Ischia.it english - Spring Ischia.it, tourist island of Ischia in the Bay of Naples, near Capri, hotels, apartments, restaurants, beaches, churches, services http://www.ischia.it/en/spring 2018-11-20T10:22:19+01:00 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management On the streets accompanying San Vito 2015-06-09T09:50:00+02:00 2015-06-09T09:50:00+02:00 http://www.ischia.it/en/on-the-streets-accompanying-san-vito Milena Barbieri milena@pointel.it <div class="feed-description"><p><img class="caption" style="margin: 5px; border: 5px solid #d4c9c9; float: right;" title="San Vito celebration" src="images/Primavera-Ischia/san-vito-patrono.jpg" alt="san-vito-patrono" />One view colored through the alleys of the towered city, poetic that comes alive in the flow of tradition. In the setting, sun on the seashore, like lightning, strikes with its green ray walkers on the coast, sensitive and empathetic because it creates an unbreakable bond among people, city and history fascinating who are admiring the view. Forio is a story that runs through the streets and the banks of ancient time. Moreover, June is the most appropriate month to visit this “middle earth”, located between the capes of Punta Caruso - known as Zaro - and Punta Imperatore.</p> </div> <div class="feed-description"><p><img class="caption" style="margin: 5px; border: 5px solid #d4c9c9; float: right;" title="San Vito celebration" src="images/Primavera-Ischia/san-vito-patrono.jpg" alt="san-vito-patrono" />One view colored through the alleys of the towered city, poetic that comes alive in the flow of tradition. In the setting, sun on the seashore, like lightning, strikes with its green ray walkers on the coast, sensitive and empathetic because it creates an unbreakable bond among people, city and history fascinating who are admiring the view. Forio is a story that runs through the streets and the banks of ancient time. Moreover, June is the most appropriate month to visit this “middle earth”, located between the capes of Punta Caruso - known as Zaro - and Punta Imperatore.</p> </div> After centuries of oblivion, the Masonic Code of Ischia tells its story 2018-05-03T09:46:00+02:00 2018-05-03T09:46:00+02:00 http://www.ischia.it/en/after-centuries-of-oblivion-the-masonic-code-of-ischia-tells-its-story Rosalinda Di Meglio rosalinda@pointel.it <div class="feed-description"><p><img src="images/IMG_20180518_103801.jpg" alt="IMG 20180518 103801" style="border: 3px solid #d4d4d4; float: right;" title="Masonic Code of Ischia" width="100%" height="NaN" /></p> <p>In these days it is exposed at the entrance to the conference hall. Well visible to anyone who enters, on the side opposite the plaster bust of Monsignor Onofrio Buonocore, founder of the Antoniana Library from whose windows you can admire the Aragonese Castle and penetrates the salty air of the nearby sea. The paper strongly yellowed by time, with large signs of humidity, indicates its most evident value in the past. But it is not for this reason that the book with the blue cover has won so much visibility, until it became the protagonist of another book, just published by Lucia Annicelli, director of the Library: &ldquo;Il&nbsp; codice massonico di Ischia&rdquo;. The fruit of ten years working around those yellowed pages, swallowed for decades by the darkness in one of the Antoniana&rsquo;s walnut cabinets.</p> </div> <div class="feed-description"><p><img src="images/IMG_20180518_103801.jpg" alt="IMG 20180518 103801" style="border: 3px solid #d4d4d4; float: right;" title="Masonic Code of Ischia" width="100%" height="NaN" /></p> <p>In these days it is exposed at the entrance to the conference hall. Well visible to anyone who enters, on the side opposite the plaster bust of Monsignor Onofrio Buonocore, founder of the Antoniana Library from whose windows you can admire the Aragonese Castle and penetrates the salty air of the nearby sea. The paper strongly yellowed by time, with large signs of humidity, indicates its most evident value in the past. But it is not for this reason that the book with the blue cover has won so much visibility, until it became the protagonist of another book, just published by Lucia Annicelli, director of the Library: &ldquo;Il&nbsp; codice massonico di Ischia&rdquo;. The fruit of ten years working around those yellowed pages, swallowed for decades by the darkness in one of the Antoniana&rsquo;s walnut cabinets.</p> </div> Of Water and Time 2018-05-03T09:46:00+02:00 2018-05-03T09:46:00+02:00 http://www.ischia.it/en/of-water-and-time Rosalinda Di Meglio rosalinda@pointel.it <div class="feed-description"><p><img src="images/Heraclitus.jpg" alt="Heraclitus" style="border: 3px solid #d4d4d4; float: right;" title="Heraclitus" width="100%" height="NaN" /></p> <h3>&nbsp;by Raffaele Mirelli</h3> <address>In dialogue with Giuseppe Di Meglio and Luciano Iacono at the Sources of Nitrodi Nymphs</address> <p>From the Absolute to the Principle, as Hegel of Talete (the philosopher par excellence) said, from Aristotle defined the first &ldquo;wise&rdquo; of a long and troubled history of thoughts and thoughts.<br />The human being is composed of water; all organisms contain it in a small basin called body. It is precisely on our body that flows, miraculous, divine, to whom we are devoted as a symbol of salvation.</p> </div> <div class="feed-description"><p><img src="images/Heraclitus.jpg" alt="Heraclitus" style="border: 3px solid #d4d4d4; float: right;" title="Heraclitus" width="100%" height="NaN" /></p> <h3>&nbsp;by Raffaele Mirelli</h3> <address>In dialogue with Giuseppe Di Meglio and Luciano Iacono at the Sources of Nitrodi Nymphs</address> <p>From the Absolute to the Principle, as Hegel of Talete (the philosopher par excellence) said, from Aristotle defined the first &ldquo;wise&rdquo; of a long and troubled history of thoughts and thoughts.<br />The human being is composed of water; all organisms contain it in a small basin called body. It is precisely on our body that flows, miraculous, divine, to whom we are devoted as a symbol of salvation.</p> </div> Aenaria, the mythical Roman city returned from the sea 2018-05-03T09:46:00+02:00 2018-05-03T09:46:00+02:00 http://www.ischia.it/en/aenaria-the-mythical-roman-city-returned-from-the-sea Rosalinda Di Meglio rosalinda@pointel.it <div class="feed-description"><p><img src="images/aenaria.jpg" alt="aenaria" style="border: 3px solid #d4d4d4; float: right;" width="100%" height="NaN" />For nineteen centuries, the thick prairie of Posidonia had guarded and protected it. The ancient Aenaria was now only a legend. As the landing of Enea, in that bay crouched between the great island and the Aragonese Castle. Where no one had ever found traces of the mythical Roman city that had transmitted its name to the entire island. Until the summer of 1973, when two friends, during a dive between the Scogli of Sant&rsquo;Anna, found a strange old &ldquo;thing&rdquo;. Galena, experts had ruled. Was a first sign of Aenaria&rsquo;s existence? The positive response came from the research carried out in August, which brought to light findings capable of witnessing a submerged city, precipitately abandoned by the inhabitants between 130 and 150 AD, before being inexorably swallowed by the sea.</p> </div> <div class="feed-description"><p><img src="images/aenaria.jpg" alt="aenaria" style="border: 3px solid #d4d4d4; float: right;" width="100%" height="NaN" />For nineteen centuries, the thick prairie of Posidonia had guarded and protected it. The ancient Aenaria was now only a legend. As the landing of Enea, in that bay crouched between the great island and the Aragonese Castle. Where no one had ever found traces of the mythical Roman city that had transmitted its name to the entire island. Until the summer of 1973, when two friends, during a dive between the Scogli of Sant&rsquo;Anna, found a strange old &ldquo;thing&rdquo;. Galena, experts had ruled. Was a first sign of Aenaria&rsquo;s existence? The positive response came from the research carried out in August, which brought to light findings capable of witnessing a submerged city, precipitately abandoned by the inhabitants between 130 and 150 AD, before being inexorably swallowed by the sea.</p> </div> Nitrodi: millennial flow of health and wellbeing 2017-05-19T09:18:00+02:00 2017-05-19T09:18:00+02:00 http://www.ischia.it/en/nitrodi-millennial-flow-of-health-and-wellbeing Rosalinda Di Meglio rosalinda@pointel.it <div class="feed-description"><p style="text-align: right;"><img src="images/IschiaNews/nitrodiroberta.jpg" alt="nitrodiroberta" width="400" height="599" style="margin: 5px; border: 5px solid #d4c9c9; float: right;" title="Photo by Enzo Rando" /><span style="font-size: 8pt;"><em>&ldquo;Copiosa sempre scaturisce a piedi di un ammasso di pezzi di lava sorretto da un muro ove sono appilcati tre piccoli doccioni, per i quali l&rsquo;acqua fluisce&rdquo; </em></span><br /><span style="font-size: 8pt;"><em>G.D&rsquo;Ascia 1864</em></span></p> <p>The story of the source of Nitrodi is really unique and extraordinary. It is well known that in the first century B.C. the Source of Nitrodi enjoyed a certain fame throughout the Roman Empire. The numerous reliefs found in the spring of 1757 at the source and now kept at MANN show that the users of the time came from various parts of the Empire and belonged to the highest social classes. The history of the Source in Greek times, meanwhile, is still little known and unstudied. Recent modernization works on the ground floor of the structure have highlighted and highlighted the ancient &ldquo;doccioni&rdquo;, which are still functioning today, which have made it possible to ascertain how some large stone blocks useful to support such gutters are most likely made in Roman times before the Roman era. The source in this historical period was consecrated to God Apollo and Ninfe Nitrodi. They thought in the miraculous waters, apparently still today, through the tutors who played their role effectively. In our time, scholars, curious about the beneficial effects of this fantastic water, replace that one of science, in Apollo and the Nymphs.</p> </div> <div class="feed-description"><p style="text-align: right;"><img src="images/IschiaNews/nitrodiroberta.jpg" alt="nitrodiroberta" width="400" height="599" style="margin: 5px; border: 5px solid #d4c9c9; float: right;" title="Photo by Enzo Rando" /><span style="font-size: 8pt;"><em>&ldquo;Copiosa sempre scaturisce a piedi di un ammasso di pezzi di lava sorretto da un muro ove sono appilcati tre piccoli doccioni, per i quali l&rsquo;acqua fluisce&rdquo; </em></span><br /><span style="font-size: 8pt;"><em>G.D&rsquo;Ascia 1864</em></span></p> <p>The story of the source of Nitrodi is really unique and extraordinary. It is well known that in the first century B.C. the Source of Nitrodi enjoyed a certain fame throughout the Roman Empire. The numerous reliefs found in the spring of 1757 at the source and now kept at MANN show that the users of the time came from various parts of the Empire and belonged to the highest social classes. The history of the Source in Greek times, meanwhile, is still little known and unstudied. Recent modernization works on the ground floor of the structure have highlighted and highlighted the ancient &ldquo;doccioni&rdquo;, which are still functioning today, which have made it possible to ascertain how some large stone blocks useful to support such gutters are most likely made in Roman times before the Roman era. The source in this historical period was consecrated to God Apollo and Ninfe Nitrodi. They thought in the miraculous waters, apparently still today, through the tutors who played their role effectively. In our time, scholars, curious about the beneficial effects of this fantastic water, replace that one of science, in Apollo and the Nymphs.</p> </div> La Mortella: The island surrounded by the garden 2018-05-03T09:46:00+02:00 2018-05-03T09:46:00+02:00 http://www.ischia.it/en/la-mortella-the-island-surrounded-by-the-garden Rosalinda Di Meglio rosalinda@pointel.it <div class="feed-description"><p><img src="images/mortella-quadro.jpg" alt="mortella quadro" style="border: 3px solid #d4d4d4; float: right;" width="100%" height="NaN" /></p> <h2>Dialogue with Alessandra Vinciguerra</h2> <p>Entering La Mortella is an experience that renews the sensitivity of the spirit. In March, the colors, transformed into a scale of chrome that passes through an autumn and a winter of decline, expose the newfound vigor that integrates elements like earth and water in the most varied forms of nature. <br />The trunk of the trees, the leaves, the flowers and the fruits represent layers of life reaching out to the sky and the hidden roots of the beliefs that support the gravity of a victorious harmony. <br />The meeting between the visible and the invisible, between heaven and earth, is celebrated here to our senses.<br />Today we meet Alessandra Vinciguerra, director of the garden, not in an interview, but in a dialogue that wants to highlight Philosophy, that &ldquo;humanistic&rdquo; side that sustains and maintains this island surrounded by another island, the human one.</p> </div> <div class="feed-description"><p><img src="images/mortella-quadro.jpg" alt="mortella quadro" style="border: 3px solid #d4d4d4; float: right;" width="100%" height="NaN" /></p> <h2>Dialogue with Alessandra Vinciguerra</h2> <p>Entering La Mortella is an experience that renews the sensitivity of the spirit. In March, the colors, transformed into a scale of chrome that passes through an autumn and a winter of decline, expose the newfound vigor that integrates elements like earth and water in the most varied forms of nature. <br />The trunk of the trees, the leaves, the flowers and the fruits represent layers of life reaching out to the sky and the hidden roots of the beliefs that support the gravity of a victorious harmony. <br />The meeting between the visible and the invisible, between heaven and earth, is celebrated here to our senses.<br />Today we meet Alessandra Vinciguerra, director of the garden, not in an interview, but in a dialogue that wants to highlight Philosophy, that &ldquo;humanistic&rdquo; side that sustains and maintains this island surrounded by another island, the human one.</p> </div> Sulfur and the ring pledge 2016-06-14T09:29:56+02:00 2016-06-14T09:29:56+02:00 http://www.ischia.it/en/sulfur-and-the-ring-pledge Rosalinda Di Meglio rosalinda@pointel.it <div class="feed-description"><p><img src="images/Festa_San_Vito_Forio_Ischia_1.jpg" alt="Festa San Vito Forio Ischia 1" style="margin: 5px; border: 5px solid #d4c9c9; float: right;" />The name of the second island city in importance and extension, has all the charm of the influences that have animated it and according to some scholars is derived from &lsquo;Fiorio&rsquo;, symbolizing the flourishing after the destruction of other Hamlets. According to others it is descended from the Greek &laquo;phor&ograve;s&raquo;, that is &lsquo;fertile&rsquo; or - more likely - from &laquo;chor&igrave;on&raquo; ie &laquo;villaggio&raquo;. The month of June is the most appropriate to visit the &ldquo;middle ground&rdquo;, located between the promontories of Punta Caruso - known as Zaro - and Punta Imperatore.</p> </div> <div class="feed-description"><p><img src="images/Festa_San_Vito_Forio_Ischia_1.jpg" alt="Festa San Vito Forio Ischia 1" style="margin: 5px; border: 5px solid #d4c9c9; float: right;" />The name of the second island city in importance and extension, has all the charm of the influences that have animated it and according to some scholars is derived from &lsquo;Fiorio&rsquo;, symbolizing the flourishing after the destruction of other Hamlets. According to others it is descended from the Greek &laquo;phor&ograve;s&raquo;, that is &lsquo;fertile&rsquo; or - more likely - from &laquo;chor&igrave;on&raquo; ie &laquo;villaggio&raquo;. The month of June is the most appropriate to visit the &ldquo;middle ground&rdquo;, located between the promontories of Punta Caruso - known as Zaro - and Punta Imperatore.</p> </div> ISCHIA STREET ART INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL from April 1 to October 31 2018 on the island of Ischia 2018-03-02T18:13:00+01:00 2018-03-02T18:13:00+01:00 http://www.ischia.it/en/ischia-street-art-international-festival-from-april-1-to-october-31-2018-on-the-island-of-ischia Massimo mpilato@pointel.it <div class="feed-description"><p><img src="images/phocagallery/Foto_Ischia/pasqua_ad_ischia/misteri/thumbs/street_art.jpg" alt="street art" style="margin: 5px; border: 5px solid #d4c9c9; float: right;" width="600" height="628" />In February 2017 Salvatore Iacono, ex D.J., founded the Ischia Street Art Gallery project entirely dedicated to street art.&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;<br />After having founded in 2003 with Teresa Coppa the Accademia dei ragazzi, training school for the arts and the show, back in the limelight with Ischia Street Art Gallery, an international festival with the project to gather the major street artists all over the world, promoting young international writers through projects and exhibitions.</p> </div> <div class="feed-description"><p><img src="images/phocagallery/Foto_Ischia/pasqua_ad_ischia/misteri/thumbs/street_art.jpg" alt="street art" style="margin: 5px; border: 5px solid #d4c9c9; float: right;" width="600" height="628" />In February 2017 Salvatore Iacono, ex D.J., founded the Ischia Street Art Gallery project entirely dedicated to street art.&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;<br />After having founded in 2003 with Teresa Coppa the Accademia dei ragazzi, training school for the arts and the show, back in the limelight with Ischia Street Art Gallery, an international festival with the project to gather the major street artists all over the world, promoting young international writers through projects and exhibitions.</p> </div> First Real 2016-05-28T10:47:09+02:00 2016-05-28T10:47:09+02:00 http://www.ischia.it/en/first-real Rosalinda Di Meglio rosalinda@pointel.it <div class="feed-description"><p><img src="images/primavera.jpg" alt="primavera" style="margin: 5px; border: 5px solid #d4c9c9; float: right;" />Another gloomy day, cold and not for temperature: February! In the middle of the shortest month, the mind of Eduardo was playing with the memories. It must has been long beating of time, irregular, dictated by the patter of rain falling: Tic, tac, tuc, tic, rustling leaves, wind cuts, earth receives. Water! It was only water. Source of life and valuable asset. Although almost finished, this winter made him tired and thoughtfully.</p> </div> <div class="feed-description"><p><img src="images/primavera.jpg" alt="primavera" style="margin: 5px; border: 5px solid #d4c9c9; float: right;" />Another gloomy day, cold and not for temperature: February! In the middle of the shortest month, the mind of Eduardo was playing with the memories. It must has been long beating of time, irregular, dictated by the patter of rain falling: Tic, tac, tuc, tic, rustling leaves, wind cuts, earth receives. Water! It was only water. Source of life and valuable asset. Although almost finished, this winter made him tired and thoughtfully.</p> </div> The botanical Ravino Garden, in search of that path of Eden 2017-04-14T10:04:00+02:00 2017-04-14T10:04:00+02:00 http://www.ischia.it/en/the-botanical-ravino-garden-in-search-of-that-path-of-eden Milena Barbieri milena@pointel.it <div class="feed-description"><p style="text-align: justify;"><img src="images/phocagallery/Foto_Ischia/pasqua_ad_ischia/domenica_palme/thumbs/pavone.jpg" alt="pavone" width="620" height="832" style="margin: 5px; border: 5px solid #d4c9c9; float: right;" title="Peacock at Giardino Ravino" /></p> <h3>&laquo;One more year for the Botanical Giardino Ravino becoming path beyond space and time to the Divine research&raquo;</h3> <p>One more year, one more unit of the current date, 2017. A more year to MERISTEMA, the annual meeting of Giardini Ravino, the X edition celebrating the bicentenary of the birth of Henry D. Thoreau, transcendentalist philosopher, considered one of the most underrated minds of America. As misunderstood his name, as great his influence: Tolstoy, Gandhi, ML King, Mandela, the beat generation, folk singer, Bob Dylan and Patti Smith were inspired by Thoreau and also filmmakers such as Peter Weir with &ldquo;Dead Poets Society&rdquo; and Sean Penn with &ldquo;Into the wild&rdquo;. Anarchists, radicals, pacifists, vegetarians, environmentalists, advocates of descent happy, supporters of the gift economy, and even designers owe much to Thoreau.</p> </div> <div class="feed-description"><p style="text-align: justify;"><img src="images/phocagallery/Foto_Ischia/pasqua_ad_ischia/domenica_palme/thumbs/pavone.jpg" alt="pavone" width="620" height="832" style="margin: 5px; border: 5px solid #d4c9c9; float: right;" title="Peacock at Giardino Ravino" /></p> <h3>&laquo;One more year for the Botanical Giardino Ravino becoming path beyond space and time to the Divine research&raquo;</h3> <p>One more year, one more unit of the current date, 2017. A more year to MERISTEMA, the annual meeting of Giardini Ravino, the X edition celebrating the bicentenary of the birth of Henry D. Thoreau, transcendentalist philosopher, considered one of the most underrated minds of America. As misunderstood his name, as great his influence: Tolstoy, Gandhi, ML King, Mandela, the beat generation, folk singer, Bob Dylan and Patti Smith were inspired by Thoreau and also filmmakers such as Peter Weir with &ldquo;Dead Poets Society&rdquo; and Sean Penn with &ldquo;Into the wild&rdquo;. Anarchists, radicals, pacifists, vegetarians, environmentalists, advocates of descent happy, supporters of the gift economy, and even designers owe much to Thoreau.</p> </div> Antonio Macrì, eulogy of chromatic harmony 2018-05-03T09:46:00+02:00 2018-05-03T09:46:00+02:00 http://www.ischia.it/en/antonio-macri-eulogy-of-chromatic-harmony Rosalinda Di Meglio rosalinda@pointel.it <div class="feed-description"><p><img src="images/macr&igrave;9.jpg" alt="macr&igrave;9" width="600" height="403" style="border: 3px solid #d4d4d4; float: right;" /></p> <p>&nbsp;An overwhelming crowd of friends, admirers, acquaintances, simple people gathered. On a Sunday last February - in the church of Portosalvo in Ischia, to share the sincere emotion of the greeting to Antonio Macr&igrave;, last performer of a successful and special generation of artists that have been appreciated and loved far from the borders of Ischia. A popular painter, a shy man, he left a very long track, distributed in an infinity of private collections.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> <div class="feed-description"><p><img src="images/macr&igrave;9.jpg" alt="macr&igrave;9" width="600" height="403" style="border: 3px solid #d4d4d4; float: right;" /></p> <p>&nbsp;An overwhelming crowd of friends, admirers, acquaintances, simple people gathered. On a Sunday last February - in the church of Portosalvo in Ischia, to share the sincere emotion of the greeting to Antonio Macr&igrave;, last performer of a successful and special generation of artists that have been appreciated and loved far from the borders of Ischia. A popular painter, a shy man, he left a very long track, distributed in an infinity of private collections.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div>