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Lucia di Lammermoor’s Synopsis Text from the Opera a cura di Angela Migliorati Novek Lucia di Lammermoor by the Italian Composer Gaetano Donizetti Libretto by Salvatore Cammarano   ACT I – Part 1           Scotland, 1680 The ...

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In 2012, the famous apparel store Calzedonia chose a song by Italian pop star Fiorella Mannoia as their official Trailer. The ironic part is that in an advertisement that targets ...

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  International Women's Day is on the 8th of March and it celebrates the commemoration of Women's Rights and International Peace. Why do Italians give the Mimosa flower to their women? Well, ...

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celebrazione del FAT Thursday in Venezia

In Venice, Fat Thursday was celebrated in memory of the victory of Doge Vitale Michiel upon Ulrich of Treven, a member of an aristocratic Bavarian family, who obtained the investiture ...

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giotto lamentation

Of all the life lessons that Angela taught us on our short visit to Italy, what I find myself thinking back to had to do with the true appreciation of ...

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Valentino was a young patrician born in Terni, a city not far from Rome. He was a Roman and worshipped the pagan gods of Mount Olympus. When he was 21 he ...

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Nel 1268 per l'elezione del Doge a Venezia, si istituì un nuovo sistema elettore che duró fino alla fine della Repubblica nel 1768. In base alla nuova legge elettorale, il consigliere ...

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5 terre panoramica

Today at Cinque Terre I realized that Italian beaches and people are the polar opposite from American beaches. Just about everyone at the beach had swimsuits on or speedos regardless ...

Posted by angela On June - 3 - 2015 0 Comment
Copia di nonnina a lucca

Italy is a very traditional country and part of Italian tradition is taking care of everyone. Nobody get’s left behind, that includes elderly and relatives that may not be able ...

Posted by angela On May - 3 - 2015 0 Comment

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