Monthly Archives: June 2017

Palio di Siena: Italy´s most famous horse race

A lot can happen in 100 seconds, but also very little. What sounds like an underhanded attack on masculinity is actually a description of the Palio di Siena, most likely Italy’s most famous horse race. Ten each of the 17 … Continue reading

Festa della Repubblica Italiana on June 2

When Italy’s streets and alleys glow in the national colour Savoy blue, when the five-pointed Stella d’Italia decorates large squares, and when the aerobatic demonstration squad Frecce Tricolori performs its artistic show in the skies over Rome’s Imperial Fora, it … Continue reading