Oriana Fallaci

For tonight and tomorrow, a Television movie, L’Oriana, about the life of Oriana Fallaci will be transmitted.  Oriana Fallaci will be portrayed by the Tuscan Actress Vittoria Puccini.  The film is titled with ” L’ ” before her name as it is common in Tuscany to place an article before feminine names, this gives her the attachment to her land. Continue reading

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Nutella loses inventor

Nutella, the famous and delicious spread that everyone knows and loves, yesterday lost its “Dad” Michele Ferrero. The Nutella’s inventor was 89 and died after battling a long illness.

Nutella – picture courtesy of Wikipedia

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Italy: Wild about the Festival

Sanremo Festival 2015 – picture courtesy of eurovisionontop.com
Tonight’s Festival is paying homage to Italian music through the cover versions that the “Big” singers (they are well known famous singers, for example NEK) are performing, giving their own interpretation of the song.

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The Sanremo Festival

The Sanremo Festival dedicated to the Italian music has started tonight 10th February, it’s the 65th!  It is one of the oldest singing competitions in Europe.

Samremo is located on the Mediterranean coast of Liguria, in the North West of Italy not far from the French border and approximately 55km from Nice.

Postcard from Sanremo

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