In Palmi, a telescope on the horizon

To look beyond. In the broadest possible sense of the definition: being able to see beyond the sea, beyond the storms seen as obstacles and the difficulties of life. At least that’s how it was interpreted through a concrete act by the Guild of sailors from the “Varia” of Palmi. The group donated a state […]

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Calabria on display in Vicenza

Some of the most striking landscapes of Calabria can be seen until January 16, 2016 in Vicenza at the Gallery and Library “Mirror” in an exhibition curated by Dr. Teresa Francesca Giffone, art critic. The event is called “Terra di aspra bellezza (Land of rugged beauty), and displays works of the artists Timoteo Frammartino, Peppe […]

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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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Palmi will host an unmissable jazz event, with Peppe Servillo and many more

The Palmi-based association Amici della Musica – Friends of Music “N.A. Manfronce” is often the promoter of significant cultural events. On October 18, at 6.30 pm, a music trio whose members are the vocalist Peppe Servillo, the saxophonist Javier Girotto and the pianist Nicola Mangiavita will hold a concert at the auditorium of the “Repaci” […]

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Casamadre: treading international catwalks with Calabria in their hearts

From Calabria to Milan, to the most important catwalks of international high fashion. David Parisi, a designer who collaborates with important brands of fashion and design, and Alessia Crea, the designer who won the Next Generation competition launched by Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana (Italy’s national fashion association) are the two stylists from Palmi who […]

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Expo 2015 features a Calabria of artistic beauties

At the Expo Milano 2015, there is a work by the Calabrian artist Mimmo Tripodi on display in the craftsmanship section of the Italian pavilion. It is a ceramic lamp, a small elephant embellished with leaves and other decorations, quite similar in shape to the 37-metre-tall tree of life located in the Lake Arena that […]

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