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Service of the Order of the British Empire

Service of the Order of the British Empire

 _ The Queen has commanded that _ a Service of the Order of the British Empire _ is to be held in St. Paul’s Cathedral at 11.00 a.m. on Wednesday, 24th May 2017. _ __ Those belonging to the Order and holders of The British Empire Medal (including honorary award recipients) who wish to attend should apply for a ticket giving their full name, address, telephone number, appointment (GBE, KBE, DBE, CB... »

Independence Day Message from  Sri Lanka Consul General

Independence Day Message from Sri Lanka Consul General

“our heartfelt appreciation for the Government and people of Italy for their generous support and goodwill …”   It gives me great pleasure to convey my warm greetings and sincere best wishes to the Sri Lankan expatriate community in the Regions of Lombardy, Friuli Venezia Giulia, Liguria, Piedmont, Trentino Alto Adige, Valle d’ Aosta and Veneto on this auspicious occasion of... »

Movember 2016 in Italy

Movember 2016 in Italy

Movember the Month formerly known as November is back in Italy in numbers. For 30 days your moustache turns you into a walking, talking billboard for men’s health. In 2015 over 700,000 between moustache growing men (MO Bros) and daughters, sisters, girlfriends, wives (MO Sistas) were the catalyst for Billions of conversations on men’s health and helping, with their passion and events to rais... »

Happy Birthday to Her Majesty! The Queen at 90

Happy Birthday to Her Majesty! The Queen at 90

Dear Easy Milano readers, Three cheers for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II! Hers is a testament of extraordinary achievement and selfless dedication. On 9 September 2015, Her Majesty broke the record held by her great-great-grandmother Queen Victoria by being on the throne for 63 years and seven months. She became the United Kingdom’s longest-reigning monarch. But on 21 April this year The Qu... »

Casa Scozia: A New Promoter of Scottish Events in Italy

Casa Scozia: A New Promoter of Scottish Events in Italy

Casa Scozia is a new non-profit entity set up to promote everything to do with Scotland in Italy. This will include Scottish cultural events (ceilidh dances, Scottish Country Dancing courses, Highland balls, folk concerts, theatre, ballet, etc.), Scottish sports events (6 Nations rugby, soccer) and Scottish produce (whisky, craft beers, Aberdeen Angus beef – spotted on sale at Il Centre, the new s... »

Kristin Engvig, founder of WIN speaks on Gender Diversity

Kristin Engvig, founder of WIN speaks on Gender Diversity

Decades ago courageous women in various parts of the world broke the silence and started a fight against a social norm that prevented women from having access to professions and right that were prerogative of men. In those years, the fight was for greater gender equality. Today this slogan has been replaced by gender parity or gender diversity. The issue has inspired a new generation of women’s mo... »

Remembering Henry James

Remembering Henry James

The interdisciplinary research project Remembering Henry James, presented for the first time in Florence by Design of the Universe and Laverna. Net in 2013, will find its conclusion from May 2 through 9 in Genoa, with eight days of cultural events dedicated to the American author on the occasion of the Centennial of his death. The program suggests a scientific symposium, talks on literature, group... »

Symbolism Exhibit at Palazzo Reale in Milan

Symbolism Exhibit at Palazzo Reale in Milan

One cannot truly understand a culture until they have visited the museums, which aim to represent it. Such is the significance of Italy’s art museums. In Italy, there are a plethora: from the massive Uffizi in Florence, to the quaint Scrovegni Chapel in Padua, the majestic Palazzo Reale in Milan or the inimitable Musei Vatican in Rome. Nevertheless, one will never be short of art museums in Italy.... »

Insider’s tips on Uffizi Virtual Experience

Insider’s tips on Uffizi Virtual Experience

Giorgia is a journalist based in Florence and always on the move.  As someone directly involved in the “Uffizi Virtual Experience”, a technologically groundbreaking art exhibition showcasing, in the heart of Milan, masterpieces from the Uffizi, she offers her insight for an intriguing visit of the show. I close my eyes and remember myself walking in a room, surrounded by gigantic piece... »

Sri Lanka opens its first consulate in Milan

Sri Lanka opens its first consulate in Milan

A message from Consul General Mrs. Pradeepa Saram To foster bilateral relations with Italy and serve the large Sri Lankan expatriate community, the Government of Sri Lanka established its Consulate General in Milan with effect from 1st February 2016. I am honoured to be the first Consul General of Sri Lanka in Milan, the financial and economic capital of Italy. Sri Lanka’s Consulate General is the... »

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