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Naomi Campbell to buy a house in Venice

25 April, 2020
Rumours about Naomi Campbell and Vladislav Doronin’s wedding plans are still running rampart; the Russian multimillionaire was in fact spotted in Venice where according to many tabloids he’s trying to buy the beautiful palazzo Contarini-Fasan as a wedding gift to…

2010 Venice Film Festival to start with the best in Italian cinema

25 April, 2020
The 2010 Venice Film Festival starts tomorrow and we will be seeing a number of wonderful Italian films, Italian celebrities and hopefully a few international stars as well. Whether or not Italy’s favourite adopted celebrity George Clooney makes an appearance…

New Year's Eve in Venice: galleon excursions

24 April, 2020
If you’re planning to visit Venice for New Year’s Eve, I’m sure you will find this package from Borsaviaggi.it quite interesting! Two days and one night on board of a real Venetian galleon among pirates and buccaneers; it will be…

65th Venice International Film Festival: Orfeo9

22 April, 2020
Orfeo composed by Tito Schipa Jr was the first Italian rock opera and was staged for the first time at the Sistina in Rome in 1970; In 1973 the opera became a tv movie and the original soundtrack was released…

Brad Pitt in Venice with daughter and son

21 April, 2020
Isn’t he sweet ? Of course I’m talking of Brad Pitt just arrived in Venice with daughter and son in tow!At 44 Mr Pitt still looks great and during a press conference held after his arrival in Italy, the actor…

Italian actors in The Tourist

21 April, 2020
While The Tourist film presents a much anticipated on-screen partnership between Angelina Jolie and Johnny Depp, the Italians waiting to see it get a double hit of Hollywood sparkle and a glimpse of some of their own favourite actors. Homegrown…

Postcards from the Venice Film Festival: Anne Hathaway

20 April, 2020
Anne Hathaway, one of the most charming and graceful actresses of American Cinema, has just arrived in Venice with costar Jonathan Demme to present her new movie Rachel Getting Married. Miss Hathaway, after some setbacks in the initial stage of…

Venice Film Festival: Valentino, The Last Emperor

18 April, 2020
Valentino, the great Italian fashion designer, has just been celebrated at the Venice Film Festival with a movie called Valentino: The Last Emperor; directed by Vanity Fair journalist Matt Tyrnauer, the film tries to unveil the man behind Valentino’s mask.…

67th Venice film festival, the programme

16 April, 2020
The 67th Venice International film festival organized by La Biennale di Venezia, will run 1st to 11th September 2010 at Venice Lido. This year the programme includes the following:Concorso Venezia 67-Black Swan by Darren Aronofsky (the festival’s opening movie)-La pecora…

Advance booking for the 2011 Venice Carnival

15 April, 2020
We’re just about round to celebrating Christmas in Italy, but if you want to go to the 2011 Carnevale in Venice, it looks like you’d best book now if you haven’t already. The Hotel Villa Margherita di Mira is offering…

Art exhibition on water in Venice

11 April, 2020
What city other than Venice should host an exhibition dedicated to water? The Ca’ d’Oro palace in Venice will be the venue for “L’anima dell’acqua” or “Water’s Soul exhibition, dedicated to the element of water.The event includes videos from Bill…

Leonardo's Vitruvian Man on display in Venice

8 April, 2020
Leonardo da Vinci’s world famous Vitruvian Man is appearing in Venice for a short exhibition for the first time in seven years of not being on display to the public. The Gallerie dell’Accademia will host the precious drawing, which shows…

Hot Italian fashion on the red carpet for Venice festival premiere

7 April, 2020
The 2009 Venice Film Festival opened with Roberto Cavalli designed frocks for Maria Grazia Cucinotta, Italian diva of this year’s festival, Elisabetta Gregoraci (accompanying Flavio Briatore) and Sandrine Bonnaire.Other Italian celebrities were also at the Lido, including Simona Ventura, Donatella…

Luxury hotels in Venice: Hotel Cipriani

6 April, 2020
The Cipriani hotel in Venice is one of the most luxurious hotels in the world; located in the heart of the city, the Cirpiani hotel still looks like one of those aristocratic old ladies that nothing can ever perturb. Situated…

Venice Carnival 2010

5 April, 2020
On New Year ‘s eve, more than 30,000 people gathered in Piazza san Marco to celebrate and this despite high water and foul weather. Now we all look forward to the Venice Carnival which will start with a spectacular show…

Bellini and Rossini cocktails for happy hour

5 April, 2020
Coming into summer in Italy, it’s time to pop out for an “aperitivo” and if you have a lake view somewhere it’s even better. Italy has some classic cocktails to try, but today we’ll look at two named after a…

Johnny Depp buys a new house in Venice

2 April, 2020
While filming The Tourist Johnny Depp fell under the spell of Venice, so the American actor started hunting for a house right away and when he came upon an empty building situated in the Santa Croce, he decided to buy…

Venice Carnival 2010, the video

2 April, 2020
The Venice Carnival every year attracts thousands of people from all over the world. The inhabitants of Venice have always been fond of masks, so much so that in the old days when the city was a superpower, its people…

Bernardo Bertolucci jury president at Venice Film Festival?

30 March, 2020
Venice film festival artistic director Marco Muller has lots of new ideas for what should be his last festival! In fact, according to Il Manifesto, he’s planning to offer the presidency of the jury to Italian director Bernardo Bertolucci and…
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