Superintendence of Archaeology, Fine Arts and Landscape” for the provinces of Catanzaro, Cosenza and Crotone and with the Municipality of Spezzano della Sila, the results from the digs carried out on the southern shore of Lake Cecita, in the locality of […]

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Giulia Savoja, Ph.D. student from the Mediterranean University, wins the Leonardo Innovation Award

On November 20th, in the prestigious setting of the Museum of Science and Technology in Milan, the thirteenth edition of the Leonardo Innovation Award was presented, attended by the winners of the Leonardo Innovation Award for Young People, awarded by the President of the Lombardy Region, Roberto Maroni. Leonardo, an Italian company active in the […]

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Magna Grecia Classic Method, sparkling wine event

The Politeama of Catanzaro, the location for excellence in southern “bubbles.” There is a new production trend within the Italian wine-growing landscape that has included the Southern regions already for a few years. The champenoise method has in fact infiltrated many wineries in the mid-section of Italy, which, through the use of native grape varieties, […]

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In Mormanno the Festa of Perciavutti begins December 7th

Identity, history, tradition. Tourism marketing and promotion of the village, coupled with Mormanno’s products of excellence. There is all this around the Festa of Perciavutti, which for years has marked the opening of the holiday season. A cultural, food and wine event that has become the social glue for the entire community, which is committed […]

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Cirò promoted in the German press

The invention of the Gregorian Calendar, which still today is based on the measurement of time around the world, was by a Calabrian: Aloisius LILIUS. This is how it begins, the three page long and very interesting article dedicated to this illustrious fellow citizen and his hometown of CIRÒ, published by the prestigious German biennial […]

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Sila National Park elected unanimously as the winner of the 2017 CIA Green Flag

With the unanimous vote of the Examining Committee, Sila National Park has been chosen as the winner of the XVth edition of CIA’s (Confederation of Italian Farmers) ‘Agriculture Green Flag’. The prestigious national prize was awarded on November 10th at a ceremony held in Rome’s Capitol, within the framework of the ”extra-business” strategic initiatives, the […]

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Ready for the workshop “The tourism professions”

Gearing up for the first edition of the workshop Le Professioni del Turismo (the tourism professions) to be held Saturday, November 11, 2017, at 9:00 am at the Aula Magna Academy of Fine Arts in Reggio Calabria on Via XXV Luglio, 10, organized by the Calabria Formazione and EuroForma Calabria associations, under the patronage of […]

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Archaeological Museum of Reggio hosts a new exhibition dedicated to Dionysus

“Dioniso. L’ebbrezza di essere un Dio” (Dionysus. The thrill of being a God), is the title of the amazing exhibit to be inaugurated Thursday, November 9th at 5pm, at the National Archaeological Museum in Reggio Calabria. Classic mythology returns as the protagonist at the MArRC, where attention is focused around a figure of great appeal: […]

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Magarìa, the new single and video of Roberto Santoro

Between memory and myth, Il Santo (Roberto Santoro) accompanies us on his journey. Philosophy and art, history and meta-history, come together in this video shot in the fascinating abandoned village of Papaglionti, in Calabria. The didactic peculiarity of this representation unfolds within four alchemical phases, corresponding to the four strophes of the piece: Nigredo (black) […]

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“Vino & Novello Sotto Il Castello” Cirò joins the European Day of Wine

To discover nature and the typical characteristics of products associated with the territory. To promote knowledge and diffusion of information through events that celebrate wine and wine production. To increase enogastronomic development by opening cellars and organizing tastings at local locations. These are the objectives that the local Administration hopes to meet in joining in […]

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The first “Walk Amongst the Olive Trees ” proves successful!

The path of active collaboration between the public institution and local business network is the building block in the growing virtuous dynamic towards sustainable development of our territories.  The goal to stimulate, in all generations but especially in the younger ones, the re-appropriation of their origins, the return to their home territory, knowledge of their […]

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Civic Art Gallery and Aragonese Castle host the Festival of Ognissanti

Wednesday, November 1st, at the Festival of Ognissanti, the Civic Art Gallery and the Aragonese Castle will remain open to allow citizens and tourists to enjoy the artistic and cultural attractions of the city. The Civic Art Gallery will observe the usual opening hours from 8.30 am to 6.30 pm while the Aragonese Castle will […]

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Cosenza is the top city in southern Italy for quality of life

Cosenza is the top city in Southern Italy in the program regarding quality of life (urban ecosystem) revealed on the Environmental Quality Report of the capital cities of the province published today by Sole 24 Ore and presented this morning in the Alessi Hall of Marino Palace in Milan, with the attendance of Mayor, Mario […]

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Can you make it in tourism in Calabria?

On the internet as well as on the billboards of Reggio, we see mysterious slogans inviting us to rethink our tourist vocation more concretely. Questions such as: “Can you live on tourism?” This being the main question that along with other more specific ones such as “How can I open a bed & breakfast?” or […]

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Daniela De Blasio of Reggio makes her contribution to an innovative Italy

Daniela De Blasio, a prominent figure in the province of Reggio Calabria, with various managerial positions that have seen her, over the years, at the helm of organizations such as a Azienda Calabria Lavoro, the “Francesco Cilea” Conservatory of Reggio Calabria, Portanova SpA, and always engaged in gender policies with different roles as a Councilor […]

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MArRc cuts the tape for the new exhibition “A New Life”

“A nuova vita. Restauri al Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Reggio Calabria” (“A New Life. Restoration at the National Archaeological Museum in Reggio Calabria”) is the title of the new exhibition that will be inaugurated on Wednesday, October 25th at 5:30pm at the MArRC. “The space within Piazza Paolo Orsi, comments the Director Carmelo Malacrino, is […]

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Filippo Tommasoli, fourth generation photographer of the famous Veronese studio, in Cosenza for the BoCs Art project

The project, BoCs Art of Cosenza will play host to Filippo Tommasoli, for a reportage dedicated to the International Artistic Residences. Tommasoli, part of the fourth generation of a family of photographers whose studio has been in Verona since the beginning of the twentieth century. Its main objective will be the 23 artists presently at […]

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The first “Creative reuse Festival” in Taurianova on Saturday, October 21st

On Saturday, October 21st, the new Centro del Riuso will be the theater hosting the first “Festival del riuso creativo,” a day dedicated to raising awareness, providing information and entertainment, promoted under the project “Meno Rifiuti Taurianova verso rifiuti zero” (Taurianova towards zero waste), funded by the Ministry of the Environment. The event, which envisions […]

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The earth. Its fruits. The big challenges.

There can be no promotion of the territory without a careful awareness from the outset. Young people have to become masters and ambassadors of their rich, local cultural heritage. Starting from the millennial tradition of wine. In this direction, the School must be a place of innovation, but also of social and cultural aggregation. Collaboration […]

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Andrea Infusino 4TET at the Jazz Club Room 21 in Soverato

Room 21 in the city of Soverato brings to Calabria a selection of the best Calabrian musicians and some prestigious national Jazz Musicians over the next few months. Every week, a different artist is featured in what is shaping up to be a courageous program that the people of Calabria deserve, whether passionate about jazz […]

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Music at the Museum with the Recital “Flute Passion” by Maestro Elena Cecconi

Notes from Maestro Elena Cecconi’s flute filled the National Archaeological Museum of Reggio Calabria,  from the Conservatory “Francesco Cilea”. On Wednesday, October 11th, at 6pm, in the MArRC’s conference room, the “Flute Passion” inspired by music that recalls musical literature from the 1700s through last century. Telemann, Kulhau, Mercadante, Debussy and Piazzola, to list the […]

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Masseria Fornara and the rice from the plains of Sibari: lesson in eco-sustainability

The development of ecological sustainability in the territories of southern Italy and the Mediterranean is closely linked to food sovereignty: The greater or lesser capacity that local communities can demonstrate to culturally and economically appropriate their own natural resources. Therefore, to build through this actual added value, capable of generating and sharing endogenous wealth, distinguishing […]

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Cesare Basile in concert for “rifugi d’aria:BORDER”

Nearly two years after the previous album “Tu prenditi l’amore che vuoi e non chiederlo più” earned him a second Tenco Targa for the Best Dialect Record of 2015, he returns to Calabria, under the initiative rifugi d’aria:BORDER, a three-day multicultural event promoted by Ex Convent in the town of Belmonte Calabro (Cs), the Sicilian […]

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For the first time in Reggio Calabria, Sabir Fest, from 5th to 7th of October

Yesterday, the Councilor for Welfare and Minority Linguistics, Lucia Nucera, welcomed Sabir Fest, arriving for the first time in Reggio Calabria for a press conference,. The Festival, in its fourth edition, from October 5th to 7th, simultaneously proposes, also to Messina and Catania, debates on territorial initiatives, centered in the heart of the Mediterranean and […]

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Rich weekend at the Museo dei Brettii e degli Enotri in Cosenza

Lovely and varied will be the next weekend at the Museuo dei Brettii e degli Enotri in Cosenza From Friday October 6th to Sunday the 8th, there will be more than one reason to climb the staircase of St. Agostino’s Complex. To deepen the knowledge of the historical facts of our city with the Italian […]

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New initiative, BIORTILIA: fresh from farm to table

A giant pumpkin, almost record-sized at 36 kg; Sibari tomatoes, elongated aubergines, and basil are the main ingredient to prepare a scented and authentic pesto; freshly picked walnuts and chilli pepper of the Amando variety, are among the protagonists of this period devoted to preserves for the winter. Then, the black tomato, rich in antioxidants […]

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Acclaimed Author Simonetta Agnello Hornby in Crotone at the Pythagoras Museum

Simonetta Agnello Hornby will arrive in Crotone in her first such appearance: the well-known Italian-English writer of the internationally successful books such as La Mennulara, Boccamurata and Caffe Amaro, which have become bestsellers translated into 25 languages, makes her first European stop to present her new book – docufilm “Nessuno può volare” (No One Can […]

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AlforLab presents prototype for traceability of timber from Calabria

The public-private laboratory, AlforLab, created to support the forest-wood chain in Calabria with innovative technology, presented a technical-management prototype for electronic traceability of Calabrian timber (infotracing). The tool that uses radio frequency (RFID) allows one to uniquely identify an object by means of a radio tag and register the data, (through smartphones or tablets) onto […]

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Extraordinary opening of archaeological and cultural sites during “European Heritage Days” in Reggio Calabria

It concludes with the extraordinary opening of the archaeological sites off Reggio Calabria, next Saturday and Sunday, September 23rd and 24th, a program that allowed tourists and visitors during the entire summer season to delve deeper into the discovery of the treasures and the archaeological-cultural of Reggio. Also in conjunction with the European Day of […]

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Until Sunday, October 29, 2017, at MACA “INTERACTIVE ART, “The spectator in play”

The MACA (Contemporary Art Museum of Acri) hosts an important exhibition dedicated to the Interactive Art world, which found its beginnings with pioneers in the 1960s, arriving now at more recent artists who are examining the relationship between artwork and the spectator, often using the most innovative technologies of their time. The exhibition, housed in […]

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Slow Food: 100% fruit juice in schools

Now that multinational companies have voluntarily decided to withdraw their cans of sugary, high calorie soft drinks from secondary school vending machines by next year, we believe that this provides the perfect excuse for Calabrian companies to offer to provide the schools in this region with the best agro-food beverages from our area. In fact, […]

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Vinarius meets Cirò

From Sunday to Tuesday, 15 representatives of Vinarius, the association of Italian wine shops, found themselves in the land of Cirò to see first-hand the production of wine, the vineyards, the historical companies and the young people who guide the revolution and the fermentation Calabrian wine. Driven by Andrea Terraneo, chairman of the association, they […]

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September 22nd, crime themed comics on exhibition at the “Le Strade del Paesaggio” Festival in Cosenza

A meandering exhibition of “crime themed comics” through significant works and stories of Italian comic strips, including their origin, nature, and narration. This will be the cultural offering at the center of Fumetti Criminali, on display at the Cosenza Comics Museum, within the rich and varied program of the 11th edition of Le Strade del […]

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The Head of Basel restoration workshop opens at MArRC

There is great anticipation for the opening of the restoration workshop for the Head of Basilea, scheduled for Thursday, September 14, at 6pm, at the National Archaeological Museum in Reggio Calabria. After the success of the restoration of the Knight of Casa Marafioti, brought back to the original beauty thanks to the Restituzioni project and […]

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Street Food Village in Cosenza

From the 15th to 17th of September, 2017 the Villa Vecchia of Cosenza will host the Cosenza Street Food Village. A journey through the flavors of our country that will see as protagonists the lively and colorful Apette Piaggio. The operators of these three wheeled vehicles will offer dishes directly related to the gastronomic tradition […]

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Barbuscio and De Stefano achieve other wins for CorriCastrovillari

The athletes of the sports club presided over by Gianfranco Milanese brought home two important medals on Sunday, a huge success for the Asd CorriCastrovillari. In the national championship for the 40 mile race, Daniela De Stefano had a strong performance finishing in second place overall, but first place in the category and title of […]

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Tomorrow evening at MARrC, with “Aspromonte Next”

“Aspromonte Next” is the title of tomorrow night’s event, for Notti d’Estate (summer nights), on the panoramic terrace of the Museum of Reggio Calabria. An opportunity to discuss the present and the future in a location rich in history, culture and nature, as well as opportunities for the economic, social and sustainable development of the […]

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2017 Hinnovatek Award, Cirò at Zero Impact

CITY of CIRO AT ZERO IMPACT, the City of Wine and Lilio, the first in Calabria awarded the 2017 HINNOVATEK Award by implementing, through the installation of photovoltaic systems on the main public buildings, respectful of the environment, aimed at enhancing natural resources and destined to cut costs for the businesses and citizens and of […]

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A. Romanello at the 15th Photography Festival Corigliano Calabro 2017

Anna ROMANELLO, artist-performer will be protagonist of the SIBARI project – I LUOGHI DELLA MEMORIA (the places of memory) at the 15th annual Photography Festival of Corigliano Calabro 2017 which will kick off on Saturday, September 2nd in the DUCAL CASTLE. The Sibari that Anna finds is a wounded Sibari. The search for writings is […]

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Discussion of “Zanotti Bianco, Paolo Orsi and the Magna Grecia society” at the MArRC

A jump into the history of Calabrian archeology, for the evening opening of Thursday, August 31st, at the National Museum of Reggio Calabria, with the initiative “Umberto Zanotti Bianco, Paolo Orsi and the Magna Grecia society”. An event created from an idea of Professor Pasquale Amato, with the participation of the metropolitan councilor Eduardo Lamberti […]

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Anticipation grows for the race organized by Asd CorriCastrovillari!

A great event for sport and for the promotion of the territory. These are the prerequisites of the third edition of the Aragonese Trophy, scheduled for September 3rd, a race for the Fidal cross-country mountain racing championship, organized by Asd CorriCastrovillari in the capital of Pollino. A fascinating and technically challenging route prepared for the […]

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On the panoramic terrace of the Museum of Reggio Calabria, the melodic notes of the Fiati of Delianuova

It’s the usual Thursday evening opening for the National Archaeological Museum of Reggio Calabria. Until 11.00 pm tonight, it will be possible to admire the permanent collections of the #MArRC and the exhibition, “Aromata. Profumi e unguenti dell’antichità” (perfumes and unguents of antiquity), curated by Carmelo Malacrino and Damiano Pisarra, in Piazza Paolo Orsi. But […]

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Horcynus Festival: the Kalàscima concert in Scilla tonight

Tonight, the popular music of Salento, enhanced by technology and transformed into urban neofolk, is the protagonist of the third stage of the Calabrian Horcynus Festival, an event organized by the Horcynus Orca Foundation running until December, nestled between the two shores of the Strait. After the Arab cinema event today, at 10pm, Piazza San […]

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San Basile, a village to experience through taste and a walk back in time

Returning is the event that characterizes summer for the city of San Basile, “La via dei supporti e degli antichi mestieri e sapori” organized by the Social-Cultural Association, Malemalegroup. A walk through the typical “supports” to discover the town of San Basile, characterized by the typical maze of lanes, alleys and streets that fascinate visitors. […]

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The 32nd International Summer of Folklore and the Pollino Park gets underway

The program of the 32nd International Summer of Folklore in the Pollino Park has been announced, presented during a conference where the dining table was set with simple foods strongly linked to the territory and embellished even more by the gifts offered from the foreign communities of Cuba, Pakistan, Romania, Ukraine, Morocco, Senegal, Ivory Coast, […]

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“Ferragosto Live Festival”- TONIGHT Alex Britti in Diamante, followed by Cristiano De Andrè, Massimo Ranieri and Daniele Silvestri

After the extraordinary success of Sergio Cammariere’s concert, which closed, in Reggio Calabria, the first part of the international section “Reggio chiama Rio – Fatti di Musica Brasil” the thirty-first edition of “Fatti di Musica,” Festival of the best live artists’ works, is ready to land in Diamante with the “Ferragosto Live Festival.” The prestigious […]

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In Piazza Orsi, the exhibition of perfumery in the ancient world at the MaRC

Leading visitors on a journey into the world of perfumes and aromas of the classical age is the objective of the exhibition “Aroma, Perfumes and Ointments in Ancient times,” curated by Carmelo Malacrino and Damiano Pisarra, which will be inaugurated Thursday, August 10th at 9pm in Piazza Orsi, at the National Archaeological Museum in Reggio […]

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Calendar of events of the “Sere D’Estate” in Cirò

The eight-pointed star representing a sundial surrounded by horoscope signs, an inspired architonic work of the sixteenth century and dedicated to the Riforma del Calendario of Lilio  will finally be visible to everyone. Today, August 8, at 9am, the doors of the CARAFA Castle in Cirò (KR) will be open. Then, at 8:30pm, is the […]

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Children Starring in “Un Museo da Favola” at the MaRC

The guitar notes of Andrea Scalmana filled the evening for the second of the musical events on the panoramic terrace of the MaRC. An event born out of the signed agreement with the “Francesco Cilea” Conservatory of Reggio Calabria, for the promotion of culture and young Calabrian talents. Their common interests were reiterated last Saturday, […]

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Participate in the “Calabria Travel Experience” Contest, just kicking off!!

The Passione Sud travel agency in collaboration with the online journal YesCalabria launched the “Calabria Travel Experience” contest. A photo and video contest designed to promote our region, through your various experiences during your trip to Calabria, or your daily life here. A heterogeneous territory, rich in culture, history and traditions and a land with […]

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Returning for its 5th Edition, The Guarimba International Film Festival

From August 7th to August 11th in Amantea (CS), the Guarimba Film Festival, in its 5th edition, is bringing the best of short films and international illustrations to the heart of Calabria. Important premieres and a remarkable selection of works from all over the world, which are celebrating recognition in the four genres at the […]

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Gerardo Sacco, Nicola Gratteri and Antonio Padellaro in Cittanova: July 28th kicking off the event, BOOKtoPLAY

In one of the most beautiful squares of Cittanova, Piazza San Rocco, three books, three nights, during the last weekend of July.  Nationally respected guests will begin each evening exploring the social arguments of each book, addressing the most urgent and important issues.  It is BOOKtoPLAY, an event organized by the cultural association INCROCI along […]

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Culture, food, wine and music in Albidonia (CS) from August 3rd to 26th

Culture and literature, food and wine, and music. These are the three main ingredients of the socio-cultural program for 2017 in Albidona (CS). The historical center will be the backdrop for the various events starting on Thursday, August 3rd with the Albidonese Poetry Contest. Filling us in on the initiative was Mayor, Filomena Di Palma, […]

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XVI Edition of the PEPERONCINO JAZZ FESTIVAL Presented in Rome

Last Friday, the 16th edition of the “Peperoncino Jazz Festival” was presented in Rome, in the splendid setting of Hotel Rome Cavalieri, Waldorf Astoria. Just as for many years now, with many of the concerts organized to take place in the woods of Sila’s National Park and under the patronage of the UNWTO (World Tourism […]

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Back to the cinema under the stars at Ecolandia, the Environmental Nature Park of the Municipality of Reggio Calabria

Returning to Reggio this summer, and kicking off July 20th, is the minirassegna cinematografica curated by the association Cesare Zavattini for the Ecolandia park in Arghillà. Four Thursday evenings combining drama and comedy, story and reflection in the heart of summer. It begins Thursday, July 20th with Ma révolution by Ramzi Ben Sliman, a light […]

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Enrichment of the heritage of the MaRC library and tomorrow night dedicated to the kids!

Various new activities continue at the National Archaeological Museum of Reggio Calabria which complement current cultural offerings, rendering it even more accessible to visitors as well as researchers and scholars. In fact, the preparations for the public opening of the library are well underway, which will now be equipped with new furnishings and equipment. There […]

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From Calabria to the confines of Europe!

Nicola Zaccato, a trekker and Calabrian climber known for his endeavors throughout Italy and beyond, after conquering of the “Tetto d’Europa” Mont Blanc in 2015, is now seeking a new adventure that will take him to the heights of Mount Elbrus, on the Caucasus mountain chain in Russia. There are many mountaineering ventures carried out […]

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Women in business tour, NATURA DONNA IMPRESA, stops in the City of Codex

Made in Italy Rosa Eccellente, the City of Codex sets the stage for the prestigious NATURA DONNA IMPRESA TOUR, the event that crosses Italy, carrying forward more than 200 Italian women’s entrepreneurial experiences and businesses. The Liquorice Museum of Giorgio Amarelli will host the event SHE MAKES – a world for the feminine. The inauguration […]

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Innovative companies, NETCONN from Rossano among the top with app TARGA

At the ACADEMY OF START CUP CALABRIA 2017, among the top innovative business ideas is that of NETCONN, a team of programmers, information system experts and web marketers from Rossano, led by Giovanni MAGLIARELLA who are proposing TARGA: an application that allows interaction with other drivers, including the ability to send warnings. How does it […]

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Two late nights at the MArRC kicking off #nottedestate

The summer program kicks off at the National Archaeological Museum of Reggio Calabria with late closures on Thursday and Saturday evenings at 11 pm (last entrance at 10:30pm). Being offered this year as well is a reduced-price entrance fee of €3 after 8pm. The artistic and cultural initiatives chosen by the MArRC were inspired by […]

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Budimer returns to Crotone

Crotone continues to strengthen its home team: the team announces that U.C. Sampdoria has acquired attacker Ante Budimir, on loan with obligation to release. His adhesion comes at the end of a negotiation conducted and orchestrated by President Gianni Vrenna, dg Raffaele Vrenna. From the Class of 1991, the Croatian footballer (born in Zenica in […]

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Lorica hosts the Junior National Rowing Team in pre-championship training

Lake Arvo in Lorica is playing host for the next few days to the Junior National Rowing delegation who are training in preparation for the world rowing championship taking place in Trakai (Lithuania) from the 3rd to 6th of August 2017. The initiative, strongly supported by the President of the Region of Calabria, Mario Oliverio, […]

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The very first Festival of Singer/Storytellers here on the Strait!

The Strait of Messina will be transformed into a stage of history, art, music and tradition for the very first Festival dei Cantastorie [Singer/Storyteller Festival]. For three days, starting in Sicily on July 7th at the Museo Cultura e Musica popolare dei Peloritani di Messina [the Museum of Culture and Folklore of Messina], moving then […]

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Pedro’s pizza receives award in Offenbach

Identifiable and quality remain the essential requisites for choosing ingredients to be used in a dish and continue to reward for all of the hard work of those, like PEDRO’S, who are invested in promoting their own territory through their work. Without the quality of authentic products and the trace-ability of the supply chain, the […]

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Amarelli Licorice Museum among top 10 most original museums in Italy

Rossano, The City of Codex continues to be the focus of national media attention, being promoted along with other important tourist and cultural destinations of the “Bel Paese,” through its leading identity markers, including the Amarelli Licorice Museum. The most famous pure liquorice in the world, with the centuries-old factory and their Historic Museum. It […]

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MiBACT entrusts the administrative management of the MArRC to the Director of the Calabrian Museum Centers

Following the judgment of the Tar of Lazio, (regional administrative court) which annulled the appointment of Director Carmelo Malacrino to the head of the National Archaeological Museum in Reggio Calabria, as well as additional directors appointed by the Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Tourism in other national museums, the MiBACT has decided to order the […]

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Saturday May 20th the 13th Edition of Museum Night

“Controversial museums and stories: speaking of the indescribable in the museums,” is the theme MiBACT chose for the thirteenth edition of the Night of the Museums, which throughout Italy happens between 8pm and 2am on Saturday, May 20th. The “indescribable” of the Brettii and Enotri Museums resides in the exhibition, in a small exhibit entitled […]

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Aragonese Marathon 2017

The countdown begins for the start of the 2017 edition of the Aragonese Marathon, the GranFondo mountain biking race – determining leg for the trophy Trofeo dei Parchi – organized by the Associazione sportiva dilettantistica Ciclistica Castrovillari, [amateur cycling association] chaired by Antonio Limonti. The race, along the technical yet evocative route through the beauty […]

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Ready to celebrate the new Adventure Park – Parco Avventura di Forge

The city of Reggio Calabria is ready to celebrate the completion of the Parco Avventura di Forge, [Forge Adventure Park], a renowned place that recalls the memory of scout camps within the rugged itineraries at gates of Gambarie. Adventure Parks are definitely one of the novelties that have characterized the fun park industry in Italy […]

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The seventh leg of the Giro 100 kicks off this morning in Castrovillari

The seventh stage of the 100 Giro d’Italia kicked off this morning at 11:50 from Castrovillari to Alberobello, running 224 kilometers before the next stage. It was a big party filled with of emotion for the citizens of Pollino, who started at 9:00am with the events organized by Giro’s staff.  Entertainment, speeches, presentations and introduction […]

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City of Reggio remembers Scarponi with banner and homage by Mayor Falcomatà during 6th stage of Giro d’Italia

“Those who live in the heart of those who remain, never die.” With a banner placed on the facade of the Grande Albergo Miramare, a prestigious building in the city of Reggio Calabria overlooking the Lungomare Italo Falcomatà, the local administration today, during the sixth stage of the Giro d’Italia, paid homage to the cyclist […]

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An agreement by the National Park Authority of Sila and Municipality of Longobucco for the Valorization of Mining Sites

The agreement was signed between the National Park Authorities of Sila and the Municipality of Longobucco for the “Valorization of Longobucco Mining Sites” (Trail n. 48 PNS – 513 CAI). At the signing were present Director Dr. Giuseppe Luzzi and Engineer Domenico Cerminara for the Park Authority, and for the City of Longobucco, Mayor Dr. […]

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Sustainable urban mobility for citizens of Castrovillari

Soon the citizens of Castrovillari, including those who don’t own their own bicycles, can also enjoy cycling on the pedo-cycle route, which was inaugurated on December 20, 2015 (included in the project “Attraversando Natura – Castrovillari e le terre del Parco”  through the PISL European Programming 2007-2013), which from Pollino’s capital moves towards Morano on […]

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Sila National Park invites all the stakeholders of the protected area to work together for the renewal of the European Charter for Sustainable Tourism

The process for the renewal of the European Charter for Sustainable Tourism in Protected Areas (CETS) will start Wednsday 5th May with a meeting involving all the stakeholders of the Protected Area. During the meeting – in which will take part among others Sila National Park Special Commissioner, professor Sonia Ferrari; the Park’s Acting Director […]

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May 14th Visit to Nido di Seta and Mulinum with Kalacalabria

On May 14th, the Open Community along with KalaCalabria will discover two Calabrian businesses aimed at the restoring and enhancing of traditions: Mulinum and Nido di Seta. In San Floro, just 15 minutes from Catanzaro, we will visit Mulinum in the morning and in the afternoon the cooperative Nido di Seta. The Mulinum was started […]

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The Grotto of Lamia, a true natural and geological treasure

There are many little known places in Calabria of untouched nature, shrouded in mystery and legend, yet ideal for the adventurous and passionate explorer. One of these places is undoubtedly represented by the Grotto of Lamia, a natural outdoor museum in the underbelly of Italy. Located in the Grecanica area of the Regina province, in […]

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Activities of the Terramala Association begin again this Spring!

Starting from the holy week, the Association e Terramala of Sant’Anna di Seminara (RC) has resumed its activities, primarily with the maintenance of the ancient public water supply “Acqua Luntana.” The site was recovered last Fall which today aims to becoming again a place of refreshment. On April 18th, with the collaboration of the municipality […]

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Piotta, Summer Tour Stops in Cosenza

Rock, rap and a bit of electronic, these are the three ingredients of Piotta’s new single “Applausi al Comandante” (Applause to the Commander) on the radio Friday April 21st, which now will tour the major Italian cities with tour stop also at Fiume Rock in Fiumefreddo, Cosenza. A loud rhythm and a chorus that stays […]

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Director Malacrino relaunches former Roof Garden for the finds from Roman times to the Normans

“Reggio Calabria is ripe for a museum that recounts the history of the city. Therefore it’s commendable, this initiative that has brought together some of the most significant institutions of the area for the realization of the project.” That’s how the director of the Archaeological Museum of Reggio Calabria, Carmelo Malacrino, spoke about the proposal […]

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An SMS that can fulfill a “dream of sport” for children with disabilities

Kicking off is the solidarity campaign to raise funds for “Disabili No Limits,” the association chaired by Paralympic champion Giusy Versace. From April 7th through Monday the 24th, anyone can make a concrete contribution to the activities of the non-profit organization committed to fulfilling the “dream of sport” to the disabled since 2011. By sending […]

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Qatar invests in the “intelligent” anti-cancer technology of UNICAL

“Having decided to invest in biotechnology, and having spent two years evaluating the potential of well over 151 companies, the Group has chosen to focus specifically on Nanosilical Devices of the University of Calabria.” Mohammed A. Al Emadi began with these words as a member of one of the most reliable of entrepreneurial families from […]

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Continued success for the running team ASD CORRICASTROVILLARI

A particularly intense Sunday for the athletes of ASD CORRICASTROVILLARI throughout all of Italy and proving to be extremely fulfilling.  We begin with the provincial cross country championship which was held in Castrovillari Sunday, March 26th and organized by the Tiger Running Club. The 118 participants from the various Cosentine teams ran various distances between […]

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KalaCalabria

Saint Augustine says that “The world is a book. Those who do not travel read only one page.” KalaCalabria is a service for cultural and intercultural exchange which promotes knowledge of both the Calabrian territory and areas along the Strait, as well as the rest of the world.  A true window to the world, near […]

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“SILASTORYTELLING” a new initiative of the Sila National Park

It kicked off yesterday, the next adventure of the Sila National Park called “SilaStoryTelling.” A long-term project developed in collaboration with “Officina delle Idee,” to enable locals and guests of the Park and the UNESCO MaB “Sila” areas to talk about our territories, but also as a vehicle for cohesion and the bringing of together […]

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X FACTOR on the road arriving in Calabria

Three stops in Calabria for the van marked X Factor in search of new pop star. The talent show of SKY UNO, produced by FremantleMedia, arrives Saturday, March 25th in Reggio Calabria, then on Sunday the 26th onto Crotone and, finally, on Monday the 27th in Cosenza. The event is scheduled from 11am to 6pm […]

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DiffèrArt inaugurates exhibit “Della visione e dell’enigma,” dedicated to the work of Daria Petrilli

Saturday, March 18, 2017 at 6:30pm, in Rende (CS), DiffèrArt inaugurates “Della visione e dell’enigma” an exhibition dedicated to the work of Daria Petrilli, a promising, young Roman illustrator who has identified through digital techniques, his ideal form of art. The exhibition, curated by Daniele Garritano, presents a large body of work from 2013 to […]

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The Bearded Villains Conquer Reggio and Scilla

Scilla and Reggio were the backdrop for the first meeting in southern Italy of the Bearded Villains members (www.beardedvillains.com), the famous brotherhood of bearded men of all cultures, races, creed and sexualities, from all over the world. The southern representatives of the Italian chapter of BV chose Reggio Calabria as the first meeting place in […]