italy
Italy
Genoa
Patrizia Margherita
2017.08.17

5 terre paradise

Monterosso, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola and Riomaggiore are five villages, five lands on the sea where they get their name: Cinque Terre, meaning five lands. Modeled by nature for centuries they were adapted to the needs of man. First, for agricultural purposes, men created the terraces fields, which make this a unique place. Continue reading “5 terre paradise”
italy
Italy
Genoa
Patrizia Margherita
2017.07.11

Infiorata, a Holy Flower Festival

Every year, at the end of June, the Catholic Church celebrates the solemnity of the Corpus Domini (literally God’s body) and the entire Italian peninsula dresses up with floral decorations which cover the streets and the squares of many cities and towns. The Corpus Domini is originally celebrated on Thursday after the celebration of the Holy Trinity but in Italy this holiday is moved to Sunday for convenience. Continue reading “Infiorata, a Holy Flower Festival”
italy
Italy
Genoa
Patrizia Margherita
2017.05.23

Glass and ceramic art

In Italy when people talk about the Liguria region they think of the sea, the beaches, the flavors of the local cuisine, the fishermen and the small colorful villages with narrow crowded streets of vacationers in the summer but, in the world of applied arts, Liguria is synonym with ceramics and blown glass. Continue reading “Glass and ceramic art”