Art of “Pizzaiuolo”, Naples: Intangible Cultural Heritage UNESCO

Art of Neapolitan “Pizzaiuolo” Pizza is one of the most famous gastronomic products in the world. Its recipe is very simple and includes a few basic and genuine ingredients: soft wheat flour, fresh brewer’s yeast, water and salt. Once the dough is obtained, it must be left to rise. The longer the leavening, the more […]

Glass Beads

The Art of Glass Beads: Intangible Cultural Heritage by UNESCO

The Art of Glass Beads The glass beads, small, precious and coloured, are artefacts of ancient origin. That in Venice gave birth to an art with unique characteristics, still practiced today by “perlere”, “perleri”, “grinders”. Who melt, blow , shape the coloured glass to obtain perforated spheres or cylinders. Skilled artisans then create necklaces, earrings, […]

Violin Craftsmanship in Cremona

Traditional violin craftsmanship in Cremona: Intangible Cultural Heritage by UNESCO

Traditional violin craftsmanship in Cremona Cremona is a beautiful city located between the regions of Lombardy and Emilia Romagna. Famous for the ancient tradition of violin making. This, in fact, is the most characteristic element of the city. So much so that it can be said that the history of Cremona cannot be separated from […]

Canto a tenore

Canto a Tenore: Intangible Cultural Heritage by UNESCO

Canto a Tenore Sardinian pastoral songs What Canto a Tenore is? The term “tenore” means both the song itself and the choir of four singers who perform it. Canto a Tenore developed within the pastoral culture of Sardinia, Italy. And it is a form of polyphonic singing performed by a group of four men. Using […]

Opera dei Pupi

Opera dei Pupi: Intangible Cultural Heritage by UNESCO

Opera dei pupi Sicilian Puppet Theatre The Opera dei Pupi is the puppet theatre (called “pupi” from the Latin pupus, which means child) typical of the Sicilian tradition. The Opera dei Pupi was in fact born in Sicily, Italy, at the beginning of the nineteenth century. And from the very beginning had a great success […]