The calendar of events in the upcoming months here in the economic hub of Italy features a long list of tradeshows. Some of them have always been in September or October while other have moved from their original dates in Spring to the fall of 2020. Just a quick look at the list of events tells how Milan deserves the title of fashion capital of the world.
The Milan City Journal
There is nothing better to celebrate the beauty of a country than a movie that takes the audience to visit its landmarks. And this is what the new Pixar movie which will be released in June 2021 will do for Italy. Luca, this is the name of the latest Pixar creation, will tell the story of a young kid living on a coastal town of the Italian riviera.
Giorgio Armani has been designated as Ambassador of Responsible Tourism by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). The international organization has recognized the Italian fashion maestro as "a global reference for his timeless designs and creativity as well as for his profound commitment to social responsibility and respect for the environment."
Universities in Milan are once again among the top ranked by two different institutions the QS Quacquarelli Symonds and the Financial Times. Both the Università Luigi Bocconi and the Politecnico di Milano are listed in the two charts for the several achievements in terms of education and research.
On the 1st of July 2020 the UNWTO secretary general Zurab Pololikashvili will visit Italy. A very meaningful choice by the international organization for two reason. One, Italy is probably the country that has suffered the most during (and after) the pandemic. But most importantly the UN is highlighting once again the relevant role played by Italy in the tourism industry.
The city of Milan features an impressive number of hotels. From the budget facilities to the luxurious international five star hotels. In full compliance with the rules and regulations due to the coronavirus pandemic, many hotels in the city have already resumed their operations.
Christo and his wife Jeanne-Claude who died in 2009 will always be remembered as the masters of the so called Land Art, an artistic form characterized by the direct intervention of the artist on the natural territory. Other examples of this art form are the spirals by Robert Smithson or the Grande Cretto by Alberto Burri.