Bologna L’intelligenza ospitale: Food Festival by Mens-a Winter 2013-2014

Bologna L’intelligenza ospitale: Food Festival by Mens-a Winter 2013-2014

Food festival in Bologna in December! Inspiring event to know more about food in Bologna! The fame of Bologna is strictly linked to culture – starting from its ancient University, and to hospitality. Focusing the city’s characteristics of erudition, welcome and food culture, the Association APUN- Mens-a  proposes a rich programme of tastings, buffets and book presentations for  ‘Mens-a […]

Bologna porticoes in the European context. International conference. 22-23 November 2013

Bologna porticoes in the European context. International conference. 22-23 November 2013

The Comune di Bologna, together with the “Centro Gina Fasoli per la storia delle città” (University of Bologna) promotes a two-day conference to discuss and compare different civic situations in which porticoes do (or did) emerge as a peculiar element of cityscapes. The conference will be a useful contribution for completing the dossier concerning the nomination […]

Lucio Dalla’s house is open to visit on Friday, November 30, Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 December 2013!

Lucio Dalla’s house is open to visit on Friday, November 30, Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 December 2013!

Lucio Dalla’s house is open to visit on Friday, November 30, Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 December 2013! Lucio was a great Bolognese jazz and pop musician, and he lived in a beautiful ancient house near to “Piazza Grande” (Bologna main square and as well the title of his most famous song). http://www.bolognawelcome.com/eventi/calendario-completo/params/Eventi_1062/ref/Apertura%20straordinaria%20della%20casa%20di%20Lucio%20Dalla

Crowdfunding to restore San Luca porticoes!

Crowdfunding to restore San Luca porticoes!

Un passo per San Luca is a crowfunding project to collect money to restore the longest portico that lead up to the Sanctuary of the Madonna of San Luca. A monumental roofed arcade (Portico di San Luca) consisting of 666 arches, which was built in 1674-1793. It was meant to protect the icon as it was […]

36 hours in Bologna

36 hours in Bologna

VIBRANT, independent and home to one of Europe’s oldest universities, Bologna is a dynamic counterpoint to more popular, touristy cities like Rome  and Florence. Read more here: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/12/travel/36-hours-in-bologna.html?pagewanted=all&_r=1&

Emilia Romagna is the Italian region with the largest number of PDO and PGI products

Emilia Romagna is the Italian region with the largest number of PDO and PGI products

Emilia Romagna is the Italian region with the largest number of PDO (Protected Denomination of Origin) and PGI (Protected Geographical Indication) products, 27 in total. AC and DOCG Wines and Traditional Products help to make the region’s gastronomic and wine reputation absolutely exceptional. Here are some of the products owning protected denomination. Follow the taste: come […]