Italy’s La Scala Will Open New Season With Russian Opera

MILAN, Italy – Italy’s La Scala will open its 2023-23 season with a performance of ‘Boris Godunov’, a Russian – composed opera performed by Russian artists, with no plans for a cultural boycott despite the invasion of Ukraine. ‘I’m not for a witch hunt not for the cancellation of Russian works’, Dominique Meyer, artistic director … More Italy’s La Scala Will Open New Season With Russian Opera

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Soccer Serie A Seeks Abu Dhabi Deals On TV Rights, Italian Super Cup – Sources

MILAN – Italy’s top soccer league Serie A is in talks over a broadcast deal with state – backed Abu Dhabi Media and on a separate agreement to host its Super Cup in the emirate, three sources with knowledge of the matter said. Home to AC Milan, Juventus and other top clubs, Serie A is … More Soccer Serie A Seeks Abu Dhabi Deals On TV Rights, Italian Super Cup – Sources

Parthenon Fragment From Italy Can Stay In Greece ‘Forever’, Greek Ministry Says

ATHENS – A marble fragment of the Parthenon temple will be permanently returned to Athens from a museum in Italy, a significant move for Greece witch has stepped up its campaign for the return of the sculptures from its most renowned ancient monument. The ‘Fagan fragment’ is a 35 – by – 31 – centimetre … More Parthenon Fragment From Italy Can Stay In Greece ‘Forever’, Greek Ministry Says

Italian Luxury Group Zegna Sees Sales Above 2 Billion Euros In Mid – Term

MILAN, Italy – Italy’s Zegna is aiming for revenue above 2 billion euros ($2.1 billion) in the medium term, up from the 1.29 billion euros posted last year, the fashion group said on Tuesday at its first Capital Markets Day since its debut on Wall street in late 2021. The family – owned group is … More Italian Luxury Group Zegna Sees Sales Above 2 Billion Euros In Mid – Term

Italy Scraps Outdoor Mask Mandate, Aims To Ease Stadium Limits

MILAN, Italy – Italy’s government on Tuesday lifted an obligation to wear masks outdoors under most circumstances in response to an improving coronavirus situation, and said it aimed to raise attendance limits at stadium. Under new rules set by Health Minister Roberto Speranza, from Feb.11. until at least March 31 it will be necessary to … More Italy Scraps Outdoor Mask Mandate, Aims To Ease Stadium Limits

Italy Targets The Unvaccinated With New Virus Restrictions

Milan, Italy – Italy targeted the unvaccinated with a host of new coronavirus restrictions Monday, with proof of vaccination or recovery from a recent infection required to enter public transport, cafes, hotels, gyms and other popular venues. The new ‘super’ health pass requirement, which eliminates the ability to show just a negative test to gain … More Italy Targets The Unvaccinated With New Virus Restrictions

Earthquake Hits Northern Italy, No Injuries Reported

MILAN, Italy – – An earthquake of magnitude 4.4. hit northern Italy on Saturday, the Italian Geophysics and Volcanology Institute (INGV) said. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. The quake struck near Bonato Sotto, a small town outside the city of Bergamo, at a depth of 26 kilometers (16 miles), the INGV … More Earthquake Hits Northern Italy, No Injuries Reported

Italy Extends COVID -19 State Of Emergency, Imposes Swab For EU Visitors

MILAN, ITALY – Italy on Tuesday extend a COVID – 19 state of emergency to March 31 and ruled that all visitors from EU countries must take a test before departure, amid concerns over of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus. The state of emergency, which was introduced in January last year, gives greater powers … More Italy Extends COVID -19 State Of Emergency, Imposes Swab For EU Visitors

La Sacala Delays Ballet Season Opener Due To Virus Outbreak

PARIS, France – Italy’s La Sacala has postponed its ballet season premiere after a coronavirus outbreak in its ranks, just days after the famer Milan theater staged its high – profile opera season opener with a full – capacity audience. At least one of the four ballerinas who tested positive for COVID-19 also appeared in … More La Sacala Delays Ballet Season Opener Due To Virus Outbreak

Ski Resorts In Northern Italy Reopen Amid COVID – 19 Worries

PARIS, France – Ski resorts in northern Italy are reopening for the winter season after prolonged shutdowns due to the COVID-19 pandemic, although a recent rise in infections is spreading worries over possible new restrictions. Fabio Sacco, the president of the Skirama consortium that brings several resorts in the Trentino – Adige region, said he … More Ski Resorts In Northern Italy Reopen Amid COVID – 19 Worries