Italian Government Tourist Board - North America


 Italy News #14 - May, 14, 2007

Eurofly  two new flights


Eurofly two new flights :

New York JFK -Lamezia Terme via Bologna From May 12 to November 10 on Saturdays;

Lamezia Terme-New York JFK  via Bologna From May 13 to November 11 on Sundays;

New York JFK -Pescara via Bologna From May 8 to November 6 on Tuesdays;

Pescara -New York JFK  via Bologna From May 9 to November 7 on Wednesdays;



 Arena di Verona  -  85th Opera festival


 Verona June 22nd- September 1st, 2007

This year: Nabucco, Aida, La Boheme, Il Barbiere di Sivilglia, La traviata

The 85th Opera Festival of the Fondazione Arena di Verona will take place this year between 22nd June and 1st September, with five different operas and a total of 49 performances. The summer season will begin with Giuseppe Verdi’s Nabucco, a new production by Denis Krief, who, as well as director, is also stage and costume designer for the opera. Nabucco is Arena’s third most-performed opera (after Aida and Carmen), with 16 different productions and a total of 146 performances.



 From Brescia to Rome - May 10-17 2007    

This year the commemoration of the historical Millemiglia takes place from 17 to 20 May. This is a unique event in the world, a real "travelling car museum" that passes through several art cities in Italy, from Brescia to Rome and back.  The "Best race in the World" since 1927 has gathered the most beautiful vintage cars of all times. During Millemiglia, that takes place every year in May, you can admire real jewels like Bentley, Alfa Romeo, Mercedes, Bugatti, Lancia, BMW and Aston Martin, technical and historical masterpieces of international car manufacturing. The cars and their pilots are the absolute protagonists of a challenging 2-day journey from Brescia to Rome and back, a long and hard race both for engines and crews. 

Torino - Afghanistan I tesori ritrovati

  Afghanistan. The unearthed treasures.
The collections of the national museum of Kabul. 
Museo di Antichità, May 25 – September 23

Torino hosts the only European stage of the exhibition of these masterpieces which combine great fascination and interest in the incredible historical and artistic events in which they have played a leading role.
The exhibition – organised by the Fondazione per l’Arte of the Compagnia di San Paolo and set up by architect Andrea Bruno – also provides a chance to discover the “Restoration works on the Minaret of Jam”, with photographs that trace Bruno’s 47 years of work at Jam that has been a World Heritage site since 2002 .


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