on the 2nd June in Italy they celebrate La festa della Repubblica

Festa della Repubblica: Let’s Celebrate The Italian Republic

Do you understand what Festa della Repubblica means? The Festa della Repubblica is an important Italian national holiday celebrated on the 2nd June. It was estabilished to remember the birth of the Italian Republic. The 2nd June has not been chosen by chance: it is the date of the national referendum which took place in […]

Top 10 Italian language movies to watch

Italian Language With Movies. Top 10 Italian Films For Language learners

Italian language movies are a great challenge for every student! If you are learning Italian, watching Italian language movies is a very enjoyable way to improve your skills and motivate yourself! Obviously it’s quite a complex activity: the speed is not controlled and the language might be influenced by local dialects, which makes everything even […]

watch the amazing The Hunter Season 1 on Channel 4

Discover The Hunter Season 1

Have you come across The Hunter season 1? The Hunter season 1 is now streamed on Channel 4: a great Italian crime thriller set in Palermo in the 1990s, when a team of prosecutors worked incredibly hard to hunt the most dangerous bosses of the loca Mafia. The TV series, based on the book “Cacciatore […]

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Italy’s Liberation Day: How Italians Celebrate the 25th April

What’s the Liberation Day celebrated in Italy on the 25th April? The 25th April is an important date in Italy: it is the Liberation Day, which means the Anniversary of the Liberation, an Italian public holiday celebrated all over the country to commemorate the end of the nazi occupation of Italy on the 25th April […]

How to Celebrate Pasquetta in Italy

How to Celebrate Pasquetta in Italy

Have you ever heard about that lovely Italian tradition called Pasquetta? Pasquetta is the day after Easter (Pasqua) and it is celebrated all around Italy: in the Catholic tradition, Monday after Easter an Angel announced the resurrection of Jesus Christ and for this reason that day is also called “Lunedì dell’Angelo“. Pasquetta was introduced as […]

Pastiera Napoletana

Make A Fantastic Italian Easter Cake: Pastiera Napoletana

The Pastiera Napoletana is the perfect Italian Easter cake! Coming from Napoli, the Pastiera Napoletana is a traditional cake you might have tasted during the Easter period. A well balanced cake made with a crumbly shortcrust pastry and a soft flavourful filling…really delicious! If you want to surprise your family this Easter, you can definitely […]

the 7 best places to see in Rome

The Best 7 Places To See In Rome

If you are travelling to Italy soon, have a look at the best 7 places to see in Rome! The best 7 places to see in Rome are not only touristy areas or attractions, but also less renowned places to discover and enjoy with your travel buddies. Rome is definitely one of the first Italian […]

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Discover Some Italian Easter Vocabulary

Have you found some Easter vocabulary during your Italian language course? Easter is one of the main topics in these days, so you might have already studied some related words in your Italian language course. However, there is a nice Easter vocabulary to discover: so many typical Easter traditions, customs and food to learn! In Italy […]

discover the tradition of San Giuseppe in Italy

San Giuseppe: Let’s Celebrate Father’s Day In Italy

Are you going to celebrate San Giuseppe this year? On the 19th March in Italy people celebrate San Giuseppe (Saint Joseph), who was the Virgin Mary’s spouse. This festivity is very ancient: apparently it was firstly celebrated around 1030 A.D. In many Catholic countries, that day is also father’s day (festa del papà). Italy is […]

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Let’s Learn Some Carnival Words In Italian

This time of the years all the Italian lessons for beginners refer to Carnival somehow! So if you are taking Italian lessons for beginners it might happen to come across nice simple words related to this important celebration. In Italy, many cities celebrate Carnival amazingly: colourful floats, masks, traditional costumes and much more. You can […]