Morocco has ratified December 5, 2013 the II Additional Protocol of 26 March 1999 to the Hague Convention.
Catholic processions featuring large shoulder-borne processional structures take place throughout Italy, but particularly in four historic city centres: in Nola, a procession of eight wood and papier mâché obelisks commemorates the return of St Paolino; in Palmi, bearers carry a complex processional structure in honour of Our Lady of the Holy Letter; in Sassari, the Discesa dei Candelieri (Descent of the Candlesticks) involves the votive transportation of wooden obelisks; and in Viterbo, the Macchina di Santa Rosa (Tower of Santa Rosa) commemorates the town’s patron saint.
The Mediterranean diet involves a set of skills, knowledge, rituals, symbols and traditions concerning crops, harvesting, fishing, animal husbandry, conservation, processing, cooking, and particularly the sharing and consumption of food.
New Zealand has acceded respectively on October the 17th and the 23rd, 2013 to the I and II Additional Protocol to the Convention of the Hague.
Cambodia has ratified September 17, 2013 the II Additional Protocol of 26 March 1999 to the Hague Convention.
The British Museum of London pays tribute to Pompeii and Herculaneum, the two cities that in 79 A.D. , were buried by the eruption of Vesuvius. It will be the show more impressive of the last forty years. All this thanks to the sponsorship of the Goldman Sachs, and especially the collaboration of the Archaeological Superintendence of Naples and Pompeii.
Cremonese violin craftsmanship is highly renowned for its traditional process of fashioning and restoring violins, violas, cellos and contrabasses.
The 2013 is the Year of the italian culture in the United States. The initiative, inaugurated in Washington by our Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Giulio Terzi, aims to promote across the Atlantic the art, language and literature, the cinema, theater, music, science and research, the design and the taste of Italy with a program of 180 events involving forty American cities, with New York, Miami, Los Angeles and San Francisco in the first row.
Mali has entered the November 15, 2012 II Additional Protocol of 26 March 1999 to the Hague Convention.
Google Art Project grows: the design of the search engine that allows you to virtually visit some of the most prestigious museum collections of the world broadens its offering with 29 other museums, of which four Italians.
West Africa, especially the Sahel, is facing a renewed threat of illicit trafficking of cultural property.
The Libyan interim interior minister has resigned, after members of the newly-elected parliament accused his ministry of not doing enough to stop attackers who bulldozed a Sufi shrine and mosque.
ISLAMABAD (AP) Saturday, July 7, 2012
Pakistani police seized a large number of ancient Buddhist sculptures that smugglers were attempting to spirit out of the country and sell for millions of dollars on the international antiquities market, officials said Saturday.