Italian Memories

- Discover Italy and Italian culture -

Hello, I'm Valentina Chirico

Welcome to "Italian Memories",  a semi-serious guide to my culture and my homeland.
Italy -  traditional and intimate - written by an expat archaeologist and writer in Birmingham, UK.

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June 3, 2020

The Republic Day celebrates a Country born from a free collective choice and embodied by a fresh female face. She has no name and appears recurrently every...

April 21, 2020

Happy birthday, Rome! Today, 21st April, is Roma's foundation anniversay...

April 12, 2020

Italians have a particular relationship with Easter (Pasqua and Pasquetta - Easter Monday) built around the table with the family...

April 1, 2020

On 1st April there's nothing better than something cool, frozen fish...

March 25, 2020

It’s never too late to add a new celebration to the National calendar. From this year, we celebrate 25th March, ‘Dantedì’, the day (dì) of Dante Alighieri...

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