Sant’Orsola Pioneers AR Surgery

Thursday, February 20th, 2020
Future of surgery is already here.

Sant’Orsola: face operation on first patient thanks to ‘Vostars’ AR Visor helps surgeon ‘see’ throughout the op Festa! There is an air of celebration at Sant’Orsola: in the corridors of people are smiling, hugging, and saluting each other, a lot, all because of the introduction of Vostars, an acronym used to indicate the augmented reality […]

More Water Fountains To Fight Plastic

Wednesday, February 19th, 2020
Water Fountain Piazza Neptune

“That’s how we will eliminate the use of plastic” Councilor Aitini Assessore of Security Alberto Aitini, proposes list of places: “But we’ll also accept suggestions.” The proposal of the council Already taken into consideration Emergency drinking fountains in Bologna all the while the Municipality rushes to fix up broken ones. The councilor for security and maintenance […]

SetUp exhibition – I am still here

Tuesday, January 21st, 2020

By Giorgia Ferro This week is the hottest time of the year for the Bolognese art scene and Alice Zannoni, CEO of SetUp Art srl, announces the exhibition “I am still here. SetUp to be continued” which will be held from the 24th to the 26th of January 2020 in the spaces on the first […]

St. Petronio Statue moving back home

Monday, January 6th, 2020
San Petronio statue made in 1683 by Gabriele Brunelli

Almost twenty years later, the statue of San Petronio made in 1683 by Gabriele Brunelli will soon return to the basilica that bears his name.  Since 2001, at the behest of the Guazzaloca junta and Cardinal Bifi, it was decided to move the statue of the saint under the Two Towers. Historically, the statue was […]

Bolognese United in New Year’s March for Peace

Thursday, January 2nd, 2020
marcia per la pace 2020_2

Religious and secular associations, civic and third sector networks, unions and many citizens filled the ranks for the ‘Marcia per la Pace 2020’, now on its fifth annual event. The day was organized on behalf of the University of Bologna under the theme “Together: open and supportive cities.” The long coloured line of marchers was […]

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 […]

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. […]