Infiorata, Bolsena Infiorata Bolsena 2010 June 6 2010. The 'infiorata' is a homage to the miracle that took place in Bolsena, known all over the world as the 'Miracle of Bolsena. In 1263 a Bohemian priest, traveling to Rome to resolve his doubts over the doctrine of transubstantiation, celebrated mass in the town: the communion host turned to literal flesh at the consecration and drops of human blood spilled onto the altar cloth. He tried to hide what had happened but stains remained on the cloth and on the floor. As a result of this Pope Urban IV in 1264 instituted the feast of...
La donna Y - A 12 minutes short Film La Donna Y - Y Woman with:Paolo Verzella ( Pablo ) Bruno Nicosia ( Brunz ) Maurizio Ollino ( Ollino )Luigi Accordino ( Zioacco) Alessio (BOP ) Giovanni Ciampaglia (G.) Rossella Calabrese ( Ros ) Stefano Di Pietro ( Stefanino ) Romerta Moretti ( Robi ) Written By Giovanni Ciampaglia and Paolo Verzella Directed by Giovanni Ciampaglia
Life in Italy Video: Salento Music The music of Salento is the result of centuries of varied foreign domination, but more importantly, of exchanges with other Mediterranean cultures. Salento the video was inspired by one of the tracks by Zoe'. Zoe' was born in the spring of 1993 out of a group of musicians from Salento with a common need to rediscover the traditional popular music of their own land. Zoe's performances are the result of long and in-depth research on the music of Salento. Popular music by definition incorporates incursions and contamination. Director and Producer:...
A great funny video on Italian Road Safety This Funny Video about Road safety in Naples is self - explanatory Driving on the Amalfi coast Driving in Italy ( Naples ) Driving the Stelvio Pass - One of the Best driving roads See Also: Driving in Rome and Naples ( A funny article ) Driving Suggestions
Portofino Video Portofino - Liguria - Cinque Terre - Touristic Video A colorful seaside town on the Italian Riviera, Portofino is often a port of call for Mediterranean cruise ships. Although maintaining a simple Maritime lifestyle, the town has become an exclusive haunt for the rich & famous. It's a shopper's paradise with locally crafted items taking their place beside the area's more natural bounty of olives, oil, excellent balsamic vinegar and fine wines from the rich growing region that surrounds Portofino.
Pisa Video Pisa - Touristic Video A popular day trip from Florence, Pisa's famous leaning tower and surrounding buildings that form the Field of Miracles are from the 16th and 17th centuries. Tourists are no longer allowed to climb the stairs to the top of the prized national icon whose adjoining streets are lined with vendors sellings souvenirs dedicated to the monument.
Venice - Venezia Touristic Video Because there isn't an airport on Venice, other ways to get to the sprawling archipelago of 120 islands include the bus & train. If you're driving, a large parkade will store your vehicle for the duration of your stay, when boat transport is the only way. 310,000 people live amongst distinctive architecture in a city that produced artists like Titian and Tintoretto. Splendid hand blown Murano glass is a best buy in this expensive city. Venice - Funny video below:
Florence - Firenze Touristic Video The masterpiece of the Renaissance, Florence is a living tribute to the creative era between the 13th and 16th centuries that produced some of the world's greatest artists. A respect for art allows outdoor statues to remain unharmed. High qualityhand made leather goods and jewellery items fill the fabulous stores and narrow decorative streets attract strollers intent on the enjoyment of life. Florence Video
Rome Video ( Roma ) Rome - Roma Touristic Video The cultural roots of Italy lie in Roman civilization; once the capital of one of the largest empires, Rome's spectacular scenery centers around aesthetically dynamic bridges over the Tiber River. Landmarks such as the Collosseum, the ruins of the Roman Forum and the Vatican throb with tourists. Although streets are congested, the plethora of shops and cafe's bustle along on a positive and congenial note. Rome Video