1500 free pocket ashtrays for smokers

Friday, December 20th, 2019
cig butts

New initiative to combat butt-ends in San Pietro in Casale Every year 4.5 trillion filters end up on paths, parks and green areas, representing one of the biggest polluting factors globally. To counteract this particularly damaging element for the environment, the Municipality of San Pietro in Casale has provided free of charge to local businesses […]

Bologna’s Ever-greener traffic

Friday, December 13th, 2019
Enel electric recharging post Via Dante.

Hybrid & Electric vehicle numbers  increasing The city has over 1,300 more vehicles, an increase of 32% compared to the previous year.  Hybrid and electric cars are multiplying under the Two Towers, reaching and exceeding 5,700 cars.  Of course, compared to the total number of motors circulating the figure of 2.8% still pales into significance […]

Scottish Journalist turns writer in Cesena

Friday, December 6th, 2019
A RAIN OF TORRID SUMMER by Fergus MacNeill

Cesena Beckons Macneill Fergus Macneill was a journalist for almost twenty years in his native Scotland. He is a Highlander and was born in Inverness, the Capital of the Highlands. His work as a reporter saw him cover an area the size of Wales and report on everything from murders to marriages. He worked for […]

FERNANDO BOTERO EXHIBITION

Wednesday, October 16th, 2019
Botero, Man in profile, 2002

By Giorgia Ferro There is a new exhibition in town worth visiting: “Botero” dedicated to the Colombian artist FERNANDO BOTERO, running from the 12th of October 2019 to the 26th of January 2020 at Palazzo Pallavicini, in Via San Felice 24, very close to the city centre. Curated by Francesca Bogliolo in collaboration with the […]

500 Helicopter emergency flights

Friday, October 11th, 2019
118 Helicopter at Maggiore Hospital

The super heroes on nightshifts Over 465 missions in just one year of activity. In other words, more than one emergency a day. And the twelve-month budget for the nightly helicopter rescue in Emilia-Romagna, which completed 395 missions in the territories of Bologna, Modena and Ferrara, 46 of those in Parma, Piacenza and Reggio Emilia, and 24 in […]

Antoniano’s free workshops to connect people

Tuesday, October 8th, 2019

By Jade Yan Laboratori Migranti is a Bolognese project that aims to take the concept of social services a bit further: by giving people free and open access to the arts. This initiative takes the form of fifteen free artistic workshops, all held at Via Guido Guinizelli 3, Bologna. These workshops (“laboratori”) are run in […]

Gen Z pupils celebrate STOP on plastic bottles

Monday, October 7th, 2019
Pupils at the Second Global Strike for climate.

Bolognese Pioneering School Arrigo Serpieri High School (Istituto di Istruzione Superiore Arrigo Serpieri) in Corticella becomes a pioneer in the fight against plastic bottles. Serpieri on Via Peglion 25 is the first ever plastic free Bolognese school and presently children run around with coloured bottles that can be filled at the dispensers placed around the school. […]

“Marconi Airplane Spotters”

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019
Airplane landing at Marconi

The Bolognese who can’t get enough They call out to each other in excited tones: “The Athens one is coming… Amsterdam has just left… when is the Dubai one departing?” Not everyone hates planes flying over the houses of Navile and Borgo Panigale. Indeed, from Via della Salute to Bargellino, from the bank of the Reno […]

Artist Julian Charrière at MAMBO

Sunday, June 16th, 2019
Julian Charrière 1

By Giorgia Ferro An intriguing contemporary art exhibition, “All We Ever Wanted Was Everything and Everywhere” was recently presented at MAMbo – Museum of Modern Art of Bologna and will be running from the 9th of June to the 8th of September, a show that connects the fields of environmental sciences, history and civilization through […]

Bologna Rock 1979

Tuesday, May 21st, 2019
Pensatevi Liberi BolognaRock flyer

MAMBO By Giorgia Ferro Museum of Modern Art of Bologna, continues its exhibition activity with Bologna Rock 1979, an exhibition dedicated to the musical event that brought together more than six thousand people at the Palasport in Bologna on April 2nd 1979 and the surrounding punk rock movement of the period. Bologna Rock can be […]