Soccer
Sport

Diego Maradona - Worshipped and deposed by the city of Naples

Multi-award-winning British filmmaker Asaf Kapadia’s eye-opening new documentary on Argentinian soccer legend Diego Maradona draws a fascinating connection between Maradona and the city of Naples. Therewith a symbolic connection is also drawn between Argentina and Italy at large, but the interaction between the two is complex and fraught with challenges and is soon taken into a political realm ̶ sports a subject triggering a heavy socio-political discourse. (Photo Naples, Italy: Diego Maradona by Jorit Agoch)

Music
Art & culture

In conversation with Tango connoisseur and member of the Melbourne Tango Orchestra, Stephen Cuttriss

Stephen Cuttriss has been praised by the media as one of “Australia’s heavyweight tango musicians” and a bandoneon player who “ignites the sonic soundscapes of Argentina on this unique instrument. He explores the roots of both urban tango and rich rural folk traditions" - Photo Stephen Cuttriss (with kind permission by Stephen Cuttriss)

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Jytte Holmqvist

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December 12, 2017

Cinema & theatre
Art & culture

The Giffoni Film Festival

Running for its 48th consecutive year, the Giffoni Film Festival organised in the small town of Giffoni Valle Piana, near Salerno in Campania, attracts all the more people during this artistically vibrant time of the year. An annual event that brings together people of all ages, the festival specifically focusses on and appeals to children and families, and as part of this it also allows children to get hands-on experience in regard to the many ins and outs of the fascinating medium of filmmaking. (Photo Giffoni Experience: Premio alla carriera a Claudio Gubitosi, 13 September 2013)

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Jytte Holmqvist

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December 12, 2017

Business people
Food & wine

A sparkling history of success

The history of “Italy’s best champagne” is also the history of Cantina Ferrari in the Northern city of Trento. This company adventure started back in 1902 and has been paved with a number of remarkable stories of success. Two families – the Ferraris and the Lunellis – are entangled in an intriguing business relation that continues to produce outstanding results. Segmento Magazine has been to Trento to visit one of Italy’s most legendary cantinas. (Photos: Ferrari PR and Jesper Storgaard Jensen)

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Jesper Storgaard Jensen

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July 18, 2019

Food trends
Lifestyle

How Johnny's success and endeavour in keeping traditions alive draw its inspiration from nonna Angela

If family is the beating heart of the Italian home, then the grandparents, i nonni, are the enduring soul. I chatted with restaurateur and former World Pizza Champion Johnny Di Francesco about one special relationship in his life; that which he shares with his beloved nonna. 93 year old, Angela Mandarano, who still lives independently at home, holds a very special place in Johnny’s heart. (Photo Melissa Cowen)

By

Jenna Lo Bianco

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October 8, 2017

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