Monthly Archives: September 2011



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BRASOV: the green capital of the Balcans

Brasov, Transylvania, Romania, is without any doubt the most beautiful art cities of the country. Recently awarded the title “Green Capital”, deserves its slogan “Probably the best city in the world“. Continue reading

On the road again

So here I’m getting ready to be on the road again. Tomorrow I’ll leave Italy and my beloved Bologna for Brasov, Romania. 18 days off University’s specialisation (which is about to start),  job wonderings and unknown future to Imagine. Cause I still don’t know if it will be in Europe or in China, or perhaps both. A second travel diary or carnet de voyage, that I hope you’ll enjoy as the first one.

FestivalLetteratura 2011: Mantova for International Literature

Today I’m starting to follow the news about the International Literature Festival of Mantova 2011.

All the updates, available also in english, here: FESTIVAL LETTERATURA 2011

Enjoy! (until september 11)

To the Guasto Garden: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

A green lung in an urban geography stifled by cement and torn to pieces by an increasingly progressive degradation; a micro Park of  contemporary art  who teaches as cement and steel may be materials sustainable; a “treasure trove” of history behind it like roof garden hidden by the imposing mole of one of the most important theatres of the territory; a place thought to stimulate the imagination infant and adult thanks to the suggestions of Stravinskjii music, in a “jungle” which is recreated from the plants and the seasons.
It is the Guasto Garden of Bologna, the only example of public robinsoniano Park in Italy. Continue reading


Lyric, Interculture, pedagogy, classroom, refinement, and above all an invaluable site. These vibrations perceived in meeting with the Japanese soprano Satomi Yanagibashi, which I had the honor to meet within the framework of the concert that is building in the city in favour of the Japanese Red Cross. The smile, kindness and the delicacy of this artist gave me one of the most beautiful moments of my journalistic path. Continue reading

Urban Dance Festival 2011… and a tribute to the Etoile Eleonora Abbagnato

Some people think that if you like classic-contemporary Music you can’t stand Urban Dance Festival or similar events. Well, beauty is in the eye of the Beholder. So here you’ll find a tribute to a wonderful performance of Eleonora Abbagnato, Etoile de Paris, and the latest news about the 15th edition of Urban Dance Festival 2011. To let you know that in Bologna and Modena great shows still take place. Continue reading