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Should you see the movie “Italy in a day”?

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You want to better understand Italy and Italians, for any reason. Should you see the movie “Italy in a day”?

Italy in a day has been claimed to be the first experiment in Italy of social filming. On 26th October 2013 Italian were asked to use their smartphones and cameras to record one day in their life. The idea was to build a collective film that would be directed by Oscar prize-winner Gabriele Salvatores.

Nearly a year later, on 23rd September 2014 the documentary was showed in cinemas and on 27th September it was broadcasted by the national TV.

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An unexpected reason to learn Italian

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Are you looking for another reason to learn Italian? Check the experience of these two famous writers.

There’s more than a reason to learn Italian. You might want to read Italian literature, to watch Italian movies, to read recepies or to understand lyrics in operas. It’s also the most similar to Latin than any other romance language as French, Spanish and Portuguese. Moreover about 60 % of English words derive from Latin. Do you need another reason?

Reason to learn Italian

Learn Italian – cover of Italian version of the Lowland

I have recently read two books by two brilliant female writers: Ghana must go by Taiye Selasi and The Lowland by Jumpa Lahiri.

There are many similarities between these two amazing women. They both grew up on the border between of two cultures. They both write about how to manage this difficult balance.

And they have another thing in common: they both speak Italian.

What’s their reason to learn Italian?

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My favourite 2015 Italian event: 1000 musicians playing Foo Fighters song

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My favourite 2015 Italian event? It’s definetly the performance of one thousand Italian musician playing Foo Fighters “Learn to Fly”.

Approaching the year end me and my fellow bloggers were supposed to compile lists and more lists about the best things of 2015.
Considering the topic of this blog, my task is to find the best 2015 Italian event.


The truth is: I knew the winner. It’s this: