Robert Doisneau at Palazzo Pallavicini

Monday, June 1st, 2020
Robert Doisneau, Le baiser de l'hôtel de ville, Paris 1950 © Atelier Robert Doisneau

STREET PHOTOGRAPHY By Giorgia Ferro If you’ve missed cultural activities during lockdown take advantage of the important retrospective dedicated to the great Parisian photographer Robert Doisneau (Gentilly, April 14, 1912 – Montrouge, April 1, 1994) running until July 21st 2020 at Palazzo Pallavicini. Famous for his poetic approach to street photography, author of Le baiser […]

Meraville Shopping Park donates 50,000 Euros

Thursday, May 21st, 2020
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COVID-19 EMERGENCY FUND Huge donation to the Municipality of Bologna to help families in need Bologna, May 19, 2020 – The investment company Nuveen, owner of the Meraville Shopping Park in Bologna, has donated €50,000 to the Municipality of Bologna to help the territory cope with the problems that are emerging due to Covid-19. The contribution […]

Bolognese Musician Ezio Bosso Dies At Home

Friday, May 15th, 2020
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48 years old internationally famed Bosso died after fighting a neurodegenerative disease Pianist, composer and conductor, Bosso died yesterday in his home in Bologna. In the 2016 Sanremo festival, he told his story and performed ‘Following a bird’ to great acclaim. “Music teaches us the most important thing there is: listening,” he said in front […]

ITALIAN MINISTERIAL DECREE

Monday, April 27th, 2020
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PHASE TWO: IF YOU LOVE ITALY, KEEP YOUR DISTANCE FROM MAY 4 1️ Mandatory spacing 2️ Price for mask fixed at € 0.50 and without VAT 3️ Just one click to renew the € 600 bonus 4️ Until May 18, movement with self-certification 5️ Visits aimed at family members but the use of masks are […]

Go-ahead for takeaways pre-opening

Sunday, April 26th, 2020

8 out of 10 businesses to start before May Tonelli at Ascom: “many were already making home deliveries.” Rossi at Confesercenti: “jump towards reopening.” The catering sector takes another step forward towards phase two. From tomorrow – Ascom Bologna estimates – 80 percent of the activities under the Two Towers and the province will begin […]

Holidays at the beach & FREE masks

Tuesday, April 14th, 2020

Bolognese book stores reopen & “proximity tourism” The doors of the fashion houses, automotive and metallurgy sectors could reopen as early as next week. Bonaccorsi: “We work on a series of rules that provide for the possibility of spacing on the beach” The government is studying Phase 2 of reopening the economy. Work is in […]

Regional Govt to distribute free masks

Monday, April 6th, 2020

ER: 3million masks for anyone who wants one, not obligatory Bonaccini: “We would encourage their use” Three million masks, free of charge, will be distributed this week by the Emilia Romagna Region to any citizen who wants one. Of these, one million is being allocated for the commercial sector, to ensure compliance with strict safety […]

First news on “Opening the country” begins

Thursday, April 2nd, 2020
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Artisans first to open Masks and social distancing rules Bars, discos and hairdressers last to reopen Quotas for cinema goers Having reached a plateau during the coronavirus epidemic, the government is in the planning stages for “opening” the country again. What to reopen and when are the big dilemmas. It will certainly not be a […]

FREE CINEMA IN STREAMING

Sunday, March 15th, 2020
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Free cinema, “as long as you stay at home”. This is Orione cinema’s answer to the virus crisis keeping everyone away. They don’t want you to give up attending their cinema so from today and on weekends until reopening again, they will propose titles to watch by connecting to their site. The first movie will […]

THE END OF THE WORLD…

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020

… It’s not now. WAKE UP Bologna! The news in the newspapers today describes a crap situation. Come on, instead of lying down and hiding your head from reality, we have to raise our heads and collaborate if we want to get out of this nightmare. We will need good initiatives, to encourage young people (who live […]