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Di Roma lo stemma, di Siena l’onore

23 Dic 2014 / 1 Comment / in documentary, Italy, Palio, people, Reportage

Siena secondo la leggenda fu fondata da Senio, figlio di Remo, ucciso dal gemello Romolo fondatore di Roma. Senio, col fratello Aschio, avrebbe infatti lasciato Roma perché perseguitati dallo zio Romolo trovando rifugio nella nuova città. Statue della Lupa che nutre i due gemelli sono sparse per tutta Siena. Dalla leggenda prende il nome la Contrada della […]

25 Aprile 1945 – 25 Aprile 2014

LA COSTITUZIONE della REPUBBLICA ITALIANA Principi fondamentali Art. 1 L’Italia è una Repubblica democratica, fondata sul lavoro. La sovranità appartiene al popolo, che la esercita nelle forme e nei limiti della Costituzione. Art. 2 La Repubblica riconosce e garantisce i diritti inviolabili dell’uomo, sia come singolo sia nelle formazioni sociali ove si svolge la sua […]

Carnevale di Venezia

The Carnival of Venice has ancient origins (since 1064) . As in the Roman Empire the Games (panem et circenses) were used for “drugging the square” and calm the lower classes with a period devoted to recreation and entertainment, so the Venetian oligarchy of Venice instituted the carnival as we know today already from the […]

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year

SANTA RUNNING is the “march of Santa Clauses” which takes place in Milan to officially open the holiday season. Now in its third edition with 10,000 participants this non-competitive race is taking place in the hearts of the Milanese Citizen as a festive, colorful (especially “Red Santa Claus” and “Snow White Beard”) and cute event […]

2 Dicembre 2013 – Riapre McDonald’s in Galleria (Galleria 2)

MILAN, DECEMBER 2 – “We are happy, satisfied to be back here in about twenty feet from where we were before.” He said Roberto Masi, CEO of McDonald’s For Italy, which today held a party, offering hamburgers and soft drinks for free, for the return of fast food in living room of Milan. The previous […]

Favignana in Late August

Favignana is the biggest island of the Egadi’s archipelago (Favignana, Levanzo, Marettimo, Stagnone and Formica). It was really well known to be one of the most important fixed tuna fishing place in the Mediterranean sea. In fact the Florio Family (the same family of the Marsala Wine and the mythical “Targa Florio” Race ) owned […]

One Day Street Photography

One Summer Day in my City: September 14th 2013, Saturday. Milano is the Italian Fashion city and its economical capital. Probably Rome is the most beautiful city in the world, but Milan is the fascinating city of Armani, Valentino, Dolce & Gabbana and all worldwide well known designers where new East Europeans, Japanese and Chinese […]

Palio in Between

The Palio of Siena is not an event organized for tourism, but it is the essence and the heart of the city of Siena and its inhabitants. Since 1644 the Race of “Piazza del Campo” has run by horses ridden bareback by the jockeys, real heroes of the districts. The city is divided into 17 […]

Course of Photography Level 1 – Corso di Fotografia Livello 1

LIFEPHOTO in cooperation with BETTER DAYS and ROCKIT (www.rockit.it) organised the Photographic Course Level 1. This course starts introducing the basis of photography arriving to help the students in realizing their first practical reportage on the road and allowing studio experiences thanks to the cooperation with ilLABstudio in Milano (http://www.facebook.com/illabstudio). Herewith please you could find […]

25 Aprile 2013 – Not Only the Day of the Italian Liberation

On April 25, 1945 Genoa, Turin and Milan were liberated by the Nazi oppression and Italy found its Freedom. Every year they show and hand down the memory of what happened in those terrible moments to remember it and with the hope modern generations are able to finally reconcile themselves with the past. Nevertheless this […]