Everyone has heard about the Godfather and Super Mario, but are they real Italian symbols? We tried to identify the most typical ideas about Italians and their homeland from other nations and decide whether they have a right to exist. Living in Italy is a real celebration under the Tuscan sun “For some reason, guiding brochures about Italy - especially those sold in the United States of America - typically feature the beauties of Tuscany, Rome and Venice,” says Martin Solly who spent many years exploring this amazing country and its inhabitants.
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On November 1, Italy celebrates a national holiday - All Saints Day (Tutti I Santi). Many Italians will go to church that day, and even more will go to cemeteries, where their close and dear people are buried, to pray there, put a candle and bring fresh flowers. As a rule, Italian cemeteries are all very, very similar to each other.
Everyone knows Rome or Florence, and most of all when visiting Italy, tourists mostly go to one of these cities. Undoubtedly, they are beautiful. But in Italy there are many less "razvarnyh" and beautiful places, which, however, would be worth visiting at least once in a lifetime. Reggio Emilia The local population calls him simply Reggio.
Recently, more and more tourists who come to Italy on vacation, show their disrespect for the monuments of local culture. Someone is trying to steal something, while someone is trying to mark himself on the walls of architectural structures. But, as experience and the latest news shows, all this is far from the limit of the "possibilities" of tourists.
The universal belief that the people of Italy, where fun reigns, the sun shines and wine flows like a river, do not want and simply do not know how to work - this is nothing more than a stereotype and a popular delusion. From year to year, the names of those who have repeatedly proved the opposite appear on the Forbes list. And here is a list of the five most famous and richest people in Italy: Luciano Benetton One of the most popular brands of men's and women's clothing brings fabulous amounts to its owners.
Since the world recently celebrated the 2004 anniversary of the death of Octavian Augustus, we picked up ten of the most interesting facts about the first emperor of the Roman Empire. Augustus, also known as Gaius Octavius, died on August 19, 14. Gaius Iulius Caesar’s nephew and adoptive son is famous for the fact that he was able to make the powerful Roman Empire out of the weak Roman Republic, which he headed for 40 years.
Italian cinema gave made great many of the talented actresses who are known throughout the world not only because of their beauty. These beautiful Italian women managed to win their place on the movie screen. It is difficult to list all the distinguished names, however we will still try and provide our vision of this list.
If you ask which state is the homeland of the mafia of the first comer, then even the ignorant without much thought will give the right answer: Italy. This country can actually be called the "flower garden" of the mafia, which has become one of the favorite topics in history and cinema textbooks. This is not to say that the mafiosi did something positive and outstanding, but many still admire the unsurpassed talent of the most famous criminals, most of which, of course, have Italian roots.
Once upon a time in sunny Italy, there was a tradition of calling newborns one of the "family" names. In those days, infants often received names in honor of deceased or most revered relatives. However, this custom is still preserved in some parts of the Apennine Peninsula. But every year, cheerful Italians, when choosing children's names, show all the great creativity and even a sense of humor.
Italy can safely be called a paradise for lovers. In what other country will you find so many romantic places that are famous all over the world? They were sung by poets, they composed songs about them, but to hear and see are two different things. Which Italian cities should go to lovers? Venice Venice (Venezia) is a city that is called one of the most romantic not only in Italy, but throughout the world.
“Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.” These words, immortalized in the US Declaration of Independence, remind us that the desire to be happy is almost the most basic task in everyone’s life. Along with the level of GDP, wealth and political freedoms, the level of happiness experienced by the inhabitants of the country must also be taken into account when assessing the state system.
Everyone will agree that nowhere else in the world is so much beauty created as in Italy. Starting from the stunning sports cars of Ferrari and ending with the famous masterpieces of Michelangelo, Botticelli or Leonardo da Vinci. When Italians create beauty, they do it really best of all. And women in this country are also pleasing to the eye.
Throughout its long history, Italy tirelessly gave the world talented artists whose names are not forgotten to this day. Some of the creations of the great masters are in the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican. However, Venice, Milan and Florence also have something to brag about. We have prepared ten of the most famous and amazing art galleries.
It is safe to call Italy a real storehouse of numerous towers and bell towers. In almost every town in the country, you can find tall beauties who look majestically from behind the roofs of houses and modern buildings. And if the number of high-rise buildings and skyscrapers in Italy does not catch up with the rest of Europe, America and Asia, then the country differs from all other states in its quality towers that have passed the test of time.
Despite the fact that for decades Hollywood, it would seem, managed to achieve the incredible, including the development of amazing special effects, there is something special in Italian films that sets them apart from others. Italian cinema has shown the world not so many really outstanding films in recent years, but now we will talk about foreign film studios that have made films related to this wonderful country.
A reasonable and prudent tourist, setting off for a foreign and unfamiliar country, carefully prepares for his journey. However, now it’s not about how to order tickets correctly or how to fold your suitcase, but about how you can prepare for what awaits upon arrival at your destination — namely, the features of the local way of life, mentality, and, of course, the laws of the country which you are going to.
From time immemorial it was believed that the main task of a woman is to create a home, as well as taking care of her husband and children. That is why science and many other areas of activity were considered primordially masculine, where the fair sex was not recommended to intervene. Nevertheless, history knows women who have had a very tangible influence both on the course of the history of their countries and of the whole world.
The director, by definition, Federico Fellini, is Columbus who wants to discover America. Before you are the great and famous directors of Italian cinema. Federico Fellini Federico Fellini (1920 - 1993) is a recognized guru of world cinema, a person for whom cinema was the main form of existence.
The Italian film studio "Cinecitta" (Cinecitta, literally "Cinema City") gave the world many beautiful paintings. Fellini himself did not fully know what cinema was - magic or reality. Solve this issue for yourself with the help of dozens of the best films of his favorite film studio. Sweet Life (La Dolche Vita, 1960) The cult film of the unforgettable Federico Fellini, depicting the "sweet life" of the Roman elite in the best traditions of decadence.
Despite the fact that Pope Francis has a very beneficial effect on the Catholic Church, in its history there were not only white, but also black stripes. Here are the top ten scandals that erupted in the Vatican, ranging from secret materials to the trial of a dead body. John XII was elected heir to the Holy See at the age of 18.
Amazingly beautiful, with sexuality striking over the edge, unique charismatic, generously endowed with acting talent, rarely organic and successful, they caused a storm of emotions with each of their joint appearance on the screens. Apparently, the stars came together so that their acting talents began to shine even brighter only in a joint duet.