Pan de Mej: taste of tradition and stories of brigands The history of the Pan de Mej (or meino bread) starts in the south of Milan, outside Porta Lodovica and at the intersection of today’s via Corrado il Salico with via Verri. During the Middle Ages, this area was a suburbs, and it was covered […]
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Patriotic spirit with intercultural taste In a few days April 25th we celebrate a significant page of Italian history: the liberation from Nazi-fascism in 1945 and symbolically the end of the war. Even in Australia, thousands of miles away from us, the day is an important occurrence: that day they celebrate the first important military action […]
(Italiano) Nella notte tra il 16 ed il 17 gennaio si accendono falò per festeggiare Sant’Antonio Abate. Per saperne di più leggete qui!
(Italiano) Giovedì 24 novembre, oltre a mangiare i biscotti di Patrizia, partecipiamo a questa festa andando a ricercarne le origini …
Halloween, night of magic and superstition Halloween’s origins lie in ancient pre-Christian Celtic Festival of Samhain, a rite of passage that the October 31 marked the end of the harvest season and the summer and the beginning of the season of the dark winter cold. For Celts, the new year began in fact on […]
If you have the chance to take a walk in Umbria, you will be breathless by the beauty of this region: quiet streets climbing to the medieval villages, churches that contain priceless works of art, green forests on rolling hills … These are the places where San Francesco lived, a Saint loved for his humility and his message of peace, in […]