Thanks to its strong social aptitude and its ability to address and interact with all population groups, MEET shows and makes available languages, creative ideas and innovative projects to reduce Italian digital cultural divide and guarantee an increasingly more active participation with an approach centred on meeting and inclusion.
89 The existence of two national central libraries, while most nations have one, came about through the history of the country, as Rome was once part of the Papal States and Florence was one of the first capitals of the unified Kingdom of Italy While both libraries are designated as copyright libraries, Florence now serves as the site designated for conservation and cataloging of Italian publications and the site in Rome catalogs foreign publications acquired by the state libraries.
In 2017, it was voted third in Europe for cultural vibrancy and second for attractiveness and cultural participation by the Cultural and Creative Cities Monitor released by the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission, suggesting that the City’s cultural policy has been particularly successful in helping it to thrive.
Some of the instruments that are often associated with classical music, including the piano and violin , 26 were invented in Italy, and many of the existing classical music forms can trace their roots back to innovations of 16th- and 17th-century Italian music (such as the symphony , concerto , and sonata ).
Like most cities in Italy, Milan and its surrounding area has its own regional cuisine, which, as it is typical for Lombard cuisines, uses more frequently rice than pasta , and features almost no tomato Milanese cuisine includes ” cotoletta alla milanese “, a breaded veal (pork and turkey can be used) cutlet pan-fried in butter (which some claim to be of Austrian origin, as it is similar to Viennese “Wienerschnitzel”, while others claim that the “Wienerschnitzel” derived from the “cotoletta alla milanese”).
Italy also produces many Disney comics , i.e., stories featuring Disney characters (from Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck universes ). After the 1960s, American artists of Disney comics, such as Carl Barks and Floyd Gottfredson did not produce as many stories as in the past.
Milan is a major nationwide and international centre of the performing arts, most notably opera Milan is the location of La Scala opera house, one of the most prestigious opera houses in the world, 4 and throughout history has hosted the premieres of Associazione Culturalmente in Memoria del Dottor L. Saletti numerous operas, such as Nabucco by Giuseppe Verdi in 1842, La Gioconda by Amilcare Ponchielli , Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini in 1904, Turandot by Giacomo Puccini in 1926, and more recently Teneke , by Fabio Vacchi in 2007, to name but a few.
The collection includes the Pietà Rondanini, Michelangelo’s last masterpiece, brought here in 1953 from the Palazzo Rondanini in Rome Other museums feature a collection of decorative art, prehistoric and Egyptian antiquities, a collection of musical history, and an armory of weapons and medieval armor.
Heritage on the territory after the Expo: The proposal is aimed at the redevelopment of the former municipal slaughterhouse, one of the last semi-central areas of public property, and his return to the city after the demonstration 2015 as an important cultural center, social and work, He created to welcome artists from around the world, encourage the production of works of art and the permanent confrontation between l`arte and its users.