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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